Pro Football Update
- By Brian Kuppelweiser
- September 11, 2012 09:51 AM
Sixteen former West Virginia University football players are currently on NFL rosters.
Here is an update on each of them following week one of the NFL season.
Corey McIntyre - Buffalo Bills
McIntryre saw action on offense and special teams for the Bills, but did not record any statistics in the Bills 48-28 loss to the New York Jets.
Brandon Hogan - Carolina Panthers
Hogan has been placed on injured reserve due to a knee injury, meaning his 2012 season has ended.
J.T. Thomas - Chicago Bears
Thomas played in his first regular season game with the Bears on Sunday, as they defeated the Indianapolis Colts, 41-21.
Thomas forced a fumble on a kickoff return and had one tackle, while playing mainly on special teams.
Adam Jones - Cincinnati Bengals
Jones played in the Bengals 44-13 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, but did not register any statistics.
Robert Sands - Cincinnati Bengals
Sands has been placed on injured reserve due to a chest injury, meaning his 2012 season has ended.
Don Barclay - Green Bay Packers
Barclay dressed and played in the Packers opener against the San Francisco 49ers, a 30-22 loss.
Pat McAfee - Indianapolis Colts
In the Colts 20-point loss to the Bears, McAfee punted five times for a total of 257 yards, which was good for an average of 51.4 yards per punt. Of McAfee’s five punts, two were downed inside the 20-yard line.
The fourth-year pro also handled kickoff duties for the Colts, registering two touchbacks out of four kickoffs.
Ellis Lankster - New York Jets
Lankster saw time on the defensive side of the ball, as well as special teams in the Jets win on Sunday.
In total, he registered three tackles.
Owen Schmitt - Oakland Raiders
Schmitt, a fifth-year pro, saw action in the Raiders 22-14 loss to the San Diego Chargers, however, he did not register any statistics.
Will Johnson - Pittsburgh Steelers
Johnson, who was playing in the first game of his career, started at fullback for the Steelers in their 31-10 loss to the Denver Broncos.
He had one reception for 12 yards in the contest.
Ryan Mundy - Pittsburgh Steelers
Mundy started at free safety for the Steelers in their loss to the Broncos.
The fourth-year pro tallied three tackles and had a one pass defended.
Bruce Irvin - Seattle Seahawks
Irvin saw a large amount of playing time with the Seahawks defensively, but he did not register any statistics in the Seahawks 20-16 loss to the Cardinals.
Najee Goode - Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Goode did not dress in the Buccaneers 16-10 win over the Panthers.
Keith Tandy - Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Tandy saw action on special teams and recorded one tackle for the Buccaneers in Sunday’s 16-10 win over division foe Carolina Panthers.
Darius Reynaud - Tennessee Titans
In the Titans' 34-13 loss to the New England Patriots, Reynaud had three receptions for 17 yards, returned four kicks for 98 yards and carried the ball once for two yards.
Chris Neild - Washington Redskins
Neild has been placed on injured reserve due to a torn ACL, meaning his 2012 season has ended.
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