Oct. 11, 2011
Updates on former Auburn Tigers in the National Football League from Week Five.
Auburn in the NFL - Week 5
Devin Aromashodu (WR, Minnesota Vikings)
Tallied two receptions for 81 yards with a long catch of 60 yards in Minnesota's 34-10 win over Arizona.
Rob Bironas (PK, Tennessee Titans)
Hit on a 29-yard field goal and both his extra point tries as the Titans fell to Pittsburgh 38-17.
Ronnie Brown (RB, Philadelphia Eagles)
Was inactive for Philadelphia's 31-24 loss to Buffalo.
Jason Campbell (QB, Oakland Raiders)
Led Oakland to a 25-20 win over the Houston Texans by connecting on 15-of-35 passes for 190 yards and two touchdowns.
Zach Clayton (DT, Tennessee Titans)
Was not active in Tennessee's 38-17 loss to Pittsburgh.
Antonio Coleman (LB, New York Giants)
Inactive in the Giants' 36-25 loss to Seattle.
Karlos Dansby (LB, Miami Dolphins)
Miami had a bye during Week Five.
King Dunlap (OT, Philadelphia Eagles)
Started on the offensive line for the Eagles in their 31-24 loss to Buffalo.
Nick Fairley (DT, Detroit Lions)
Made his season debut in a 24-13 win by Lions on Monday Night Football as the team improved to 5-0 for the first time since 1956 ... Credited with one QB hurry.
Tyronne Green (OG, San Diego Chargers)
Did not play as the Chargers improved to 4-1 on the year with a 29-24 win over Denver.
Quentin Groves (LB, Oakland Raiders)
Totaled five tackles (four solos) as he helped Oakland hold off late-charging Houston 25-20.
Ben Grubbs (OG, Baltimore Ravens)
The normal starter at left guard, Grubbs missed his fourth-straight start due to a toe injury ... Had started 67 straight games prior to missing the last four weeks ... The Ravens had a bye during Week Five.
Will Herring (LB, New Orleans Saints)
Was inactive on Sunday as his New Orleans teammates downed Carolina 30-27.
Rod Hood (CB, St. Louis Rams)
St. Louis had a bye for Week Five.
Brandon Jacobs (RB, New York Giants)
Inactive in New York's 36-25 loss to Seattle due to a knee injury.
Spencer Johnson (DE, Buffalo Bills)
Had two tackles to help his Bills squad defeat Philadelphia 31-24 to improve to 4-1 on the season.
Pat Lee (CB, Green Bay Packers)
Missed the Packers' 25-14 win over Atlanta with a back injury.
Sen'Derrick Marks (DT, Tennessee Titans)
Posted one tackle as the Titans fell to Pittsburgh 38-17.
Marcus McNeill (OT, San Diego Chargers)
Helped San Diego to a 4-1 record with a 29-24 win over Denver.
Cam Newton (QB, Carolina Panthers)
Completed 16-of-31 passes for 224 yards and two touchdowns as the Panthers dropped a 30-27 heartbreaker to New Orleans ... Rushed seven times for 27 yards and a score ... Ranks fourth in the NFL in passing yards through three weeks with 1,610 ... Tied for second in the NFL with five rushing touchdowns this season ... First player in NFL history with at least five passing and five rushing TDs in first five games of a career.
Ben Obomanu (WR, Seattle Seahawks)
Totaled six receptions for 51 yards and a score as Seattle knocked off the New York Giants 36-25 ... Touchdown came in the first quarter on an 11-yard pass from Tavaris Jackson.
Jerraud Powers (CB, Indianapolis Colts)
Made three tackles in a narrow loss by the Colts to the Chiefs 28-24.
Jay Ratliff (DT, Dallas Cowboys)
Dallas had a bye for Week Five.
Carlos Rogers (CB, San Francisco 49ers)
Recorded an interception for the third-straight week and returned it 31 yards for a touchdown as his 49ers thumped Tampa Bay 48-3.
Pat Sims (DT, Cincinnati Bengals)
Had three tackles, including a five-yard sack, as Cincinnati improved to 3-2 on the season with a 30-20 win over Jacksonville.
Takeo Spikes (LB, San Diego Chargers)
Has totaled a team-high 37 tackles in five games ... Posted five stops as the San Diego defense came up with a big fourth-quarter stop and held on for a 29-24 win over Denver.
Ben Tate (RB, Houston Texans)
Missed Houston's 25-20 loss to Oakland with a groin injury.
Reggie Torbor (LB, Buffalo Bills)
On the injured reserve since late August with a shoulder injury ... Will miss the 2011 season.
Carnell Williams (RB, St. Louis Rams)
St. Louis had a bye for Week Five.
Lee Ziemba (OT, Carolina Panthers)
Inactive for Carolina's 30-27 loss to New Orleans on Sunday.