Dec. 30, 2008
ANDERSON, Willie, T - Baltimore Ravens
Helping the Ravens to earn a trip to the postseason, Anderson and the Baltimore offense collected 431 offensive yards and did not allow any turnovers. The Ravens defeated Jacksonville, 27-7, and will take on Miami in the wild-card round of the playoffs next week.
BIRONAS, Rob, K - Tennessee Titans
During a 23-0 loss to Indianapolis, Bironas attempted a 48-yard field goal in the third quarter, but missed the kick to the right. He also kicked off once for 72 yards during the game. Despite the loss, Tennessee has earned a first-round BYE in the playoffs and will take on either the Ravens, Colts or Chargers in two weeks.
BROWN, Ronnie, RB - Miami Dolphins
Brown collected 57 yards on 11 rushing attempts and 15 yards with four receptions as the Dolphins secured the AFC East title for the first time since 2000. Brown and Miami will host Baltimore next week in the first round of the playoffs.
CAMPBELL, Jason, QB - Washington Redskins
Falling to San Francisco, 27-24, Campbell completed 18 of his 30 pass attempts for 156 yards and one touchdown. He also compiled 39 rushing yards and one touchdown on four attempts. The Redskins finished the season with an 8-8 record.
DANSBY, Karlos, OLB - Arizona Cardinals
Dansby logged five solo tackles as the Cardinals defeated the Seahawks, 34-21. He also had one pass deflection in the game. Arizona, which finished the regular season 9-7, claimed the NFC West and will play Atlanta next week during the wild-card round.
Dunlap, King, OT - Philadelphia Eagles
Dunlap is currently on Philadelphia's injured reserve list. The Eagles beat the Cowboys, 44-6, earning Philadelphia a trip to the playoffs and a game against the Vikings next week.
EVANS, Heath, FB - New England Patriots
In New England's 13-0 victory over Buffalo, Evans collected 31 yards on two receptions and led the Patriots' in reception yards. New England finished the season with an 11-5 record, but did not make the playoffs because of both Miami and Baltimore winning their week 17 games.
Groves, Quentin, DE - Jacksonville Jaguars
Groves saw action during Jacksonville's 27-7 loss to Baltimore, but he did not record any tackles. He has seen action in all of the Jaguars' games this season, as the team finished 5-11.
Grubbs, Ben, G - Baltimore Ravens
Seeing his 16th start of the season, Grubbs helped the Baltimore offense to post 431 total yards and earn a trip to the playoffs. The Ravens, with an 11-5 record, will take on Miami next week.
Herring, Will, LB - Seattle Seahawks
In his second consecutive start, Herring ranked third among Seattle's defense with six total tackles, four of which were solo. The Seahawks lost 34-21 to Arizona and finished the season with a 4-12 record.
Hobbs, Kevin, CB - Seattle Seahawks
Hobbs saw action in the Seahawks 34-21 loss to the Cardinals, but he did not record any tackles. Arizona ended with a record of 4-12.
HOOD, Roderick, CB - Arizona Cardinals
Hood posted three tackles, all solo, and one pass deflection in Arizona's 34-21 win over Seattle. The Cardinals, who took the NFC West with a 9-7 record, will face Atlanta in the wild-card round of the playoffs next week.
Irons, David, CB - Atlanta Falcons
Irons is on the Falcons' injured reserve list with a torn ACL. Atlanta defeated St. Louis 31-27 and plays Arizona next week in the opening round of the playoffs.
JACOBS, Brandon, RB - New York Giants
Jacobs was inactive during the Giants' loss to Minnesota, 20-19. However, New York secured a first-round BYE and will take on either the Cardinals, Eagles or Falcons in the divisional round of the playoffs in two weeks.
JOHNSON, Rudi, RB - Detroit Lions
Johnson was inactive during Detroit's 31-21 loss to Green Bay.
JOHNSON, Spencer, DT - Buffalo Bills
In Buffalo's 13-0 loss to New England, Johnson logged six tackles, five of which were solo. The Bills finished their season with a 7-9 record.
Lee, Patrick, CB - Green Bay Packers
Lee was placed on Green Bay's injured reserve list with a knee injury. Green Bay beat Detroit, 31-21, and ended their season 6-10.
McClover, Stanley, DE - Houston Texans
McClover is currently on Houston's injured reserve list. The Texans, who finished their season with an 8-8 record, defeated the Bears, 31-24.
McNeill, Marcus, OT - San Diego Chargers
As San Diego earned a spot in the playoffs, McNeill helped to push the Chargers' offense to 491 yards and a 52-21 win over the Broncos. San Diego, which won the AFC West with the win, will host Indianapolis next week in the first round of the playoffs.
Obomanu, Ben, WR - Seattle Seahawks
Obomanu is on Seattle's injured reserve list. Seattle fell to the Cardinals, 34-21, and closed its season with a 4-12 record.
RATLIFF, Jay, NT - Dallas Cowboys
Ratliff logged two tackles, one solo and one assisted, during Dallas' 44-6 loss to Philadelphia. The Cowboys missed the playoffs with the loss and will end their season with a record of 9-7.
RICHARDSON, Tony, FB - New York Jets
Richardson saw action during the Jets' 24-17 loss to Miami, but he did not have any rushing attempts or receptions. The Jets ended their season 9-7.
ROGERS, Carlos, CB - Washington Redskins
Rogers posted two solo tackles, two pass deflections and one interception, which he returned for 31 yards, during the Redskins' 27-24 loss to San Francisco.
SIMMONS, Kendall, G - Pittsburgh Steelers
Simmons is currently on Pittsburgh's injured reserve list. The Steelers defeated Cleveland, 31-0, and will take on either the Dolphins, Chargers or Colts in the second round of the playoffs, as they earned a first-round BYE.
Sims, Pat, DT - Cincinnati Bengals
During Cincinnati's 16-6 win over Kansas City, Sims posted three assisted tackles. The Bengals finished the season with a record of 4-11-1.
SPIKES, Takeo, LB - San Francisco 49ers
Helping San Francisco to close the season with a victory over Washington, 27-24, Spikes logged seven tackles, four of which were solo. The 49ers ended their season 7-9.
Taylor, Courtney, WR - Seattle Seahawks
Taylor started for Seattle, but did not have any receptions during the 34-21 loss against Arizona.
THOMAS, Dontarrious, LB - Minnesota Vikings
Thomas was inactive for Minnesota's 20-19 win over the New York Giants. The Vikings claimed the NFC North with the win for the first time since 2000 and will take on the Eagles next week in the first week of the playoffs.
TORBOR, Reggie, DE - Miami Dolphins
In Miami's 24-17 win over the Jets, Torbor posted one solo tackle to help take the Dolphins into the postseason. Miami will host Baltimore next week.
WASHINGTON, Marcus, LB - Washington Redskins
Washington logged six tackles, all of which were solo, during the Redskins' 27-24 loss against the 49ers.
Wilhite, Jonathan, DB - New England Patriots
In his fourth consecutive start of his rookie season, Wilhite collected five tackles, four of which were solo, as the Patriots defeated the Bills, 13-0. The Patriots, despite an 11-5 record, will not make the playoffs due to victories by both Miami and Baltimore in week 17.
WILLIAMS, Cadillac, RB - Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Before leaving the game with a left knee injury, Williams rushed for 78 yards and two touchdowns on 12 rushing attempts against Oakland. The Buccaneers fell to the Raiders, 31-24, and finished the season with a record of 9-7.