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#ProJackets: Week 5 Update

October 6, 2014

Performances of note from former Yellow Jackets in week 5 of the NFL season were highlighted by the play of Demaryius Thomas who had 8 receptions for 226 yards and two touchdowns as the Denver Broncos defeated the Arizona Cardinals. Thomas set the Broncos’ franchise record for receiving yards in a game as his 226 yards on eight catches topped the previous mark of 214 yards set by Shannon Sharpe in 2002.

Click here for a DenverBroncos.com feature on Thomas’s record-setting day

  PLAYER LAST GAME NEXT GAME
 JEREMIAH ATTAOCHU, OLB
 San Diego Chargers
 Number:
97
 NFL Experience: 
Rookie
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2010-13
 High School: Archbishop Carroll (Washington, D.C.)
 Status: ACTIVE
 WEEK 5
W vs. NYJ
DID NOT PLAY
 Sunday
at OAK
4:05 p.m. ET
CBS
 T.J. BARNES, DT
 New York Jets
 Number:
99
 NFL Experience: 
Rookie
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2009-11
 High School: Enterprise (Enterprise, Ala.)
 Status: ACTIVE
 WEEK 5
L at SD
DID NOT PLAY
 Sunday
vs. DEN
1:00 p.m.
CBS
 MORGAN BURNETT, SS
 Green Bay Packers
 Number:
42
 NFL Experience:
5th season
 Years at Georgia Tech: 
2007-09
 High School: North Clayton (College Park, Ga.)
 Status: ACTIVE
  WEEK 5
W vs. MIN
12 tackles
 Sunday
at MIA
1:00 p.m. ET
FOX
 MARIO BUTLER, DB
 Buffalo Bills
 Number:
30
 NFL Experience:
2nd season
 Years at Georgia Tech: 
2007-10
 High School: Nease (Jacksonville, Fla.)
 Status: INJURED RESERVE
   
 JONATHAN DWYER, RB
 Arizona Cardinals
 Number: 20
 NFL Experience: 5th season
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2007-09
 High School: Carlton J. Kell (Marietta, Ga.)
 Status: RESERVE/NON-FOOTBALL ILLNESS LIST
   
 ANDREW GARDNER, T
 Philadelphia Eagles
 Number: 
66
 NFL Experience: 5th season
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2005-08
 High School: 
Sandy Creek (Tyrone, Ga.)
 Status: ACTIVE
WEEK 5
W vs. STL
PLAYED

 Sunday
vs. NYG
8:30 p.m.
NBC
 STEPHEN HILL, WR
 Carolina Panthers
 Number:
87
 NFL Experience: 3rd season
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2009-11
 High School: Miller Grove (Lithonia, Ga.)
 Status: PRACTICE SQUAD
 WEEK 5
W vs. CHI
DID NOT PLAY
 Sunday
at CIN
1:00 p.m. ET
FOX
 CALVIN JOHNSON, WR
 Detroit Lions
 Number:
81
 NFL Experience: 8th season
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2004-06
 High School: Sandy Creek (Tyrone, Ga.)
 Status: ACTIVE
 WEEK 5
L vs. BUF
1 rec, 7 yds
 Sunday
at MIN
1:00 p.m. ET
FOX
 MICHAEL JOHNSON, DE
 Tampa Bay Buccaneers
 Number: 
90
 NFL Experience: 6th season
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2005-08
 High School: Dallas County (Plantersville, Ala.)
 
Status: ACTIVE
  WEEK 5
L at NO
1 QB Hit
Sunday
vs. BAL
1:00 p.m.
CBS
 DAWAN LANDRY, SS
 New York Jets
 Number: 
26
 NFL Experience: 9th season
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2002-05
 High School: Hahnville (Boutte, La.)
 Status: ACTIVE
 WEEK 5
L at SD
10 tkls, 1 pass defended
 Sunday
vs. DEN
1:00 p.m.
CBS
 DERRICK MORGAN, DE
 Tennessee Titans
 Number:
91
 NFL Experience:
5th season
 Years at Georgia Tech:
2007-09
 High School: Coatesville (Coatesville, Pa.)
 Status: ACTIVE
WEEK 5
L vs. CLE
4 tkls, 1 pass defended
Sunday
vs. JAX
1:00 p.m.
CBS
 DARYL SMITH, ILB
 Baltimore Ravens
 Number:
51
 NFL Experience
: 11th season
 Years at Georgia Tech:
2000-03
 High
 School: Dougherty County (Albany, Ga.) 
 Status: ACTIVE
WEEK 5
L at IND
8 tackles
Sunday
at TB
1:00 p.m. ET
CBS
 ROD SWEETING, DB
 Miami Dolphins
 Number:
38
 NFL Experience: 2nd season
 Years at Georgia Tech: 2009-12
 High School: Luella (Locust Grove, Ga.)
 Status: PRACTICE SQUAD
   
 DEMARYIUS THOMAS, WR
 Denver Broncos
 Number:
88
 NFL Experience:
5th season
 Years at Georgia Tech:
2007-09
 High School: West Laurens (Dublin, Ga.)
 Status: ACTIVE
WEEK 5
W vs. AZ
8 rec, 226 yds, 2 TDs
Sunday
at NYJ
1:00 p.m. ET
CBS
 JEMEA THOMAS, LB
 Dallas Cowboys
 Number:
21
 NFL Experience:
Rookie
 Years at Georgia Tech:
2009-13
 High
 School: Fitzgerald (Fitzgerald, Ga.) 
 Status: PRACTICE SQUAD
WEEK 5
W vs. HOU
DID NOT PLAY
Sunday
at SEA
4:25 p.m. ET
FOX

 VANCE WALKER, DT
 Kansas City Chiefs
 Number:
99
 NFL Experience:
6th season
 Years at Georgia Tech:
2005-08
 High School:
Fort Mill (Fort Mill, S.C.)
 Status: ACTIVE

WEEK 5
L at SF
Played. No stats

BYE WEEK
 BRANDON WATTS, OLB
 Minnesota Vikings
 Number:
58
 NFL Experience:
Rookie
 Years at Georgia Tech:
2010-13
 High School: Washington County (Tennille, Ga.)
 Status: ACTIVE
 WEEK 5
L at GB
DID NOT PLAY
Sunday
vs. DET
1:00 p.m.
FOX
 PHILIP WHEELER, OLB
 Miami Dolphins
 Number: 
52
 NFL Experience:
7th season
 Years at Georgia Tech:
2003-07
 High School: Shaw (Columbus, Ga.)
 Status: ACTIVE
 BYE WEEK Sunday
vs. GB
1:00 p.m.
FOX

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