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NFL UPDATE: How players with Virginia connections fared in regular-season Week 4

Here's a look at players with state connections in the NFL. Listed by jersey number, position, connections and statistics from the fourth week of regular-season games. Many players on practice squads or injured reserve are not listed here.

Arizona Cardinals:

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82 LS Mike Leach (William and Mary): Reserve; did long snapping.
78 OL Earl Watford (James Madison): Not mentioned in play-by-play.

Atlanta Falcons:

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52 LB Justin Durant (Hampton U.): 1 tackle.

Baltimore Ravens:

60 T Eugene Monroe (U.Va.): Not active.
8 QB Matt Schaub (U.Va.): Did not play.
34 RB Lorenzo Taliaferro (Coastal Carolina, Lackawanna JC, Bruton High): 3 carries for 13 yards; 1 catch for 11 yards; 1 tackle (on punt).

Buffalo Bills:

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18 WR Percy Harvin (Florida, Landstown High): 3 catches for 26 yards; 2 kickoff returns for 39 yards.
3 QB EJ Manuel (Florida State, Bayside High): Did not play.
5 QB Tyrod Taylor (Virginia Tech, Hampton High): Started; 6 carries for 15 yards; 28-of-42 for 274 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT; sacked twice for 16 yards in losses; penalized 2 yards for illegal forward pass.

Carolina Panthers:

29 S Dean Marlowe (James Madison): Not active.

Chicago Bears:

74 T Jermon Bushrod (Towson, King George High): Inactive.
23 CB Kyle Fuller (Va. Tech): Started; 4 tackles; defended 1 pass.
75 OL Kyle Long (Oregon, St. Anne's-Belfield): Started at RT; no stats.
64 C Will Montgomery (Va. Tech, Centreville High): Started; injured in first quarter.
52 LB LaRoy Reynolds (U.Va., Maury High): Reserve; no stats.
19 WR Eddie Royal (Va. Tech, Westfield High): Started; targeted 10 times; 7 catches for 54 yards, 1 TD; penalized 5 yards for delay of game.

Cincinnati Bengals:

30 RB Cedric Peerman (U.Va., William Campbell High): Reserve; 1 tackle (on kickoff).

Cleveland Browns:

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None noted.

Dallas Cowboys:

None noted.

Denver Broncos:

None noted.

Detroit Lions:

26 SS Don Carey (Norfolk State, Booker T. Washington High): 2 tackles (both on kickoffs); recovered fumble on Seattle punt return.
10 WR Corey Fuller (Va. Tech): Not mentioned in box score or play-by-play.
52 DE Darryl Tapp (Va. Tech, Deep Creek High): 4 tackles, including 1 sack; forced 1 fumble (Seattle recovered); defended 1 pass.

Green Bay Packers:

None noted.

Houston Texans:

76 T Duane Brown (Va. Tech, Hermitage High): Not mentioned in play-by-play.
41 RB Jonathan Grimes (W&M): Inactive.
8 K Nick Novak (Maryland, Albemarle High): 3-for-3 on PATs; short on 53-yard field-goal attempt; averaged 59 yards on 4 kickoffs, with 2 touchbacks.
47 LB Lynden Trail (Norfolk State): Released from Texans' practice squad and signed to Redskins' practice squad.

Indianapolis Colts:

90 DE Kendall Langford (Hampton U., Petersburg High): 2 tackles, including 1 sack; 2 QB hits.
28 CB Greg Toler (St. Paul's College): Not mentioned in play-by-play.

Jacksonville Jaguars:

70 C Luke Bowanko (U.Va.): Not mentioned.
90 DE Andre Branch (Clemson, Varina High): Penalized 5 yards for neutral-zone infraction.

Kansas City Chiefs:

None noted.

Miami Dolphins:

35 S Walt Aikens (Liberty U.): Reserve; 1 tackle.
71 T Branden Albert (U.Va.): Not active (injured).

Minnesota Vikings:

32 DB Antone Exum (Va. Tech, Deep Run High): Not mentioned in play-by-play.
6 QB Taylor Heinicke (ODU): Inactive.

New England Patriots:

51 MLB Jerod Mayo (Tennessee, Kecoughtan High): Bye week.

New Orleans Saints:

None noted.

New York Giants:

DT Kenrick Ellis (Hampton U.): Terminated.
28 CB Jayron Hosley (Va. Tech): Played; penalized 28 yards for pass interference.
23 RB Rashad Jennings (Liberty U.): 9 carries for 38 yards; 2 catches for 54 yards, 1 TD.
OT Vinston Painter (Va. Tech, Maury High): Terminated from practice squad Sept. 29.
30 S Cooper Taylor (U. of Richmond): Not mentioned in play-by-play.
72 DE Kerry Wynn (U. of Richmond): Team-high 8 tackles.

New York Jets:

75 OL Oday Aboushi (U.Va.): Not mentioned.
60 T D'Brickashaw Ferguson (U.Va.): Started; no stats.

Oakland Raiders:

32 SS Keenan Lambert (Norfolk State, Maury High): Reserve; no stats.

Philadelphia Eagles:

21 DB Jerome Couplin (W&M): 1 tackle (on punt).

Pittsburgh Steelers:

83 TE Heath Miller (U.Va., Honaker High): Targeted twice; 1 catch for 1 yard.
55 LB Arthur Moats (James Madison, Churchland High): 2 tackles.
29 SS Shamarko Thomas (Syracuse, Ocean Lakes High): Downed 1 punt.
2 QB Michael Vick (Va. Tech, Ferguson and Warwick High): Started; 19-of-26 for 124 yards, 1 TD, 0 INTs; 9 carries for 33 yards; sacked 4 times for 28 yards in losses; recovered own fumble.

San Diego Chargers:

53 ILB Kavell Conner (Clemson, Manchester High): Reserve; no stats.
24 CB Brandon Flowers (Va. Tech): Started; 7 tackles; defended 2 passes; penalized 6 yards for pass interference.
15 WR Dontrelle Inman (U.Va.): Reserve; targeted 5 times; 3 catches for 88 yards.
98 NT Sean Lissemore (W&M): Reserve; no stats.
OT Michael Ola (Hampton U.): Waived Monday.
83 TE John Phillips (U.Va.): Started; targeted twice; 1 catch for 1-yard TD; 1 kickoff return for 5 yards; 1 tackle (on punt).

San Francisco 49ers:

41 SS Antoine Bethea (Howard, Denbigh High): 6 tackles.
55 OLB Ahmad Brooks (U.Va., C.D. Hylton High): 5 tackles, including 1 sack for a 9-yard loss.
58 OLB Eli Harold (U.Va., Ocean Lakes High): Not mentioned in play-by-play.

Seattle Seahawks:

28 DB Marcus Burley (Delaware, Highland Springs High): Game Monday vs. Detroit.
31 SS Kam Chancellor (Virginia Tech, Maury High): 7 tackles; forced a fumble that led to game-deciding touchback.
3 QB Russell Wilson (Wisconsin, N.C. State, Collegiate School of Richmond): 20-of-26 for 287 yards, 1 TD, 0 INTs; 10 carries for 40 yards, including 3 kneel-downs; sacked 6 times for 52 yards in losses; fumbled 3 times, losing 2 and recovering 1.

St. Louis Rams:

91 DE Chris Long (U.Va., St. Anne's-Belfield): 1 sack for 7-yard loss (also counts as tackle).
23 FS Rodney McLeod (U.Va.): 5 tackles; forced 1 fumble, resulting in a turnover.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers:

8 QB Mike Glennon (N.C. State, Westfield High): Did not play.

Tennessee Titans:

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15 WR Justin Hunter (Tennessee, Ocean Lakes High): Bye week.
60 G Quinton Spain (West Virginia U., Petersburg High): Bye week.

Washington Redskins:

92 NT Chris Baker (Hampton U.): Reserve; 6 tackles (1 for loss).
23 CB DeAngelo Hall (Va. Tech, Deep Creek High): Inactive (sprained right toe).
LB Sage Harold (James Madison, Ocean Lakes High): Released from practice squad.
30 S Kyshoen Jarrett (Va. Tech): 5 tackles; defended 1 pass.
76 T Morgan Moses (U.Va., Meadowbrook High): Penalized 11 yards (half the distance to the goal line) for clipping; flagged for holding (declined after Eagles sack).
25 DB Justin Rogers (U. of Richmond): Placed on injured reserve Sept. 29.
LB Lynden Trail (Norfolk State): Signed to practice squad.

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