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Illini in the NFL - Week 11

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Lloyd-30-TD.jpgEach week the Illini in the NFL Update will provide coverage on how former Fighting Illini football players fared during the previous weekend. Brandon Lloyd found the end zone on a 30-yard TD catch and Arrelious Benn caught five passes to highlight Week 11. Read up on how the rest of the past Illini played and check out the links for video highlights.

Brandon Lloyd, WR, St. Louis Rams - Grabbed a 30-yard TD reception and totaled five catches for 67 yards in a 24-7 loss to the Seahawks.

Arrelious Benn, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Caught five passes for 75 yards, including this 37-yarder and 28-yard pickup, and rushed once for nine yards in a 35-26 loss to the Packers.

Vontae Davis, CB, Miami Dolphins - Made three solo tackles and had one pass defended in a 35-8 win over the Bills.

Kelvin Hayden, CB, Atlanta Falcons - Had two tackles in a 23-17 win over the Titans.

Alan Ball, CB, Dallas Cowboys - Was in on one tackle and had a pass defended in a 27-24 win over the Redskins.

Tony Pashos, OG, Cleveland Browns - Started at right tackle for the Browns, who rushed for 148 yards in a 14-10 win over the Jaguars.

Corey Liuget, DL, San Diego Chargers - Had one tackle and nearly forced a fumble in a 31-20 loss to the Bears.

David Diehl, OT, New York Giants - Started at right guard for the Giants in a 17-10 loss to the Eagles.

Brandon Moore, OG, New York Jets - Started at guard for the Jets in a 17-13 loss to the Broncos.

Jon Asamoah, OG, Kansas City Chiefs - Started at right guard for the Chiefs in a 34-3 loss to the Patriots.

Steve Weatherford, P, New York Giants - Punted nine times with an average of 51.4 yards with a long of 61 yards and four inside the 20 in a 17-10 loss to the Eagles.

Josh Brent, DT, Dallas Cowboys - Played in the 27-24 win over the Redskins, but did not record any statistics.

Brit Miller, FB, St. Louis Rams - Played in the 24-7 loss to the Seahawks, but did not record any statistics.

Rashard Mendenhall, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers - Bye week.

Pierre Thomas, RB, New Orleans Saints - Bye week.

Neil Rackers, PK, Houston Texans - Bye week.

Martez Wilson, LB, New Orleans Saints - Bye week.

Former Illini on Injured Reserve/Practice Squad
Michael Hoomanawanui, TE, St. Louis Rams - Injured Reserve (torn ACL)
Jeff Cumberland, TE, New York Jets - Injured Reserve (torn Achilles)
Mikel Leshoure, RB, Detroit Lions - Injured Reserve (torn Achilles)
Nate Bussey, LB, New Orleans Saints - Practice Squad
J Leman, LB, Oakland Raiders - Practice Squad
Eddie McGee, WR, Oakland Raiders - Practice Squad

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