Here’s a look at how former Virginia Tech players did this week in their respective NFL games. Tech has 19 players on active 53-man rosters with three more players on a practice squad and three more on the injured reserve.
Baltimore (L): QB Tyrod Taylor - 15-25, 149 yds. passing, INT, 65 yds. rushing, TD
Houston (L): OT Duane Brown - started; CB Roc Carmichael - 1 S.T. tackle; PK Shayne Graham - started, 3/4 FGS, 1 PAT
New York Giants (W): TB David Wilson - started, 75 yds. rushing, 1 rec., 11 yds., TD; Philadelphia (L): DE Darryl Tapp - active, did not play; QB Michael Vick - started, 19-35, 197 yds. passing, 1 TD, 1 INT, 5 rush, 25 yds.
Pittsburgh (W): OLB Jason Worilds - played, no stats
Tennessee (W): LB Xavier Adibi - 2 S.T. tackles
Kansas City (L): CB Brandon Flowers - started, 3 tackles, 2 PD, 1 FR
Green Bay (L): WR Jarrett Boykin - 1 rec., 7 yds. (injured)
San Diego (W): WR Eddie Royal - 4 rec., 61 yds.
Seattle (W): SS Kam Chancellor - started, 7 tackles
Arizona (L): TE Jeff King - started, 3 rec., 10 yds.
Washington (W): CB DeAngelo Hall - started, 3 tackles, 3 PD; C Will Montgomery - started; WR Joshua Morgan - started, no stats
Injured Reserve: TB Darren Evans (TEN); S Cody Grimm (TB); TB Ryan Williams (ARI)
Inactive: LB James Anderson (CAR); CB Jayron Hosley (NYG)
PS: WR Danny Coale (DAL) - torn ACL [out for year]; CB Eddie Whitley (PHI); TE Andre Smith (DAL)
The following teams (and Hokie players) clinched playoff berths:
AFC: Houston (Brown, Carmichael, Graham) - AFC South champs; hosts Cincinnati Saturday at 4:30PM
Baltimore (Taylor) - AFC North champs; hosts Indianapolis Sunday at 1PM
NFC: Green Bay (Boykin) - NFC North champs; hosts Minnesota Saturday at 8PM
Seattle (Chancellor) - clinched wildcard; at Washington Sunday at 4:30PM
Washington (Hall, Montgomery, Morgan) - NFC East champs; hosts Seattle Sunday at 4:30PM
The following players were named to the Pro Bowl or Pro Bowl alternates:
Pro Bowl - OT Duane Brown (starter)
Pro Bowl Alternates - CB Brandon Flowers, SS Kam Chancellor
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