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Gopher Football: Gophers in the NFL Update Week 8!

The Vereen Brothers played against each other in the NFL for the first time.
The Vereen Brothers played against each other in the NFL for the first time.
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Here is how the former Gophers on NFL rosters did in Week 8!

Eric Decker- Wide Receiver New York Jets

Week 8 Opponent: Buffalo Bills

Decker led the Jets with seven receptions  but only had 40 yards receiving in their loss to Buffalo. .

Week 9 Opponent: Kansas City Chiefs

Decker and the Jetsgo to KC for a Sunday afternoon tilt.

Marqueis Gray- Tight End Minnesota Vikings

Week 8 Opponent: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Gray did not record any stats in the Vikings OT win over Tampa.

Week 9 Opponent: Washington R-words

The Vikings come back home to host the Washington football club this Sunday.

Ra'Shede Hageman- Defensive Tackle Atlanta Falcons

Week 8 Opponent: Detroit Lions

Hageman recorded three tackles, including one for a loss in the Falcons crusing loss in London to Detroit.

Week 9 Opponent: BYE

The Falcons get their bye week after a trip across the pond.

Marcus Sherels- Cornerback/ Punt Returner Minnesota Vikings

Week 8 Opponent: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Sherels had four punt returns for 25 against the Bucs.

Week 9 Opponent: Washington R-Words.

The Vikings will be back at TCF against Washington on Sunday.

Matt Spaeth- Tight End Pittsburgh Steelers

Week 8 Opponent: Indianapolis Colts

Ben Rothlisberger threw a touchdown to damn near everyone else on the roster, but Spaeth did not record any offensive stats in the Steelers win over Indy.

Week 9 Opponent: Baltimore Ravens

The Steelers host Baltimore on Sunday Night Football

Brock Vereen- Safety Chicago Bears

Week 8 Opponent: New England Patroits

Vereen had three tackles including two solo tackles in the Bears blowout loss to New England in the battle of the Vereen Brothers.

Week 9 Opponent: BYE

The Bears get a bye week to try and figure out what the hell is going on in Chicago.

Tramaine Brock- Cornerback San Francisco 49ers

Week 8 Opponent: BYE

No Game

Week 9 Opponent: St. Louis Rams

The 49ers host St. Louis in a NFC West matchup.

Check back next Tuesday to see how our  former Gophers did in Week 9.