Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Devin Funchess

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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
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.

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  • 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
2Nov 2017
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Tom Brady

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady completed 32/47 passes for 333 yards and 1 touchdown in a 21-13 win over the San Diego Chargers.

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  • Dallas Cowboys DT Richard Ash made 2 tackles in a 33-19 win over the Washington Redskins
  • Dallas Cowboys DE Taco Charlton made 1 tackle in the 33-19 win
  • Seattle Seahawks DE Frank Clark made 5 tackles and 2 sacks in a 41-38 win over the Houston Texans
  • Carolina Panthers WR Devin Funchess made 2 catches for 11 yards in a 17-3 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Seattle Seahawks RB Thomas Rawls ran 6 times for -1 yards in the 41-38 win over the Texans
25Oct 2017
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Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Ryan Glasgow

Ryan Glasgow (#67, image via Cincy Jungle)

It’s tough to make a name for yourself at nose tackle, but Ryan Glasgow heard his name mentioned several times on Sunday. The Cincinnati Bengals nose man had 5 tackles in a 29-14 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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  • Dallas Cowboys DT Richard Ash had 1 pass breakup in a 40-10 win over the San Francisco 49ers
  • New England Patriots QB Tom Brady completed 21/29 passes for 249 yards and 2 touchdowns in a 23-7 win over the Atlanta Falcons
  • Dallas Cowboys DE Taco Charlton had 1 tackle and 1 pass breakup in the 40-10 win over the 49ers
  • Seattle Seahawks WR Amara Darboh had 2 catches for 29 yards in a 24-7 win over the New York Giants
  • Carolina Panthers WR Devin Funchess caught 4 passes for 41 yards in a 17-3 loss to the Chicago Bears
  • Philadelphia Eagles DE Brandon Graham had 1 tackle and 1 pass breakup in a 34-24 win over the Washington Redskins
  • New England Patriots LB David Harris made 5 tackles in his first start this year during a 23-7 win over the Falcons
  • Cowboys CB Jourdan Lewis made 4 tackles in the 40-10 win over the 49ers
  • Seattle Seahawks RB Thomas Rawls ran 11 times for 36 yards, caught 1 pass for 16 yards, and fumbled once in the 24-7 win over the Giants
  • Jacksonville Jaguars S Jarrod Wilson made 1 tackle in a 27-0 win over the Indianapolis Colts
  • Baltimore Ravens DE Chris Wormley started and made 1 tackle in a 24-16 loss to the Minnesota Vikings
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.

HONORABLE MENTION

  • 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
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