It wasn't the greatest holiday week for former Alabama players in the NFL.
Tua Tagovailoa got pulled. Derrick Henry finished with 98 rushing yards, two shy of tying Barry Sanders for the most consecutive 100-yard road games in league history.
And much more serious, Bills running back T.J. Yeldon tested positive for the coronavirus. We hope that he's OK, and has a swift recovery.
Nevertheless we have some people who need to be mentioned as honorable mentions for this week's top five among former Crimson Tide players:
Steelers safety Minkah Fitzpatrick had eight tackles against the Colts
Xavier McKinney had the same number for the Giants against the Ravens
Washington defensive lineman Jonathan Allen was credited with seven tackles and a hurry
Seahawks defensive lineman Jarran Reed notched two sacks
Ravens cornerback Anthony Averett had five tackles and broke up two passes.
Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs picked off a former teammate.
More on those final two in a moment ...
5] Irv Smith Jr., TE, Vikings
Had six receptions for 53 yards and two touchdowns against the Saints.
4] Marlon Humphrey, CB, Ravens
With Averett at the other corner spot, Humphrey had a team-high six tackles and broke up three passes.
There's also the annual Humphrey family Christmas card:
3] Jalen Hurts, QB, Eagles
He threw for 342 yards and ran for 69 yards, but also had three turnovers as Philadelphia lost at Dallas.
Speaking of which ..
2] Amari Cooper, WR, Cowboys
He had four receptions for 121 yards, putting him over 1,000 for the season.
1] Calvin Ridley, WR, Falcons
Had five catches for 130 yards, giving him 82 receptions for 1,342 yards and nine touchdowns this season. He's only the seventh player in NFL history to have 200-plus receptions for 3,000-plus yards and 26-plus touchdowns during his first three seasons.
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