FOR THE SECOND week in a row, a Washington State alum has earned NFL "player of the week" honors.…
NFL Cougar Highlights: Week 13
Hamza Abdullah, DB, Denver, 3rd season : Recorded three solo tackles and assisted on another pair in Bronc's loss to Oakland.
Calvin Armstrong, OT, Washington, 3rd season :Did not play; assigned to the Redskins' practice squad.
Kyle Basler, P, Cleveland, 1st season: Did not play; on non-injury reserve.
Troy Bienemann, TE, Arizona, 1st season: No stats from Cardinals win over Clevelamb.
Cody Boyd, TE, Washington, rookie : Did not play; assigned to practice squad.
Tyron Brackenridge, CB, Kansas City, rookie : No stats for the nickel back from Chiefs loss to San Diego.
Mkristo Bruce, DE, Oakland, rookie: Did not play; assigned to practice squad ..
Erik Coleman, S, New York Jets, 4th season : Made one solo tackle and two special teams tackles in Jets defeat of the Division I-AA Dolphins.
Devard Darling, WR, Baltimore, 4th season : Caught one pass for 53 yards (the Ravens longest play of the year) in Monday night loss to New England.
James Darling, LB, free agent, 11th season: Did not play; status unknown.
Jason David, DB, New Orleans, 4th season: Lost his starting spot, notched one solo tackles in Aints loss to Tampa Bay.
Steve Dildine, LB, San Francisco, rookie: Signed by the 49ers to their practice squad on Dec. 5. Eric Frampton, S, Minnesota, rookie : Still slowed by a groin strain, but posted two special teams tackles in Norsemens' defeat of his old friends from Detroit.
Steve Gleason, DB, New Orleans, 8th season: Out for season on injured reserve.
Jason Hanson, K, Detroit, 16th season : Connected on his lone field goal attempt (from 37 yards) and one PAT in Lions crash and burn at the Metrodome.
Jerome Harrison, RB, Cleveland, 2nd season : No stats from Browns loss to Arizona.
Jason Hill, WR, San Francisco, rookie: Was listed doubtful with a lingering groin strain prior to Niners fall to Carolina.
Rian Lindell, K, Buffalo, 8th season : Connected on five field goals (from 38,43,24,33, and 36 yards) including the game winner with four seconds remaining as the Bills defeated the Skins, 17-16. He has quietly become the NFL's most accurate kicker, hitting on 48 of his last 52 field goal attempts.
Rien Long, DT, free agent, 5th season: Worked out for Atlanta last week but was not signed. Rated by one "insider" as the fourth best available free agent defensive tackle.
Rob Meier, DE, Jacksonville, 8th season : Posted one tackle and assisted on another in Jags' loss to the Counterfeit Colts.
Karl Paymah, CB, Denver, 3rd season : The nickel back posted one solo tackle and one special teams tackle in loss to the Raiders.
Raonall Smith, LB, St. Louis, 6th season : Did not play; out for the season on injured reserve.
Lamont Thompson, DB, Jacksonville, 6th season: Signed to a one year contract by the Jags two weeks ago; declared inactive for week 13 contest.
Marcus Trufant, DB, Seattle, 5th season : Tallied four solo tackles in Hawks' 28-24 win against the Cheesesteaks.
Cory Withrow, C/G, San Diego, 9th season : Nick Hardwick is back from his injury which means the Spokane native is back on the bench. Received high marks for his performance during Hardwick's absence.
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