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Pack Pros: NFL Week Five

Here is a complete rundown of how former NC State football players did during week five of the NFL season:

C Garrett Bradbury (Played at NC State from 2015-18), Minnesota Vikings: Started at center and played every snap for the fifth straight week, this time during the 3-2 Vikings' 28-10 win at the New York Giants ... Was flagged once for holding ... Minnesota ran for 211 yards and 6.2 yards per carry, plus allowed three sacks and an additional eight hits on the quarterback.

QB Jacoby Brissett (2014-15), Indianapolis Colts: Completed 18 of 29 passes for 151 yards with one interception in the 3-2 Colts’ 19-13 win at previously undefeated Kansas City ... Also ran six times for nine yards and a score, while he compiled a passer rating of 61.1 ... Through five games, has connected on 108 of 167 passes for 1,062 yards with 10 scores and three interceptions … Also has 24 rushing attempts for 66 yards and a TD ... His season passer rating is 94.9 ... Is tied for eighth in the NFL in touchdown passes.

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DB Juston Burris (2012-15), Cleveland Browns: Played one snap and had one tackle in the 2-3 Browns' 31-3 loss at the San Francisco 49ers on Monday night ... Also saw action on special teams (11 plays) ... Has played in three games with one start, and has five tackles (all solo) with an interception.

OLB Bradley Chubb (2014-17), Denver Broncos: Is on injured reserve (torn ACL) ... Had 20 tackles, five tackles for loss, one sack, one forced fumble and one pass broken up in four starts before the injury.

P A.J. Cole (2015-18), Oakland Raiders: Punted four times for an average of 42.5 yards with an average net of 19.5 yards in the 3-2 Raiders’ 24-21 win over the Chicago Bears in London ... Pinned one punt inside the 20 ... Through five games, has punted 22 times for an average of 47.2 yards with a net of 37.4 yards ... His punting average is tied for 13th best in the NFL ... Has landed nine punts inside the 20, which is tied for 14th in the league.

QB Ryan Finley (2016-18), Cincinnati Bengals: Did not play in the 0-5 Bengals' 26-23 home loss to the Arizona Cardinals ... Has been active every game, but has not played yet.

QB Mike Glennon (2009-12), Oakland Raiders: The backup to starter Derek Carr was active, but did not play in the 3-2 Raiders’ win over the Bears ... Has yet to play this year.

WR Kelvin Harmon (2016-18), Washington Redskins: Caught the one pass thrown his way for four yards in the 0-5 Redskins’ 33-7 home loss to the New England Patriots ... Played six of 59 snaps on offense and 14 more on special teams ... For the season, has five receptions for 49 yards.

K Stephen Hauschka (2007), Buffalo Bills: Made both extra points in the 4-1 Bills' 14-7 win at the Tennessee Titans ... On the season, is 4 of 6 on field goals (long is 46 yards) and 10 of 10 on extra points.

DL B.J. Hill (2014-17), New York Giants: Returned to the starting lineup and had five tackles (two solo) in the 2-3 Giants’ loss to the Vikings ... Played 49 of 71 snaps on defense and six more on special teams ... For the season, has started four of five contests and made 17 tackles.

RB Nyheim Hines (2015-17), Indianapolis Colts: Ran twice for negative-one yard and tied for the team lead with four receptions (on five targets) and had team-best 46 receiving yards in the Colts’ upset win at Kansas City ... Played 17 of 81 snaps on offense and nine more on special teams ... For the season, has rushed 13 times for 30 yards and caught 18 passes for 120 yards.

DB Dontae Johnson (2010-13), San Francisco 49ers: Signed a one-year deal with the 49ers this week, returning to the team he started his career with ... Played his first four seasons with San Francisco before playing for three different teams in 2018 ... Rejoined the 49ers over the summer, was among the final cuts in training camp and was picked up by the Chargers, where he played two games ... Was released by Los Angeles last week and now is back with 4-0 San Francisco, which crushed Cleveland Monday night ... Played 15 snaps on special teams against the Browns.

DT Justin Jones (2014-17), Los Angeles Chargers: Started for the fifth straight week and had five tackles (three solo) and one pass defended in the 2-3 Chargers’ 20-13 loss to the Denver Broncos ... For the season, has six tackles, one stop for loss and a forced fumble.

DB Josh Jones (2014-16), Dallas Cowboys: After being released by the Packers in the preseason, was signed to the 3-2 Cowboys' practice squad.

OL Tyler Jones (2015-18), Denver Broncos: The undrafted free agent is on 1-4 Denver’s 10-player practice squad.

OL Ted Larsen (2006-09), Chicago Bears: Was not active (injured) in the 3-2 Bears’ loss to the Raiders ... Had played in the previous four games and started one.

WR Jakobi Meyers (2016-18), New England Patriots: Caught one of two passes thrown his way for six yards in 5-0 New England's win at Washington ... Played 36 out of 78 snaps on offense ... Has four receptions for 66 yards in four games this season.

LB Germaine Pratt (2014-18), Cincinnati Bengals: Reserve linebacker played nine out of 77 snaps on defense and added 16 more on special teams in the 0-5 Bengals' loss to Arizona ... Made a tackle on defense and one on special teams ... In five games this year has six tackles.

OT Will Richardson Jr. (2015-17), Jacksonville Jaguars: Played as a reserve for the third straight week during 2-3 Jacksonville’s 34-27 loss at the Carolina Panthers ... Played 45 of 84 offensive snaps in the game and added five more on special teams ... Helped the Jags rush for 149 yards and 4.8 yards per carry, and allow only two sacks and one hit on the quarterback.

QB Philip Rivers (2000-03), Los Angeles Chargers: Completed 32 of 48 passes for 211 yards with no touchdowns and two interceptions in the 2-3 Chargers’ loss to Denver ... Also ran once for a three-yard loss ... Had a passer rating of 58.6 ... It was Rivers’ 213th consecutive start in the NFL ... Through five games, has completed 133 of 194 passes for 1,465 yards with seven scores and four picks, and rushed six times for 24 yards ... His passer rating is 94.1 ... Ranks fifth in the NFL in passing yards and for most passes of at least 20 yards (21).

RB Jaylen Samuels (2014-17), Pittsburgh Steelers: Ran three times for two yards and caught three of four passes thrown his way for 11 yards in the 1-4 Steelers' 26-23 overtime loss to the visiting Baltimore Ravens ... Also completed 1 of 2 passes for four yards with an interception ... Injured his knee and will be out about a month after having it scoped, per head coach Mike Tomlin ... Played 15 of 60 offensive snaps and 19 more on special teams ... For the season, has 18 rushes for 50 yards and a score and 13 receptions for 83 yards ... Also has completed 4 of 5 passes for 35 yards with an interception.

DL Kentavius Street (2014-17), San Francisco 49ers: On injured reserve for the 4-0 49ers, but is eligible to return midseason.

OG J.R. Sweezy (2008-11), Arizona Cardinals: Started at right guard and played every offensive snap for the fifth straight week in the 1-3-1 Cardinals' 26-23 win at Cincinnati ... The Cards ran for 266 yards and 7.0 yards per carry, and allowed only one sack and two quarterback hits.

OG Joe Thuney (2012-15), New England Patriots: The starting left guard was in on all 78 plays in 5-0 New England's win over the Redskins ... The Patriots ran for 130 yards and averaged 4.8 yards per carry, and allowed four sacks and eight hits on the quarterback.

WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling (2013-14/Finished at USF), Green Bay Packers: Started at receiver and caught one of four passes thrown his way for 18 yards in the 4-1 Packers’ 34-24 win at the Dallas Cowboys ... Played 70 of 74 snaps on offense ... For the season, has 17 receptions for 235 yards and a score.

QB Russell Wilson (2007-09/Finished at Wisconsin), Seattle Seahawks: Completed 17 of 23 passes for 268 yards with four touchdowns in 4-1 Seattle’s 30-29 home victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday night ... Also ran eight times for 32 yards while compiling a stellar passer rating of 151.8 ... Through five weeks, has completed 114 of 156 passes for 1,409 yards with 12 touchdowns and no picks, and has also rushed 27 times for 120 yards and two scores ... Ranks first in the NFL in touchdown passes … Also leads the league among QBs with more than 10 pass attempts in passer rating (126.3), is third in completion percentage (73.1 percent) and tied for seventh in passing yards.


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