We are back for our weekly recap of how our Gopher alums did in the NFL. This past week was Week 2 in the NFL. Here is a recap and a preview of Week 3.
Eric Decker: WR Tennessee Titans
Week 2: at Jacksonville Jaguars
Decker caught three passes for 32 yards in five targets from Marcus Mariotta in the Titans win over The Jaguars.
Week 3: vs Seattle Seahawks
The Titans host a team from the NFC West this Sunday.
MarQueis Gray: TE Miami Dolphins
Week 2: at Los Angeles Chargers
Gray didn’t record any stats in their season opening win over the Chargers
Week 3: at New York Jets
The Dolphins head north to face the J-E-T-S Jets Jets Jets
Maxx Williams: TE Baltimore Ravens
Week 2 vs Cleveland Browns
Maxx caught four passes for 21 yards in the Ravens win over the Browns. He also gained two yards on a rushing play. Unfortunately it appears he also injured himself once again as he was in a boot postgame.
Week 3 vs Jacksonville Jaguars
Maxx and the Ravens will take on the Jags in London this Sunday. We shall see if his foot/ankle is ok to let him play and or even travel.
De’ Vondre Campbell: LB Atlanta Falcons
Week 2: vs Green Bay Packers
Campbell continued to impress this season tying for a team lead eight tackles in the win over the Packers. He ended up with six solo tackles including 1.5 for loss and would sack Aaron Rodgers for his first NFL sack in the second quarter.
Don't forget about 'Dre!— Atlanta Falcons (@AtlantaFalcons) September 18, 2017
First career sack for De'Vondre Campbell! pic.twitter.com/XWEGXL5vrz
Oh...and he tossed in a pass defense too. Not too shabby Mr Campbell.
Week 3 at Detroit Lions
The Falcons get their second straight NFC North team in a battle of 2-0 teams.
Briean Boddy-Calhoun: CB Cleveland Browns
Week 2: at Baltimore Ravens
Boddy-Calhoun would record three solo tackles but it wouldn’t beat enough to beat the Ravens.
Week 3: at Indianapolis Colts
BBC and the Browns head to Indy for a battle of 0-2 teams.
Marcus Sherels: DB/PR Minnesota Vikings
Tramaine Brock: CB Minnesota Vikings
Week 2: at Pittsburgh Steelers
Sherels returned just one punt for 12 yards in the Vikings loss to the Steelers. However, those 12 yards were enough to put Sherels over the top as the Vikings all-time leader in punt return yards.
Marcus Sherels is now the #Vikings all-time leader in punt return yards. pic.twitter.com/QtwLHvoooH— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) September 17, 2017
Brock was inactive once again with his groin injury.
Week 3: vs Tampa Bay Buccaneers
The Vikings try and regroup back at home against the Bucs.
Eric Murray: DB Kansas City Chiefs
Week 2 vs Philadelphia Eagles
Murray stepped in after safety Eric Berry tore his Achilles in week 1 and performed great, He tied for the lead in tackles for KC with 6—all solo and recorded two pass defenses as well in the KC win over the Eagles.
"When your number's called, you gotta perform." ~ Eric Murray pic.twitter.com/O30TjppJSP— Kansas City Chiefs (@Chiefs) September 18, 2017
Week 3 at Los Angeles Chargers
Murray and the Chiefs will try and go 3-0 out in LA.
Damien Wilson: LB Dallas Cowboys
Week 2: at Denver Broncos
Wilson recorded two solo tackles in the loss to the Broncos.
Week 3: at Arizona Cardinals
The Cowboys head to Arizona for Monday Night Football.
Jalen Myrick: CB Jacksonville Jaguars
Week 2: Vs Tennessee Titans
Myrick was inactive for the second straight week for the Jags.
Week 3 vs Jacksonville Jaguars
Lets see if Myrick gets to play when the Jags fly over the pond to play the Ravens.