Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Jourdan Lewis

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13Dec 2017
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Jourdan Lewis

Jourdan Lewis (image via Blogging the Boys)

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Jourdan Lewis made 6 tackles and 3 pass breakups in their 30-10 win over Eli Manning and the New York Giants. This was Lewis’s best overall game of the season.

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  • Cowboys DT Richard Ash made 3 tackles in the win over the Giants
  • New England Patriots QB Tom Brady was 24/43 for 233 yards, 1 touchdown, and 2 interceptions in a 27-20 loss to the Miami Dolphins
  • Patriots DT Alan Branch made 2 tackles in the loss to the Dolphins
  • Cowboys DE Taco Charlton made 2 tackles in the victory over the Giants
  • New York Jets CB Jeremy Clark was promoted to the 53-man roster after recovering from his ACL injury, but he didn’t play this weekend
  • Los Angeles Rams S Blake Countess made 1 tackle and returned a blocked punt for a TD in a 45-35 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles
  • Carolina Panthers WR Devin Funchess made 3 catches for 59 yards and 1 TD in a 31-24 win over the Minnesota Vikings
  • Cincinnati Bengals DT Ryan Glasgow made 3 tackles in a 33-7 loss to the Chicago Bears
  • Philadelphia Eagles DE Brandon Graham returned a lateral for a TD in the waning moments of a 45-35 win over the Rams. The Rams were trying to eke out a touchdown by lateraling the ball all over the field at the end of the game, and Graham plucked the ball out of the air, broke a tackle, and scored to seal the win.
  • San Francisco 49ers CB Leon Hall made 2 tackles in a 26-16 win over the Houston Texans
  • Green Bay Packers LB Jake Ryan made 7 tackles in a 27-21 win over the Cleveland Browns
6Dec 2017
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Taco Charlton

Taco Charlton

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Taco Charlton, a 1st round pick this year, made 2 tackles, 1 sack, and 1 forced fumble in a 38-14 win over the Washington Redskins.

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  • New England Patriots QB Tom Brady completed 21/30 passes for 258 yards and 1 interception in a 23-3 win over the Buffalo Bills
  • Seattle Seahawks DE Frank Clark made 4 tackles, 2 sacks, and 1 pass breakup in a 24-10 win over the Philadelphia Eagles
  • Carolina Panthers WR Devin Funchess made 4 catches for 60 yards and 1 touchdown in a 31-21 loss to the New Orleans Saints
  • Philadelphia Eagles DE Brandon Graham made 5 tackles and 1.5 sacks in a 24-10 loss to the Seattle Seahawks
  • New England Patriots LB David Harris made 4 tackles and 1.5 sacks in the win over the Bills
  • Baltimore Ravens DT Willie Henry made 2 tackles in a 44-20 win over the Detroit Lions
  • Cowboys CB Jourdan Lewis made 3 tackles in the win over the Redskins
  • Cleveland Browns safety Jabrill Peppers made 4 tackles in a 19-10 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers
  • Detroit Lions QB Jake Rudock was 3/5 for 24 yards and 1 interception in relief of an injured Matt Stafford in the 44-20 loss to the Ravens
  • Green Bay Packers LB Jake Ryan made 10 tackles and 1 sack in a 26-20 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Jacksonville Jaguars S Jarrod Wilson made 2 tackles in a 30-10 win over the Indianapolis Colts
1Dec 2017
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Brandon Graham

Brandon Graham

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Brandon Graham made 5 tackles, 1 sack, and 1 forced fumble in a 31-3 win over the hapless Chicago Bears. That’s sack #7 on the year.

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  • New England Patriots QB Tom Brady was 18/28 for 227 yards, 4 touchdowns, and 1 interception in a 35-17 win over the Miami Dolphins
  • Seattle Seahawks DE Frank Clark made 2 tackles and 0.5 sacks in a 24-13 win over the San Francisco 49ers
  • Carolina Panthers WR Devin Funchess made 7 catches for a career-high 108 yards in a 35-27 win over the New York Jets
  • Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Gedeon made 3 tackles in a 30-23 win over the Detroit Lions on Thanksgiving Day
  • Baltimore Ravens DT Willie Henry made 3 tackles and 1 pass breakup in a 23-16 win over the Houston texans
  • Dallas Cowboys CB Jourdan Lewis made 2 tackles in a 28-6 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers
  • San Francisco 49ers OT Erik Magnuson started his second career game in a 24-13 loss to the Seahawks
  • Cleveland Browns FS Jabrill Peppers made 7 tackles and 1 punt return for 13 yards in a 30-16 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals
  • Green Bay Packers LB Jake Ryan made 8 tackles in a 31-28 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Jacksonville Jaguars SS Jarrod Wilson made 2 tackles in a 27-24 loss to the Arizona Cardinals
15Nov 2017
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Devin Funchess

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Devin Funchess is having a bit of a breakout season. On Monday night against the Miami Dolphins, he caught 5 passes for 92 yards and 2 touchdowns. He has set or matched career highs in most major categories with 43 catches for 535 yards and 5 touchdowns in ten games so far. The Panthers won the Monday night game, 45-21.

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  • Dallas Cowboys DT Richard Ash made 3 tackles in a 27-7 loss to the Atlanta Falcons
  • New England Patriots QB Tom Brady completed 25/34 passes for 266 yards and 3 touchdowns in a 41-16 win over the Denver Broncos
  • Patriots DT Alan Branch made 3 tackles in the same game
  • Los Angeles Rams S Blake Countess made his first career interception (which he returned 19 yards) and 1 pass breakup in a 33-7 win over the Houston Texans
  • Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Gedeon made 2 tackles in a 38-30 win over the Washington Redskins
  • San Francisco 49ers CB Leon Hall made 1 tackle in a 31-21 win over the New York Giants, the first win for the 49ers this season
  • Patriots LB David Harris 4 tackles and 1 pass breakup in the 41-16 win over the Broncos
  • Cowboys CB Jourdan Lewis made 2 tackles and 1 pass breakup in the 27-7 loss to the Falcons
  • Cleveland Browns S Jabrill Peppers made 4 tackles, 2 punt returns for 11 yards, and 1 kickoff return for 13 yards in a 38-24 loss to the Detroit Lions
  • Seattle Seahawks RB Thomas Rawls ran the ball 10 times for 27 yards and had 2 catches for 12 yards in a 22-16 win over the Arizona Cardinals
  • Green Bay Packers LB Jake Ryan made 4 tackles in a 23-16 victory over the Chicago Bears
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.
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