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Mountaineers in the Pros: Week Two

Anthony G. Halkias

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Week two of the NFL season has come and gone with the conclusion of last nights Monday Night game, so let’s take a look at how the former Mountaineers fared this week.

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

Quinton Spain saw another start at left guard this week vs the Giants.  Spain helped propel the Bills to a 28-14 win over the New York Giants.  Spain played in 71 offensive plays and 5 special teams plays.

Next game: Sunday, September 22 – 1:00 p.m. (Bengals)

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

Will Grier did not play in Carolina’s 20-14 loss to Tampa Bay.

Next game: Sunday, September 22 – 4:05 p.m. (@ Cardinals)

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

Bruce Irvin was not active in Carolina’s 20-14 loss to Tampa Bay.  The former first round pick is still recovering from a hamstring injury that has left him on the sideline for two consecutive games.

Next game: Sunday, September 22 – 4:05 p.m. (@ Cardinals)

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

Nick Kwiatkoski was used only on special teams vs the Broncos.

Next game: Monday, September 23 – 8:15 p.m. (@ Washington)

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 suffering from a concussion and was ruled inactive against the Redskins.  The absence of Austin didn’t appear to stall Prescott and the Cowboy offense as they cruised to a 31-21 victory.

Next game: Sunday, September 22 – 1:00 p.m. (Dolphins)

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

Mark Glowinski started at right guard for the Colts as they edged out the Titans, 19-17.  Glowinski played every snap and also saw time on special teams.  The Colts have one of the better offensive lines in the league and it is being led by Quenton Nelson and Mark Glowinski.

Next game: Sunday, September 22 – 1:00 p.m. (Falcons)

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

Najee Goode did not see any time at linebacker against the Texans.  However, Goode played in 21 special team plays in Jacksonville’s one point loss.

Next game: Thursday, September 19 – 8:20 p.m. (Titans)

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

Kyzir White followed up on his fantastic week 1 performance with a mediocre week 2 showing vs the Lions.  The Lions beat the Chargers 13-10 and White finished with 7 tackles total. He played 89% of the Chargers defensive plays.

Kyzir White beats his man to the gap and misses the tackle 🤦🏾‍♂️ Click to Tweet

Next game: Sunday, September 22 – 4:25 p.m. (Texans)

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

Yodny Cajuste did not play in the Patriots 43-0 win against the Dolphins.  Cajuste has been dealing with an injury to his quad.  He was placed on the non-football injury list back in July.

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 was active again for the Jets in week 2.  Wesco was used 3 times on offense in the Jets 23-3 loss to the Browns.

Next game: Sunday, September 22 – 1:00 p.m. (@ Patriots)

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

Karl Joseph combined for 3 tackle’s in the Raiders 18 point loss to the Chiefs.  Joseph also recorded one tackle for a loss.

Next game: Sunday, September 22 – 1:00 p.m. (@ Vikings)

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

Daryl Worley finished with 7 tackles and recovered a fumble against the Chiefs on Sunday.  Worley has seemed to find his groove with the Raiders and looks to have a promising year.

Next game: Sunday, September 22 – 1:00 p.m. (@ Vikings)

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

Rasul Douglas got his second straight start at cornerback in the Eagles 4 point loss to Atlanta.  Douglas had 1 pass breakup and also combined for 2 tackles.

Next game: Sunday, September 22 – 1:00 p.m. (@ Colts)

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

Gary Jennings was once again not active against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.

Next game: Sunday, September 22 – 4:25 p.m. (Saints)

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

Geno Smith was active against the Steelers, but did not play.

Next game: Sunday, September 22 – 4:25 p.m. (Saints)

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

David Long saw a total of 13 plays on special teams in the Titans 19-17 loss to the Colts.

Next game: Thursday, September 19 – 8:20 p.m. (@ Jaguars)

Adam Pankey
Tennessee Titans (NFL) 
OL | 6-5 | 313
Hamilton, Ohio

Adam Pankey was signed to the Titans practice squad on Sept. 2.

Next game: Practice squad

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

Wendell Smallwood saw 2 targets and hauled both in for a total of 9 yards. He also ran the ball one time for 4 yards.  Smallwood played in 16 offensive plays and 16 special teams plays.  The Redskins lost 31-21 to the Cowboys.

Next game: Monday, September 23 – 8:15 p.m. (Bears)

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