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Nissan #ProJackets Report, NFL Playoffs

Jan. 11, 2016

Three #ProJackets were in action during last weekend’s 2016 NFL Playoffs Wild Card Weekend. Morgan Burnett tallied a team- and career-high 13 tackles in Green Bay’s 35-18 win at Washington.

DE Michael Johnson recorded five tackles – including one for loss – in Cincinnati’s 18-16 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday night. In the first playoff game, QB coach George Godsey and the Houston Texans suffered a 30-0 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Five #ProJackets are slated to be in action for this weekend’s NFL Divisional Playoffs, including New England Patriots rookie offensive guard Shaq Mason. Check out the rest of this week’s Nissan #ProJackets Report.

 #PROJACKETS REPORT, 2016 PLAYOFFS
PLAYER WILD CARD NEXT GAME

Morgan Burnett, S

Green Bay Packers
6th Year
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Sunday, Jan. 10
STARTED at WAS
(W, 35-18)
13 tackles
Divisional Round
Saturday, Jan. 16
at ARI
8:15 p.m. ET
NBC

Michael Johnson, DE

Cincinnati Bengals
7th Year
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Saturday, Jan. 9
STARTED vs. PIT
(L, 16-18)
5 tackles, 1.0 TFL
FINAL 2015 STATS
Games Played: 16
Games Started: 15
42 tackles
5.0 sacks
2 PDef, 3 FF

Shaq Mason, OL

New England Patriots
ROOKIE
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BYE Divisional Round
Saturday, Jan. 16
vs. KC
4:35 p.m. ET
CBS

Demaryius Thomas, WR

Denver Broncos
6th Year
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BYE Divisional Round
Sunday, Jan. 17
vs. PIT
4:40 p.m. ET
CBS

Vance Walker, DE

Denver Broncos
7th Year
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BYE Divisional Round
Sunday, Jan. 17
vs. PIT
4:40 p.m. ET
CBS

Brandon Watts, LB
Minnesota Vikings
2nd Year
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Sunday, Jan. 10
DNP
(INACTIVE) vs. SEA
(L, 9-10)
FINAL 2015 STATS
Games Played: 7
Games Started: 0
7 tackles, 1 FF

Lou Young, CB
Carolina Panthers
1st Year
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BYE Divisional Round
Sunday, Jan. 17
vs. SEA
1:05 p.m. ET
FOX

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