Former Illini in the NFL update: Week 10

Former Illini in the NFL update: Week 10

A look at how former Illini fared in the NFL in Week 10

JEFF ALLEN and JON ASAMOAH, Chiefs. Catch offensive linemen Monday night at Pittsburgh.

ALAN BALL, Texans. Corner saw action, but had no tackles in victory at Chicago.

ARRELIOUS BENN, Buccaneers. Was not active (shoulder).

JOSH BRENT, Cowboys. Backup nose tackle had one tackle in victory at Philadelphia.

JEFF CUMBERLAND, Jets. Coming off bye, tight end (dislocated hand).

VONTAE DAVIS, Colts. Cornerback (left knee) remained inactive.

DAVE DIEHL, Giants. Starting offensive lineman helped pave the way for 129 rushing yards but struggled protecting QB (four sacks) in loss at Cincinnati.

KELVIN HAYDEN, Bears. Cornerback had four tackles in loss against visiting Texans.

MICHAEL HOOMANAWANUI, Patriots. Starting tight end had one pass thrown his way, which fell incomplete, in home victory against Bills.

A.J. JENKINS, 49ers. No. 17 was inactive again.

MIKEL LESHOURE, Lions. Pride of Centennial started for Lions, rushing for 43 yards on 13 carries. He also caught one pass for 5 yards in loss to Vikings.

COREY LIUGET, Chargers. Starting defensive end had a team-high six tackles, including two for loss, in victory at Tampa Bay.

BRANDON LLOYD, Patriots. Receiver caught five passes for 45 yards as New England beat the visiting Bills following its bye week.

RASHARD MENDENHALL, Steelers. Will tailback return from foot injury? Check out Monday night vs. Chiefs.

WHITNEY MERCILUS, Texans. Rookie linebacker had one tackle in road win at Chicago.

BRIT MILLER, Rams. Fullback recovered a Sam Bradford fumble and had a pass thrown his way in tie with 49ers.

BRANDON MOORE, Jets. Starting right guard and his linemates allowed three sacks in loss at Seattle.

PIERRE THOMAS, Saints. Starting tailback carried the ball five times for 10 yards and caught one pass for 6 yards in home victory against previously unbeaten Atlanta.

STEVE WEATHERFORD, Giants. Booted it four times for 53.3-yard average — with a long of 68 — but couldn’t pin Bengals inside 20 in road loss.

MARTEZ WILSON, Saints. Reserve defensive lineman had one tackle — a sack — as New Orleans handed visiting Falcons their first loss of season.

TAVON WILSON, Patriots. Rookie defensive back had a pair of tackles to help knock off Bills following off week.

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