Oct. 15, 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, made one special teams tackle in the Ravens' 19-17 home loss to Green Bay on Sunday. Brown has three tackles in four games, including a half sack, for the 3-3 Ravens, who are tied for second in the AFC North.
Bryce Brown, RB - Philadelphia Eagles
A seventh-round pick in 2012, Brown carried five times for 20 yards in Philadelphia's 31-20 victory at Tampa Bay on Sunday. In five games this year, the second year pro has 95 yards on 33 carries while catching four passes for 48 yards. The Eagles have carded consecutive victories to even their record at 3-3 and move into a tie for first place in the NFC East.
Jeromey Clary, OL - San Diego Chargers
Clary, a seventh-year offensive lineman, started at right guard in a 19-9 San Diego win over Indianapolis Monday night. Clary has played in 93 career games and made 83 starts for San Diego, which is now 3-3 to sit in third place in the AFC West.
Josh Freeman, QB - Minnesota Vikings
Freeman was inactive during his first game for the Minnesota Vikings, a 35-10 home loss to Carolina on Sunday. The fifth-year quarterback was released by Tampa Bay last week and quickly signed by the Vikings, who are now 1-4.
Chris Harper, WR - San Francisco 49ers
A 2013 draft pick by Seattle who was later signed by the 49ers off the Seahawks' practice squad, was inactive for San Francisco's 32-20 win over Arizona on Sunday. The 49ers are 4-2 to sit in second place in the NFC West.
Rob Jackson, LB - Washington Redskins
Playing in his first game of the season due to a suspension, Jackson registered an interception in Washington's 31-16 Sunday night loss at Dallas. The fifth-year linebacker now has five career picks after carding four last season. The Redskins are now 1-4.
Emmanuel Lamur, LB - Cincinnati Bengals
Lamur, an undrafted rookie free agent in 2012, was placed on injured reserve by the Bengals prior to the 2013 season. Cincinnati is now 4-2 after topping Buffalo, 27-24, Sunday to lead the AFC North.
Jeron Mastrud, TE - Oakland Raiders
A fourth-year tight end who is in his first season with Oakland, Mastrud came away with one catch for 13 yards in Oakland's 24-7 loss at Kansas City on Sunday. In five games, Mastrud has hauled in three passes for 62 yards for the 2-4 Raiders.
Jordy Nelson, WR - Green Bay Packers
Nelson was Green Bay's leading receiver in a 19-17 victory at Baltimore when he hauled in four receptions for 113 yards and one touchdown. Nelson, who carded his 10th career 100-yard receiving game and NFL-leading 26th receiving touchdown since 2011, raced 64 yards for a score late in the third quarter to give the Packers a 16-3 lead. In five games, Nelson has tallied 484 yards and four touchdowns on 27 receptions. The Packers are a half game out of first place with a 3-2 record.
Highlights: 64-yd TD reception | 34-yd reception
Terence Newman, CB - Cincinnati Bengals
Newman, an 11-year NFL veteran, carded four tackles and knocked down two passes in a 27-24 Cincinnati overtime victory at Buffalo. Newman pushed his season tackle total to 29, while he has six passes defended. The Bengals improved to 4-2 with the win, a mark that leads the AFC North.
Darren Sproles, RB/Returner - New Orleans Saints
Sproles, the ninth-year running back for New Orleans, came away with 146 all-purpose yards, including 58 yards on six receptions, in the Saints' 30-27 last-minute loss at New England on Sunday. In six games, Sproles has accumulated 769 all-purpose yards, including 366 yards on 32 receptions. The Saints fell for the first time this season, but their 5-1 record is still good enough to lead the NFC South.
Daniel Thomas, RB - Miami Dolphins
Thomas and the Miami Dolphins were off last week. The third-year running back has accumulated 71 rushing yards on 27 carries and 40 receiving yards on four receptions for the 3-2 Dolphins, who sit in second place in the AFC East.
Justin Tuggle, LB - Houston Texans
Tuggle, an undrafted rookie free agent for Houston, made one tackle in the Texans' 38-13 home loss to St. Louis on Sunday. In five games, the quarterback-turned-linebacker has four tackles for the 2-4 Texans.
Reggie Walker, LB - San Diego Chargers
A fifth-year linebacker who is in his first season with San Diego, Walker registered two tackles in San Diego's 19-9 win over Indianapolis Monday night. Walker has 17 tackles in five games for the 3-3 Chargers.
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