K-State in the NFL - Week 5

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- Each week throughout the 2014 season, k-statesports.com will highlight former Kansas State football players currently in the NFL.


Arthur Brown, LB - Baltimore Ravens
A second-round selection in the 2013 NFL Draft, Brown was inactive for the Ravens' 20-13 loss at Indianapolis on Sunday, a defeat that dropped Baltimore to 3-2. In 14 games last season, Brown made 15 tackles, including a half sack.

Bryce Brown, RB - Buffalo Bills
Brown, a seventh-round pick in 2012 by Philadelphia who was traded to Buffalo in the offseason, was inactive for the Bills' 17-14 last-second victory at Detroit on Sunday. The Bills improved to 3-2 with the win.

Jeromey Clary, OL - San Diego Chargers
An eighth-year offensive lineman for San Diego, Clary remains on the Chargers' physically unable to perform list. Clary, who has played in 103 career regular season games, saw the Chargers topple the New York Jets, 31-0, Sunday to improve to 4-1.

Emmanuel Lamur, LB - Cincinnati Bengals
An undrafted rookie free agent signee in 2012, Lamur started and made seven tackles and two passes defended in Cincinnati's 43-17 Sunday-night loss at New England. In four starts this year, Lamur has 29 tackles, four passes defended and one interception for the 3-1 Bengals.

Cornelius Lucas, OL - Detroit Lions
An undrafted rookie free agent offensive lineman for Detroit, Lucas played in the Lions' 17-14 setback against Buffalo on Sunday. The loss dropped Detroit's record to 3-2.

Jordy Nelson, WR - Green Bay Packers
Nelson, a seventh-year veteran, made his 46th career start Thursday night in Green Bay's 42-10 blowout victory over Minnesota. The former second-round pick made his only reception a good one as it went for a 66-yard touchdown strike to give the Packers a 14-0 lead. In five games this season, Nelson ranks second in the NFL with 525 receiving yards on 34 receptions with four touchdowns, while he has totaled 5,115 yards and 40 touchdowns in his six-plus years in the NFL.
Highlight: 66-yard TD catch

Terence Newman, CB - Cincinnati Bengals
Neman, a 12-year NFL veteran, made his 163rd career start in a 43-17 Cincinnati loss Sunday night at New England. Newman recorded eight tackles in the contest to push his career total to 697, while he also has 138 passes defended in his career. The Bengals suffered their first loss of the season, falling to 3-1.

Tavon Rooks, OL - New Orleans Saints
Rooks, a sixth-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, is on the New Orleans practice squad. The Saints earned a 37-31 overtime win against Tampa Bay on Sunday to improve to 2-3.

Darren Sproles, RB/Returner - Philadelphia Eagles
A 10th-year pro, Sproles rushed seven times for 51 yards, returned a punt 23 yards and a kickoff 15 yards in Philadelphia's 34-28 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday. Traded to the Eagles from the Saints in the offseason, Sproles how has 16,112 career all-purpose yards to rank 20th in NFL history, just 140 yards behind another active player in Wes Welker. The Eagles bounced back from their first loss of the year as they are now 4-1.

Daniel Thomas, RB - Miami Dolphins
A 2010 draft pick by Miami who was resigned by the Dolphins three weeks ago, Thomas and the Miami Dolphins were idle last week after a 38-14 win over Oakland in London, England, last week. The running back has rushed seven times for 50 yards and caught two passes for 46 yards this season for the 2-2 Dolphins.

Justin Tuggle, LB - Houston Texans
A starting linebacker for the Houston Texans, Tuggle carded five total tackles and recovered a fumble in Houston's narrow 20-17 defeat at the hands of Dallas on Sunday. An undrafted rookie free agent prior to the 2013 season, Tuggle now has 17 tackles this season and 31 for his career for the 3-2 Texans.
Highlight: Fumble recovery

Reggie Walker, LB - San Diego Chargers

A sixth-year pro who is in his second season with the Chargers, Walker was inactive for San Diego's 31-0 blowout win over the New York Jets Sunday afternoon. Walker, who has four tackles this season, saw the Chargers improve to an AFC West Division leading 4-1 record.

Ty Zimmerman, S - New Orleans Saints

Zimmerman, an undrafted rookie free agent signee by the New Orleans Saints, is on injured reserve for the 2014 season. The Saints earned their second win of the season, a 37-31 overtime win over Atlanta on Sunday.
 
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