AUBURN IN THE NFL--Playoff Week 2
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Jan. 15, 2008

Devin Aromashodu, WR - Indianapolis Colts
Aromashodu had one reception for 13 yards in the Colts' 28-24 loss to the San Diego Chargers. 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 notched 96 yards on seven receptions in six games of the regular season with the Colts.

Heath Evans, FB - New England Patriots
Evans saw time at fullback in the Patriots' AFC Divisional 31-20 win over the Jaguars. New England will now face the San Diego Chargers on Jan. 20 in the AFC Championship. With the conclusion of the regular season, the Patriots became the second team in the Super Bowl era 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 played in 16 games, notching 34 carries for 121 yards and three touchdowns in the 2007 regular season.

Chris Gray, G - Seattle Seahawks
Gray started at right guard for the Seahawks in a 42-20 loss to the Green Bay Packers. Gray has started in 137 of the Seahawks' last 139 games.

Will Herring, LB - Seattle Seahawks
Herring saw time at linebacker and had one assisted tackle in Seattle's 42-20 loss to Green Bay. Herring, in his rookie season, appeared in 12 regular season games and had 14 tackles.

Kevin Hobbs, CB - Seattle Seahawks
Hobbs saw time at cornerback in Seattle's 42-20 loss to Green Bay. Hobbs played in six regular season games as a rookie for the Seahawks.

Brandon Jacobs, RB - New York Giants
Jacobs scored one touchdown and rushed for 54 yards on 14 carries in the Giants' 21-17 win over Dallas. He also had one catch for five yards. In his third season with the Giants, Jacobs had 202 carries for 1,009 yards and four touchdowns in 11 games of the regular season. He also had 174 yards on 33 receptions and two touchdowns. The Giants will play in the NFC Championship game on Jan. 20, facing the Green Bay Packers.

 

 

Marcus McNeill, OT - San Diego Chargers
McNeill started at left tackle for a San Diego offense that gained 411 yards of total offense and did not give up a sack. The Chargers defeated the Colts 28-24 to advance to the AFC Championship where they will face the Patriots on Jan. 20. 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 18 games in '07, 32 in his career.

Ben Obomanu, WR - Seattle Seahawks
Obomanu had four catches for 63 yards in Seattle's 42-20 loss to Green Bay. In his second season with Seattle, he had 12 receptions for 18 yards and one touchdown in the regular season.

Jay Ratliff, NT - Dallas Cowboys
Ratliff had two tackles in the Cowboys' 21-17 loss to the Giants. Ratliff had 30 tackles, 3.0 sacks and four pass deflections in the regular season of his third year with the Cowboys.

Courtney Taylor, WR - Seattle Seahawks
Taylor saw time at wide receiver in Seattle's 35-14 win over Washington. In his rookie season, Taylor had five catches for 38 yards during the regular season. The Seahawks will face the Green Bay Packers on Jan. 13, in the NFC Divisional Playoffs.

Reggie Torbor, LB - New York Giants
Torbor notched one sack for a loss of five yards and five tackles in the Giants' 21-17 win over the Cowboys. Torbor registered 39 tackles and one sack in the regular season with the Giants. The Giants will play the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship on Jan. 20.