Knights in the NFL- Week 8 Edition

Gregg Snyder- SOR Staff Writer

Nov 2, 2009

By: Gregg Snyder- SOR Staff Writer


Ray Rice- Mark Duncan/AP

Ray Rice- Mark Duncan/AP

Player of the Week:

In Baltimore, Ray Rice carried the ball 23 times for 84 yards and a touchdown, to help the Ravens defeat the previously undefeated Denver Broncos. Rice also caught five passes for 24 yards in the victory.
Other former Knights:
Joining Ray Rice in Baltimore is tight end L.J. Smith, who did get in the game, but did not record any stats.
Linebacker Gary Brackett and defensive lineman Eric Foster both saw some game time for the Indianapolis Colts. Brackett once again started for the Colts’ defense and recorded five tackles. Foster did not record any stats in the team’s hard-fought victory over the 49ers. Indianapolis improved to 7-0.
The Tennessee Titans finally got their first win of the season. Three former Knights saw action in this game. Tennessee rookie wide receiver, Kenny Britt, caught one pass for seven yards. Jason McCourty also saw game action for the Titans, but he did not record any stats against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Defensive back, Courtney Greene, got in the game for the Jaguars, but also did not record any stats. Wide receiver Tiquan Underwood was active, but did not play; and Cameron Stephenson continues to be on Jacksonville’s practice squad.
            - Gary Gibson is on Injured Reserve for the St. Louis Rams. The Rams got their first win of the season, beating the Detroit Lions on Sunday. Ryan Neill was in the game as the Rams long snapper.
            - Clark Harris and Brian Leonard of the Cincinnati Bengals were on their bye week. The same goes for Jeremy Zuttah and Derrick Roberson of the Tampa Bay Bucs.
            - J’Vonne Parker of the Denver Broncos and Darnell Stapleton of the Pittsburgh Steelers are both on injured reserve for their teams.
            - The Arizona Cardinals got upset by the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. Brandon Renkart is a member of the Cardinals practice squad.
            - Shaun O’Hara, once again started on the New York Giants offensive line. The Giants got romped by the Philadelphia Eagles this week.
            - In New York, two former Knights took the field. Jamaal Westerman played for the New York Jets, but did not record any stats in his team’s lose to the Miami Dolphins. Nate Jones got his first start of the season for the Dolphins and recorded 7 tackles.
            - Mike Teel was active but did not play. His Seattle Seahawks lost to the Dallas Cowboys this week.