Former Illini WR Kelvin Hayden (40)
Dec. 15, 2009
Kelvin Hayden, DB, Indianapolis Colts -- Started at left cornerback for 13-0 undefeated Indianapolis in its 28-16 win over Denver. Recorded seven tackles, including five solo stops, and had one pass break up.
Pierre Thomas, RB, New Orleans Saints -- Started for 13-0 New Orleans and rushed for 47 yards. He had a big role in the passing game with six catches for 53 yards in the Saints' 26-23 win over Atlanta.
Brandon Moore, OL, New York Jets -- Started his 86th consecutive game in the Jets' 26-3 win over Tampa Bay.
Vontae Davis, CB, Miami Dolphins -- Recorded two solo tackles in Miami's 14-10 win over Jacksonville. The victory put the Dolphins back on the plus side of the wins column, while the secondary held the Jaguars to just 122 passing yards for the game.
Rashard Mendenhall, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers -- Rushed for 53 yards on 16 carries and caught one pass for 17 yards in the Steelers' 13-6 loss to the Cleveland Browns.
Danny Clark, LB, New York Giants -- Had three tackles in New York's loss to the Eagles
Neil Rackers, PK, Arizona Cardinals -- Was good for a 48-yard field goal in Arizona's loss to San Francisco.
Alan Ball, DB, Dallas Cowboys -- Started his third game of the season at free safety in Dallas' 20-17 loss to the Chargers, finishing with six tackles, including four solos and a pass break up.
Steve Weatherford, P, New York Jets -- Punted five times for a 41.4 average, while landing two inside the 20 yard line and forcing two fair catches in New York's 26-3 win over Tampa Bay.
Dave Diehl, OL, New York Giants -- Started his 109th straight game in the Giants' loss to Philadelphia, while racking up 512 yards of total offense.
Brit Miller, FB, San Francisco 49ers -- Active for San Francisco's win over Arizona
Greg Lewis, WR, Minnesota Vikings -- Caught two passes for 19 yards in Minnesota's win over Cincinnati
Will Davis, LB, Arizona Cardinals -- Not active in Arizona's loss to San Francisco
Carey Davis, FB, Pittsburgh Steelers -- Not active in Steelers' loss to Cleveland
Brandon Lloyd, WR, Denver Broncos -- Not active in the Broncos' loss to the Colts
Duke Preston, OL, Dallas Cowboys -- Not active in Dallas' loss to San Diego
Derek Walker, DL, Seattle Seahawks -- Not active in Seattle's 34-7 loss to Houston
Other Illini in the NFL
Jason Davis, FB, New York Jets - Practice Squad
J Leman, LB, Minnesota Vikings - Practice Squad
Xavier Fulton, OL, Tampa Buccaneers - Injured Reserve
Ryan McDonald, OL, San Diego Chargers - Injured Reserve
Tony Pashos, OT, San Francisco 49ers - Injured Reserve
Eugene Wilson, DB, Houston Texans - Injured Reserve