A couple of Buckeyes in the NFL fared better in week 11 than the ones still sporting Scarlet and Gray in Columbus.
Carolina Panthers safety Kurt Coleman collected 3 tackles and an interception, while wideout Ted Ginn Junior grabbed 5 catches for 37 yards and a touchdown for the Panthers in their 44-16 win over the Washington Redskins. The interception for Coleman was his fourth in 2015, while the touchdown for Ginn was also his fourth on the season.
Linebacker A.J. Hawk had 2 tackles, while kicker Mike Nugent scored 7 points on 4 extra points and 43 yard field goal for the Cincinnati Bengals in their 34-31 loss to the Arizona Cardinals. It was their 2nd loss of the season. They still hold a 3 game lead in the AFC North division.
Safety Malcolm Jenkins had 5 tackles and a pass break up for the Philadelphia Eagles in their 45-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Jenkins’ 5 tackles put him over the 500 mark for his career. The Eagles are now 4-6.
Linebacker James Laurinaitis collected 8 tackels for the St. Louis Rams in their 16-13 loss at the Baltimore Ravens.
Running back Daniel “Boom” Herron of the Buffalo Bills and defensive back Nate Ebner of the New England Patriots face off on Monday Night Football.
Several other former Bucks were missing in action in week 11. San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde issued the 49ers loss to the Seattle Seahawks with a foot injury. Carolina Panthers wideout Corey Philly Brown missed the game versus Washington with injury. While safety Will Allen, linebacker Ryan Shazier, offensive tackle Mike Adams, and defensive lineman Cam Newton of the Pittsburgh Steelers, and wide receiver Brian Hartline and safety Donte Whitner of the Cleveland Browns were all on a BYE week. The Steelers return to action at Seattle in week 12, while the Browns host the Baltimore Ravens.