Silver Bullets in the NFL (Week 15)

Several former Silver Bullets contributed mightily to their NFL teams getting victories in Week 15.

Linebacker James Laurinaitis of the St. Louis Rams got the week started off with a 6 tackle game on Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Laurinaitis is tied for 17th in the NFL with 101. The Rams pulled out the victory 31-23.

Ted Ginn Junior had 2 touchdowns to help the Carolina Panthers stay undefeated at 14-0. He now has 10 total for the season, he had 11 total in his career before the season began. He finished the day with 6 catches for 85 yards to go with the TDs. Corey “Philly” Brown had 3 catches himself for 51 yards and a touchdown. While safety Kurt Coleman led the stingy Panther D with 13 tackles in the 38-35 victory.

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Will Allen forced a fumble to set the Steelers up for their 1st touchdown of the day. He also made 5 tackles, and had a pass break up on the day. Defensive lineman Cam Heyward added a sack and 2 tackles, while linebacker Ryan Shazier had a key 4th quarter interception to set up the Steelers game winning touchdown to go along with 6 tackles (3 assisted). Denver Broncos cornerback Bradley Roby had 5 tackles in the 34-27 loss.

Kicker Mike Nugent scored 6 points on 3 extra points and field goal for the Cincinnati Bengals in their 24-14 victory over the San Francisco 49ers. Linebacker A.J. Hawk had 2 tackles to help the defense. The Bengals have clinched a playoff berth and are now 11-3.

Safety Malcolm Jenkins had 7 tackles (2 assisted) for the Philadelphia Eagles in their 40-17 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

In other Buckeye news, Terrelle Pryor saw his first regular season action at wide receiver as a member of the Cleveland Browns. He carried the ball one time for a one yard loss, but no catches, in the Browns 30-13 loss at the Seattle Seahawks.

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