Since there's nothing else happening around here, let's reluctantly turn our attention to your weekly roundup of former Gamecocks players in the NFL to ease the pain of a slow, uneventful, off-season. Asterisks denote a change in status from the previous week (active to injured, practice team to inactive, etc.).
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Jasper Brinkley, LB, New York Giants: Forced a fumble and made 5 tackles in a 20-23 loss to the Jets.
A.J. Cann, OL, Jacksonville Jaguars: Started in a 39-43 loss to Tennessee but did not log any stats.
Jadeveon Clowney, LB, Houston Texans: One sack and three tackles in a 21-30 loss to Buffalo.
Jared Cook, TE, St. Louis Rams: Three catches for 22 yards in a 3-27 loss to Arizona.
Patrick DiMarco, FB, Atlanta Falcons: Two catches for 18 yards in a 19-23 loss to Tampa Bay.
Bruce Ellington, WR, San Francisco 49ers: One catch for zero yards, four kickoff returns for 24 yards and three punt returns for zero yards in a 26-20 win at Chicago.
Stephon Gilmore, CB, Buffalo Bills: Two tackles in a 30-21 win over Houston.
Melvin Ingram, LB, San Diego Chargers: 1 sack and seven tackles in a 3-17 loss to Denver.
Lemuel Jeanpierre, OL, Seattle Seahawks: Appeared in a 38-7 win over Minnesota but did not log any stats.
Alshon Jeffery, WR, Chicago Bears: Four catches for 85 yards in a 20-26 loss to San Francisco.
T.J. Johnson, OL, Cincinnati Bengals: Appeared in a 37-3 win over but did not log any stats.
Johnathan Joseph, CB, Houston Texans: Three tackles tackles and one pass defended in a 21-30 loss to Buffalo.
Captain Munnerlyn, CB, Minnesota Vikings: Two tackles in a 7-38 loss to Seattle.
Darian Stewart, S, Denver Broncos: Two tackles and two passes defended in 17-3 win over Sand Diego.
Ryan Succop, PK, Tennessee Titans: Did not attempt any field goals, was 6/6 on PATs, and made seven kickoffs in a 42-39 win over Jacksonville.
Devin Taylor, DE, Detroit Lions: Two sacks, one forced fumble and three tackles in a 23-27 loss to Green Bay.
Dylan Thompson, QB San Francisco 49ers: Active but did not appear in a 26-20 win over Chicago.
Antonio Allen, S, New York Jets: Allen tore his Achilles in August and is out for the season.
Busta Anderson, TE, San Francisco: Originally estimated to miss 6-8 weeks with an undisclosed injury, ESPN is reporting that he'll miss the entire season with an ankle injury.
Chris Culliver, CB, Washington "Redksins": Tore his ACL. Done for the year.
Mike Davis, RB, San Francisco: Reportedly suffered a broken hand in week 8. Davis has been placed on IR but has not been ruled out to return later in the season.
Clifton Geathers, DE, Pittsburgh: Will miss the entire season with an undisclosed injury.
Connor Shaw, QB, Cleveland: Will miss the entire season after suffering a right thumb injury.
Damiere Byrd, WR, Carolina
*Justice Cunningham, TE, St. Louis Rams: Punted back to the practice squad after dressing in week 12.
Ronald Patrick, OL, Dallas
*D.J. Swearinger, DB, Tampa Bay
Kelcy Quarles, DT: Released from the Browns practice squad in October, Quarles has since worked out with the Titans but remains unsigned.