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Gopher Football: Gophers in the NFL Update Week 9!

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Matt Spaeth finally got a reception...for a 33 yard TD!!
Matt Spaeth finally got a reception...for a 33 yard TD!!
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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 9 Opponent: Kansas City Chiefs

Decker had nine catches for 63 yards and a touchdown in the Jets loss in Kansas City.

Week 10 Opponent: Pittsburgh Steelers

Decker and the Jets host Pittsburgh in a afternoon game.

Marqueis Gray- Tight End Minnesota Vikings

Week 9 Opponent: Washington R-Words

Gray had one kick return for 14 yards in the Vikings 29-26 win over Washington.

Week 10 Opponent: BYE

Bye week.  Gray can put all his attention into #FREEFLOYD

Ra'Shede Hageman- Defensive Tackle Atlanta Falcons

Week 9 Opponent: BYE

Hageman and Atlanta had a bye week.  Though it seems Shede had a big week trying to score some things..

Week 10 Opponent: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Falconsget to go to Tampa for an NFC South matchup.  Assuming Shede plays.

Marcus Sherels- Cornerback/ Punt Returner Minnesota Vikings

Week 9 Opponent: Washington R-Words

Sherels had one punt return for eight yards and two solo tackles in the Vikings win..


Week 10 Opponent: BYE

Bye week.  Marcus can put all his attention into his brothers attempt to  #FREEFLOYD

Matt Spaeth- Tight End Pittsburgh Steelers

Week 9 Opponent: Baltimore Ravens

Ben Rothlisberger threw a touchdown to damn near everyone on the roster, and Spaeth finally cashed in!  he had one catch, but it was a 33 yard TD pass in Pittsburgh big win over Baltimore.

Week 10 Opponent: New York Jets

The Steelers will see if they can keep the TD train going in the Meadowlands against the Jets

Brock Vereen- Safety Chicago Bears

Week 9 Opponent: BYE

Vereen got the week off just like the Gophers.

Week 10 Opponent: Green Bay Packers

Sunday Night Football in Lambeau.  Should be fun.

Tramaine Brock- Cornerback San Francisco 49ers

Week 9 Opponent: St. Louis Rams

Brock was inactive once again with his toe injury.

Week 10 Opponent: New Orleans Saints.

The 49ers go to New Orleans for big game with playoff implications.

Check back next Tuesday to see how our  former Gophers did in Week 10.