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Mountaineers in the Pros: Week Three

Anthony G. Halkias

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Photo courtesy of the Indianapolis Colts

Week three of the NFL season came with a ton of excitement, so let’s take a look at how some former Mountaineers performed this week.

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

Quinton Spain got the start in the Bills 21-17 win verse the Bengals.  Spain played in every offensive snap and also saw 5 plays on special teams.

Next game: Sunday 9/29 1:00 p.m. vs Patriots

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

Will Grier moved up a spot on the depth chart this week, but did not get the start.

Next game: Sunday 9/29 1:00 p.m. vs Houston

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

Bruce Irvin was ruled out for the third week in a row.  It is still unknown when he will return.

Next game: Sunday 9/29 1:00 p.m. vs Houston

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

Nick Kwiatkoski recorded a tackle in the Bear’s 31-15 win over Washington.  Nick played 13 snaps at linebacker and 15 plays on special teams.

Next game: Sunday 9/29 4:25 p.m. vs Vikings

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

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

Tavon Austin is still recovering from a concussion and was ruled out for week 3.

Next game: Sunday 9/29 8:20 p.m. vs Saints

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

Mark Glowinski started and played in every offensive play for the Colts in their 27-24 win over the Falcons.  He also saw action in 5 special teams plays.

Next game: Sunday 9/29 1:00 p.m. vs Raiders

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

Najee Goode did not start for the Jaguars in their 20-7 win against the Titans.  However, Goode had a pass break up and 3 tackles.  The deflection was a key part of the game.  Goode saw action in 42 defensive plays and also 20 special teams plays.

Next game: Sunday 9/29 4:25 p.m. vs Broncos

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

Kyzir White saw action in just 7 plays in the Chargers 27-20 loss to the Texans.

Next game: Sunday 9/29 1:00 p.m. vs Dolphins

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 Giant’s practice squad on Sept. 2.

Next game: Practice squad

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

Trevon Wesco saw action in 11 offensive plays in week 3.

Next game: Sunday 10/6 1:00 p.m. vs Eagles

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

Karl Joseph started and recorded 8 tackles in the Raiders road loss in Minnesota.  Joseph has had a slow start to the season, but it appears as if he is finally getting going.

Next game: Sunday 9/29 1:00 p.m. vs Colts

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

Daryl Worley started and recorded 8 tackles in the Raiders road loss to the Vikings.

Next game: Sunday 9/19 1:00 p.m. vs Colts

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

Rasul Douglas recorded 2 tackles for loss and also had 2 pass breakup’s in their 3 point loss to Detroit.

Next game: Thursday 9/26 8:20 p.m. vs Green Bay

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

Gary Jennings was not active for week 3.

Next game: Sunday 9/29 4:05 p.m. vs Arizona

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: Sunday 9/29 4:05 p.m. vs Arizona

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

David Long saw action in 15 special team plays for the Titans.  He did not see any action at linebacker.

Next game: Sunday 9/29 1:00 vs Falcons

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

Adam Pankey was signed off the Titans practice squad by the Green Bay Packers-where he originally began his career.

Next game: 9/26 8:20 vs Eagles

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

Wendell Smallwood saw action in 2 offensive snaps and 12 special team plays.

Next game: Sunday 9/29 1:00 p.m. vs Giants

Notable Names:

WR Kevin White is currently a free agent

 

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