NFL Cougar Highlights: Week Six
Coleman celebrates goal line stand
Coleman celebrates goal line stand
Cougfan.com Managing Editor
Posted Oct 13, 2008


THE GHOST—aka Jerome Harrison—proved he was ready for primetime on Monday night. Although touching the ball just four times—including a highlight reel 33 yard run—Harrison netted 67 yards; big play contributions to the Browns’ upset of the defending world champs, the New York Giants.

Here’s how all of the NFL Cougars performed in week six:

Hamza Abdullah, S, Cleveland, 4th season : Declared inactive for the Browns' Monday night upset of the New York Giants.

Husain Abdullah, S, Minnesota, rookie: Posted two tackle in Vikings’ win against hapless Detroit.

Alex Brink, QB, Houston, rookie: Did not play; signed to the Texans practice squad last week.

Mkristo Bruce, DE, Jacksonville, 2nd season: Did not play; assigned to practice squad.

Michael Bumpus, WR, Seattle, rookie: No recorded stats from Hawks’ fall to Green Bay.

Erik Coleman, S, Atlanta, 5th season : The Spokane native posted three tackles and assisted on another—including a crucial fourth quarter goal line stand—in the Falcs’ dramatic victory against Chicago.

Jed Collins, FB, Philidelphia, rookie: Did not play; assigned to practice squad.

Devard Darling, WR, Kansas City, 5th season : Did not play; bye week.

Jason David, CB, New Orleans, 5th season: Posted two solo stops, defended two passes, and returned an interception 18 yards during Saints’ defeat of Oakland. Maybe this will quiet the classless ‘aints fans a bit.

Eric Frampton, S, Minnesota, 2nd season : No stats from Vikes’ defeat of Detroit.

Jason Hanson, K, Detroit, 17th season : Was true on one field goal (40 yards) and one extra-point attempt in the winless Lions’ fall to Minnesota. He now needs just 14 points to pass Jan Stenerud for ninth place on the NFL’s all-time scoring list.


THE GHOST

Jerome Harrison, RB, Cleveland, 3rd season : The Ghost gave a Monday Night Football audience a taste of what Cougar and Cleveland fans already knew: good things happen when he touches the ball. Harrison carried the ball twice for 41 yards and caught 2 more for another 26 in the Browns’ upset of the Giants.

Jason Hill, WR, San Francisco, 2nd season: The gunner assisted on one special teams tackle in the 49ers loss to Philly.

Rian Lindell, K, Buffalo, 9th season : Did not play; bye week.

Rob Meier, DE/DT, Jacksonville, 9th season: Did not play; declared inactive due to MCL strain suffered in week five. It was the first game he has missed since 2004.

Karl Paymah, CB, Denver, 4th season : No stats from Broncs’ loss to Jacksonville.

Ropati Pitoitua, DT, New York Jets, rookie: Did not play; assigned to practice squad.

Marcus Trufant, DB, Seattle, 6th season : Tallied eight solo tackles and one assist in loss to the Packers. Tackle total aside, it was Tru’s poorest outing in some time.



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