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Mountaineers in the Pros: Week Five

Anthony G. Halkias



Photo credit: LA Times

It was another big week for the Mountaineers in the NFL, so let’s take a look at how those players performed in week 5.

‘Eer of the Week: Kyzir White 

This week was difficult decision between Rasul Douglas and Kyzir White.  However, White finished with a key interception so he edged out Eagles CB, Douglas.

‘Eer’s that played: 

Quinton Spain
Buffalo Bills (NFL) 
G | 6-4 | 330
Petersburg, Va.

Quinton Spain started again for the Bills against his old team, the Titans.  Spain and some of the Titans offensive line embraced before the game.

Next game: Bye week

Will Grier
Carolina Panthers (NFL) 
QB | 6-1 | 220
Charlotte, N.C.

Grier was Kyle Allen’s back up but did not see any action.

Next game: Sun. 10/13 9:30 a.m. vs Bucs

Bruce Irvin
Carolina Panthers (NFL) 
LB/DE | 6-3 | 250
Atlanta, Ga.

Bruce Irvin only recorded 2 tackles in their win over Jacksonville.  However, Irvin was very relevant in keeping consistent pressure on Jags QB, Gardner Minshew.

Next game: Sun. 10/13 9:30 a.m. vs Bucs

Nick Kwiatkoski
Chicago Bears (NFL) 
LB | 6-2 | 243
Bethel Park, Pa.

Following his incredible game against the Vikings, Kwiatkoski did not earn a stat.  He saw zero snaps at linebacker, but did play 24 plays on special teams.

Next game: Bye week

Tavon Austin
Dallas Cowboys (NFL) 
WR | 5-8 | 179
Baltimore, Md.

Tavon Austin recorded 27 yards from scrimmage on just 2 touches.  He also returned 3 punts for 18 yards.  Austin looked healthy and saw a lot of action in their loss to the Packers.

Next game: Sun. 10/13 4:25 p.m. vs Jets

Mark Glowinski
Indianapolis Colts (NFL) 
G | 6-4 | 310
Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Mark Glowinski started for the Colts in their victory over the Chiefs on Sunday Night Football.

Next game: Bye week

Najee Goode
Jacksonville Jaguars (NFL) 
LB | 6-0 | 244
Cleveland, Ohio

Najee Goode recorded 2 tackles in their loss to the Panthers.  Goode also saw action on special teams.

Next game: Sun. 10/13 1:00 p.m. vs Saints

Kyzir White
Los Angeles Chargers (NFL) 
LB | 6-2 | 218
Macungie, Pa.

Kyzir White picked off Broncos QB, Joe Flacco.  He also recorded 2 tackles.  White has had a bipolar season so far, hopefully he can build on this momentum and keep playing well.

Next game: Sun. 10/13 8:20 p.m. vs Steelers

Trevon Wesco
New York Jets (NFL) 
TE | 6-3 | 267
Martinsburg, W.Va.

Trevon Wesco did not record any stats against the Eagles.  He did play in 19 offensive plays and 9 on special teams.  The Jets offense has struggled without Darnold, hopefully when he returns, the Jets can try to get Wesco more involved in the offense.

Next game: Sun. 10/13 4:25 p.m. vs Cowboys

Karl Joseph
Oakland Raiders (NFL) 
S | 5-10 | 200
Orlando, Fla.

Karl Joseph had 4 tackles against Chicago.

Next game: Bye week

Daryl Worley
Oakland Raiders (NFL) 
CB | 6-1 | 215
Philadelphia, Pa.

Daryl Worley recorded 5 tackles in the Raiders win over the Bears.

Next game: Bye week

Rasul Douglas
Philadelphia Eagles (NFL) 
CB | 6-2 | 209
East Orange, N.J.

Rasul Douglas was named captain for the game.  Douglas also recorded 4 tackles and broke up 2 passes in Eagles 31-6 win over the Jets.

Next game: Sun. 10/13 1:00 p.m. vs Vikings

Geno Smith
Seattle Seahawks (NFL) 
QB | 6-3 | 221
Miramar, Fla.

Geno Smith backed up Russell Wilson, but did not see any action.

Next game: Sun. 10/13 1:00 p.m. vs Browns

David Long
Tennessee Titans (NFL) 
LB | 5-11 | 225
Cincinnati, Ohio

David Long was active because Cameron Wake was ruled out.  Long saw action on 9 special teams plays but did not record any stats.

Next game: Sun. 10/13 4:25 p.m. vs Broncos

Wendell Smallwood
Washington Redskins (NFL) 
RB | 5-10 | 208
Wilmington, Del.

Wendell Smallwood had 6 touches for 27 yards.

Next game: Sun. 10/13 1:00 p.m. vs Dolphins

‘Eers that did not play: 

Adam Pankey
Green Bay Packers (NFL) 
OL | 6-5 | 313
Hamilton, Ohio

Adam Pankey was not active against the Cowboys.

Next game: Mon. 10/14 8:20 p.m. vs Lions

Gary Jennings
Seattle Seahawks (NFL) 
WR | 6-1 | 216
Stafford, Va.

Gary Jennings was not active for week 5.

Next game: Inactive

Yodny Cajuste
New England Patriots (NFL) 
OL | 6-5 | 310
Miami, Fla.

Yodny Cajuste is still recovering from a quadricep injury.  It is still not known when he will return to the football field.

Next game: Injury List

David Sills V
New York Giants (NFL) 
WR | 6-3 | 211
Wilmington, Del.

David Sills was assigned to the Giants practice squad on Sept. 2.

Next game: Practice squad

Shelton Gibson
Cleveland Browns (NFL) 
WR | 5-11 | 191
Cleveland, Ohio

Shelton Gibson was signed to the Browns practice squad on Sept. 2.

Next game: Practice squad

Extra ‘Eers:

  • Mario Alford returned a punt for an 85-yard touchdown for Montreal in the CFL
  • Kevin White remains a free agent


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