Your Weekly Michigan State Spartans in the NFL Report
Hondo S. Carpenter
Javon Ringer had a good day for Titans in the teamâ€™s 27-10 victory over the Colts. Ringer rushed 14 times for 60 yards and caught five passes for 42 yards. Ringer led the team in carries, rushing yards, and receptions for the game. Spartans Chris Rucker and Blair White of the Colts saw limited action. Rucker recorded one tackle at defensive back, while White returned one punt for two yards.
Bengalsâ€™ defensive tackle Domata Peko played an active role in shutting down the Seahawksâ€™ offense, as Cincinnati trounced Seattle, 34-12. Peko racked up four tackles, an assist, and a quarterback hit in the contest. Fellow Spartan and Bengal Kyle Cook started at center.
Drew Stanton was not active for the Lionsâ€™ 45-10 romp over the Broncos.
Defensive tackle Brandon McKinney had one tackle and an assist in the Ravensâ€™ narrow 30-27 triumph over the Cardinals.
Greg Jones, Devin Thomas, and the Giants defeated Brandon Fields and the Dolphins, 20-17, in a showdown of Spartans. Jones, who started at middle linebacker and had five tackles, helped the Giantsâ€™ defense force Fields and the Dolphins to punt five times. Fields averaged 49.4 yards per punt, with a long punt of 59 yards. Thomas had three kickoff returns in the game for 78 yards, his longest return being 40 yards.
Patriotsâ€™ quarterback Brian Hoyer did not play in his teamâ€™s 25-17 loss to the Steelers.
Wide receiver Derrick Mason caught one pass for five yards for the Texans in Houstonâ€™s 24-14 win over the Jaguars.
Defensive tackle Ogemdi Nwagbuo of the Chargers was not active for teamâ€™s 23-20 defeat at the hands of the Chiefs on Monday Night Football.
Spartans on a Bye Week: TE Kellen Davis, Bears; WR Plaxico Burress, Jets; S Eric Smith, Jets