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Badgers in the NFL

NFL Action Shot

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)


Jared Abbrederis
#84 | Jared Abbrederis (2009-13)
Green Bay Packers • WR • 6-1 • 195

NFL Experience: Rookie
Acquired: 2014 NFL Draft (5th Round)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS CAR YDS Y/C TD
--/-- -- -- -- --

Rookie in 2014 ... selected by Green Bay with 176th overall pick in fifth round of 2014 NFL Draft ... on injured reserve after suffering torn ACL in training camp

  Latest Abbrederis Headlines
 
TheNorthwestern.com: From Badgers to Packers
  • AP: Abbrederis starts catching on with Packers
  • JSOnline: Abbrederis understands what lies ahead


Beau Allen
#94 | Beau Allen (2010-13)
Philadelphia Eagles • DT • 6-2 • 333

NFL Experience: Rookie
Acquired: 2014 NFL Draft (7th Round)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS TKL SCK FF INT PD
10/0 9 0.5 0 0 0

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

  Latest Allen Headlines
  • CSNPhilly.com: Kelly long wanted Eagles' rookie Allen
  • SB Nation: Kelly targets college graduates for Eagles
  • ESPN.com: Allen hopes OTAs get him off the fringe


Montee Ball
#28 | Montee Ball (2009-12)
Denver Broncos • RB • 5-10 • 215

NFL Experience: 2nd season
Acquired: 2013 NFL Draft (2nd Round)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS CAR YDS Y/C TD
5/3 55 172 3.1 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

  Latest Ball Headlines  
  • DenverPost.com: Montee Ball to miss at least two weeks with groin injury
  • DenverBroncos.com: Ball ready for prime time
  • DenverPost.com: Ball ready to have a ball
  • CBS Denver: Ball no longer intimidated by Manning
  • Gazette.com: Ball takes big leap to featured back
  • DenverPost.com: Ball works hard to improve his blocking
  • DenverBroncos.com: Ball seeks out toughest challenges
  • SportsGlory.com: Will Montee Ball step up for the ...


Chris Borland
#50 | Chris Borland (2009-13)
San Francisco 49ers • LB • 5-11 • 248

NFL Experience: Rookie
Acquired: 2014 NFL Draft (3rd Round)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS TKL SCK FF INT PD
10/4 63 1.0 0 2 5

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

  Latest Borland Headlines
  •49ers.com: Chris Borland named NFC Defensive POW
  •NFL.com: Chris Borland emerging as star for San Francisco 49ers
  •SFGate.com: A rookie shall teach them? Wilhoite hails ...
  • SFGate.com: The short, slow, short-armed `baller'
  • SacBee.com: Competition revving up at ILB
  • 49ers.com: `I take try hard as a compliment'


Gabe Carimi
#68 | Gabe Carimi (2007-10)
Atlanta Falcons • T • 6-7 • 316

NFL Experience: 4th season
Acquired: Free Agent (Feb. 17, 2014)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS
10/6

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 Atlanta’s loss to Cincinnati in Week 2 … saw action in Week 1 win at home against New Orleans

  Latest Carimi Headlines
 • Tampa Bay Times: Carimi ready to step in at LG
 • Tampa Bay Times: Bucs uncertain about Nicks, ...
 • Tampa Tribune: Bucs Notes


Jonathon Casillas
#52 | Jonathan Casillas (2005-08)
Tampa Bay Bucs • OLB • 6-1 • 227

NFL Experience: 6th season
Acquired: Free agent (March 13, 2013)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS TKL SCK FF INT PD
7/3 14 0.0 0 0 0

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 Bay’s 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

  Latest Casillas Headlines
 • Tampa Bay Times: Casillas earns way into Bucs lineup
 • TheLedger.com:  Bucs: Hard-Hitting Casillas ...
 • Tampa Bay Times  Casillas and Watson ...


Marcus Cromartie
#35 | Marcus Cromartie (2008-12)
San Diego Chargers • CB • 6-0 • 195

NFL Experience: 2nd season
Acquired: Free Agent (May 13, 2013)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS TKL SCK INT PD FF
0/0 -- -- -- -- --

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

  Latest Cromartie Headlines
  • Chargers.com: Chargers promote Cromartie
  • RantSports.com: San Diego Chargers Finalize ...
  • Union-Tribune: Chargers' Cromartie wants "own identity"


Owen Daniels
#81 | Owen Daniels (2002-05)
Baltimore Ravens • TE • 6-3 • 249

NFL Experience: 9th season
Acquired: Free Agent (April 3, 2014)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS REC YDS Y/C TD
9/7 35 348 9.9 3

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 receiving—an average of 9.7 yards per catch—and 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 Baltimore’s Week 1 loss to Cincinnati, making four catches for 34 yards

  Latest Daniels Headlines 
  • ESPN: Owen Daniels shows his toughness
  • BaltimoreSun.com: Owen Daniels steps up at right time
  • BaltimoreSun.com: Daniels impresses in debut
  • FanSided: How will Owen Daniels be used?
  • SI.com: Time is now for Owen Daniels and the Texans
  • RantSports: Texans' Tight Ends ...


Bradie Ewing
#33 | Bradie Ewing (2008-11)
Jacksonville Jaguars • FB • 5-11 • 243

NFL Experience: 3rd season
Acquired: Waivers (March 25, 2014)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS REC YDS Y/C TD
0/0 -- -- -- --

Third season in 2014 ... claimed by Jacksonville on March 25 ... played first two seasons with Atlanta after being selected by the Falcons in 2012 NFL Draft ... currently listed on injured reserve

  Latest Ewing Headlines
  • AtlantaFalcons.com: Ewing Adds Receiving ...
  • RantSports: FB Bradie Ewing An Integral Part ...


Travis Frederick
#72 | Travis Frederick (2009-12)
Dallas Cowboys • C • 6-3 • 311

NFL Experience: 2nd season
Acquired: 2013 NFL Draft (1st Round)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS
10/10

Second season in 2014 … has made all 10 starts at center for Dallas … named to SI.com’s midseason All-Pro Team

  Latest Frederick Headlines
  • Beloit Daily News: Frederick now a wily veteran
  • DallasNews.com: Frederick: 'You can feel it; guys ... Small Video Graphic
  • NBCDFW.com: Frederick taking different mindset
  • NBC Sports: Frederick taking on more responsibility ...
  • ESPN NFL: Five questions with: Travis Frederick


David Gilreath
#6 | David Gilreath (2007-10)
Seattle Seahawks • WR • 5-9 • 170

NFL Experience: 3rd season
Acquired: Free Agent (July 25, 2014)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS Rec Yds Y/C TD
0/0 -- -- -- --

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

  Latest Gilreath Headlines
  • NBC Sports: Seahawks sign David Gilreath


Graham
#88 | Garrett Graham (2006-09)
Houston Texans • TE • 6-3 • 240

NFL Experience: 5th season
Acquired: 2010 NFL Draft (4th round)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS REC YDS Y/C TD
9/7 14 156 11.1 1

Fifth season in 2014 … after failing to record a catch in consecutive games, caught two passes for 34 yards and a touchdown—his first of the season—in 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

  Latest Graham Headlines
 
FanSided: How will Graham fit in '14 Texas offense?
  • NFL.com: Graham's TD catch vs. Oakland (11/17) Small Video Graphic
  • HoustonTexans.com: Quick Hits: Garrett Graham
  • Houston Chronicle: Graham ready for increased role


Nick Hayden
#96 | Nick Hayden (2004-07)
Dallas Cowboys • DT • 6-4 • 292

NFL Experience: 7th season
Acquired: Free agent (Feb. 11, 2013)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS TKL SCK FF INT PD
10/10 24 0.0 0 0 0

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

  Latest Hayden Headlines
  • NBCDFW.com: Hayden welcomes new D-Line rotation
  • NFL.com: Hayden FR TD vs. Minnesota (11/3) Small Video Graphic
  • ESPNDallas.com: Nick Hayden emerges as a presence


Ethan Hemer
#79 | Ethan Hemer (2009-13)
Pittsburgh Steelers • DT • 6-6 • 282

NFL Experience: 1st season
Acquired: Free agent (Oct. 15, 2014)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS TKL SCK FF INT PD
0/0 0 0.0 0 0 0

Signed to Steelers practice squad on Oct. 15, 2014, after being cut by team prior to start of season ...

  Latest Hemer Headlines
  • ESPN.com: Steelers sign Hemer to practice squad


Kendricks
#88 | Lance Kendricks (2008-10)
St. Louis Rams • TE • 6-3 • 247

NFL Experience: 4th season
Acquired: 2011 NFL Draft (2nd Round)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS REC YDS Y/C TD
10/8 21 170 8.1 4

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

  Latest Kendricks Headlines
  • SB Nation: Rams roster preview: Lance Kendricks
  • NFL.com: Kendricks' 4-yd. TD catch (12/15) Small Video Graphic
  • AP: Kendricks gets it done receiving, blocking
  • NFL.com: Kendricks' two-yard TD catch (10/13) Small Video Graphic


Peter Konz
#66 | Peter Konz (2009-11)
Atlanta Falcons • G • 6-5 • 315

NFL Experience: 3rd season
Acquired: 2012 NFL Draft (2nd Round)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS
7/3

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

  Latest Konz Headlines
  • Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Konz has something to prove
  • AtlantaFalcons.com: Behind the Facemask: Peter Konz
  • AtlantaFalcons.com: Konz expects physical play ...
  • AtlantaFalcons.com: Center Konz more comfortable ...


Jim Leonhard
#30 | Jim Leonhard (2001-04)
Cleveland Browns • FS • 5-8 • 188

NFL Experience: 10th season
Acquired: Free Agent (July 20,2014)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS TKL SCK INT PD FF
10/0 13 0 0 0 0

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

  Latest Leonhard Headlines
  • Cleveland.com: Leonhard knows what’s wrong with defense
  • ClevelandBrowns.com: 1-on-1 with Jim Leonhard
  • ClevelandBrowns.com: Browns sign Jim Leonhard 
  • Pro Football Talk: Leonhard reunites with Pettine
  • NFL.com: Jim Leonhard signs with Browns


DeAndre Levy
#54 | DeAndre Levy (2005-08)
Detroit Lions • OLB • 6-1 • 238

NFL Experience: 6th season
Acquired: 2009 NFL Draft (3rd round)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS TKL SCK INT PD FF
9/9 86 0.5 1 4 0

Sixth season in 2014 … ranks fourth in NFL with 96 total tackles … named to SI.com’s 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

 Latest Levy Headlines
  • ESPN.com: How DeAndre Levy Prepares
  • Detroit Free Press: Rex Ryan gushes over DeAndre Levy
  • NBC Sports: Levy wins defensive player of the week
  • DetroitLions.com Levy's actions speak volumes
  • The Detroit News: Lions training camp LB preview
  • Fox Sports: Levy selected 59th-best NFL player
  • Detroit Free Press: Levy adjusts to changing role ...


Maragos
#42 | Chris Maragos (2008-09)
Philadelphia Eagles • DB • 5-10 • 200

NFL Experience: 5th season
Acquired: Free Agent (Mar 12, 2014)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS TKL SCK INT PD FF
10/0 10 0.0 0 0 0

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

  Latest Maragos Headlines
  • CBS Philly: Eagles' Chris Maragos is a great Philly fit
  • Fox6 News: Has Racine's Chris Maragos changed?
  • Madison.com: Maragos' goals have a very familiar ring ...
  • Bucky's 5th Quarter: Maragos teaches leadership ...
  • Racine Journal Times: Maragos basks in afterglow


Brad Nortman
#8 | Brad Nortman (2008-11)
Carolina Panthers • P • 6-2 • 209

NFL Experience: 3rd season
Acquired: 2012 NFL Draft (6th Round)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS P AVG LNG IN20
11/0 54 46.1 67 17

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 Carolina’s 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

  Latest Nortman Headlines
 
Panthers.com: Position preview: Specialists
  • Charlotte Observer: Nortman's punts flying under radar
  • Panthers.com: Gano, Nortman feeding off eachother


Schofield
#93 | O'Brien Schofield (2006-09)
Seattle Seahawks • LB • 6-3 • 242

NFL Experience: 5th season
Acquired: Waivers (July 27, 2013)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS TKL SCK FF INT PD
10/0 12 0.0 0 0 0

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 Seattle’s 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

  Latest Schofield Headlines
  • The News Tribune: Schofield could end up huge for Seahawks
  • USA Today: Schofield out to prove himself
  • News-Sun: From cut before camp to Super Bowl champ
  • HeraldNet: Schofield a 'terrific addition' to Seahawks
  • Seahawks.com: Follow the bouncing O'Brien Schofield


Matt Shaughnessy
#91 | Matt Shaughnessy (2005-08)
Arizona Cardinals • OLB • 6-5 • 285

NFL Experience: 6th season
Acquired: March 15, 2013

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS TKL SCK FF INT PD
4/4 9 0.0 0 0 0

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

  Latest Shaughnessy Headlines
  • NFL.com: Shaughnessy scoops and scores (11/10) Small Video Graphic
  • AZCentral.com: Outside the huddle with Shaughnessy
  • Raiders.com: Raiders team up with ACCFB


Dezmen Southward
#41 | Dez Southward (2010-13)
Atlanta Falcons • FS • 6-0 • 211

NFL Experience: Rookie
Acquired: 2014 NFL Draft (3rd Round)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS TKL SCK INT PD FF
10/0 15 1.0 0 1 0

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 Atlanta’s first three games

  Latest Southward Headlines
  • AP: Southward eager to excel for Falcons
  • Gwinnett Daily Post: Lowery, Southward competing for spot
  • AtlantaFalcons.com: Southward shows ability to bounce back


Mike Taylor
#46 | Mike Taylor (2009-12)
Seattle Seahawks • LB • 6-2 • 222

NFL Experience: 2nd season
Acquired: Free Agent (Feb. 10, 2014)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS TKL SCK INT PD FF
0/0 -- -- -- -- --

Second season in 2014 ... re-signed by Seattle on Feb. 10, 2014 after initially being signed on Dec. 10, 2013 and spending a week on practice squad … currently listed on injured reserve

  Latest Taylor Headlines
  • FoxSportsWisconsin.com: Taylor thankful for chance
  • JSOnline: Seattle signs ex-UW stars Beckum, Taylor  
  • GB Press Gazette: Taylor signs to practice squad


Joe Thomas
#73 | Joe Thomas (2003-06)
Cleveland Browns • T • 6-6 • 312

NFL Experience: 8th season
Acquired: 2007 NFL Draft (1st round)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS
10/10

Eighth season in 2014 … seven-time Pro Bowl selection … named to SI.com’s midseason All-Pro Team … has started all ten games at tackle for the Browns

  Latest Thomas Headlines
  •Cleveland.com: Thomas and brotherhood of Browns left tackles
  • SB Nation: The extraordinary progress of LT Joe Thomas
  • ESPN NFL: Joe Thomas talks Browns' run game, Hoyer
  • ESPN NFL: When Thomas talks, folks should listen 
  • JSOnline: Local boy Thomas has grown into NFL star


Scott Tolzien
#16 | Scott Tolzien (2009-10)
Green Bay Packers • QB • 6-3 • 205

NFL Experience: 4th season
Acquired: Waivers (Sept. 1, 2013)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS C-A YDS TD INT RTG
0/0 -- -- -- -- --

Fourth season in 2014 … has yet to see action … played in three games with two starts at QB in first season with Packers in 2013

  Latest Tolzien Headlines
 
TheNorthwestern.com: From Badgers to Packers
  • NFL.com: Tolzien twirls for a TD (11/24) Small Video Graphic 
  • Chicago Sun-Times: Underdog tale continues for Tolzien


Nick Toon
#88 | Nick Toon (2008-11)
New Orleans Saints • WR • 6-4 • 218

NFL Experience: 3rd season
Acquired: 2012 NFL Draft (4th Round)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS REC YDS Y/C TD
2/0 -- -- -- --

Third season in 2014 … saw action in Week 5 vs. Tampa Bay … played in eight games with three starts at WR during second season in New Orleans in 2013

  Latest Toon Headlines 
  • The Times-Picayune: Nick Toon hopes to sustain ...
  • WWLTV.com: Nick Toon hoping patience pays off
  • NY Daily News: Toon's football roots start with his dad


Kraig Urbik
#60 | Kraig Urbik (2005-08)
Buffalo Bills • G • 6-5 • 324

NFL Experience: 6th season
Acquired: Waivers (Sept. 5, 2010)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS
10/3

Sixth season in 2014 … saw action in all 10 of Buffalo’s games, making three starts

  Latest Urbik Headlines
  • BuffaloBills.com: Urbik impressed with QB Manuel
  • ESPN.com: Bills, Urbik reach deal
  • BuffaloBills.com: OL Urbik, Rinehart re-sign


Rick Wagner
#71 | Rick Wagner (2009-12)
Baltimore Ravens • OT • 6-6 • 310

NFL Experience: 2nd season
Acquired: 2013 NFL Draft (5th Round)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS
10/10

Second season in 2014 … has started all 10 games for Baltimore at right tackle after making two starts as a rookie in 2013

  Latest Wagner Headlines
  • Baltimore Beatdown: Tuesday's Mailbag
  • Baltimore Sun: Depth is a concern for ...


J.J. Watt
#99 | J.J. Watt (2009-10)
Houston Texans • DE • 6-5 • 288

NFL Experience: 4th season
Acquired: 2011 NFL Draft (1st Round)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS TKL SCK FF PD INT TD
10/10 44 9.5 2 7 1 3

Fourth season in 2014 … two-time Pro Bowl selection … ranks seventh in NFL with 9.5 sacks … named to SI.com’s 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

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James White
#28 | James White (2010-13)
New England Patriots • RB • 5-10 • 195

NFL Experience: Rookie
Acquired: 2014 NFL Draft (4th Round)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS CAR YDS Y/C TD
2/0 9 38 4.2 0

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

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  • CBSSports.com: White brings selflessness, security
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  • Providence Journal: Selflessness has served White well


Russell Wilson
#3 | Russell Wilson (2011)
Seattle Seahawks • QB • 5-11 • 206

NFL Experience: 3rd season
Acquired: 2012 NFL Draft (3rd Round)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS C-A YDS TD INT RTG
10/10 182-291 2019 13 5 90.8

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 attempts—the 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

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  • The News Tribune: Wilson thrives in new NFL
  • RentonReporter.com: Wilson, Seahawks to make history
  • USA Today: Wilson undefeated against 4 best QBs in NFL
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  • Huffington Post: Wilson got advice from Jordan during offseason
  • SB Nation: Russell Wilson Sunday conversation
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  • NFL.com: Seahawks' Wilson: It's about wins, not stats
  • The Union-Bulletin: In time, Wilson will settle 'elite' debate


Kevin Zeitler
#68 | Kevin Zeitler (2009-11)
Cincinnati Bengals • OG • 6-4 • 315

NFL Experience: 3rd season
Acquired: 2012 NFL Draft (1st Round)

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2014 Statistics
GP/GS
6/6

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

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