Jan. 2, 2008
Willie Anderson, T - Cincinnati Bengals
Anderson saw time at tackle for a Bengals' offense that gained 393 total yards and did not give up a sack in a 38-25 win over the Miami Dolphins. Anderson made five starts this season, his 12th in the NFL.
Devin Aromashodu, WR - Indianapolis Colts
Aromashodu had one reception good for seven yards in the Colts' 16-10 loss to the Titans. In his second NFL season, Aromashodu was signed as a free agent to the Colts' active roster on Nov. 14, from the Houston Texans' practice squad. He was a member of the Colts' practice squad in 2006. He has notched 96 yards on seven receptions in six games with the Colts. The Colts clinched the AFC South and a first-round bye in the post season in week 15.
Rob Bironas, K - Tennessee Titans
Bironas made three-of-three field goals in the Titans' 16-10 win over Indianapolis. He made kicks from 40, 54 and 33 yards. He was also one-for-one in PATs. Bironas leads the NFL with 35-of-39 field goals and has made 28-of-28 PATs. With the win, the Titans earned their first playoff berth since 2003. They will face San Diego in the Wild Card Playoffs on Jan. 6. Bironas, for his record-setting efforts this season, was named as the AFC kicker for the 2008 Pro Bowl.
Ronnie Brown, RB - Miami Dolphins
Brown's season came to an end when he tore his right ACL versus New England in week seven. Brown started seven games for the Dolphins and picked up 502 yards on 119 carries, and four touchdowns. Brown, who had 100 yards in five consecutive games prior to his injury, also had 39 receptions for 389 yards.
Jason Campbell, QB - Washington Redskins
Tim Carter, WR - Cleveland Browns
Campbell was not active for the Redskins' 27-6 win over Dallas due to a knee injury. Campbell is 250-for-417 with 2,700 yards, 12 touchdowns and 11 interceptions as the Redskins' starting quarterback in 2007. The Redskins, finishing 2007 with a 9-7 record, will face the Seahawks in the first round of the playoffs on Jan. 5.
Carter saw time at receiver in the Browns' 20-7 win over the 49ers. Carter finished the season with eight receptions for 117 yards and one touchdown in 2007. The six-year veteran spent the first five years of his career with the New York Giants.
Karlos Dansby, OLB - Arizona Cardinals
Dansby notched four tackles in the Cardinals' 48-19 win over St. Louis. Starting 14 games this season, Dansby had 97 tackles, 3.5 sacks, three interceptions, four forced fumbles and eight pass deflections.
Dansby is in his fourth professional season.
Tim Duckworth, G - New Orleans Saints
Duckworth is a member of the Saints' practice squad. He was signed by the club on August 2, 2007.
Heath Evans, FB - New England Patriots
Evans had one carry for four yards in the Patriots' 38-35 win over the Giants. With the win, the Patriots became the second team in NFL history to go undefeated in the regular season (16-0, the first team was the 1972 Dolphins who went 14-0). In his seventh NFL season, and third with New England, Evans has played in 16 games, notching 34 carries for 121 yards and three touchdowns in 2007. The Patriots clinched the AFC East and a number one seed in the playoffs.
Wayne Gandy, T - Atlanta Falcons
Gandy was placed on the Falcons' injured reserve list on Oct. 9. Now in his 14th season, Gandy had played in 212 of a potential 213 NFL games, starting 205 of those contests. Gandy is in his third season with the Falcons.
Chris Gray, G - Seattle Seahawks
Gray started at right guard for the Seahawks in a 44-41 loss to the Falcons. Gray has started in 135 of the Seahawks' last 137 games. The Seahawks clinched the NFC West division and will face the Redskins on Jan. 5, in the first round of the playoffs.
Ben Grubbs, G - Baltimore Ravens
Grubbs made his 12th consecutive start for the Ravens' offense which gained 334 yards in a 27-21 win over the Steelers. Grubbs played in all 16 games in his rookie season with Baltimore.
Marquies Gunn, DE - Tampa Bay Buccaneers
After being activated by the Giants from the practice squad on Sept. 19, Gunn was cut by the squad on Sept. 23. Gunn was signed to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice squad on Oct. 17. The Bucs clinched the NFC South win their 37-3 win over Atlanta in week 15. They will face the New York Giants on Jan. 6, in the first round of the playoffs.
Will Herring, LB - Seattle Seahawks
Herring saw time at linebacker and had one tackle in Seattle's 44-41 loss to Atlanta. Herring, in his rookie season, has appeared in 12 games and has 14 tackles. The Seahawks clinched the NFC West division and will face the Redskins on Jan. 5, in the first round of the playoffs.
Kevin Hobbs, CB - Seattle Seahawks
Hobbs had two tackles in Seattle's 44-41 loss to the Falcons. Hobbs has played in six games as a rookie for the Seahawks. The Seahawks clinched the NFC West division and will face the Redskins on Jan. 5, in the first round of the playoffs.
Roderick Hood, CB - Arizona Cardinals
Hood had five tackles and two pass deflections in the Cardinals' 48-19 win over the Rams. He had 57 total tackles this season, 21 pass deflections and five interceptions, two returned for touchdowns. Hood is in his fifth season in the NFL and first with the Cardinals.
David Irons, CB - Atlanta Falcons
David Irons was not active in the Falcons' 44-41 win over Seattle due to a hamstring injury. Irons played in 15 games this season and had 13 tackles.
Kenny Irons, RB - Cincinnati Bengals
Kenny Irons is out for the season with a torn ACL. Irons is in his first NFL season with the Bengals.
T.J. Jackson, DT - Kansas City Chiefs
Jackson is in his first season as a member of the Chiefs' practice squad.
Brandon Jacobs, RB - New York Giants
Jacobs had 15 carries for 67 yards in the Giants' 38-35 loss to the Patriots. He also notched 44 yards on five receptions and a touchdown. In his third season with the Giants, Jacobs has 202 carries for 1,009 yards and four touchdowns in 11 games. He also has 174 yards on 33 receptions and two touchdowns. The Giants will face Tampa Bay in the first round of the playoffs on Sunday, Jan. 6.
Rudi Johnson, RB - Cincinnati Bengals
Johnson was not active in the Bengals' 38-25 win over Miami due to a hamstring injury. Johnson is in his seventh season in Cincinnati. He has played in 11 games with 497 yards on 170 carries and two touchdowns. He also had 110 yards on 13 receptions and one touchdown.
Spencer Johnson, DT - Minnesota Vikings
Johnson notched four tackles in Minnesota's 22-19 loss to Denver. He played in 16 games in 2007, registering 24 tackles, three sacks and one forced fumble.
Stanley McClover, DE - Carolina Panthers
McClover had one sack for a loss of nine yards, three tackles and one quarterback hurry in the Panthers' 31-23 victory over Tampa Bay. McClover, in his second season, played in 11 games notching eight tackles and one sack this season.
Marcus McNeill, OT - San Diego Chargers
McNeill started at left tackle for a San Diego offense that gained 253 yards of total offense in a 30-17 win over Oakland. McNeill is in his second NFL season after being drafted in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Chargers. He has started all 16 games in '07, 30 in his career. The Chargers clinched the AFC West in week 15 and will face the Titans on Jan. 6 in the Wildcard Playoffs.
Anthony Mix, WR - Washington Redskins
Mix saw time at wide receiver in Washington's 27-6 win over Dallas. Mix was signed to the Washington Redskins' active roster on Nov. 20. In his second season, Mix spent most of 2007 as a member of the New York Giants' practice squad. He appeared in five games for the Giants and had 39 yards on three receptions. The Redskins have earned a playoff berth and will face the Seattle Seahawks on Jan. 5.
Ben Obomanu, WR - Seattle Seahawks
Obomanu caught one pass for 10 yards in Seattle's 44-41 loss to Atlanta. In his second season with Seattle, he has 12 receptions on 18 yards and one touchdown. The Seahawks clinched the NFC West Division and will face the Redskins on Saturday, Jan. 5 in the first round of the playoffs.
Mike Pucillo, OL - Washington Redskins
Pucillo was not active for the Redskins' 27-6 win over Dallas due to a back injury. Pucillo has played in 48 games during his five-year career, including 23 in his three seasons with the Redskins. The Redskins, finishing 2007 with a 9-7 record, will face the Seahawks in the first round of the playoffs in Jan. 5.
Jay Ratliff, NT - Dallas Cowboys
Ratliff was not active in the Cowboys' 27-6 loss to the Redskins. He has 30 tackles, 3.0 sacks and four pass deflections in his third season with the Cowboys. The Cowboys are the NFC East division champions and have earned a first round bye in the playoffs.
Tony Richardson, FB - Minnesota Vikings
Richardson saw time at fullback in Minnesota's 22-19 loss to Denver. Richardson is in his second season with Minnesota and his 13th year in the league. Richardson had seven carries for 13 yards and 89 yards on 11 receptions this season. For his efforts, Richardson was named as the NFC starting fullback in the 2008 Pro Bowl.
Carlos Rogers, CB - Washington Redskins
Rogers suffered a season-ending knee injury in week eight versus the Patriots. In his third professional season, Rogers notched 25 tackles, seven pass deflections and one interception returned for a touchdown in the seven consecutive starts prior to his injury.
Kendall Simmons, G - Pittsburgh Steelers
Simmons made his 15th consecutive start at right guard for the Steelers in a 27-21 loss to the Ravens. Simmons is in his sixth year in the NFL, all with Pittsburgh. The Steelers will face the Jacksonville Jaguars in the first round of the playoffs on Jan. 5.
Takeo Spikes, LB - Philadelphia Eagles
Spikes was placed on injured reserve on Dec. 19 due to a torn rotator cuff. Spikes had 86 tackles in his 10th professional season.
Courtney Taylor, WR - Seattle Seahawks
Taylor had two catches for 13 yards in Seattle's 44-41 loss to Atlanta. He has five catches for 38 yards during his rookie season in Seattle. The Seahawks clinched the NFC West division and will face the Redskins on Jan. 5, in the first round of the playoffs.
Dontarrious Thomas, LB - Minnesota Vikings
Thomas was not active in the Vikings' 22-19 loss to Denver due to a groin injury. He is in his fourth season in the league, all with Minnesota. Thomas had five tackles this season and has appeared in 13 games.
Reggie Torbor, LB - New York Giants
Torbor notched seven tackles, one sack for a loss of 10 yards, two quarterback hits and three special teams tackles in the Giants' 38-35 loss to the Patriots. Torbor has played in 16 consecutive games, notching 39 tackles in his fourth season with the Giants. The Giants will play Tampa Bay in the Wildcard Playoffs on Jan. 6.
Cooper Wallace, TE - Cincinnati Bengals
Wallace was signed to the Titans' practice squad for a second season in September, but was removed from the practice squad on Oct. 3. He was signed to the Cincinnati Bengals' practice squad on Nov. 6.
Marcus Washington, LB - Washington Redskins
Washington started at linebacker and led the Redskins with 6 tackles in a 27-6 win over Dallas. Washington has 48 tackles, five sacks and one forced fumble this season. The Redskins will face Seattle in the Wildcard Playoffs on Jan. 5.
Carnell Williams, RB - Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Williams suffered a season-ending injury to his right patella tendon in week four. He finished his third season with 54 carries for 208 yards and three touchdowns, and added 3 catches for 17 yards.
Travis Williams, LB - Atlanta Falcons
Williams had three tackles in Atlanta's 44-41 win over Seattle.
Williams has played in six games and has seven tackles in his first season with the Falcons.