January 5, 2014
    Hokies in the Playoffs - A Look at Wildcard Weekend
    The Notebook

    Here’s a look at how former Virginia Tech players did this week in their respective NFL playoff games. Tech began the playoffs with seven players on active 53-man rosters on teams in the playoffs with four more players on practice squads. After this weekend, three on 53-man rosters are still alive for a Super Bowl XLVIII appearance.

    HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK: Shayne Graham hit all four of his field goals, including a 32-yarder as time expired, as the Saints beat the Eagles … Brandon Flowers had an interception for the Chiefs, but was injured in the second half as the Colts stormed back for the win.

    Kansas City: Brandon Flowers
    lost to Indianapolis, 45-44
    Stats: started, 3 tackles, 2 PD, INT, injured in 3rd quarter

    New Orleans: Shayne Graham
    beat Philadelphia, 26-24
    Stats: 4-for-4 on FGs (36, 46, 35 and 32) game-winner as time expired, 2 PATs
    Up Next: at Seattle (Kam Chancellor) - Saturday

    Philadelphia: Roc Carmichael
    lost to New Orleans, 26-24
    Stats: 1 tackle

    Philadelphia: Michael Vick
    lost to New Orleans, 26-24
    Stats: did not play

    San Diego: Eddie Royal
    def. Cincinnati, 27-10
    Stats: started, 1 rec., 33 yds; 1 rush, 9 yds
    Up Next: at Denver - Sunday

    Green Bay: Jarrett Boykin
    lost to San Francisco, 23-20
    Stats: 1 target, 1 S.T. tackle

    Seattle: Kam Chancellor

    Practice Squad: Nick Becton (SD), Vinston Painter (Den), Bruce Taylor (Cin), Eddie Whitley (NO)

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