Former Illini check-up: Week 2

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.

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