Week 17: Ex-Illini in the NFL
Jeff Allen and Jon Asamoah, Chiefs: Reserve offensive guards helped quarterback Chase Daniel pass for 200 yards in overtime loss to host Chargers.
Alan Ball, Jaguars: Starting cornerback had two tackles and a pass deflection in road loss to the Colts.
Michael Buchanan, Patriots: Reserve defensive lineman played but didn’t record any tackles.
Jeff Cumberland, Jets: Started at tight end and had one catch for 30 yards in road win against Dolphins.
Vontae Davis, Colts: Starting cornerback didn’t record any tackles but helped limit the Jaguars to 42 rushing yards as Indianapolis rolled at home.
David Diehl, Giants: Starting right guard helped pave the way for 122 rushing yards in home win against Washington.
Glenn Foster, Saints: Reserve defensive end had one tackle for loss in home rout against Tampa Bay.
Kelvin Hayden, Bears: Injured reserve (hamstring).
Michael Hoomanawanui, Patriots: Starting tight end did not have any catches in home victory against the Bills.
A.J. Jenkins, Chiefs: Starting receiver had three catches for 67 yards, with a long of 48, in overtime loss at San Diego.
Mikel Leshoure, Lions: Running back was active but did not play in road loss at Minnesota.
Corey Liuget, Chargers: Starting right end had four tackles, including a sack, and three quarterback hits in home win.
Rashard Mendenhall, Cardinals: Starting running back gained 47 yards on 10 carries in home loss against the 49ers. He also had two catches for 13 yards.
Whitney Mercilus, Texans: Starting linebacker had one tackle in loss at Tennessee.
Tony Pashos, Raiders: Starting right tackle helped quarterback Terrelle Pryor pass for 207 yards in home loss against Denver.
Graham Pocic, Rams: Injured reserve (shoulder).
Akeem Spence, Buccaneers: Starting defensive tackle had one stop in road loss against New Orleans.
Pierre Thomas, Saints: Starting running back gained 20 yards on seven carries and scored a touchdown against the Buccaneers.
Hugh Thornton, Colts: Started at left guard and helped Colts quarterback Andrew Luck throw for 282 yards in home win against Jacksonville.
Steve Weatherford, Giants: Booted eight punts for an average of 41.1 yards and landed four inside the 20-yard line during home win against Redskins.
Martez Wilson, Cowboys: Played in late game against Philadelphia.
Tavon Wilson, Patriots: Reserve defensive back played but didn’t post any tackles.