Hawkeyes in the NFL: Week 8 Recap
Oct. 29, 2013
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa football program has 25 former Hawkeyes on NFL rosters. The NFL continued its regular season over the weekend. A number of former Hawkeyes saw action and had success for their respective teams.
Jonathan Babineaux - DL - Atlanta Falcons: Babineaux started and recorded seven tackles, including a sack and three tackles for loss in the Falcons' 23-17 loss to Arizona on Sunday. Babineaux also forced a fumble in the game. He has started the last 82 games for Atlanta.
Bryan Bulaga - OL - Green Bay Packers: Bulaga has been placed on injured reserve. He is in his fourth season with Green Bay, and has made 33 career starts. Bulaga won a Super Bowl ring during his rookie season with the Packers in 2010.
Scott Chandler - TE - Buffalo Bills: Chandler started and caught seven passes for 72 yards in the Bills' 35-17 loss against the Saints on Sunday. Chandler has started 28 of the last 38 games he has competed in for the Bills, including six of eight this season.
Dallas Clark - TE - Baltimore Ravens: Clark had a bye this week. The former Iowa All-American and John Mackey Award winner is in his first season with the Baltimore Ravens after spending last year with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Adrian Clayborn - DL - Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Clayborn registered four tackles and a sack in the Buccaneers 31-13 loss to the Panthers. He has started all 26 games he has appeared in for the Bucs, including all seven this season.
Colin Cole - DL - Carolina Panthers: Cole made his fifth-straight start for the Panthers on Sunday as they defeated Tampa Bay, tallying two tackles. Cole is with Carolina after spending the past two seasons out of the NFL. In his career, Cole has recorded 224 tackles, and five and a half sacks.
Mike Daniels - DL - Green Bay Packers: Daniels registered three tackles, including two sacks, in the Packers' win over the Vikings on Sunday night. In his first season in the league last year, Daniels recorded 14 tackles while appearing in 15 games. He has played in all seven games this season.
Bradley Fletcher - DB - Philadelphia Eagles: Fletcher, in his first season with the Eagles after four years with the Rams, started and registered nine tackles and a pass break-up during the Eagles' loss to the Giants on Sunday. Fletcher has started all seven games he has appeared in this year, missing week 2 due to injury.
Adam Gettis - OL - Washington Redskins: Gettis, in his second year with the Redskins, saw action in the team's loss to Denver on Sunday. He has played in five games this season.
Charles Godfrey - DB - Carolina Panthers: Godfrey is out for the season due to injury, missing his first game of the season in week 3. Godfrey, in his sixth season with Carolina, has made 74 career starts.
Shonn Greene - RB - Tennessee Titans: Greene was able to rest over the weekend as the Titans had a bye. The former All-American and 2008 Doak Walker Award Winner is in his first season with the Titans after spending the previous four seasons with the New York Jets. Greene rushed for at least 1,000 yards in his final two seasons in New York.
Chad Greenway - LB - Minnesota Vikings: Greenway notched seven tackles and a sack in the team's loss against the Packers on Sunday night. The former Iowa All-American has started 102 of the last 103 games for the Vikings.
Micah Hyde - CB - Green Bay Packers: Hyde, winner of the 2012 Tatum-Woodson Defensive Back of the Year award, recorded three total tackles in the team's win over the Vikings on Sunday night. Hyde also returned a punt 93 yards for a touchdown, tying for the fourth longest punt return in Green Bay history. The rookie has played in all seven contests this season, with one start.
Karl Klug - DL - Tennessee Titans: Klug and the Titans had a bye during week 8. Klug has appeared in all 39 games for Tennessee during his first three seasons, making one start in each season. As a rookie in 2011, Klug compiled a team-high seven sacks. The total tied for sixth place in sacks among all NFL rookies, tied for fourth among all NFL defensive tackles, and led all NFL rookie defensive tackles.
Marvin McNutt - WR - Carolina Panthers: In his second year in the league, McNutt was signed to the Carolina Panthers active roster three weeks ago after beginning the season with the Miami Dolphins. He did not see action Sunday for the Panthers.
Brandon Myers - TE - New York Giants: Myers saw action on Sunday in the team's win over the Eagles, catching three passes for 42 yards. Myers, in his first year with the Giants after spending four years with Oakland, has 134 career receptions for 1,321 yards and five touchdowns.
Shaun Prater - DB - Minnesota Vikings: In his second year in the league, Prater did not see action in his first week with the Vikings after starting the season with the Eagles.
Riley Reiff - OL - Detroit Lions: Reiff made his eighth start of the season Sunday as the Lions defeated the Cowboys 31-30. He has started 16 career games during his first two seasons in the league. Reiff was Detroit's first round pick in 2012, marking the third-straight season an Iowa player was selected in the first round of the NFL Draft.
Allen Reisner - TE - Jacksonville Jaguars: Reisner has been placed on injured reserve. He has started three games this season.
Ricky Stanzi - QB - Jacksonville Jaguars: Stanzi did not see action Sunday in the team's loss to San Francisco.
Matt Tobin - OL - Philadelphia Eagles: Tobin, in his first year in the league, did not see action for the Eagles on Sunday.
Julian Vandervelde - OL - Philadelphia Eagles: Vandervelde, in his third year with the Eagles, has seen action in all eight contests this season.
Marshal Yanda - OL - Baltimore Ravens: Yanda and the Raven's had a bye this weekend. He has made 79 career starts in seven years for the Ravens, including the last 53 games.
Markus Zusevics - OL - New England Patriots: Zusevics, in his second season with New England, was placed on the injured reserve list.