Illini in the NFL - Week 8
Nov. 1, 2010
Take a look at how former Illini fared during week eight of the 2010 NFL season.
Brandon Lloyd, WR, Denver Broncos - Matched his career high from earlier this season with 169 receiving yards on six receptions, including one for a touchdown, in the Broncos' 24-16 loss to San Francisco. Lloyd currently leads the NFL with 878 receiving yards. Watch Lloyd's 1-yard TD catch | Watch Lloyd's 71-yard reception
Rashard Mendenhall, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers - Broke away for a 38-yard touchdown run and gained 71 yards on the ground while also catching two passes for 14 yards in the Steelers' 20-10 loss to the Saints. Watch Mendenhall's 38-yard TD run
Kelvin Hayden, CB, Indianapolis Colts - Turned in a stellar defensive effort in the Colts' 30-17 victory over the Texans, highlighted by a 25-yard interception returned for a touchdown, five total tackles, including one for a loss, and a pass defended. Watch Hayden's pick-six
Arrelious Benn, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Nearly caught his first career touchdown pass on a 53-yard reception, which he came down with at the 1-yard line, setting up the Buccaneers' game-winning touchdown in the team's 38-35 win over the Cardinals. Watch Benn's 53-yard reception
Steve Weatherford, P, New York Jets - Averaged 43.2 yards on five punts and nearly picked up an 18-yard first down on a fake punt attempt in the Jets' 9-0 loss to the Packers. Watch Weatherford's fake punt attempt
Alan Ball, CB, Dallas Cowboys - Tied for the second-most tackles on the team for the second week in a row with seven solo stops in the Cowboys' 35-17 loss to the Jaguars.
Danny Clark, LB, New Orleans Saints - Posted four solo tackles in the Saints' 20-10 victory over the Steelers.
Vontae Davis, CB, Miami Dolphins - Notched four tackles, including one solo stop, and a pass defended in the Dolphins' 22-14 win over the Bengals.
Eugene Wilson, FS, Houston Texans - Had four solo tackles and two passes defended in the Texans' 30-17 loss to the Colts.
Neil Rackers, K, Houston Texans - Connected on a season-long 53-yard field goal and a pair of extra points in the Texans' 30-17 loss to the Colts.
Josh Brent, DL, Dallas Cowboys - Had two solo tackles in the Cowboys' 35-17 loss to the Jaguars.
Michael Hoomanawanui, TE, St. Louis Rams - Caught two passes for 19 yards in the Rams' 20-10 win over the Panthers.
Jon Asamoah, OL, Kansas City Chiefs - Started at guard for the first time in his career in the Chiefs' 13-10 win over the Bills.
Brit Miller, LB, St. Louis Rams - Tallied his first career tackle in the Rams' 20-10 win over the Panthers.
Greg Lewis, WR, Minnesota Vikings - Had one reception for four yards in the Vikings' 28-18 loss to the Patriots.
Brandon Moore, OL, New York Jets - Started at right guard for New York in its 9-0 loss to the Packers.
Jeff Cumberland, TE, New York Jets - Was active but did not play in the Jets' 9-0 loss to the Packers.
David Diehl, OL, New York Giants - Bye week
Pierre Thomas, RB, New Orleans Saints - Did not play in the Saints' 20-10 win over the Steelers due to an ankle injury.