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PSUers in the NFL 2017: Week 16

Two LBU alumni continue to lead their teams, while Penn State had two former kickers take the field in this week’s games.

Seattle Seahawks v Dallas Cowboys Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images

The list of Nittany Lions in the NFL:

Arizona Cardinals: A.Q. Shipley

Atlanta Falcons: Jack Crawford

Chicago Bears: Adrian Amos

Cleveland Browns: Carl Nassib

Dallas Cowboys: Sean Lee

Detroit Lions: Anthony Zettel

Jacksonville Jaguars: Paul Posluszny and Allen Robinson

Kansas City Chiefs: Tamba Hali and Ross Travis

Los Angeles Chargers: Trevor Williams

Los Angeles Rams: Sam Ficken

Miami Dolphins: Mike Hull, Jordan Lucas, and Cameron Wake

New England Patriots: Chris Hogan (PSU lacrosse alum)

New Orleans Saints: Nathan Stupar, Gerald Hodges, and Michael Mauti

New York Jets: Christian Hackenberg

Oakland Raiders: NaVorro Bowman

Philadelphia Eagles: Stefen Wisniewski

Pittsburgh Steelers: Jesse James

San Francisco 49ers: Garry Gilliam, and Robbie Gould

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Chris Godwin and Donovan Smith

Tennessee Titans: Austin Johnson and DaQuan Jones

This week’s top performers:

  • Sean Lee led the Cowboys with 14 tackles, including two tackles for loss.
  • Paul Posluszny led the Jaguars with nine tackles.
  • NaVorro Bowman led the Raiders with seven tackles.

Others of note:

  • Chris Godwin had three catches for 98 yards for the Bucs.
  • Cameron Wake had three tackles for the Dolphins.
  • Anthony Zettel had two tackles for the Lions.
  • Adrian Amos had two tackles for the Bears.
  • Trevor Williams had two tackles for the Chargers.
  • Carl Nassib had one tackle for loss and a blocked extra point for the Browns.
  • Austin Johnson had one tackle for the Titans.
  • Mike Hull had one tackle for the Dolphins.
  • Michael Mauti had one tackle for the Saints.
  • Robbie Gould made his only field goal, and connected on five of his six extra points for the 49ers.
  • Sam Ficken missed a field goal, but made three of his four extra points in his debut for the Rams.