Wisconsin currently boasts 32 players on NFL rosters, and a total of 27 former Badgers have seen action this season.
A total of 40 UW products earned roster spots for NFL training camps this season.
Among the highlights of Week 6:
• J.J. Watt was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season after recording five tackles, three tackles for loss and forcing and recovering a fumble. He also caught his second touchdown pass of the season.
• Chris Borland recorded 12 tackles, two tackles for loss and the first two interceptions of his career on his way to being named NFC Defensive Player of the Week.
(Updated November 19, 2014)
#84 | Jared Abbrederis (2009-13) Green Bay Packers • WR • 6-1 • 195 • NFL Experience: Rookie • Acquired: 2014 NFL Draft (5th Round)
Rookie in 2014 ... selected by Philadelphia with 224th overall pick in seventh round of 2014 NFL Draft made three tackles in the 11th week at Green Bay against Carolina in Week 10, made one tackle Week 9 at Houston, picked up two tackles, including the first-half sack of his career saw action at DT in Week 8 loss at Arizona took the field against the New York Giants in Week 7 played in Week 5 win over St. Louis registered one tackle in Eagles loss to San Francisco in Week 4 picked up a tackle in Eagles 37-34 win over Washington in Week 3 saw action in Week 2 vs. Indianapolis made first career tackle in first career game against Jacksonville in Week 1
Second season in 2014 had six carries for 7 yards along with two receptions for 11 yards against Arizona in Week 5 gained 38 yards on the ground on 14 carries and made two receptions for 6 yards in overtime loss to Seattle in Week 3 ran for 60 yards on 12 carries and caught three balls for 29 yards in Week 2 vs. Kansas City carried 23 times for 67 yards and a touchdown, while grabbing two receptions for 16 yards in season-opening win
Rookie in 2014 selected by San Francisco with 77th overall pick in third round of 2014 NFL Draft had third-straight game of double-digit tackles, as he made 12 in Week 11 also defended three passes and had two interceptions earned NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors in his third consecutive start, backed up his impressive Week 9 performance with 17 tackles in Week 10 at New Orleans also had fumble recovery against the Saints made second consecutive start Week 9 vs. St. Louis, recording a whopping 18 tackles made first career start Week 7 in Sunday Night Football loss to Denver doubled his season total tackles with eight against the Broncos, including his first career sack picked up two tackles and defended two passes in Week 6 win over St. Louis made four tackles in Week 5 against Kansas City played against Philadelphia in Week 4 saw action vs. Arizona in Week 3 saw action vs. Chicago in Week 2 picked up first career tackle in first career game against Dallas in Week 1
Fourth season in 2014 signed with Atlanta on Feb. 17, 2014, one week after being waived by Tampa Bay played in the 11th week at Carolina after not starting Week 8 and having a bye Week 9, returned to the starting lineup in the 10th week at Tampa Bay saw time on the field in eighth week against Detroit started in fourth-consecutive game against Baltimore in Week 7 started in Week 6 vs. Chicago started against the New York Giants in Week 5 started Week 4 at Minnesota played in Falcons Week 3 matchup against Tampa Bay played in Atlantas loss to Cincinnati in Week 2 saw action in Week 1 win at home against New Orleans
Sixth season in 2014 ... traded from Tampa Bay to New England on Oct. 28, 2014 picked up two tackles in Week 11 win at Indianapolis in New England debut in Week 9, made three tackles took the field against New Orleans in Week 5 played in Tampa Bays Week 4 win at Pittsburgh made five tackles in Week 3 loss to Atlanta added two tackles in loss to St. Louis in Week 2 played in Week 1, recording two tackles against Carolina
Second season in 2014 ... promoted to San Diego's active roster from the practice squad on Dec. 16, 2013 currently listed on injured reserve spent first 14 weeks of 2013 season on Chargers' practice squad ... signed by the Chargers in May 2013
Ninth season in 2014 ... signed by Baltimore on April 3 ... played first eight seasons for Houston after being selected in fourth round of 2006 NFL Draft ranks second on the Ravens in both catches and receiving yards had two catches for 20 yards in Week 10 caught six passes in the ninth week at Pittsburgh for 53 yards made season-high six catches vs. Atlanta in Week 7 went for 58 total yards receivingan average of 9.7 yards per catchand scored a touchdown had two catches for 34 yards in Week 6 win over Tampa Bay made five catches for 70 yards in Week 5 loss to Indianapolis caught four balls for 43 yards in against Carolina in Week 4 grabbed one pass for 8 yards in Week 3 win over Cleveland caught five passes for 28 yards and two touchdowns against Pittsburgh in Week 2 played in Baltimores Week 1 loss to Cincinnati, making four catches for 34 yards
Third season in 2014 ... currently listed on injured reserve signed with Seattle for start of training camp on July 25, 2014 ... signed on June 5, 2014 to take part in OTAs after sitting out 2013 season ... played with Pittsburgh in 2012
Fifth season in 2014 after failing to record a catch in consecutive games, caught two passes for 34 yards and a touchdownhis first of the seasonin Week 11 at Cleveland made two catches in seventh week at Pittsburgh caught one pass for 3 yards in Week 5 vs. Dallas Week 4 vs. Buffalo, caught three passes for 28 yards and 9.3 per catch average made five catches for 41 yards vs. the Giants in Week 3 made season debut in Week 2 against Oakland, recording one catch for 26 yards
Seventh season in 2014 ... picked up one tackle in Week 10 against Jacksonville in London playing Arizona in the ninth week, made four tackles had four tackles vs. Washington in Week 8 picked up two tackles in Week 7 win over the New York Giants made two tackles against Seattle in Week 6 win recorded two tackles in Week 5 win over Houston made two tackles in 38-17 win vs. New Orleans started and tallied three tackles in Dallas win over St. Louis in Week 3 started and made one tackle in Week 2 against Tennessee started in Week 1 loss to San Francisco, making three tackles
Fourth season in 2014 leads team with four touchdown receptions in 11th week vs. Denver, registered five yards on two catches had two catches for 30 yards in the ninth week at Arizona caught one pass for seven yards at San Fran in Week 9 registered a touchdown for third-straight game in Week 8 at Kansas City finished with one catch for one yard had two catches for 17 yards in Week 7, adding his second touchdown in as many weeks grabbed a 22-yard touchdown pass in Week 6 vs. San Francisco caught one pass for a season-high 22 yards against Philadelphia in Week 5 made six grabs, including a touchdown catch, in Week 3 loss to Dallas snagged three receptions for 25 yards in Week 2 victory over Tampa Bay caught two passes for 12 yards in season-opening loss to Minnesota
Third season in 2014 made third-consecutive start in seventh week at Baltimore started against Chicago in Week 6 loss made first start of season against the New York Giants in Week 5 played in Week 4 loss to Minnesota saw action in Falcons Week 3 rout of Tampa Bay played at center vs. Cincinnati in Week 2 played in Week 1 win over New Orleans
Tenth season in 2014 signed by Cleveland on July 30, 2014 after being released by Buffalo, where he played in all 16 games in 2013 in Week 11 loss to Houston, had two tackles recorded a season-high four tackles in Week 10 at Cincy tackled one Tampa Bay player in Week 9 win gathered one tackle in win over Oakland in eighth week played in Week 7 loss to Jacksonville picked up two tackles vs. Pittsburgh in Week 6 saw action vs. Tennessee in Week 5 played in tight Week 3 loss to Baltimore picked up one tackle against New Orleans in Week 2 made two tackles in Week 1 loss to Steelers
Sixth season in 2014 ranks fourth in NFL with 96 total tackles named to SI.coms midseason All-Pro Team picked up 10 tackles in loss at Arizona in Week 11 registered 11 tackles and defended one pass in 10th-week win over Miami in Week 8 comeback win against Atlanta in London, picked up seven tackles had 11 tackles in Week 7 win over New Orleans made seven tackles and a half sack in Week 6 against Minnesota recorded 13 tackles in Week 5 loss to Buffalo made 11 tackles in Week 4 win against the New York Jets started at LB and led Lions with 10 total tackles and two passes defended in Week 3 win over Green Bay made seven tackles against Carolina in Week 2 as starter at LB helped Lions to Monday Night Football win over Giants in Week 1, earning 10 tackles and snagging an interception en route to being named NFC Defensive Player of the Week
Fifth season in 2014 ... signed with Philadelphia on March 12, 2014 after three seasons with Seattle gathered two tackles in Week 11 at Green Bay made season-high three tackles against Carolina in Week 10 win had one tackle in Week 6 vs. the New York Giants made one tackle in Week 5 against St. Louis played in Week 4 loss to San Francisco had one tackle in 37-34 win over Washington in Week 3 finished with one tackle in 30-27 win over Indianapolis in Week 2 made two tackles in Eagles Week 1 win over Jacksonville
Third season in 2014 tied for 11th in NFL with season average of 46.1 yards per punt had six punts in Week 11 vs. Atlanta, tying a season-high with three inside the 20 booted seven punts in Week 10, averaging 47.6 yards per had six punts in ninth week vs. New Orleans, averaging 42.2 yards and putting three inside the 20 punted just twice in close loss to Seattle in Week 8, putting one inside the 20 booted a season-high seven punts against Green Bay in Week 7, averaging 53.9 yards per punt and sending two inside the 20 punted just once in Week 6, hitting a 38-yarder had five punts in Week 5 vs. Chicago, averaging 48.2 yards per punt and hitting two inside the 20 punted four times in Week 4, averaging 48.5 yards per punt hit season-long 65-yarder among four punts for average of 52.5 yards in Carolinas Week 3 loss to Pittsburgh blasted a 57-yard punt and positioned one inside the 20 on six kicks in Week 2 win over Detroit punted six times in Week 1 win over Tampa Bay, averaging 47.0 yards and sending two inside the 20
Fifth season in 2014 ... had one tackle against Kansas City in Week 11 matched season-high with three tackles in 10th week against the New York Giants had season-high three tackles at Carolina in Week 8 win made one tackle in Week 7 loss to St. Louis picked up one tackle against Dallas in Week 6 made one tackle in Week 5 vs. Washington registered a sack in Seattles 26-20 overtime win over Denver in Week 3 recorded a tackle in Week 2 loss to San Diego made one tackle in opening-night win over Green Bay in Week 1
Sixth season in 2014 had three tackles against Denver in Week 5 had a tackle in Week 3 win over San Francisco recorded three tackles in Cardinals Week 2 win over the Giants finished with two tackles in Week 1 win over San Diego
Rookie in 2014 selected by Atlanta with the 68th overall pick in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft gathered two tackles in Week 11, including his first-career sack picked up three tackles in 10th week at Tampa Bay made one tackle in Week 8 loss to Atlanta in London tackled two Baltimore players in Week 7 loss defended one pass in Week 6 loss to Chicago gathered three tackles against the New York Giants in Week 5 made first four career tackles in fourth career NFL game against Minnesota saw action in each of Atlantas first three games
Fourth season in 2014 two-time Pro Bowl selection ranks seventh in NFL with 9.5 sacks named to SI.coms midseason All-Pro Team earned AFC Defensive Player of the Week award after making five tackles, picking up a sack and forcing a fumble and recovering a fumble in Week 11 also made his second-career catch and touchdown as a receiver to put him at three total TDs on the season Week 9 vs. Philly made seven tackles, including 1.5 sacks picked up three tackles, two sacks, a pass defense and first forced fumble of the season in Week 8 win over Tennessee in seventh week at Pittsburgh, had three tackles. Including a sack made seven tackles in Week 6 loss to Indianapolis on Thursday Night Football, including two sacks also defended three passes against Indianapolis picked up four tackles against Dallas in Week 5 loss made five tackles, defended a pass and had an 80-yard interception return for a touchdown against Buffalo in Week 4 recorded seven tackles and knocked down a pass in Week 3 loss to the Giants started at defensive end in Week 2, but lined up as a TE to score first career touchdown on a 1-yard reception in Week 2 win over Oakland made three tackles, including a sack, while also defending a pass and recovering a fumble in Week 1 win over Washington
Rookie in 2014 selected by New England with 130th overall pick in fourth round of 2014 NFL Draft in second career game played Week 8 versus Chicago, had six carries for 17 yards made first NFL appearance in 41-14 Monday Night Football loss to Kansas City in Week 4, carrying three times for 21 yards and picked up 15 receiving yards on three catches
Third season in 2014 two-time Pro Bowl selection leads all QBs and is 14th overall with 571 rushing yards went 20-for-32 with 178 yards and two touchdowns in 11th-week loss to Kansas City added to his yards on the ground with 71 on eight carries completed 10 passes out of 17 for 172 yards and two interceptions in Week 10 win over the New York Giants added 107 rush yards on 14 attemptsthe third game this season he has ran for over 100 yards in ninth week vs. Oakland, had 17 completions for 179 yards, while running eight times for 39 yards led team to win at Carolina in Week 8, going 20-for-32 with 199 yards passing and a touchdown and interception also carried six times for 35 yards suffered second-straight loss in Week 7, as he passed 23 times for 313 yards and two touchdowns surpassed the 1,000-yard passing mark and picked up 106 ground yards on seven carries at St. Louis in Week 6 loss to Dallas, went 14-for-28 for 126 yards with an interception also picked up 12 yards rushing on two attempts against Cowboys passed for 201 yards on 18 completions, while also picking up 122 yards on the ground on 11 carries against in Week 5 Monday Night Football win over Washington led Seahawks to 26-20 overtime win over Denver in Super Bowl rematch in Week 3, going 24-for-34 for 258 yards and two touchdowns also ran nine times for 40 yards went 17-for-25 with 202 yards and two scores, while rushing for 18 yards on two carries in Week 2 loss to San Diego had a 119.1 passer rating in second week of season completed 19 of 28 passes in opening-night win against Green Bay, connecting for two touchdowns and earning a 110.9 passer rating also garnered 29 yards on the ground on seven attempts
Third season in 2014 made second-consecutive start in Week 11 at New Orleans picked up fifth start of the season in Week 10 loss to Cleveland started for the second-straight game in Week 8 win over Baltimore made third start of the season against Indianapolis in Week 7 sidelined by calf injury for Bengals games in Week 3, 5 and 6 earned start in Week 2 win over Atlanta started at guard in Bengals Week 1 win over Baltimore