Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Tom Brady

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13Sep 2018
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Tom Brady

Tom Brady

The 41-year-old Tom Brady completed 26/39 passes for 277 yards, 3 touchdowns, and 1 interception in a 27-20 New England Patriots win over the Houston Texans. The Patriots are 1-0.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • Jake Butt, TE (Denver Broncos): Butt made 2 catches for 29 yards in a 24-20 win over the Seattle Seahawks, which was Butt’s debut after he missed the 2017 season with a torn ACL.
  • Taco Charlton, DE (Dallas Cowboys): Charlton made 3 tackles and 1 pass breakup in a 16-8 loss to the Carolina Panthers.
  • Frank Clark, DE (Seattle Seahawks): Clark made 1 tackle and 1 sack in the 24-20 loss to the Cowboys.
  • Mason Cole, C (Arizona Cardinals): Cole started at center in his first game, a 24-6 loss to the Washington Redskins.
  • Devin Funchess, WR (Carolina Panthers): Funchess made 3 catches for 41 yards in a 16-8 win over the Cowboys.
  • Ben Gedeon, LB (Minnesota Vikings): Gedeon made 5 tackles in a 24-16 win over the San Francisco 49ers.
  • Ryan Glasgow, DT (Cincinnati Bengals): Glasgow made 6 tackles in a 34-23 win over the Indianapolis Colts.
  • Leon Hall, CB (Oakland Raiders): Hall made 6 tackles and 1 pass breakup in a 33-13 loss to the Los Angeles Rams.
  • Maurice Hurst, Jr., DT (Oakland Raiders): Hurst made 5 tackles in the 33-13 loss to the Rams.
  • Jabrill Peppers, S (Cleveland Browns): Peppers made 6 tackles, 1 fumble recovery for 15 yards, 1 kickoff return for 24 yards, 1 punt return for 15 yards in a 21-21 tie with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Matt Wile, P (Minnesota Vikings): Wile punted 6 times for a 38.3-yard average, including four punts inside the 20-yard line.
28Dec 2017
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Willie Henry

Willie Henry

Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Willie Henry notched 5 tackles and 1 sack in a 23-16 win over the Indianapolis Colts. He now has 33 tackles, 3.5 sacks, and 5 pass breakups this season.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • New England Patriots QB Tom Brady was 21/28 for 224 yards, 2 touchdowns, and 1 interception in a 37-16 win over the Buffalo Bills
  • Dallas Cowboys DE Taco Charlton had 2 tackles and 1 sack in a 21-12 loss to the Seattle Seahawks
  • Seahawks DE Frank Clark made 4 tackles and 1 sack in the same game
  • Carolina Panthers WR Devin Funchess caught 3 passes for 11 yards in a 22-19 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Minnesota Vikings LB Ben Gedeon made 4 tackles in a 16-0 win over the Green Bay Packers
  • Philadelphia Eagles DE Brandon Graham made 4 tackles in a 19-10 win over the Oakland Raiders
  • San Francisco 49ers CB Leon Hall made 5 tackles in a 44-33 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Dallas Cowboys CB Jourdan Lewis made 2 tackles in the loss to the Seahawks
  • Cleveland Browns S Jabrill Peppers made 3 tackles and returned 4 punts for 27 yards in a 20-3 loss to Da Bears
  • Seattle Seahawks RB Thomas Rawls had 5 carries for 20 yards in the win over the Cowboys
  • Packers LB Jake Ryan made 11 tackles in a 16-0 loss to the Vikings
  • Denver Broncos S Dymonte Thomas made 2 tackles in his NFL debut, a 27-11 loss to the Washington Redskins
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.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • 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
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.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • 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
7Nov 2017
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Taco Charlton

Taco Charlton

Dallas Cowboys defensive end Taco Charlton made his first career sack in a 28-17 win over the Kansas City Chiefs.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • This isn’t really honorable mention, but Denver Broncos TE Jake Butt was put on injured reserve and won’t return this season after tearing his ACL in Michigan’s bowl game against Florida State
  • Kansas City Chiefs WR Jehu Chesson made his first career catch, a 10-yarder, in a 28-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys
  • Los Angeles Rams safety Blake Countess made 3 tackles in a 51-17 win over the New York Giants
  • Carolina Panthers WR Devin Funchess caught 5 passes for 86 yards in a 20-17 win over the Atlanta Falcons
  • Cincinnati Bengals DT Ryan Glasgow made 2 tackles in a 23-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Philadelphia Eagles DE Brandon Graham made 5 tackles in 51-23 win over the Denver Broncos
  • San Francisco 49ers CB Leon Hall made 4 tackles and 1 pass breakup in a 20-10 loss to the Arizona Cardinals
  • Baltimore Ravens DT Willie Henry made 4 tackles in a 23-20 loss to the Tennessee Titans
  • Dallas Cowboys CB Jourdan Lewis made 2 tackles in a 28-17 win over the Chiefs
  • San Francisco 49ers OT Erik Magnuson started his first career game in that 20-10 loss to the Cardinals
  • Seattle Seahawks RB Thomas Rawls ran 9 times for 39 yards and caught 2 passes for 31 yards in a 17-14 loss to the Washington Redskins
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