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Minnesota Football: Gophers in the NFL Week 14

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Antoine Winfield showed the Vikings what they passed on

Minnesota Vikings v Tampa Bay Buccaneers Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Week 14 in the NFL saw the return of all the teams to action after the final bye week of the season. Antoine Winfield Jr used that opportunity to show the Vikings what they were missing when they didn’t take him last spring. Spoiler—-A LOT. Carter Coughlin also continues to blow up and has earned himself a regular spot on the Giants defense, and BBC is back in the NFL! Here is our recap of how the former Minnesota Golden Gophers performed in Week 14 in the NFL and a look ahead to Week 15.

Maxx Williams— Tight End— Arizona Cardinals

Week 14 @ New York Giants

Week 15 vs Philadelphia Eagles

Maxx played 51 snaps in the Cardinals win over the Giants and caught two passes for 17 yards from Kyler Murray.

De’Vondre Campbell—Linebacker—Arizona Cardinals

Week 14 @ New York Giants

Week 15 vs Philadelphia Eagles

Campbell played a season low 22 snaps and recorded one solo and three assisted tackles in the win. He was dealing with an ankle injury all week in practice before the Giants game.

Chris Streveler—Quarterback—Arizona Cardinals

Week 14 @ New York Giants

Week 15 vs Philadelphia Eagles

Streveler did not see any game action in Week 14.

Eric Murray-Safety Houston Texans

Week 14 @ Chicago Bears

Week 15 @ Indianapolis Colts

Murray has his best game of the season in a blowout loss to the Bears. He played all 60 defensive snaps, recorded ten solo tackles, added an assisted tackle and had two sacks of Mitch Trubisky.

Damien Wilson—Linebacker—Kansas City Chiefs

Week 14 @ Miami Dolphins

Week 15 @ New Orleans Saints

Wilson did not play against the Dolphins with a knee injury.

Blake Cashman—Linebacker—New York Jets

Week 14 @ Seattle Seahawks

Week 15 @ Los Angeles Rams

Cashman was placed on IR with a hamstring injury and may miss the remainder of the season.

Antoine Winfield Jr. —Safety—Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Week 14 vs Minnesota Vikings

Week 15 @ Atlanta Falcons

Antoine Winfield Jr pretty much locked up the NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year Award on Sunday after a dominant performance against the Vikings. He played 78 snaps, recorded a a career high ten solo tackles, added two assisted tackles, earned a sack of Kirk Cousins and forced a fumble.

Tyler Johnson-WR-Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Week 14 vs Minnesota Vikings

Week 15 @ Atlanta Falcons

Meanwhile on the offensive side of the ball Tyler Johnson is still getting killed by the Bucs signing of Antoinio Brown. Johnson had just three snaps on Sunday and didn’t see a target in Tampa’s win.

Carter Coughlin-LB-New York Giants

Week 14 vs Arizona Cardinals

Week 15 vs Cleveland Browns (SNF)

Talk about finishing a season strong. A week after his breakout performance against Seattle Coughlin continues to get more run. Coughlin played 64 snaps, a career high and recorded a career high five solo and two assisted tackles in the Giants loss to Arizona. he will get another chance to show off on Sunday night football this week.

Kamal Martin-LB-Green Bay Packers

Week 14 @ Detroit Lions

Week 15 vs Carolina Panthers (Sat Night)

Martin continues to struggle t see the field for the Packers playing just 12 snaps and recorded an assisted tackle in the win over the Lions.

Rodney Smith-RB-Carolina Panthers

Week 14 vs Denver Broncos

Week 15 @ Green Bay Packers

Smith played 16 snaps against Denver and rushed two times for 10 yards and caught two passes for 14 yards. He may get a chance to face is former teammate in Martin on Saturday night.

Briean Boddy-Calhoun—DB—San Francisco 49ers

Week 14 vs Washington Football Team

Week 15 @ Dallas Cowboys

BBC is back in the NFL! Or at least for one week. Boddy-Calhoun was signed to the 49ers practice squad last Wednesday and was promoted to the active roster on Saturday. He played 16 snaps on special teams on Sunday but did not record any stats. On Monday the 49ers waived him and will resign him to the practice squad this week.