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PSUers in the NFL 2019: Week 8

Both of Penn State’s previous starting running backs found the end zone.

Philadelphia Eagles v Buffalo Bills Photo by Timothy T Ludwig/Getty Images

Here is the current list of Nittany Lions active in the NFL:

Arizona Cardinals: A.Q. Shipley

Atlanta Falcons: Jack Crawford

Baltimore Ravens: Trace McSorley

Buffalo Bills: Ryan Bates

Carolina Panthers: Chris Hogan

Chicago Bears: Allen Robinson

Dallas Cowboys: Sean Lee, Connor McGovern (IR)

Denver Broncos: DaeSean Hamilton,

Detroit Lions: Jesse James, Amani Oruwariye

Green Bay Packers: Adrian Amos

Kansas City Chiefs: Jordan Lucas

Los Angeles Chargers: Trevor Williams

Los Angeles Rams: Nick Scott

Miami Dolphins: Mike Gesicki, Mike Hull

New York Giants: Saquon Barkley, Grant Haley, Nate Stupar

New York Jets: Sam Ficken

Philadelphia Eagles: Shareef Miller, Miles Sanders

San Francisco 49ers: Robbie Gould

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Chris Godwin, Carl Nassib, Donovan Smith

Tennessee Titans: Austin Johnson, DaQuan Jones, Cameron Wake

Washington Redskins: Troy Apke

Standout Performers:

  • Miles Sanders had three carries for 74 yards, three catches for 44 yards, and one kick return for 24 yards. Sanders also recorded his first career rushing touchdown:

Miles Sanders has been good:

Like really good:

Like really really good:

Like historically really really good:

That’s a bunch of All-Pros, a couple of Super Bowl champions, SaQuads, and Cal’s own Jahvid Best. What happened to him?

Anyway, Miles has been fantastic so far. What a shame that he plays for the Eagles, am I right?

  • Saquon Barkley had 8 catches for 79 yards, including a receiving touchdown. Barkley also had 19 carries for 64 yards, and executed this nifty little play:
  • Grant Haley had seven tackles, including a sack for the Giants.
  • Carl Nassib had four tackles, including a sack for the Bucs.

Other Notable Numbers:

  • The Bears’ Allen Robinson had five catches for 62 yards.
  • Chris Godwin had four catches for 43 yards and one tackle for the Bucs.
  • The Packers’ Adrian Amos had four tackles.
  • Troy Apke had three tackles, including one for loss, for the Redskins.
  • DaQuan Jones had three tackles for the Titans.
  • Mike Gesicki had two catches for 10 yards, and one tackle for the Dolphins.
  • Robbie Gould made all six of his kicks, including one field goal for the 49ers.
  • Jack Crawford had one tackle for the Falcons.
  • DaeSean Hamilton was targeted once, but did not record a reception for the Broncos.