Former Illini in the NFL update: Week 5
JEFF ALLEN and Jon Asamoah, Chiefs. Starting offensive linemen helped Kansas City run for 214 yards, and both had tackles following Kansas City turnovers in 9-6 home loss to Ravens
Alan BALL, Texans. Plays Monday night at N.Y. Jets.
Arrelious benn, Buccaneers. Bye week.
JOSH BRENT, Cowboys. Bye week.
JEFF CUMBERLAND, Jets. Plays Monday night against Texans.
VONTAE DAVIS, Colts. Corner was inactive (ankle).
DAVE DIEHL, Giants. Remained inactive (knee).
KELVIN HAYDEN, Bears. Cornerback saw action but didn’t make any tackles in win at Jacksonville.
MICHAEL HOOMANAWANUI, Patriots. Tight end was inactive (concussion).
A.J. JENKINS, 49ers. Was inactive.
MIKEL LESHOURE, Lions. Bye week.
COUREY LIUGET, Chargers. Defensive end had two tackles, including a sack, and deflected a pass in a loss to the Saints.
BRANDON LLOYD, Patriots. Starting receiver had three catches for 34 yards in victory against visiting Denver.
RASHARD MENDENHALL, Steelers. In his return from a knee injury, tailback earned the start and carried the ball 14 times for 81 yards, including a 13-yard touchdown run. He also caught two catches for 20 yards in home victory against Eagles.
WHITNEY MERCILUS, Texans. Plays Monday night at Jets.
BRIT MILLER, Rams. Reserve fullback saw action in win Thursday night, including a special teams tackle.
BRANDON MOORE, Jets. Plays Monday night vs. Houston.
PIERRE THOMAS, Saints. Running back had nine carries for 30 yards and two catches for 40 yards in win against San Diego.
STEVE WEATHERFORD, Giants. Averaged 50.0 yards on two punts in home win against Browns.
MARTEZ WILSON, Saints. Defensive lineman ended win against Chargers with a sack and fumble recovery on San Diego’s last play.
TAVON WILSON, Patriots. Rookie defensive back earned his first start and had a big day with a career-high 10 tackles in home win against Broncos.