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South Carolina Gamecocks in the NFL: Week 3

Checking in on alumni in the pros

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Here's your weekly roundup of former Gamecocks players in the NFL. Asterisks denote a change in status from the previous week (active to injured, practice team to inactive, etc.). 

See something I missed? Shame me in the comments!


Jasper Brinkley, LB, New York Giants: Played in a 32-21 win over Washington, but didn't log any stats.

*A.J. Cann, OL, Jacksonville Jaguars: Made his first appearance of the year in a 51-17 loss to New England.

Jadeveon Clowney, LB, Houston Texans: Two tackles in a 19-9 win over Tampa Bay.

Jared Cook, TE, St. Louis Rams: One catch for 7 yards in a 12-6 loss to Pittsburgh. At least they managed to outscore St. Louis' baseball team.

Chris Culliver, CB, Washington Fightin' Shkrelis: Four tackles in a 32-21 loss to the Giants.

Mike Davis, RB, San Francisco 49ers: Seven carries for 6 yards and one reception for four yards in a 47-7 loss to Arizona.

Patrick DiMarco, FB, Atlanta Falcons: One reception for 4 yard in a 39-28 win over Dallas

Stephon Gilmore, CB, Buffalo Bills: One tackle in a 41-14 win against Miami.

Melvin Ingram, LB, San Diego Chargers: Seven tackles and one defended pass in a 31-14 loss to Minnesota.

T.J. Johnson, OL, Cincinnati Bengals: Active, but did not appear for the Bengals in week 3.

Johnathan Joseph, CB, Houston Texans: Three tackles and five defended passes in a 19-9 win over Tampa Bay

Jamon Meredith, OL, Tennessee Titans: Played in a 35-33 loss to Indianapolis, did not log any stats.

Captain Munnerlyn, CB, Minnesota Vikings: One tackle in a 31-14 win against San Diego

Darian Stewart, S, Denver Broncos: Eight tackles in a 24-12 win against Detroit.

Ryan Succop, PK, Tennessee Titans: Went 3/3 on extra points and 2/2 on field goals. Made seven kickoffs, averaging 56.9 yards per attempt in a 35-33 loss to Indianapolis.

D.J. Swearinger, DB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Six tackles in a 19-9 loss to Houston.

*Devin Taylor, DE, Detroit: Activated this week, Taylor logged two tackles and a sack in a 24-1six loss to Denver


Antonio Allen, S, New York Jets: Allen tore his Achilles in August and is out for the season.

Busta Anderson, TE, San Francisco: Reportedly out for up to six weeks with an undisclosed injury.

Bruce Ellington, WR. San Francisco: Out with a sprained ankle. Not expected to miss serious time.

Alshon Jeffery, WR, Chicago: Out with a nagging hamstring injury. Expected to be back in Week 4.

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.


Corey Robinson, OL, Detroit: Inactive in week 3.

Practice squad:

*Damiere Byrd, WR, CarolinaRe-signed to Carolina's practice squad!     
Justice Cunningham, TE, St. Louis
Ronald Patrick, OL, Dallas

Kelcy Quarles, DT, Cleveland
Dylan Thompson, QB San Francisco


Kelcy Quarles, DT, Cleveland: Released from the Browns practice squad, serving as your  weekly reminder that the Browns ruin everything.