Yellow Jackets In The NFL Update

Nov. 23, 2010

Who says Yellow Jackets and Miami Hurricanes can’t get along?

Former Yellow Jacket Dawan Landry scored a touchdown Sunday after receiving a lateral from former Hurricane Ed Reed. Reed intercepted a Carolina Panthers pass and unselfishly dished off to Landry, who sprinted to the corner of the end zone for a game-clinching touchdown.

Sunday was a good day for other former Georgia Tech standouts. Keith Brooking had 11 tackles in a Cowboys win. Mansfield Wrotto made his second straight start and the Bills won their second straight game. Daryl Smith had six tackles and a sack for the 6-4 Jaguars.

Here’s a look at how all 24 former Jackets did this week:

Keith Brooking, LB, Dallas Cowboys (3-7)
Had 11 tackles in the Cowboys’ 35-19 victory over Detroit.

Morgan Burnett, S, Green Bay Packers (7-3)
Burnett, who started the first four games of the season, is out for the season with a torn ACL.

James Butler, S, St. Louis Rams (4-6)
Did not play in Sunday’s loss to the Atlanta Falcons.

Tashard Choice, RB, Dallas Cowboys (3-7)
Had two rushing attempts and two receptions for a combined 21 yards in the win over the Lions.

Mike Cox, RB, Kansas City Chiefs (6-4)
Did not play in KC’s win over Ken Whisenhunt’s Cardinals.

Jonathan Dwyer, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers (7-3)
Steelers rookie on the roster but listed as inactive.

Andrew Economos, LS, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (7-3)
Tampa Bay continues to win, shutting out San Francisco, 21-0.

Keyaron Fox, LB, Pittsburgh Steelers (7-3)
Recorded three tackles and a pass break-up in Steelers’ win over the Raiders.

Gary Guyton, LB, New England Patriots (8-2)
Registered a season-high nine tackles in the win over the Colts.

Anthony Hargrove, DL, New Orleans Saints (7-3)
Had three tackles in Saints’ 34-19 win over Seattle.

Will Heller, TE, Detroit Lions (2-8)
Made fifth start of the season, but Lions fall to the Cowboys.

Cord Howard, OL, Buffalo Bills (2-8)
Bills win second straight, but Howard did not play.

Calvin Johnson, WR, Detroit Lions (2-8)
Had six receptions for 46 yards in a losing effort.

Michael Johnson, LB, Cincinnati Bengals (2-8)
Recorded two tackles and two pass break-ups, but Bengals on a losing streak.

Dawan Landry, S, Baltimore Ravens (7-3)
Had five tackles and scored a touchdown on a lateral from teammate Ed Reed.

Derrick Morgan, DE, Tennessee Titans (5-5)
The rookie first-round draft pick is out for the season with a torn ACL.

Chris Reis, S, New Orleans Saints (7-3)
On injured reserve following shoulder surgery

Darryl Richard, DT, New England Patriots (8-2)
On injured reserve this season

Daryl Smith, LB, Jacksonville Jaguars (6-4)
Registered six tackles and one sack in 24-20 win over Cleveland.

Demaryius Thomas, WR, Denver Broncos (3-7)
Had three receptions for 17 yards in Monday Night loss to the Chargers.

Vance Walker, DT, Atlanta Falcons (8-2)
Recorded a pair of tackles in win over the Rams, but injured his right knee.

Philip Wheeler, LB, Indianapolis Colts (6-4)
Had five tackles in 31-28 loss to New England.

Ken Whisenhunt, Head Coach, Arizona Cardinals (3-7)
Cardinals struggling after 31-13 loss to Kansas City.

Gerris Wilkinson, LB, New York Giants (6-4)
Did not play in loss to Michael Vick and the Eagles.

Mansfield Wrotto, OL, Buffalo Bills (2-8)
Buffalo Bills are now 2-0 when Wrotto is in the starting lineup.


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