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Minnesota Football: Gophers In the NFL--Week 10

After a week of hiatus...we're back with a look at the Gophers in the NFL

Maxx going for the spike after his first NFL TD!
Maxx going for the spike after his first NFL TD!
Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

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. Here is how our former Gophers did in Week 10.

Eric Decker- Wide Receiver New York Jets

Week 10 Opponent: Buffalo Bills

Decker continued his great season with six catches for 85 yards and a TD in a loss to Buffalo.

Week 11 Opponent: Houston Texans

The Jets go to Houston to see if Decker can stay hot.

Ra'Shede Hageman- Defensive Tackle Atlanta Falcons

Week 10 Opponent: BYE

Hageman and the Falcons had a bye this week.

Week 11 Opponent: Indianapolis Colts

The Falcons host Indy Sunday.

Marcus Sherels- Cornerback/ Punt Returner Minnesota Vikings

Week 10 Opponent: Oakland Raiders

Sherels had two tackles and returned two punts for 15 yards in a win over the Raiders.


Week 11 Opponent: Green Bay Packers

The Vikings host the Packers in a battle for the NFC North lead.

Matt Spaeth- Tight End Pittsburgh Steelers

Week 10 Opponent: Cleveland Browns

Spaeth did not record any stats in the Steelers win over Cleveland.

Week 11 Opponent: BYE

The Steelers get a must needed bye.

Tramaine Brock- Cornerback San Francisco 49ers

Week 10 Opponent: BYE

The 49ers has a bye this week.

Week 11 Opponent: Seattle Seahawks

The 49ers head to Seattle for another whooping.

Maxx Williams - Tight End Baltimore Ravens

Week 10 Opponent: Jacksonvile Jaguars

Maxx caught his first NFL touchdown this week, along with three additional catches for a total of 40 yards. Oh..and a tackle for good measure.

Week 11 Opponent: Saint Louis Rams

The Ravens host the Rams on Sunday.

Damien Wilson- Linebacker Dallas Cowboys

Week 10 Opponent: Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Wilson did not record any stats in the loss to Tampa.

Week 11 Opponent: Miami Dolphins

The Cowboys head to South Florida for a game

We have one more player to add to the list!  Former Gopher running back David Cobb was added to the Tennessee Titans active roster last week!

David Cobb- Running Back Tennessee Titans

Week 10 Opponent: Carolina Panthers

While Cobb was added to the active roster, he was inactive for the game against the Panthers

Week 11 Opponent: Jacksonville Jaguars

Hopefully Cobb will make his NFL debut on Thursday night.