Auburn In The NFL - Week Four

AUBURNTIGERSDOTCOM Johnson carried the ball 14 times for 65 yards and a touchdown.
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Johnson carried the ball 14 times for 65 yards and a touchdown.
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Oct. 3, 2006

AUBURN, Ala. -

Willie Anderson, OT - Cincinnati Bengals
Anderson extended his team record in consecutive starts to 100, as he started at right tackle in a 38-13 loss to New England. Anderson, who is in his 11th season, helped pave the way for the Bengals' running backs to run for 71 yards and one touchdown against the Patriots.

Rob Bironas, K - Tennessee Titans
Bironas notched field goals of 33 and 39 yards in the Titans' 45-14 loss to Dallas.  Is now 3-for-3 on the season in field goals.    

Ronnie Brown, RB - Miami Dolphins
Brown had 49 yards on 12 carries in the Dolphins' 17-15 loss to Houston.  Brown also led Miami with 86 yards receiving on eight catches.

Jason Campbell, QB - Washington Redskins
Campbell was not active for Washington's 36-30 win over Jacksonville on Sunday.  He is in his second season with the Redskins.

Tim Carter, WR - New York Giants
Carter and the Giants were off in Week four after dropping a 42-30 decision to Seattle in Week three.  Carter has four receptions for 65 yards and two touchdowns (one receiving) in 2006.

Karlos Dansby, LB - Arizona Cardinals
Dansby recorded five tackles in the Cardinals' 32-10 loss to Atlanta on Sunday.  Dansby is in his third season in the NFL.

Stephen Davis, RB - St. Louis Rams
Davis had 26 rushing yards on four carries to go with 65 yards receiving in the Rams 41-34 win over Detroit.  He is in his first season with the Rams after spending the past 10 seasons in Carolina.  Davis is the Panthers' all-time leader with 20 rushing touchdowns and stands second with 522 rushing attempts and 2,085 rushing yards.

Heath Evans, FB - New England Patriots
Evans rushed for 12 yards and helped lead the way for Patriots' running backs to rush for 236 yards in a 38-13 win over Cincinnati.  He is in his sixth year in the league.

Wayne Gandy, T - Atlanta Falcons
Gandy started at left tackle in the Falcons' 32-10 win over Arizona.  Atlanta rushed for 262 yards with one score and is averaging a league-leading 234 yards/game in 2006.  The Falcons have rushed for over 100 yards in each of their four games this season, including over 250 in three of them.  As he begins his 13th season, Gandy has
played in 195 of a potential 196 NFL games, starting 188 of those contests.

Chris Gray, G - Seattle Seahawks
Gray started at right guard in the Seahawks' 37-6 loss to Chicago. Seattle rushed for 77 yards on the day. Gray's starting streak is at 113 straight games and dates back to the final 10 games of the 1999 season.

Roderick Hood, CB - Philadelphia Eagles
Hood was not active for the Eagles' 31-9 win over Green Bay with a heel injury.  Hood is in his fourth year in the NFL.

Brandon Jacobs, RB - New York Giants
Jacobs and the Giants were off in Week 4 after a 42-30 loss to Seattle.  Jacobs, in his second NFL season, is averaging seven yards/carry in 2006.

 

Jeno James, G - Miami Dolphins
James started at left guard in the Dolphins' 17-15 loss to Houston. The Dolphins rushed for 70 yards in the loss.  This is James' seventh season in the league, and third in Miami.

Rudi Johnson, RB - Cincinnati Bengals
Johnson carried the ball 14 times for 65 yards and a touchdown in the Bengals' 38-13 loss to New England. He ranks fourth in total rushing yards with 353 after four weeks.  

Spencer Johnson, DT - Minnesota Vikings
Johnson had two tackles in a 17-12 loss to Buffalo. He is in his third season after coming into the league with the Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2004.

Stanley McClover, DE - Carolina Panthers
McClover was not active for Carolina's win over Tampa Bay.  He is in his first NFL season after being drafted in the seventh round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Panthers.

Marcus McNeill, OT - San Diego Chargers
McNneill started at left tackle in the team's 16-13 loss to Baltimore where the Chargers rushed for 150 yards on 41 carries.  McNeill was named
AFC Offensive Rookie of the Month for September and is in his first NFL season after being drafted in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Chargers.

Anthony Mix, WR - New York Giants
Mix is in his first NFL season as a member of the Giants' practice squad.

Ben Obomanu, WR - Seattle Seahawks
Obomanu is in his first NFL season as a member of the Seahawks' practice squad.  He was a seventh round draft pick by Seattle in 2006.

Mike Pucillo, C - Washington Redskins
Pucillo was not active in the Redskins' 36-30 win over Jacksonville. Pucillo has played in 25 career games, starting 18.

Jay Ratliff, DE - Dallas Cowboys
Ratliff recorded one tackle in the team's 45-14 win over Tennessee.  He has three tackles and two sacks in 2006 after recording four tackles and one sack in four games last season.

Tony Richardson, FB - Minnesota Vikings
Richardson started at fullback and 31 yards receiving in the Vikings' 17-12 loss to Buffalo.  The team rushed for 63 yards in the game. This marks Richardson's 13th season in the league and third different team after spending the last 11 seasons with Kansas City and coming into the league with Dallas.

Carlos Rogers, CB - Washington Redskins
Rogers started at right cornerback for the Redskins and recorded seven tackles in Washington's 36-30 win over Jacksonville.  Last season, Rogers compiled 46 tackles and two interceptions in 12 games with Washington.

Kendall Simmons, G - Pittsburgh Steelers
Simmons and the Steelers were off in Week four a 28-20 loss to Cincinnati last week. The Steelers rushed for 170 yards and two touchdowns in the loss.  Simmons has started in all 49 games in which he has played since he came into the league in 2002.

Takeo Spikes, OLB - Buffalo Bills
Spikes was not active for the Bills' 17-12 win over Minnesota.  He has started in all 115 games he has played in as he begins his ninth season.  

Dontarrious Thomas, LB - Minnesota Vikings
Thomas notched three tackles and a special teams tackle in the Vikings' 17-12 loss to Buffalo. He finished last year with 36 tackles and has nine in 2006, his third season in the league.

Reggie Torbor, LB - New York Giants
Torbor and the Giants were off in Week four a 42-30 loss to Seattle. Torbor recorded two tackles on special teams last week.  He started nine games at SAM linebacker last season, finishing with 34 tackles and one interception.  He is in his third season with the Giants.

Cooper Wallace, TE - Tennessee Titans
Wallace is in his first NFL season as a member of the Titans' practice squad.

Marcus Washington, LB - Washington Redskins
Washington started at SAM linebacker in the Redskins' 36-30 win over Jacksonville.  He recorded four tackles in the win.

Willie Whitehead, DT - New Orleans Saints
Whitehead played was not active in the Saints' 21-18 loss to Carolina on Sunday.

Carnell Williams, RB - Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Williams and the Buccaneers were off in Week four.  He rushed for 48 yards and a touchdown in the Bucs' 26-24 loss to Carolina last week. He finished with 1,178 yards and six touchdowns on 290 carries last season to finish 13th in the league and tops among rookies, earning him the
2005 Diet Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year, along with NFL Rookie of the Year by the PFWA in 2005.  He was also named Offensive Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press.