Every week during the NFL Season we will recap how the former Gopher football players who are now in the NFL did each week for their respective teams. Herei s how our former Gophers did in Week 5.
Eric Decker- Wide Receiver New York Jets
Week 6 Opponent: Washington
Decker got back into the swing of things with four catches for 59 yards and a TD in the Jets win.
Week 7 Opponent: New England Patriots
The Jets go to the Pats in a big AFC East tilt.
Ra'Shede Hageman- Defensive Tackle Atlanta Falcons
Week 6 Opponent: New Orleans Saints
Hageman had three tackles, two of them solo and a hit on the QB in Atlanta's first loss of the season.
Week 7 Opponent: Tennessee Titans
The Falcons go to New Orleans for Thursday Night Football
Marcus Sherels- Cornerback/ Punt Returner Minnesota Vikings
Week 6 Opponent:Kansas City Chiefs
Sherels had one tackle, and returned two punts for 14 yards in the Vikings win.
Week 7 Opponent: Detroit Lions
The Vikings go to Detroit on Sunday
Matt Spaeth- Tight End Pittsburgh Steelers
Week 6 Opponent: Arizona Cardinals
Spaeth did not record any stats in the Steelers win over Arizona
Week 7 Opponent: Kansas City Chiefs
The Steelers head to KC on Sunday.
Tramaine Brock- Cornerback San Francisco 49ers
Week 6 Opponent: Baltimore Ravens
Brock had five tackles, four of them solo, one of them for loss and defensed two passes in the 49ers loss to Baltimore.
Week 7 Opponent: Seattle Seahawks
The 49ers host Seattle on Thursday night Football.
Maxx Williams - Tight End Baltimore Ravens
Week 6 Opponent: San Francisco 49ers
Maxx had four catches for 24 yards in the Ravens win.
Week 7 Opponent: Arizona Cardinals
The Ravens get Arizona on Monday Night Football
Damien Wilson- Linebacker Dallas Cowboys
Week 6 Opponent: BYE
Wilson got a week off to rest with the rest of the Cowboys.
Week 7 Opponent: New York Giants
The Cowboys get the Giants in a big division match-up.