Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Willie Henry

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18Oct 2017
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Willie Henry

Willie Henry (image via Russell Street Report)

Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Willie Henry had yet to play an NFL game until two weeks ago, and this past Sunday, he earned his first start. He recorded 3 tackles and 0.5 sacks, but the Ravens lost to the Chicago Bears, 27-24.

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  • New England Patriots QB Tom Brady was 20/38 for 257 yards, 2 touchdowns, and 1 interception in a 24-17 win over the New York Jets.
  • Kansas City Chiefs WR Jehu Chesson did not catch a pass, but after a safety, the Chiefs took a free kick. The Steelers let it bounce on the ground, and Chesson recovered it for . . . an onside free kick recovery. The Chiefs lost, 19-13.
  • Carolina Panthers WR Devin Funchess caught 3 passes for 36 yards in a 28-23 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Eagles DE Brandon Graham made 3 tackles and 0.5 sacks in the 28-23 win over the Panthers.
  • Cleveland Browns S Jabrill Peppers made 5 tackles and 6 punt returns for 43 yards in a 33-17 loss to the Houston Texans.
  • Green Bay Packers LB Jake Ryan made 8 tackles in a 23-10 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.
  • Baltimore Ravens DT Chris Wormley made 2 tackles in the 27-24 loss to the Bears. So for the Ravens, two of their starting defensive linemen were former Wolverines.
12Oct 2017
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Devin Funchess

Devin Funchess

For the second week in a row, Devin Funchess caught 7 passes. This time it came against the Detroit Lions in a 27-24 win for the Carolina Panthers. Funchess’s final stats were 7 catches for 54 yards and 1 touchdown.

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  • New England Patriots QB Tom Brady completed 30/40 passes for 303 yards, 1 touchdown, and 1 interception in a 19-14 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Seattle Seahawks DE Frank Clark made 3 tackles, 1 sack, and 1 forced fumble in a 16-10 win over the Los Angeles Rams
  • Rams S Blake Countess made 2 tackles in a 16-10 loss to the Seahawks
  • Philadelphia Eagles DE Brandon Graham made 4 tackles and 1 sack in a 31-7 win over the Arizona Cardinals
  • Baltimore Ravens DT Willie Henry made 5 tackles and 2 pass breakups in a 30-17 win over the Oakland Raiders. He has now broken up 4 passes in his last two games.
  • Dallas Cowboys CB Jourdan Lewis made 5 tackles and 3 pass breakups in a 35-31 loss to the Green Bay Packers. Unfortunately, he was also the victim of Aaron Rodgers and Davante Adams on the game-winning fade pass.
  • Cleveland Browns S Jabrill Peppers made 3 tackles and 3 punt returns for 28 yards in a 17-14 loss to the New York Jets
  • Seattle Seahawks RB Thomas Rawls carried 8 times for 20 yards in a 16-10 win over the Rams
  • Green Bay Packers LB Jake Ryan made 7 tackles in a 35-31 win over the Cowboys
  • Baltimore Ravens DT Chris Wormley made his NFL debut and made 1 tackle in a 30-17 win over the Raiders
4Oct 2017
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Devin Funchess

Devin Funchess (image via Panthers)

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Devin Funchess caught 7 passes for 70 yards and 2 touchdowns in a 33-30 win over the New England Patriots. It’s a career-high in both catches and touchdowns for Funchess.

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  • Patriots quarterback Tom Brady completed 32/45 passes for 307 yards and 2 touchdowns. He has now thrown 10 touchdowns and 0 interceptions this year.
  • Dallas Cowboys defensive end Taco Charlton made 1 assisted tackle in a 35-20 loss to the Los Angeles Rams
  • Seattle Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark made 4 tackles in a 46-18 victory over the Indianapolis Colts
  • Seahawks wide receiver Amara Darboh made 2 catches for 10 yards in the 46-18 win over the Colts
  • Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Willie Henry made 1 tackle and 2 pass breakups in a 26-9 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Seahawks safety Delano Hill made 2 tackles in the 46-18 win over the Colts
  • Dallas Cowboys cornerback Jourdan Lewis made 3 tackles in a 35-20 loss to the Los Angeles Rams
  • Cleveland Browns safety Jabrill Peppers made 4 tackles, 3 punt returns for 4 yards, and 5 kickoff returns for 116 yards in a 31-7 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals
  • Green Bay Packers linebacker Jake Ryan made 5 tackles in a 35-14 win over the Chicago Bears
28Sep 2017
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Tom Brady

The GOAT, Tom Brady, had another great game this past weekend. In a 36-33 win over the Houston Texans that he pulled out in the final minutes of the game, Brady was 25/35 for 371 yards and 5 touchdowns.

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  • Los Angeles Rams safety Blake Countess made 2 tackles in a 41-39 win over the San Francisco 49ers
  • Carolina Panthers WR Devin Funchess made 4 catches for 58 yards in a 34-13 loss to the New Orleans Saints
  • Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Gedeon made 3 tackles in a 34-17 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Baltimore Ravens DT Willie Henry made 5 tackles in London as he suffered a 44-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Dallas Cowboys CB Jourdan Lewis made 6 tackles and 1 pass breakup in a 28-17 win over the Arizona Cardinals
  • Cleveland Browns S Jabrill Peppers made 5 tackles in a 31-28 loss to the Indianapolis Colts
20Sep 2017
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Tom Brady

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady wins the award for his performance in a 36-20 win over the New Orleans Saints. Brady was 30/39 for 447 yards, 3 touchdowns, and 0 interceptions.

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  • Cowboys rookie DE Taco Charlton made his first career tackle in a 42-17 loss to the Denver Broncos
  • Seahawks DE Frank Clark made 2 tackles and 1 sack in a 12-9 win over the San Francisco 49ers
  • Rams safety Blake Countess made 2 tackles in a 27-20 loss to the Redskins
  • Seahawks rookie WR Amara Darboh made his first career catch (for 16 yards) in a 12-9 win over the 49ers
  • Panthers WR Devin Funchess made 4 catches for 68 yards in a 9-3 win over the Buffalo Bills
  • Vikings rookie LB Ben Gedeon made 3 tackles in 26-9 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Bengals rookie DT Ryan Glasgow made 2 tackles in a 13-9 loss to the Houston Texans
  • Eagles DE Brandon Graham made 4 tackles and 0.5 sacks in a 27-20 loss to the Chiefs
  • Cowboys rookie CB Jourdan Lewis made 6 tackles, 1 interception (for 25 yards), and 1 pass breakup in a 42-17 loss to the Broncos
  • Browns rookie safety Jabrill Peppers made 5 tackles, 1 punt return for 0 yards, and 1 kickoff return for 18 yards in a 24-10 loss to the Ravens
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