NFL Cougar Highlights: Week Three
Jason Hanson
Managing Editor Emeritus
Posted Sep 27, 2009

JASON HANSON’S TWO field goals were the difference makers in Detroit’s first victory since 2007, as the Cougar great and his Lion teammates defeated the Washington Redskins, 19-14, today.

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

Husain Abdullah, S, Minnesota, 2nd season: No stats from Vikings’ win against Sand Fran.

Tyron Brackenridge, CB, Jacksonville, 3rd season: No stats from Jags’ victory against Houston.

Erik Coleman, S, Atlanta, 6th season: Posted nine tackles (4 solo, 5 assists) in Falcons fall to New England.

Devard Darling, WR, Kansas City, 6th season: Did not play; out for the season with a knee injury.

Eric Frampton, S, Minnesota, 3nd season: No stats from week three win against 49ers.

Devin Frischknecht, TE, Green Bay, rookie : Did not play; on injured reserve (knee).

Brandon Gibson, WR, Philadelphia, rookie: No stats from Eagles’ win against Kansas City.

Jason Hanson, K, Detroit, 18th season: The pride of Mead High School helped the Lions end a 19 game losing streak with his true aim on one PAT and 2 field goals ( from 39 and 26) in Motor City’s 19-14 defeat of Washington.

Jerome Harrison, RB, Cleveland, 4th season: Seeing his first action of the season, The Ghost ran for 52 yards on 16 carries and caught 5 for another 33 in the Browns loss to Baltimore.

Jason Hill, WR, San Francisco, 3rd season: Declared inactive for week 3.

Rian Lindell, K, Buffalo, 10th season: The reigning AFC special teams player of the week was true on his lone kicking score—an extra-point—in the Bills’ loss to New Orleans.

Rob Meier, DE/DT, Jacksonville, 10th season: Did not play; out for the season with a shoulder injury.

Karl Paymah, CB, Minnesota, 5th season: Posted one special teams tackle in Vikings’ win against San Fran.

Ropati Pitoitua, DT, New York Jets, 1st year: Declared inactive for week the third consecutive week.

Marcus Trufant, DB, Seattle, 7th season: Did not play; on physically unable to perform/reserve roster.

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