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Pack Pros: NFL Week 7 Report



This past weekend was the 7th week of the 2022 NFL season. Below is a breakdown of how the 20 former NC State players on NFL rosters did.

Wide Receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling had 3 receptions for 111 yards in Kansas City’s 44-23 win over San Francisco.

Linebacker Germaine Pratt had 6 tackles in the Bengals 35-17 victory over the Falcons.

Running Back Nyheim Hines had 5 receptions for 41 yards, 4 carries for 2 yards and 3 punt returns for 47 yards in Indy’s 10-19 loss to Tennessee.

Cornerback Nick McCloud had a blocked extra point in the Giants’ 23-17 victory over the Jags.

Wide Receiver Jakobi Meyers had 2 receptions for 34 yards and a touchdown in New England’s 14-33 loss to Chicago.

Quarterback Jacoby Brissett was 22 or 27 for 258 yards in Cleveland’s 20-23 loss to Baltimore. He also rushed the ball 3 times for 18 yards.

Linebacker Bradley Chubb had 4 tackles in Denver’s 9-16 loss to the Jets.

Defensive Tackle Justin Jones had 2 tackles and 2 pass deflections in Chicago’s 33-14 win over New England. If you missed Jones trolling the Pats about Deflategate, it was epic.

Defensive End James Smith-Williams had 2 tackles in the Commanders’ 23-21 win over the Packers.


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Safety Juston Burris had 3 tackles in Carolina’s 21-3 victory over Tampa Bay.

Defensive Tackle B.J. Hill had 3 tackles in Cincy’s 35-17 win over Atlanta.

Defensive Tackle Kentavius Street had 2 tackles and 1 pass deflection in the Saints’ 34-42 loss to the Cardinals.

Defensive Tackle Alim McNeil had 1 QB Hit in the Lions’ 6-24 loss to the Cowboys.

Punter A.J. Cole punted the ball twice for an average of 46.5 yards in Las Vegas’ 38-20 win over Houston.

Punter Trenton Gill punted the ball twice for an average of 40.5 yards in the Bears’ 33-14 victory over the Patriots.

Guard Joe Thuney (Chiefs) and Tackle Ikem Ekwonu (Panthers) played in 100% of the snaps for their teams.


Cornerback Dontae Johnson (49ers)


Center Garrett Bradbury (Vikings)


Quarterback Russell Wilson (Broncos)

Matthew is Co-Owner of Pack Insider. He writes for all sports, with a focus on football and recruiting, and is in charge of business strategy. He is an NC State alum who majored in business. Matthew is also the lead pastor of The Point Church in Cary, NC.

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