AUBURN IN THE NFL--WEEK 14
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Rudi Johnson
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Dec. 11, 2007

Willie Anderson, T - Cincinnati Bengals
Anderson was inactive in the Bengals' 19-10 victory over St. Louis due to a knee injury. Anderson has made five starts this season, his 12th in the NFL.

Devin Aromashodu, WR - Indianapolis Colts
Aromashodu had one reception for 10 yards, his first career reception, in the Colts' 44-20 win over the Baltimore Ravens. 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.

Rob Bironas, K - Tennessee Titans
Bironas made a 44-yard field goal and missed a 29-yarder in the Titans' 23-17 overtime loss to the Chargers. He made two-of-two extra-point attempts, remaining 100 percent in the 2007 season. Bironas remains the NFL field goal leader with 27-of-31 field goals and has made 24 PATs.

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
Campbell completed 10 passes for 100 yards before leaving the field with a knee injury in the Skins' 24-16 win over the Bears. It was announced the following day that he had dislocated his knee cap, but would not require surgery and his status was determined to be week-to-week. Campbell is 250-for-417 with 2,700 yards, 12 touchdowns and 11 interceptions as the Redskins' starting quarterback in 2007.

Tim Carter, WR - Cleveland Browns
Carter saw time at receiver in the Browns' 24-18 win over the New York Jets. Carter has seven receptions for 110 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 led the Cardinals' defense for the second week in a row with 11 tackles. He also had one pass deflection and one forced fumble in Arizona's 42-21 loss to Seattle. Starting 11 games this season, Dansby has 82 tackles, 3.5 sacks, three interceptions, three forced fumbles and six 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 saw time at running back in the Patriots' 34-13 victory over the Steelers. With the win, New England clinched a first round bye in the playoffs. In his seventh NFL season, and third with New England, Evans has played in 13 games, notching 32 carries for 121 yards and three touchdowns in 2007.

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 a Seahawks' offense that notched 349 yards of total offense, 289 on the ground, in a 42-21 victory over the Cardinals. With the win, Seattle clinched its fourth consecutive NFC West title. Gray has started in 132 of the Seahawks' last 134 games.

Ben Grubbs, G - Baltimore Ravens
Grubbs made his ninth consecutive start for the Ravens' in a 44-20 loss to the Colts. Grubbs has played in 13 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.

Will Herring, LB - Seattle Seahawks
Herring saw time at linebacker in Seattle's 42-21 win over Arizona. The Seahawks clinched the NFC West with the victory. Herring, in his rookie season, has appeared in nine games and has 11 tackles, eight of which have been unassisted.

Kevin Hobbs, CB - Seattle Seahawks
Hobbs was activated off the Seahawks' practice squad on Dec. 5. He saw time at cornerback and had one tackle in the Seahawks' 42-21 win over the Cardinals. Seattle clinched its fourth straight NFC West title with the win. Hobbs has played in three games as a rookie for the Seahawks.

Roderick Hood, CB - Arizona Cardinals
Hood started at cornerback and had five tackles in the Cardinals' 42-21 loss to the Seahawks. He has 44 total tackles this season, 17 pass deflections and four interceptions, two returned for touchdowns. Hood is playing his fifth season in the NFL and first with the Cardinals.

David Irons, CB - Atlanta Falcons
David Irons saw time at cornerback in the Falcons' 34-14 loss to divisional rival New Orleans. He had one fumble recovery. Irons has played in all 13 games this season and has nine 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 70 yards on 22 carries in the Giants' 16-13 win over the Eagles. He also had 11 yards receiving on three catches. In his third season with the Giants, Jacobs has 136 carries for 669 yards and three touchdowns in eight games.

Rudi Johnson, RB - Cincinnati Bengals
Johnson led the Bengals in rushing yards with 92 on 23 carries, notching one touchdown in Cincinnati's 19-10 win over St. Louis. Johnson is in his seventh season in Cincinnati. He has played in eight games with 481 yards on 163 carries and two touchdowns. He also has 102 yards on 11 receptions and one touchdown.

Spencer Johnson, DT - Minnesota Vikings
Johnson had a fumble recovery late in the Vikings' 27-7 win over the 49ers. He has played in 13 games, registering 16 tackles, three sacks and one forced fumble.

Stanley McClover, DE - Carolina Panthers
McClover had one tackle and one quarterback hit in Carolina's 37-6 loss to Jacksonville. McClover, in his second season, has played in nine games notching five tackles this season.

Marcus McNeill, OT - San Diego Chargers
McNeill started at left tackle for a San Diego offense that came back from a 14-point fourth quarter deficit to defeat the Titans 23-17 in overtime. 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 13 games in '07, 27 in his career.

Anthony Mix, WR - Washington Redskins
Mix saw time at wide receiver in the Redskins' 23-16 win over the Chicago Bears. Mix was signed to the Washington Redskins' active roster on Nov. 20. Mix, in his second season, spent most of 2007 as a member of the New York Giants' practice squad. He appeared in four games for the Giants and had 39 yards on three receptions.

Ben Obomanu, WR - Seattle Seahawks
Obomanu had 18 yards on one reception in the Seahawks' NFC West clinching 42-21 win over Arizona. Obomanu also had one special teams tackle in the win. In his second season with Seattle, he has nine receptions on 146 yards and one touchdown.

Mike Pucillo, OL - Washington Redskins
Pucillo saw time at guard for a Redskins' offense that gained 314 total yards and three touchdowns in a 24-16 victory over the Bears. Pucillo has played in 48 games during his five-year career, including 23 in his three seasons with the Redskins.

Jay Ratliff, NT - Dallas Cowboys
Ratliff started at nose tackle and notched four tackles for Dallas in a 28-27 win over Detroit. He has 24 tackles, 1.5 sacks and four pass deflections in his third season with the Cowboys.

Tony Richardson, FB - Minnesota Vikings
Richardson saw time at running back in the Vikings' 27-7 victory over San Francisco. He had one reception for 12 yards. Richardson is in his second season with Minnesota and his 13th year in the league. Richardson has five carries for 12 yards and 65 yards on eight receptions this season.

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 12th consecutive start at right guard for a Steelers' offense that gained 349 yards of total offense in a 34-13 loss to the New England Patriots. Simmons is in his sixth year in the NFL, all with Pittsburgh.

Takeo Spikes, LB - Philadelphia Eagles
Spikes started at linebacker and had four tackles in the Eagles' 16-13 loss to the Giants. Spikes, who has 81 tackles and two pass deflections this season, is in his 10th season in the NFL and first with Philadelphia.

Courtney Taylor, WR - Seattle Seahawks
Taylor did not play in the Seahawks' 42-21 win over Arizona. He has three catches for 25 yards during his rookie season in Seattle.

Dontarrious Thomas, LB - Minnesota Vikings
Thomas had one tackle in the Vikings' 27-7 win over San Francisco. He is in his fourth season in the league, all with Minnesota. Thomas has five tackles this season and has appeared in 12 games.

Reggie Torbor, LB - New York Giants
Torbor recorded six tackles in New York's 16-13 win over Philadelphia. Torbor, making his third start of the season, has played in 13 consecutive games, notching 23 tackles, 18 solo, in his fourth season with the Giants.

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 recorded five tackles, one sack for a loss of five yards and one quarterback hit on the Redskins' way to a 24-16 win over Chicago. Washington has 36 tackles and five sacks this season.

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 was activated off the Falcons' practice squad to the active roster on Dec. 7. He had one tackle in Atlanta's 34-14 loss to New Orleans on Monday night football. Williams has played in three games and has four tackles with the Falcons.