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Illini in the NFL - Week 12

 
Brandon Lloyd caught two more TDs on Sunday, giving him a career-high nine for the season.
Brandon Lloyd caught two more TDs on Sunday, giving him a career-high nine for the season.
 

Nov. 29, 2010

Take a look at how former Illini fared during week 12 of the 2010 NFL season.

Brandon Lloyd, WR, Denver Broncos - Scored a pair of touchdowns and caught four passes for 76 yards in the Broncos' 36-33 loss to the Rams. Lloyd now has a career-high nine touchdowns on the year and still leads the NFL with 1,122 receiving yards. Watch Lloyd's 41-yard TD reception | Watch Lloyd haul in his second TD

Rashard Mendenhall, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers - Sliced into the end zone on a one-yard touchdown run and picked up a season-high 151 yards on the ground in the Steelers' 19-16 overtime victory over the Bills. Watch Mendenhall's 1-yard TD run

Michael Hoomanawanui, TE, St. Louis Rams - Tallied his third career touchdown on a 36-yard reception in the Rams' 36-33 win over the Broncos, but suffered a high ankle sprain later in the game and will be out four to six weeks. Watch Hoomanawanui sprint to his third career TD

Neil Rackers, K, Houston Texans - Connected on a pair of field goals (33, 35 yards) and two extra points in the Texans' 20-0 win over the Titans. Rackers has made 38-straight field goals from inside 40 yards, the second-longest active streak in the NFL behind Robbie Gould (59). Watch Rackers' 35-yard FG

Vontae Davis, CB, Miami Dolphins - Forced a pair of fumbles and made six solo tackles in the Dolphins' 33-17 victory over the Raiders.

Danny Clark, LB, New Orleans Saints - Notched six tackles, including four solo stops, in the Saints' 30-27 win over the Cowboys.

Kelvin Hayden, CB, Indianapolis Colts - Was in on five tackles, including three solo stops, in the Colts' 36-14 loss to the Chargers.

Alan Ball, CB, Dallas Cowboys - Had three tackles, including two solo stops, and one pass defended in the Cowboys' 30-27 loss to the Saints.

Arrelious Benn, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Caught three passes for nine yards in the Buccaneers' 17-10 loss to the Ravens.

Greg Lewis, WR, Minnesota Vikings - Grabbed a reception for eight yards in the Vikings' 17-13 victory over Redskins.

Eugene Wilson, FS, Houston Texans - Tallied two tackles, including one solo stop, in the Texans' 20-0 defeat over the Titans.

Steve Weatherford, P, New York Jets - Averaged 44.3 yards on eight punts and matched his season long with a 61-yard effort in the Jets' 26-10 win over the Bengals.

Brandon Moore, OL, New York Jets - Has started at right guard in all 11 games this year, including the Jets' 26-10 win over the Bengals.

Jon Asamoah, OL, Kansas City Chiefs - Played offensive line and helped the Chiefs' offense score six touchdowns and rack up over 500 yards of offense in the squad's 42-24 win over the Seahawks.

Brit Miller, LB, St. Louis Rams - Played fullback in the Rams' 36-33 win over the Broncos, but did not record any statistics.

Josh Brent, DL, Dallas Cowboys - Was active but did not play in the Cowboys' 30-27 loss to the Saints.

Jeff Cumberland, TE, New York Jets - Was active but did not play in the Jets' 26-10 win over the Bengals.

Pierre Thomas, RB, New Orleans Saints - Did not play for the eighth-consecutive game due to a torn tendon in his ankle, as the Saints edged the Cowboys 30-27.

David Diehl, OL, New York Giants - Did not play due to a partially torn hamstring and an injury to a muscle in his hip, as the Giants defeated the Jaguars 24-20.

Other Illini in the NFL
Tony Pashos, OL, Cleveland Browns - Injured reserve
Will Davis, LB, Arizona Cardinals - Placed on injured reserved due to a fractured fibula suffered in last week's game against the Chiefs.

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