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Yellow Jackets In The NFL Update

Sept. 27, 2010

Compiled by Dean Buchan/George Lane
Sting Daily

Leave it to a 13-year veteran to enjoy the best Sunday out of all of the Yellow Jackets playing in the NFL.

Keith Brooking recorded nine tackles, a sack and a pass break-up in the Dallas Cowboys’ much-needed 27-13 win over the Houston Texans. Brooking’s fourth-quarter sack helped seal the victory and kept the Cowboys from starting 0-3.

Here’s a look at how all 25 former Jackets did this week:

Keith Brooking, LB, Dallas Cowboys (1-2)
Nine tackles, one sack, one pass break-up in Dallas’ 27-13 win over the Texans

Morgan Burnett, S, Green Bay Packers (2-0)
Played on Monday night against the Chicago Bears

James Butler, S, St. Louis Rams (1-2)
Started and made four tackles in the Rams’ first victory of the season

Tashard Choice, RB, Dallas Cowboys (1-2)
Rushed twice for four yards in the Cowboys’ first win of the season

Mike Cox, RB, Kansas City Chiefs (3-0)
Still looking for first rushing attempt for surprising undefeated Kansas City Chiefs

Jonathan Dwyer, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers (3-0)
Did not dress for Steelers’ win against Tampa Bay

Andrew Economos, LS, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-1)
Bucs fell to 2-1 after losing to undefeated Pittsburgh Steelers

Keyaron Fox, LB, Pittsburgh Steelers (3-0)
Came off the bench for five tackles in big win over Tampa Bay

Gary Guyton, LB, New Englad Patriots (2-1)
Had a season-high five tackles in 38-30 win over Chan Gailey’s Buffalo Bills

Anthony Hargrove, DL, New Orleans Saints (2-1)
Registered a pair of tackles in loss to the visiting Falcons

Will Heller, TE, Detroit Lions (0-3)
Saw playing time in 24-10 loss to the Minnesota Vikings

Cord Howard, OL, Buffalo Bills (0-3)
Saw playing time in close loss to Gary Guyton, Darryl Richard and the New England Patriots

Calvin Johnson, WR, Detroit Lions (0-3)
Had six catches for 56 yards for winless Lions

Michael Johnson, LB, Cincinnati Bengals (2-1)
Made first career start and recorded four tackles in Bengals’ win over Carolina

Dawan Landry, S, Baltimore Ravens (2-1)
Had a season-high nine tackles and a sack in Ravens victory

Derrick Morgan, DE, Tennessee Titans (2-1)
Registered one tackle in big win over the New York Giants

Chris Reis, S, New Orleans Saints (2-1)
Made season debut in loss to the Flacons

Darryl Richard, DT, New England Patriots (2-1)
On injured reserve this season

Daryl Smith, LB, Jacksonville Jaguars (1-2)
Recorded four tackles but the Jaguars couldn’t slow down Michael Vick

Demaryius Thomas, WR, Denver Broncos (1-2)
Had two receptions for 43 yards in second game as a professional

Vance Walker, DT, Atlanta Falcons (2-1)
Saw action in 27-24 victory over the Super Bowl champions

Philip Wheeler, LB, Indianapolis Colts (2-1)
Registered a solid six tackles in win over Demaryius Thomas and the Denver Broncos

Ken Whisenhunt, Head Coach, Arizona Cardinals (2-1) Cardinals improved to 2-1 after Raiders missed potential game-winning field goal

Gerris Wilkinson, LB, New York Giants (1-2)
Recorded one tackle in 29-10 loss to Derrick Morgan and Tennessee

Jahi Word-Daniels, DB, Detroit Lions (0-3)
On the injured reserve list after suffering a hamstring injury in the preseason

Mansfield Wrotto, OL, Seattle Seahawks (2-1)
Helped Seattle improve to 2-1 with a 27-20 win over San Diego


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