The Vikings have gotten their backup defensive backs involved in a number of ways this year – on…
NFL Cougar Highlights: Week 10
Given three weeks to learn the St. Louis playbook — and benefitting from a bye last weekend — the Puyallup native impressed the coaching staff enough to spend a good deal of the past practice week running with the first team.
Here's how all of the NFL Cougars performed in week 10:
Husain Abdullah, S, Minnesota, 2nd season: Recorded one special teams tackle in Vikings' defeat of Detroit.
Tyron Brackenridge, CB, Jacksonville, 3rd season: No stats from the Jags; defeat of the Jets.
Erik Coleman, S, Atlanta, 6th season: The Spokane native tallied 10 tackles (7 solo) in the Falcons' fall to Carolina. Coleman leads all NFL defensive backs in total tackles with 75 (8th highest among all NFL defenders).
Jed Collins, FB, Arizona, 2nd season: Did not play; assigned to Cardinals' practice squad.
Jason David, CB, Detroit, 6th season: Released by the Lions after just six days with the club.
Devard Darling, WR, Kansas City, 6th season: Did not play; out for the season with a knee injury.
Eric Frampton, S, Minnesota, 3rd season: No stats from Vikings' win against the Lions. Viking coach Brad Childress opined Frampton was worthy of Pro Bowl consideration for his special teams prowess.
Devin Frischknecht, TE, Green Bay, rookie: Did not play; on injured reserve (knee).
Brandon Gibson, WR, St. Louis, rookie: Seeing his first true professional action,he caught seven passes for 93 yards in the Rams near upset of New Orleans. Nothing has been made official, but it looks like Gibson will start next week.
Jason Hanson, K, Detroit, 18th season: Missed a 48 yard attempt, but was successful on a 38 yard attempt and one extra point in the Lions fall to Minnesota.
Jerome Harrison, RB, Cleveland, 4th season: Carried the ball zero time, caught zero passes, and the Browns scored zero in their Monday night loss to Baltimore. Was replaced by rookie Chris Jennings as Jamal Lewis's backup; Jennings gained 18 yards on 7 carries.
Jason Hill, WR, San Francisco, 3rd season: Although elevated to the number three receiver spot, the 49ers' stuck with a two tight end set for much of the game, which limited Hill's time on the field. He caught one pass for 5 yards and recorded a special teams tackle in San Fran's defeat of Chicago on Thursday
Rian Lindell, K, Buffalo, 10th season: The Vancouver native was true on one field goal attempt (25 yards) and both PATs in the Bills loss to Tennessee.
Rob Meier, DE/DT, Jacksonville, 10th season: Did not play; out for the season with a shoulder injury.
Karl Paymah, CB, Minnesota, 5th season: Tallied two solo stops in Vikings' defeat of Detroit.
Ropati Pitoitua, DE, New York Jets, 1st year: No stats from the Jets fall to Jacksonville.
Marcus Trufant, DB, Seattle, 7th season: Posted seven tackles (6 solo) in the Seahawks loss to Arizona. Had an apparent end zone pick nullified.
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