Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Devin Funchess

Former Michigan Athlete of the Week: Devin Funchess

November 15, 2017

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.


  • 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


  1. Comments: 142
    Joined: 8/12/2015
    Nov 15, 2017 at 4:19 PM

    Funchess is not dropping as many as in the past… good for him.

  2. Comments: 528
    Joined: 9/13/2015
    Nov 16, 2017 at 1:14 AM

    Funny to see Ash in the NFL. I actually liked his h.s. film but he was pretty small and now playing in the NFL. Wow.

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