17 of the 21 former NC State players on active NFL rosters saw action in Week 11 of the 2019 NFL season. Check out a breakdown of how they did below.
Running Back Jaylen Samuels rushed the ball 5 times for 26 yards, and had 5 receptions for 19 yards and a touchdown in the Steelers 21-7 loss to the Browns on Thursday Night Football.
We Have A Game!
Mason Rudolph connects with Jaylen Samuels to give the Steelers(+3) some life tonight 💪
— PointsBet Sportsbook (@PointsBetUSA) November 15, 2019
Samuels played in 35% of the offensive snaps.
Defensive Back Juston Burris (starter) had a monster performance for Cleveland in their 21-7 victory over Pittsburgh. He had 5 tackles, 1 sack, 1 forced fumble, and 1 interception.
— NFL France (@NFLFrance) November 15, 2019
Wide Receiver Kelvin Harmon (starter) had the biggest game of his rookie season, with career highs in receptions (5) and receiving yards (53) in the Redskins 34-17 loss to the Jets. He started his second consecutive game (4th of the year), and played a career high 92% of the offensive snaps.
— Mark Bullock (@MarkBullockNFL) November 17, 2019
Linebacker Germaine Pratt (starter) had a career high 6 tackles in Cincinnati’s 17-10 loss to Oakland. He also played 69% of the offensive snaps, which was a career high as well. It was his second consecutive start, and third of the year.
Running Back Nyheim Hines rushed the ball 3 times for 11 yards and a touchdown (first of 2019), and also had 3 receptions for 24 yards in the Colts’ 33-13 victory over the Jags. He also returned 2 kickoffs for an average of 22 yards. Hines played 36% of the offensive snaps.
Everybody eats. pic.twitter.com/SGZCY6Jjud
— Indianapolis Colts (@Colts) November 17, 2019
Place Kicker Stephen Hauschka (starter) was a beast in the Bills’ 37-20 victory over the Dolphins, connecting on all 3 field goals (51, 34, 21), and all 4 extra points.
Quarterback Jacoby Brissett (starter) returned to action for the Colts, completing 15 of 24 for 148 yards and a touchdown (1 interception) in Indianapolis’ 33-13 victory over Jacksonville. He also rushed 2 times for 12 yards and a touchdown. Brissett’s QB Rating was a rough 76.2.
Frank Reich on this escape wizardry by Jacoby Brissett:
“Jacoby just single handily made an unbelievable play.”
Reich’s emotion after the TD says it all. pic.twitter.com/SaiQTrmEi6
— Kevin Bowen (@KBowen1070) November 18, 2019
— NFLonCBS (@NFLonCBS) November 17, 2019
Offensive Guard Joe Thuney (starter) played 100% of the offensive snaps in the Pats’ 17-10 victory over the Eagles. Through 11 weeks, Thuney is the highest graded Left Guard according to ProFootballFocus.
While Quenton Nelson has been far and away the best left guard in the NFL, Joe Thuney is right behind him.
— PFF NE Patriots (@PFF_Patriots) November 21, 2019
Defensive Tackle Justin Jones (starter) had three tackles in the Chargers’ 24-17 loss to the Chiefs. It was his first action since Week 6 due to injury.
Center Garrett Bradbury (starter) played 100% of the offensive snaps in the Vikings 27-23 victory over the Broncos.
A bit of Wide Zone love ❤️
Garrett Bradbury, @Vikings Centre, had a tough start to his rookie year but he’s grown so much
Here he is dominating the NT Snacks Harrison
— Maxwell (@a_winning_smile) November 18, 2019
Offensive Guard J.R. Sweezy (starter) played 96% of the offensive snaps in the Cardinals’ 36-26 loss to the 49ers.
If you were wondering what actually happened in that play at the end of ARI-SF, pretty clear 64 pulls the ball in on the ground then just chucks it to try to keep the play alive. pic.twitter.com/pPXWe4Xil3
— Ben Gretch (@YardsPerGretch) November 18, 2019
Quarterback Ryan Finley (starter) actually regressed in his second start, completing 13 of 31 for 115 yards and an interception in the Bengals’ 17-10 loss to the Raiders. He also lost a fumble. Finley did rush the ball 3 times for 47 yards.
Ryan Finley News Conference | 11/20 https://t.co/9tCbuBvxhd
— Cincinnati Bengals (@Bengals) November 20, 2019
Punter A.J. Cole (starter) punted the ball 5 times for an average of 43.2 yards in the Raiders’ 17-10 victory over the Bengals.
Wide Receiver Jakobi Meyers had 1 reception for 7 yards in New England’s 17-10 victory over Philadelphia. He played 26% of the offensive snaps.
Offensive Lineman Will Richardson played 35% of the offensive snaps in the Jags 33-13 loss to the Colts.
Offensive Guard Ted Larsen played 3 special teams snaps in the Bears’ 17-7 loss to the Rams.
Quarterback Philip Rivers (starter) played his worst game since Week 14 of the 2017 season, producing a QB Rating of 49.6 in the Chargers’ 24-17 loss to the Chiefs. He was 28 of 52 for 353 yards with 1 touchdown, and 4 interceptions.
Philip Rivers has thrown 7 interceptions in his last two games, the most in any two-game span in his career.
Monday was his 61st loss by 7 or fewer points as a starting quarterback, the most by a starting QB in the Super Bowl era. pic.twitter.com/uAGc3JzLPw
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) November 19, 2019
Defensive Tackle T.Y. McGill (Chargers)
Quarterback Mike Glennon (Raiders)
Linebacker Bradley Chubb (Broncos) – knee
Defensive End Kentavius Street (49ers) – knee
Quarterback Russell Wilson (Seahawks)
Defensive End B.J. Hill (Giants)