Illini in the NFL-Week 7
Oct. 28, 2009
Eugene Wilson, DB- Houston Texans: Had his second interception of the season, along with three tackles and two pass break-ups in the Texans' win over the San Francisco 49ers.
Kelvin Hayden, DB- Indianapolis Colts: Recorded his first interception of the season along with four solo tackles and a pass break-up in the Colts' win over the St. Louis Rams.
Rashard Mendenhall, RB- Pittsburgh Steelers: Rushed for 69 yards on only 10 carries in the Steelers' win against the Minnesota Vikings.
Alan Ball, DB- Dallas Cowboys: Recorded one pass break-up and one special teams tackle in the Cowboys' win over the Atlanta Falcons.
Brandon Moore, OL- New York Jets: Started in his 80th straight game for the Jets in their 38-0 win over the Oakland Raiders. The Jets rushed for 318 yards as a team, including three rushing touchdowns. They are the No. 1 rushing team in the NFL averaging 184.9 yards per game.
Vontae Davis, CB- Miami Dolphins: Had two solo tackles in the Dolphins' loss to the New Orleans Saints. Davis is expected to start next week against the New York Jets due to a season ending injury to Dolphins' corner Will Allen.
Danny Clark, LB- New York Giants: Recorded one tackle for a loss, one sack, and one pass defense in the Giants' loss to the Arizona Cardinals.
Dave Diehl, OL- New York Giants: Started in his 103rd straight game for the Giants in a loss to the Cardinals.
Pierre Thomas, RB- New Orleans Saints: Rushed for 30 yards on eight carries in the Saints' comeback win against the Miami Dolphins. The Saints remain undefeated at 6-0.
Greg Lewis, WR- Minnesota Vikings: Had four receptions for 18 yards in the Vikings' first loss of the season to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Neil Rackers, K- Arizona Cardinals: Kicked a 30-yard field goal in the Cardinals' win over the New York Giants. Rackers has made 8-of-9 field goals this season.
Steve Weatherford, P-New York Jets: Punted three times with an average of 44 yards per punt in the Jets' 38-0 win over the Oakland Raiders.
Will Davis, LB- Arizona Cardinals: Recorded two special teams tackles in the Cardinals' 24-17 win over the Giants.
Tony Pashos, OT- San Francisco 49ers: Started at right tackle for the 49ers in a loss to the Houston Texans.
Carey Davis, FB- Pittsburgh Steelers: Inactive in the Steelers' win over the Vikings.
Duke Preston, C- Dallas Cowboys: Inactive in the Cowboys' win over the Falcons.
Brandon Lloyd, WR- Denver Broncos: Open Week.
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