Oct. 1, 2013
MANHATTAN, Kan. - Each week throughout the 2013 season, k-statesports.com will highlight former Kansas State football players currently in the NFL.
Arthur Brown, LB - Baltimore Ravens
Brown, a second-round selection in the 2013 NFL Draft, was inactive for a second-straight week in Baltimore's 23-20 loss at Buffalo. Brown has one tackle this season, which was a half sack for nine yards against the Browns. The Ravens are now 2-2.
Bryce Brown, RB - Philadelphia Eagles
A seventh-round pick in 2012, Brown ran for 19 yards on three carries while catching two passes for 41 yards - including one for a career-long 35 yards - in Philadelphia's 52-20 loss at Denver. Brown has rushed for 64 yards on 23 carries and caught three passes for 42 yards in four games for the Eagles, who fell to 1-3.
Jeromey Clary, OL - San Diego Chargers
Clary, a seventh-year offensive lineman, was inactive due to injury in the Chargers' 30-21 victory against Dallas. Clary has played in 91 career games and made 81 starts for San Diego, which evened its record at 2-2.
Josh Freeman, QB - Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Freeman was inactive for the Buccaneers' 13-10 home loss to Arizona on Sunday. In three games, Freeman has thrown for 571 yards on 43-of-94 aim and two touchdowns. Tampa Bay is 0-4.
Chris Harper, WR - San Francisco 49ers
A 2013 draft pick by Seattle who was later signed by San Francisco, Harper was inactive for the 49ers 35-11 victory Thursday night at St. Louis. San Francisco evened its record at 2-2.
Rob Jackson, LB - Washington Redskins
Jackson, a fifth-year linebacker for the Redskins, served the final game of his suspension Sunday when the Redskins won, 24-14, Sunday at Oakland to improve to 1-3.
Emmanuel Lamur, LB - Cincinnati Bengals
Lamur, an undrafted rookie free agent in 2012, was placed on injured reserve by the Bengals just prior to the 2013 season. Cincinnati fell to 2-2 following a 17-6 loss at Cleveland on Sunday.
Jeron Mastrud, TE - Oakland Raiders
A fourth-year tight end who is in his first season with Oakland, Mastrud came away with one reception for eight yards in the Raiders' 24-14 setback against Washington. In four games, Mastrud has hauled in a pair of passes for 49 yards. Oakland is now 1-3.
Jordy Nelson, WR - Green Bay Packers
Nelson and the Green Bay Packers enjoyed a bye week. The sixth-year pro has 18 receptions for 289 yards and three scores for the 1-2 Packers.
Terence Newman, CB - Cincinnati Bengals
Newman, an 11-year NFL veteran, registered six tackles in Cincinnati's 17-6 loss at Cleveland on Sunday. In four games this season, Newman has 23 tackles to push his career total to 640, while he also has three passes defended for the 2-2 Bengals.
Darren Sproles, RB/Returner - New Orleans Saints
Sproles, the dynamic playmaker for the Saints, scored two touchdowns and accounted for 222 yards Monday night in New Orleans' 38-17 victory over Miami Monday night. The ninth-year pro tallied his fourth-career 100-yard receiving game by hauling in seven passes for 114 yards - including one for a long of 48 yards - and one score, while he rushed for 28 yards and a touchdown on four carries, returned three punts for 44 yards and took back two kickoffs for 36 yards. His rushing touchdown was from five yards out to open the game's scoring, and his 13-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter gave New Orleans a 21-10 advantage. In four games during the 2013 campaign, Sproles has 277 receiving yards and one touchdown on 23 receptions, 93 rushing yards and one score on 22 rushes, is averaging 20.5 yards on kickoff returns and 9.3 yards on punt returns. The Saints improved to 4-0.
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Daniel Thomas, RB - Miami Dolphins
Thomas, a third-year running back for the Dolphins, carried four times for five yards and caught one pass in Miami's 38-17 loss at New Orleans on Monday night. Thomas has totaled 70 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 25 carries for the 3-1 Dolphins.
Justin Tuggle, LB - Houston Texans
Tuggle, an undrafted rookie free agent for Houston, came away with a special teams tackle in the Texans' 23-20 overtime defeat to Seattle on Sunday. In three games, the linebacker has three tackles for the 2-2 Texans.
Reggie Walker, LB - San Diego Chargers
A fifth-year pro who is in his first season with San Diego, Walker carded four tackles in the Chargers' 30-21 win over Dallas on Sunday. In three games, Walker has 14 tackles for the 2-2 Chargers.
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