Another week, another dominating defensive performance from a pair of Gophers. Antoine It was a relatively quiet week for former Gophers in the NFL with the exception of the one who returned back to the Twin Cities. Terrell Smith had a great game against the Vikings in helping the Bears to a n upset win at US Bank Stadium.
Rashod Bateman—WR Baltimore Ravens
Daniel Faalele—OL—Baltimore Ravens
Week 12 @ Los Angeles Chargers (Sunday Night)
Week 13 BYE
Bateman played 57 offensive snaps—a season high 80%. Bateman was targeted five times and caught two balls for 21 yards.
Faalele did not play in the game.
Terrell Smith—CB—Chicago Bears
Week 12 @ Minnesota Vikings (MNF)
Week 13 BYE
Smith played a majority of the game in the win over the Vikings in his return to Minneapolis. He played 52 defensive snaps—95% and added one special teams snap. He led the Bears with eight tackles, all of them solo.
De’ Vondre Campbell—LB—Green Bay Packers
Week 12 @ Detroit Lions (Thanksgiving)
Week 13 vs Kansas City Chiefs (Sunday Night?
Campbell did not [play with his neck injury in the win over the Lions on Thanksgiving.
Blake Cashman—LB—Houston Texans
Eric Murray—S—Houston Texans
Week 12 vs Jacksonville Jaguars
Week 13 vs Denver Broncos
Cashman started and played 74 defensive snaps and four on special teams. He recored six tackles, four of them solo in the loss to the Jags.
Murray remains on Injured Reserve.
Jordan Howden—S—New Orleans Saints
Week 12 @ Atlanta Falcons
Week 13 vs Detroit Lions
Howden played seven snaps on defense and 13 on special teams as the Saints lost to Atlanta. Howden had one tackle.
Carter Coughlin—LB New York Giants
John Michael Schmitz-C-New York Giants
Week 12 vs New England Patriots
Week 13 BYE
Coughlin played 17 special teams snaps and had two solo tackles including this absolute blast.
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Schmitz played all 52 offensive snaps in the win over New England
Boye Mafe—DL—Seattle Seahawks
Week 12 vs San Francisco 49ers (Thanksgiving)
Week 13 @ Dallas Cowboys (Thursday)
Mafe played 55 defensive snaps and seven on special teams. It was his second quiet game in a row with two solo tackles.
Ko Kieft—TE—Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Antoine Winfield, JR—S-Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Week 12 @ Indianapolis Colts
Week 13 vs Carolina Panthers
Kieft played 8 offensive snaps and 19 special teams snaps. He recorded one special teams tackle.
Winfield played 72 defensive snaps and recorded ten tackles, eight of them solo and assed a pass defense in the loss.
Jack Gibbens—LB—Tennessee Titans
Week 12 vs Carolina Panthers
Week 13 vs Indianapolis Colts
Gibbons played 35 defensive snaps and 16 special teams snaps in the win over Carolina. he recorded two solo tackle and added a pass defense in the win.
Benjamin St. Juste—CB—Washington Commanders
Week 12 @ Dallas Cowboys (Thanksgiving)
Week 13 vs Miami Dolphins
St. Juste played all 54 defensive snaps. He made three solo tackles in the rout loss to Dalls.