Former Illini check-up: Week 3

Former Illini check-up: Week 3

A look at how former Illini fared in the NFL in Week 3

Jeff Allen and Jon Asamoah, Chiefs: Starting offensive linemen opened holes (147 yards rushing), but didn’t protect QB Alex Smith well (five sacks), but the Chiefs still picked up the win at Philadelphia.

Alan Ball, Jaguars: Cornerback (groin) was not active for loss to Seattle.

Michael Buchanan, Patriots: Defensive lineman was credited with a QB hurry in win against Bucs.

Jeff Cumberland, Jets: Starting tight end had three catches for 26 yards as Jets beat Bills.

Vontae Davis, Colts: Starting cornerback had no tackles or pass breakups in victory against 49ers.

David Diehl, Giants: Offensive lineman (thumb) was inactive again.

Glenn Foster, Saints: Defensive lineman returned from ankle injury, getting one tackle — a sack — in win against Cardinals.

Kelvin Hayden, Bears: Cornerback is on injured reserve (hamstring).

Michael Hoomanawanui, Patriots: Tight end caught both passes thrown his way, for 31 yards, in win.

A.J. Jenkins, Chiefs: Wide receiver nabbed his first professional catch, a 6-yard in win Thursday vs. Eagles.

Mikel Leshoure, Lions: Running back was active for first time this season but did not see any playing time in victory against Redskins.

Corey Liuget, Chargers: Starting defensive end had a pair of tackles in loss at Tennessee.

Rashard Mendenhall, Cardinals: Starting running back had 29 yards on nine carries in loss at New Orleans.

Whitney Mercilus, Texans: Starting linebacker had five stops — and a roughing the passer penalty — but Houston was blown out at Baltimore.

Tony Pashos, Raiders: Catch offensive lineman tonight against Broncos.

Graham Pocic, Rams: Offensive lineman is on injured reserve (shoulder).

Akeem Spence, Buccaneers: Defensive tackle’s four tackles included a sack of Tom Brady, but Tampa Bay lost on the road.

Pierre Thomas, Saints: Reserve running back had 28 yards on 11 carries and caught six passes for 39 more yards in home win.

Hugh Thornton, Colts: Rookie started at left guard, helping Colts run for 179 yards and three touchdowns in win against Colts.

Steve Weatherford, Giants: Punted it six times for a 40.8-yard average. His long was a 56-yarder.

Martez Wilson, Saints: Linebacker was credited with a QB hurry in home victory.

Tavon Wilson, Patriots: Reserve defensive back saw action but didn’t register any stats in home win against Buccaneers.

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