Former Illini check-up: Week 2
A look at how former Illini fared in Week 2:
Jeff Allen and Jon Asamoah, Chiefs: Starting offensive linemen helped team rush for more than 100 yards in win against Cowboys.
Alan Ball, Jaguars: Starting cornerback had seven tackles — fourth best on team — in loss to Raiders.
Arrelious Benn, Eagles: Wide receiver is on injured reserve (knee).
Michael Buchanan, Patriots: Defensive lineman made the most of his one tackle — a sack — and had two QB hurries in win against Jets.
Jeff Cumberland, Jets: Recovered a teammate’s fumble, but tight end had no catches in loss to Patriots.
Vontae Davis, Colts: Starting cornerback had three tackles, but his former team (Miami) got the win.
David Diehl, Giants: Offensive lineman (thumb) was not active.
Glenn Foster, Saints: Defensive lineman (ankle) was not active for victory against Tampa Bay.
Kelvin Hayden, Bears: Cornerback is on injured reserve (hamstring).
Michael Hoomanawanui, Patriots: Starting tight end had no catches in victory against Jets.
A.J. Jenkins, Chiefs: Wide receiver saw action but didn’t get the ball thrown his way in win against Dallas.
Mikel Leshoure, Lions: Running back was inactive — again — in loss to Cardinals.
Corey Liuget, Chargers: Defensive end had one tackle in a victory against Eagles.
Rashard Mendenhall, Cardinals: Starting running back scored the winning touchdown in the fourth quarter on a 1-yard plunge. He finished with 66 yards on 15 carries and caught two passes for 28 yards against Lions.
Whitney Mercilus, Texans: Starting linebacker had three tackles in overtime win against Titans.
Joe Morgan, Saints: Wide receiver (knee) is on injured reserve.
Tony Pashos, Raiders: Starting offensive lineman was credited with a tackle after a fumble and helped team rush for 226 yards in win against Jaguars.
Graham Pocic, Rams: Offensive lineman is on injured reserve (shoulder).
Akeem Spence, Buccaneers: Defensive tackle had one tackle in loss to Saints.
Pierre Thomas, Saints: Reserve running back had 58 yards combined (29 rushing, 19 receiving) in win against Buccaneers.
Hugh Thornton, Colts: Saw action on the offensive line in loss to Dolphins.
Steve Weatherford, Giants: Punted it five times for 231 yards, but one was returned for a touchdown in loss to Broncos.
Martez Wilson, Saints: Linebacker had two tackles and downed a punt on special teams in win against Buccaneers.
Tavon Wilson, Patriots: Reserve defensive back saw action but had no tackles against Jets.