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.