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PSUers in the NFL, Week 12: The Return of Moxie (for a little bit)

Linebackers once again led the way in this weekend’s games, and there were a few newcomers to the stat sheet.

NFL: Carolina Panthers at Oakland Raiders Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

Games involving PSU players:

Lions-Vikings (Zettel)

Cowboys-Redskins (J. Crawford and Lee vs. J. Hill)

Steelers-Colts (J. James)

Giants-Browns (Gould vs. Nassib)

Bears-Titans (Amos vs. A. Johnson and D. Jones)

Jaguars-Bills (A. Robinson, Odrick, and Posluszny)

Bengals-Ravens (Urschel)

Cardinals-Falcons (Shipley)

Rams-Saints (Mauti and Stupar)

Dolphins-49ers (Hull, Lucas, and Wake vs. Hodges)

Chargers-Texans (T. Williams vs. D. Still)

Seahawks-Bucs (Gilliam vs. D. Smith)

Panthers-Raiders (McGloin)

Patriots-Jets (C. Hogan vs. Hackenberg)

Chiefs-Broncos (Hali and Travis vs. Norwood)

Packers-Eagles (Wisniewski)

This week’s top performers:

  • Sean Lee led the Cowboys with 14 tackles, including 1.5 tackles for loss.
  • Paul Posluszny had six tackles, including two tackles for loss, for the Jaguars.
  • Cameron Wake had three tackles and a sack for the Dolphins. This was Wake’s sixth straight game with a sack!
  • Adrian Amos had four tackles, including one tackle for loss, for the Bears.

Others of note:

  • Mike Hull had four tackles for the Dolphins.
  • Trevor Williams had two tackles and a fumble recovery for the Chargers.
  • Carl Nassib had three tackles for the Browns.
  • Allen Robinson had two catches for 24 yards, including this nifty reception, for the Jaguars.
  • Nate Stupar had two tackles for the Saints.
  • Austin Johnson had a tackle for the Titans.
  • Anthony Zettel had one tackle for the Lions.
  • Robbie Gould made three of his four extra points for the Giants.
  • Matt McGloin saw his first action of the year for the Raiders, going 0/1 passing.
  • Jordan Norwood had five returns for 14 yards for the Broncos, fumbling twice and losing one.