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Gopher Football: Gophers in the NFL Update Week 6!

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Here is how the former Gophers on NFL rosters did in Week 6!

Eric Decker- Wide Receiver New York Jets

Week 6 Opponent: Denver Broncos

Decker was up to play his former team and it showed.  Decker finished with six catches for 54 yards and a touchdown in a 31-17 loss to the Broncos.


Week 7 Opponent: New England Patroits

Decker and the Jets go to New England on Thursday night.

Marqueis Gray- Tight End Minnesota Vikings

Week 6 Opponent: Detroit Lions

Gray did not record any stats in the Vikings ugly 17-3 loss to Detroit.

Week 7 Opponent: Buffalo Bills

The Vikings go to Buffalo on Sunday.

Ra'Shede Hageman- Defensive Tackle Atlanta Falcons

Week 6 Opponent: Chicago Bears

Hageman did not have any tackles but blocked an extra point in the 27-13 loss to the Bears

Week 7 Opponent: Baltimore Ravens

The Falcon get to go to Baltimore on Sunday.

Marcus Sherels- Cornerback/ Punt Returner Minnesota Vikings

Week 6 Opponent: Detroit Lions

Sherels had four punt returns for 37 yards and one tackle on defense.


Week 7 Opponent: Buffalo Bills

The Vikings will look to fair better in Buffalo this Sunday.  

Matt Spaeth- Tight End Pittsburgh Steelers

Week 6 Opponent: Cleveland Browns

Spaeth did not record any offensive stats, but did record a tackle on a Pittsburgh onside kick.

Week 7 Opponent: Houston Texans

The Steelers host Houston on Monday Night Football

Brock Vereen- Safety Chicago Bears

Week 6 Opponent: Atlanta Falcons

Vereen recorded two tackles in the Bears 27-13 win over Atlanta.

Week 7 Opponent: Miami Dolphins

The Bears will host Miami on Sunday.

Tramaine Brock- Cornerback San Francisco 49ers

Week 6 Opponent: St. Louis Rams

Brock was inactive for his fifth consecutive game  still suffering from a turf toe injury from Week 1.

Week 7 Opponent: Denver Broncos

The 49ers go to Denver for Sunday Night Football against the Broncos.

Check back next Tuesday to see how our  former Gophers did in Week 7.

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