Auburn In The NFL - Week 1


Sept. 9, 2008

BIRONAS, Rob, K - Tennessee Titans
Bironas booted a 47-yard field goal and connected on a pair of point-after-touchdown kicks as the Titans opened the 2008 season in Nashville with a 17-10 win over Jacksonville. Bironas, who is in his fourth season with the Titans, averaged 64.0 yards on four kickoffs.

BROWN, Ronnie, RB - Miami Dolphins
Brown had 23 yards on six carries and added three catches for 28 yards for the Dolphins in its home opener, a 20-14 loss to the New York Jets.

CAMPBELL, Jason, QB - Washington Redskins
Campbell completed 55.6 percent of his passes, going 15-of-27 and tallying 133 yards through the air. He threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Santana Moss with 13 seconds to play in the first half to account for the Redskins' only TD. The Redskins lost its Thursday night season opener at the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants, 16-7.

DANSBY, Karlos, OLB - Arizona Cardinals
Dansby logged a team-leading seven tackles, five of which were solo, to start his fifth season with the Cardinals. Arizona defeated San Francisco 23-13.

Dunlap, King, OT - Philadelphia Eagles
King is currently on the Eagles' injured reserve list. The Eagles dominated St. Louis at home, winning 38-3.

EVANS, Heath, FB - New England Patriots
Entering his eighth season in the NFL, Evans had two carries for three yards as the Patriots defeated Kansas City 17-10 on the road.

Groves, Quentin, DE - Jacksonville Jaguars
A rookie on the Jaguars squad, Groves logged a solo tackle in his first career NFL start. The Jaguars fell at Tennessee 17-10.

Grubbs, Ben, G - Baltimore Ravens
Grubbs, in his second season with Baltimore, started for and helped the Ravens rush for 229 yards. Baltimore defeated Cincinnati, 17-10, at home.

Hobbs, Kevin, CB - Seattle Seahawks
Second year Seahawk saw action in a 34-10 loss at Buffalo.

HOOD, Roderick, CB - Arizona Cardinals
Hood had a pair of solo tackles in the Cardinals season opening 23-13 victory over San Francisco.

Irons, David, CB - Atlanta Falcons
Played in season opening 34-21 win over the Detroit Lions.

Jackson, T.J., NG - Kansas City Chiefs
Did not play in home opening 17-10 loss to the Patriots.

JACOBS, Brandon, RB - New York Giants
Recorded 116 yards on the ground on 21 attempts and eight yards on a single reception as the defending Super Bowl champs defeated the Washington Redskins in Thursday night action at home, 16-7.

JOHNSON, Spencer, DT - Buffalo Bills
In his first game as a member of the Bills, Johnson assisted for a tackle and had a quarterback hurry as Buffalo knocked off Seattle at home, 34-10.

Lee, Patrick, CB - Green Bay Packers
In his rookie season, did not play in Packers Monday night 24-19 win over Minnesota.

McClover, Stanley, DE - Houston Texans
McClover is in his third season in the league, but his first in Houston. He saw playing time in a 38-17 loss to Pittsburgh.

McNeill, Marcus, OT - San Diego Charger
s McNiell currently inactive.

Obomanu, Ben, WR - Seattle Seahawks
Obomanu is on the injured reseve list for the Seahawks. Seattle lost 34-10 at Buffalo.

RATLIFF, Jay, NT - Dallas Cowboys
The fourth-year Cowboy started at nose tackle for Dallas, recording three tackles, two solo and assisted on another, along with two quarterback hurries. He was responsible for partially deflecting a pass. Dallas beat the Browns 28-10 in Cleveland.

RICHARDSON, Tony, FB - New York Jets
Richardson saw action in his first game as a member of the New York Jets. A 14-year NFL veteran, Richardson has now played in 187 career games. New York held off a late charge by the Dolphins to hold on for a 20-14 victory in Miami.

ROGERS, Carlos, CB - Washington Redskins
Rogers had five solo tackles and one pass defended in a 16-7 loss to the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants in Thursday night action.

SIMMONS, Kendall, G - Pittsburgh Steelers
Simmons started at guard as the Stealers rushed for 183 yards en route to a 38-17 victory over the Texans in Pittsburgh.

Sims, Pat, DT - Cincinnati Bengals
Sims is currently inactive.

Taylor, Courtney, WR - Seattle Seahawks
Second year Seahawk started and had two receptions for 19 yards, including one for 17 yards in a 34-10 loss at Buffalo.

TORBOR, Reggie, DE - Miami Dolphins
First-year Dolphin had a solo tackle in a 20-14 loss to the New York Jets.

WASHINGTON, Marcus, LB - Washington Redskins
Outside linebacker had five tackles, one solo and assisted on four, and a tackle for a loss as the Redskins lost its Thursday night season opener at the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants, 16-7.

Wilhite, Jonathan, DB - New England Patriots
In his rookie season, Wilhite saw action at in Kansas City as the Patriots defeated the Chiefs 17-10.