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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