FOR THE FIRST time in eleven seasons Wazzu kicking great Jason Hanson will get a taste of post…
NFL Cougar Highlights: Week Seventeen
The season continues for both with the playoff-bound Saints, as it does for Cougar alum Jason Hanson and his Detroit Lions.
Here's how all of the NFL Cougars performed in week 17:
Hamza Abdullah, S, Arizona, 7th season: Assisted on one special teams tackle in the Cardinals' 23-20 overtime victory against Seattle.
Husain Abdullah, S, Minnesota, 4th season: Did not play; placed on injured reserve (concussion) and out for the remainder of the season.
Erik Coleman, S, Detroit, 8th season: Did not play; out for the season on injured reserve with an ankle injury.
Jed Collins, FB, New Orleans, 3rd season :Caught two passes for 3 yards and a touchdown in the Saints' 45-17 victory against Carolina. Was named as an alternate to the NFC pro bowl roster last week.
Eric Frampton, S, Minnesota, 5th season: Posted two special teams tackles in the Vikings' 17-13 loss to Chicago.
Brandon Gibson, WR, St. Louis, 3rd season: The Puyallup native caught one pass for 21 yards in the Rams' 34-27 loss to San Francisco.
Jason Hanson, K, Detroit, 20th season: The Spokane native connected on four extra-point attempts and one of 2 field goal tries in the Lions' 45-41 loss to Green Bay.
Jerome Harrison, RB, Detroit, 6th season: Did not play; placed on the club's reserve/non-football illness due to a brain tumor.
Chris Ivory, RB, New Orleans, 2nd season :Ran the ball 19 times for 127 yards and a touchdown in the Saints' 45-17 defeat of the Panthers.
Rian Lindell, K, Buffalo, 12th season:Did not play; out for the season on injured reserve with a shoulder injury. The Vancouver, Wash. native broke a bone in his shoulder making a touchdown-saving tackle on kick coverage in week nine.
Ropati Pitoitua, DE, New York Jets, 3rd season: No recorded stats in the Jets' 19-17 loss to Miami. Was active despite playing with a broken hand.
Marcus Trufant, DB, Seattle, 9th season: Did not play; out for the season on injured reserve (back).
Zack Williams, G, Carolina, rookie: Did not play; on injured reserve (ACL).
Be sure to check back next week for our annual NFL Cougar Highlights: Season in Review.
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