Yellow Jackets In The NFL Update

Oct. 4, 2010

Calvin Johnson and the Detroit Lions can’t buy a win, but the former Yellow Jacket is proving to be one of the best wide receivers in football.

Johnson had six receptions for 86 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday’s 28-26 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

Sunday was also a good day for Dawan Landry and the Baltimore Ravens. Landry had eight tackles as the Ravens knocked Pittsburgh from the ranks of the unbeaten.

And some bad news from Sunday – Green Bay Packers rookie Morgan Burnett is out for the remainder of the season with a torn ACL. Tough break for a young guy who had emerged as a starter at safety.

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

Keith Brooking, LB, Dallas Cowboys (1-2)
Brooking and the Cowboys had a bye week and will face Derrick Morgan and Tennessee this week.

Morgan Burnett, S, Green Bay Packers (3-1)
Burnett is out for the season with a torn ACL. The rookie had three tackles in Sunday’s game.

James Butler, S, St. Louis Rams (2-2)
Break up the Rams, who have won two straight. Butler had five tackles in Sunday’s win over Seattle.

Tashard Choice, RB, Dallas Cowboys (1-2)
Choice and Company were off Sunday and will play the Tennessee Titans this week.

Mike Cox, RB, Kansas City Chiefs (3-0)
Cox and the unbeaten Chiefs were off Sunday and now must play an angry Indianapolis Colts team this week

Jonathan Dwyer, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers (3-1)
The rookie running back is hoping to see action at some point this season.

Andrew Economos, LS, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2-1)
The 2-1 Bucs had a bye last Sunday and will travel to Cincinnati this week

Keyaron Fox, LB, Pittsburgh Steelers (3-1)
Had one tackle in the Steelers’ first loss, a 17-14 decision to Baltimore.

Gary Guyton, LB, New Englad Patriots (2-1)
Guyton and the Patriots played Miami on Monday Night Football.

Anthony Hargrove, DL, New Orleans Saints (3-1)
Registered one tackle in Sunday’s 16-14 win over Carolina.

Will Heller, TE, Detroit Lions (0-4)
Started for the first time this season in narrow 28-26 loss to Green Bay.

Cord Howard, OL, Buffalo Bills (0-4)
Saw playing time in 38-14 loss to the Hard Knocks crew.

Calvin Johnson, WR, Detroit Lions (0-4)
One of the best receivers in the game, Johnson had six receptions for 86 yards and two touchdowns – all season-highs.

Michael Johnson, LB, Cincinnati Bengals (2-2)
Recorded one tackle in loss to rival Cincinnati Bengals.

Dawan Landry, S, Baltimore Ravens (3-1)
Had eight tackles in helping the Ravens beat the undefeated Steelers.

Derrick Morgan, DE, Tennessee Titans (2-2)
Saw playing time in 26-20 loss to the Broncos.

Chris Reis, S, New Orleans Saints (3-1)
Recorded four tackles in his second appearance of the season.

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

Daryl Smith, LB, Jacksonville Jaguars (2-2)
Recorded five tackles as the Jaguars surprised the Indianapolis Colts, 31-28.

Demaryius Thomas, WR, Denver Broncos (2-2)
Caught one pass for nine yards as Broncos beat Derrick Morgan’s Tennessee squad.

Vance Walker, DT, Atlanta Falcons (3-1)
Had one tackle and one pass break-up as Falcons won in closing minute over San Francisco.

Philip Wheeler, LB, Indianapolis Colts (2-2)
Started and had four tackles in last-second loss to Jacksonville.

Ken Whisenhunt, Head Coach, Arizona Cardinals (2-2) Ouch. Cardinals handed 41-10 loss by San Diego.

Gerris Wilkinson, LB, New York Giants (2-2)
Had one tackle in 17-3 Sunday night win over the Bears.

Jahi Word-Daniels, DB, Detroit Lions (0-4)
On the injured reserve list after suffering a hamstring injury in the preseason

Mansfield Wrotto, OL, Buffalo Bills (0-4)
After being released by Seattle, Wrotto is back with Chan Gailey and the Buffalo Bills.


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