Here’s a look at how former Virginia Tech players did this weekend 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, just one player on 53-man rosters is still alive for a Super Bowl XLVIII appearance.
HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK: Kam Chancellor had a game-high 14 tackles and two pass break ups in the Seahawks’ win over the Saints to punch a ticket to the conference championship game next Sunday
Seattle: Kam Chancellor
def. New Orleans, 23-15
Stats: started; game-high 14 tackles, 2 PD
Up Next: vs. San Francisco (Sunday, 6:30 PM)
New Orleans: Shayne Graham
lost to Seattle, 23-15
Stats: 1-for-1 on PATs; 0-for-2 on FGs; successful onside kick
San Diego: Eddie Royal
lost at Denver, 24-17
Stats: started; 1 rec., 30 yds.
Practice Squad: Vinston Painter (Den)
Coaching Staff: Nick Sorensen (SEA Special Teams Coaching Assistant)
Eliminated from the Playoffs: Nick Becton (SD), Jarrett Boykin (GB), Roc Carmichael (Phi), Brandon Flowers (KC), Shayne Graham (NO), Bruce Taylor (Cin P-Squad), Michael Vick (Phi), Eddie Whitley (NO P-Squad)
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