WVU in the NFL - Week 8
Following each week of the NFL season, WVSports.com will provide updates about how former Mountaineers are fairing in the NFL.
Chicago Bears - FS Ryan Mundy
The Bears defense got absolutely lit up by Tom Brady in a 51-23 loss to the Patriots. The Chicago defense allowed Brady to complete 30 of 35 pass attempts for 354 yards and five touchdowns, Ryan Mundy was part of that defense. Mundy had 9 tackles in the game.
MUNDY SEASON STATS: 39 tackles, 1 INT, TD
Cincinnati Bengals - DE Will Clarke & CB Adam Jones
Cincinnati got back to its winning ways with a 27-24 comeback victory over AFC North division rival Baltimore. Adam Jones played a large part in the win. Jones intercepted Joe Flacco during the third quarter. Will Clarke was inactive again.
JONES SEASON STATS: 28 tackles, 1 interception 6 pass breakup, 3 kick returns for 93 yards, 5 punt returns for 156 yards
CLARKE SEASON STATS: No Stats Registered
Green Bay Packers - OT Don Barclay
Don Barclay is on the injured reserve after suffering from an ACL tear during training camp.
Indianapolis Colts - P/KOS Pat McAfee
The Colts fell hard to Pittsburgh on Sunday afternoon but Pat McAfee had three punts for 153 yards.
MCAFEE SEASON STATS: 30 punts, 13 punts inside the 20, long punt of 61 yards, 3 onside kick conversions
Jacksonville Jaguars - LB JT Thomas
Despite Jacksonville loosing again, JT Thomas had his second straight solid outing in his second straight start. Thomas made six tackles in the Jaguars loss to the Miami Dolphins.
THOMAS SEASON STATS: 19 tackles
New York Jets - QB Geno Smith
Well, Geno Smith did not play well in the Jets' seventh consecutive loss. Smith threw three interceptions during the first quarter in the Jets loss to the Buffalo Bills. He struggled early and Rex Ryan decided to bench him after his third turnover in favor of Mike Vick.
SMITH SEASON STATS: 131/233 for 1373 yards, 7 TDs, 10 INTs, 34 carries for 139 yards & TD.
Philadelphia Eagles - LB Najee Goode
Najee Goode was injured in week one and is out for the rest of the season with a torn pectoral muscle.
Pittsburgh Steelers - LB Terence Garvin & FB Will Johnson
Pittsburgh got a great 51-34 victory over Indianapolis proving that they won't be an easy out inside the AFC. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger found Will Johnson twice for 22 yards.
GARVIN SEASON STATS: 2 tackles
JOHNSON SEASON STATS: 3 catches, 34 yards
Seattle Seahawks - DE Bruce Irvin
Bruce Irvin had quite the day as the Seahawks knocked off the Panthers at Bank of America Stadium. Irvin kept Cam Newton on his toes getting to him twice on the day. In total Irvin had three tackles, two tackles for loss, two sacks and two quarterback hits on Sunday.
IRVIN SEASON STATS: 10 tackles, 3 sack, 3 TFL, 5 QBH
St. Louis Rams - WR Tavon Austin & WR Stedman Bailey
After pulling off a major upset last week over Seattle, the Rams just didn't have it going against Kansas City on Sunday afternoon. The Rams offense just failed to have any kind of success. Stedman Bailey had two catches for St. Louis. Tavon Austin had a nice 38-punt return.
AUSTIN SEASON STATS: 10 catches for 85 yards, 12 carries for 49 yards
BAILEY SEASON STATS: 4 catches for 53 yards, 1 punt return for 88 yards & a TD
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - S Keith Tandy & RB Charles Sims
The Buccaneers lost in overtime to Minnesota. Keith Tandy was inactive for the game. On a positive note, Charles Sims is back at practice for the Buccaneers and could be back as early as next week to make his NFL debut after suffering an ankle injury before the season began.
TANDY SEASON STATS: 1 tackle
Washington Redskins - DT Chris Neild
Chris Neild is back on the injured reserve after suffering from a knee injury during training camp.