Auburn in the NFL--Week 16
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Carnell Williams
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Jan. 1, 2010

Devin Aromashodu, wide receiver- Chicago Bears

Aromashodu had the game-winning 39 yard touchdown reception in overtime in Monday night's 36-30 victory over the Vikings. He was targeted nine times and ended the game with seven receptions and 150 receiving yards, both career highs. The 150 yards were the most by an Auburn receiver in the NFL since Frank Sanders of the Arizona Cardinals had 11 catches for 190 yards in 1998. The yardage mark also eclipsed Aromashodu's season total in the previous 15 contests this year. He also added a kickoff return for 18 yards in the overtime victory for Chicago.

Rob Bironas, kicker- Tennessee Titans

Bironas hit yet another game-winning field goal coming from 46 yards to give the Titans a 27-24 overtime win over the Dolphins on Sunday. He also added a PAT, where he is a perfect 35-of-35 on the season.

Eric Brock, defensive back- Atlanta Falcons

Brock, promoted from the practice squad earlier in the week, had a tackle in a 31-3 win over Buffalo on Sunday. The tackle was the second of his career.

Ronnie Brown, running back- Miami Dolphins


 

 

Brown underwent surgery Nov. 18 to repair a Lisfranc fracture to his right foot and coach Tony Sparano said it "went well.'' Brown, who has rushed for 677 yards and scored eight touchdowns this season, was placed on injured reserve. He suffered the injury in the Dolphins' Nov. 15 contest against Tampa Bay.

Jason Campbell, quarterback-Washington Redskins

Campbell completed 24-of-39 passes for 199 yards, and threw an interception in a 17-0 loss to Dallas Sunday night. Campbell has completed at least 15 passes in all but one game this season.

Karlos Dansby, linebacker-Arizona Cardinals

Dansby had seven tackles in a 31-10 victory over St. Louis on Sunday. The linebacker now ranks 16th in the NFL with 109 tackles.

King Dunlap, offensive line- Philadelphia Eagles

Dunlap played sparingly in Philadelphia's 30-27 last second win over Denver on Sunday.

Heath Evans, running back- New Orleans Saints

Evans tore his ACL in the fourth quarter of an Oct. 25 win over the Miami Dolphins when he was tackled near the sideline after catching a short pass from Drew Brees. He was placed on injured reserve, ending his season.

Tyronne Green, guard- San Diego Chargers

Green played sparingly in a 42-17 Charger win over Tennessee on Sunday.

Quentin Groves, defensive end- Jacksonville Jaguars

Groves had four tackles in a 35-7 loss to New England on Sunday. He now has 25 tackles on the season.

Ben Grubbs, guard-Baltimore Ravens

Grubbs started at left guard in a 23-20 loss to Pittsburgh on Sunday. In the loss, the Ravens outgained the Steelers 323-286 in total offense.

Will Herring, linebacker-Seattle Seahawks

Herring started at outside linebacker and had a season-high eight tackles in a 48-10 loss to Green Bay on Sunday. He now has a total of 41 stops on the season.

Kevin Hobbs, defensive back- Detroit Lions

Hobbs had a solo stop on special teams in the first quarter of a 20-6 loss to San Francisco on Sunday. The former waiver-wire pickup has 34 tackles on the season.

Roderick Hood, defensive back- Tennessee Titans

Hood was inactive for the third straight week as the Titans defeated the Dolphins 27-24.

Brandon Jacobs, running back- New York Giants

Jacobs rushed six times for one yard as the Giants were thrashed by the Panthers 42-9 in the final game ever at Giants Stadium.

Spencer Johnson, defensive lineman-Buffalo Bills

Johnson had a trio of stops as the Bills were defeated by the Falcons 31-3 on Sunday. He will enter the final week of the season with 43 tackles.

Patrick Lee, defensive back-Green Bay Packers

Lee was placed on injured reserve on Sept. 5 with a knee injury, ending his season.

Sen'Derrick Marks, defensive lineman-Tennessee Titans

Marks had three tackles, two solo and one assist, in the Titan's 42-17 loss to the Chargers. He has 11 total tackles on the season, six of them solo.

Marcus McNeill, tackle- San Diego Chargers

McNeill started at left tackle for the Chargers, helping San Diego accumulate 475 total yards of offense in a 42-17 win over Tennessee on Sunday. The victory improves the `Bolts overall record to 12-3 on the season.

Ben Obomanu, wide receiver-Seattle Seahawks

Obomanu was inactive in a 48-10 loss to Green Bay on Sunday due to a hamstring injury.

Jonathan Palmer, tackle- Carolina Panthers

Palmer was signed to the Panthers' practice squad on Sept. 30 and has not played in any games this season.

Jerraud Powers, defensive back- Indianapolis Colts

Powers was inactive for the second-straight week due to injury as the Colts lost to the Jets 29-15.

Jay Ratliff, defensive line- Dallas Cowboys

Ratliff had three tackles and a pair of sacks in a 14-0 shutout of Washington on Sunday night. He spent most of the night terrorizing former teammate Jason Campbell, as two of the tackles were for a loss, and added a pair of quarterback hurries. He was also recently selected to his second Pro Bowl.

Tony Richardson, fullback- New York Jets

Richardson had one reception for five yards via the air.  He was also the lead blocker for the Jets, who racked up 202 yards on 44 rushes en route to breaking up the Colts perfect season.

Carlos Rogers, defensive back-Washington Redskins

Rogers started at corner for the Redskins in a 14-0 loss to the Cowboys on Sunday night. He had one tackle in the losing effort. He now has 35 tackles on the year with one game left to play in the 2009 campaign.

Pat Sims, defensive line- Cincinnati Bengals

Sims started at defensive tackle for the Bengals in a 17-10 win over the Chiefs on Sunday. He had one tackle in the victorious effort.

Takeo Spikes, linebacker- San Francisco 49ers

Spikes had his best overall game of the season on Sunday against the Lions. The former Tiger had a quarterback sack, a pair of tackles for a loss to go along with a quarterback hurry and fumble recovery in a 20-6 win over Detroit on Sunday.

Reggie Torbor, linebacker- Miami Dolphins

Torbor posted two tackles, one for a loss, as the Dolphins were handed a crushing 27-20 loss by Houston on Sunday. The loss mathematically eliminated the Dolphins from the playoff hunt.

Jonathan Wilhite, defensive back- New England Patriots

Wilhite had four tackles and added another on special teams in a 35-7 win over Jacksonville on Sunday. He has 31 tackles on the season to go along with a pair of interceptions on the season.

 Carnell "Cadillac" Williams, running back-Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Williams ran for 129 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries in the Bucs' 20-17 win over New Orleans on Sunday. He also caught three balls for 19 yards. The 27 touches are Williams' new season high. Also, his 129 yards marked the first time since 10/8/06 that Cadillac has eclipsed the 100-yard mark in a contest.