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Gopher Football: Gophers in the NFL Update Week 7!

Brock Vereen had his best game in the NFL on Sunday.
Brock Vereen had his best game in the NFL on Sunday.
Jonathan Daniel

Here is how the former Gophers on NFL rosters did in Week 7!

Eric Decker- Wide Receiver New York Jets

Week 7 Opponent: New England Patriots

Decker led the Jets with four receptions for 65 yards in their 27-25 loss on Thursday night.


Week 8 Opponent: Buffalo Bills

Decker and the Jets host Buffalo in a AFC East matchup Sunday

Marqueis Gray- Tight End Minnesota Vikings

Week 7 Opponent: Buffalo Bills

Gray did not record any offensive stats, but did have one special teams tackle in the in the Vikings crushing 17-16 loss to Buffalo.

Week 8 Opponent: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Vikings go to Tampa this Sunday to try and get back on the winning track

Ra'Shede Hageman- Defensive Tackle Atlanta Falcons

Week 7 Opponent: Baltimore Ravens

Hageman did not have any stats in the Falcons 29-7 loss to Baltimore.

Week 8 Opponent: Detroit Lions

The Falcons and Lions will square off in London on Sunday.

Marcus Sherels- Cornerback/ Punt Returner Minnesota Vikings

Week 7 Opponent: Buffalo Bills

Sherels had two punt returns for 23 yards and one tackle on defense.


Week 8 Opponent: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Vikings will look to fair better in Tampa on Sunday

Matt Spaeth- Tight End Pittsburgh Steelers

Week 7 Opponent: Houston Texans

Spaeth did not record any offensive stats in the Steelers Monday night game.

Week 8 Opponent: Indianapolis Colts

The Steelers host Indianapolis in a big AFC battle.

Brock Vereen- Safety Chicago Bears

Week 7 Opponent: Miami Dolphins

Vereen had his best day as a Bear with five solo tackles in Chicago's 27-14 loss to Miami.

Week 8 Opponent: New England Patriots

With the injuries in the Bears secondary, hopefully Brock can keep up his good play against the AFC East.

Tramaine Brock- Cornerback San Francisco 49ers

Week 7 Opponent: Denver Broncos

Brock finally returned from his injury and had three tackles in the Broncos blowout win over San Fran

Week 8 Opponent: BYE

The 49ers get their bye week this week.

Check back next Tuesday to see how our  former Gophers did in Week 8.