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Longhorns in the NFL: Justin Tucker has done it again

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All Justin Tucker does is win football games and pay homage to Drake with his post-kick celebrations.

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He did it again! Justin Tucker kicked another game-winning field goal this week. In each of the Baltimore Ravens' only two wins this year, they were clinched with a Justin Tucker field goal. He has 11 game-winning field goals in his four-year career. He was perfect in every part of his game: 5-of-5 on his field-goal attempts, 2-of-2 on extra points ,and all of his seven kickoffs were touchbacks, which is really amazing. Of course, his celebration was pretty awesome, too:

In case you couldn't tell, that's Tucker's version of Drake's goofy dance in his "Hotline Bling" video.

QB

Name Team Depth Passes Yards TDs INTs
#16 Colt McCoy Washington Redskins #2QB (Bye)

The Washington Redskins had their bye week. New Endland Patriots' head coach Bill Belichick was asked in the press conference about the next quarterback he will face and he had nothing but good words to say about Kirk Cousins, similar to every quarterback he has faced this year... before beating them. (Link).

RB

Name Team Status Rushing (Season) Receiving (Season) Turnovers
#43 Fozzy Whittaker Carolina Panthers #2 RB 1 carry (5) 3 yards (10) 0 recs (6) 0 yards (48)
#39 Malcolm Brown St Louis Rams PS
#25 Jamaal Charles Kansas City Chiefs IR (Knee, W5) 0 (71) 0 (364) 0 TDs (4) 0 (21) 0 (177) 0 TDs (1) 0 (2 FL)

Fozzy Whittaker and the Carolina Panthers are still undefeated. On Monday they won a thriller against the Colts in overtime. Our Fozzy returned two kickoffs for 36 yards, recovering his own fumble on the first one, and carrying the ball once for three yards. He was also targeted once by Cam Newton but it ended up an incomplete pass.

WR/TE

Name Team Status Receptions (Season) Yards (Season) TDs (Season)
#87 Geoff Swaim Dallas Cowbys Inactive 0 receptions (1) 0 yards (0)
#16 Jaxon Shipley Arizona Cardinals Practice Squad
#88 Marquise Goodwin Buffalo Bills IR (Ribs, W6) 0 receptions (2) 0 yards (24)
John Chiles Cut by CHI Free Agent
John Harris Cut by ATL Free Agent
Mike Davis Cut by OAK ('14) Free Agent

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OL

Name Team Status GP GS
#63 Lyle Sendlein Arizona Cardinals #1 OC 8 8
#76 Tony Hills New Orleans Saints #2 LT 2 0
#66 Trey Hopkins Cincinnati Bengals Practice Squad
#61 Donald Hawkins Miami Dolphins Practice Squad
#69 Michael Huey Cut by SD (Week 5) Free Agent

Tony Hills didn't play this week and he missed an offensive festival in which the Saints and Giants did a good impersonation of the Oklahoma State vs. Texas Tech game. Lyle Sendlein started once again for the Arizona Cardinals.

DL

Name Team Status Tackles (Season) Sacks (Season) PBU (Season) Turnovers (Season)
#90 Malcom Brown New England Patriots #1 DT 2 (11.5) 0 (1)

#97 Roy Miller Jacksonville Jaguars #1 DT (Bye) - (12.5) - (2)
#96 Brian Robison Minnesota Vikings #1 LDE 1 (15) 0 (1) 0 (2) 0 (1 FR)
#90 Henry Melton Tampa Bay Buccaneers #2 LDT 4 (9) 0 (1) 1 FR (2 FR, 1 FF)
#90 Cory Redding Arizona Cardinals #2 LDE 0 (2.5) 0 (1) 1 FR (1 FR, 1 INT)
#56 Cedric Reed Buffalo Bills Practice Squad
#64 Chris Whaley Dallas Cowboys IR (Achilles)

Cory Redding and Henry Melton took advantage of two bad handoff exchanges, both recovering fumbles in victorious efforts. Redding's recovery came in the fourth quarter when the Cleveland Browns were trying to cut the Cardinals' lead. Melton's helped his Tampa Bay Buccaneers hold on to a victory as they were about to blow another big lead like they did last week.

OLB

Name Team Status Tackles (Season) Sacks (Season) PBU (Season) Turnovers (Season)
#98 Brian Orakpo Tennessee Titans #1 ROLB 2 (17) 1 (3) 1 (1)
#53 Jackson Jeffcoat Washington Redskins #2 LOLB (Bye) - (4) - - - (1FF)
#99 Lamarr Houston Chicago Bears #1 ROLB 0 (7.5) 0 (1)
#57 Alex Okafor Arizona Cardinals Out (Hamstring) - (10) - (2) - (1)
#49 Sam Acho Chicago Bears #2 LOLB (Bye) 3.5 (16)
0 (1) 0 (1 FR, 1 FF)

Brian Orakpo had his third sack of the season, his second in the last three weeks. He seems like he is getting into good shape after his season-ending injury last October. Unlike his teammate Sam Acho, Lamarr Houston isn't playing much lately with the Chicago Bears. There are some rumors that he could be traded before the trade deadline finishes later today.

ILB

Name Team Status Tackles (Season) Sacks (Season) PBU (Season) Turnovers (Season)
#56 Derrick Johnson Kansas City Chiefs #1 RILB 5 (39) 1 (2) 0 (4) 0 (1 INT)
#58 Jordan Hicks Philadelphia Eagles #2 RILB (Bye) - (40) - (1) - (2) - (1 INT, 3 FR, 1 FF)
#52 Keenan Robinson Washington Redskins #1 LILB (Bye) - (37) - (1) - (1 FR)
Emmanuel Acho Cut by PHI Free Agent
Steve Edmond Cut by NO Free Agent

Derrick Johnson kept pace with the youngsters Keenan Robinson and Jordan Hicks, who had their bye weeks. Veteran Johnson had his second sack of the season in London where the Kansas City Chiefs beat the Detroit Lions.

DB

Name Team Status Tackles (Season) Sacks (Season) PBU (Season) Turnovers (Season)
#33 Michael Griffin Tennessee Titans #1 FS 7.5 (28.5)
0 (2) 0 (1 INT)
#28 Quandre Diggs Detroit Lions #2 Nickel 2 (10) 1 (1) 0 (1 FR)
#32 Kenny Vaccaro New Orleans Saints #1 SS 4.5 (41.5) 0 (1) 0 (4)
#29 Earl Thomas Seattle Seahawks #1 FS 4.5 (35) 0 (5) 0 (1 FF, 2 INT)
#31 Adrian Phillips San Diego Chargers #3 SS 2.5 (9.5)
#25 Tarell Brown New England Patriots IR (foot, W6) (13)


#23 Aaron Williams Buffalo Bills IR (Neck, W5) (12)
(3) (1 INT)
#33 Mykkele Thompson New York Giants IR (Achilles)
Carrington Byndom Cut by CAR (PS) Free Agent
Chykie Brown Cut by NYG (PS) Free Agent
Curtis Brown Cut by NYJ (PS) Free Agent
Aaron Ross Cut by CLE (PS) Free Agent

No big plays for the DBU alums this week, but Kenny Vaccaro, Earl Thomas and Michael Griffin had good games and continue with their big seasons.

ST

Name Team Status FG (Season) LG (Season) XPs (Season)
#9 Justin Tucker Baltimore Ravens #1 K 5/5 (19/22) 48 (52 x2) 2/2 (17/17)
#9 Phil Dawson San Francisco 49ers #1 K 2/2 (13/14) 54 (54) -/- (8/8)
Cullen Loeffler Cut by MIN Free Agent
Nate Boyer Cut by SEA Free Agent

With all the Justin Tucker awesomeness, we may have made the mistake of passing over Phil Dawson's great season. The San Francisco 49ers have many problems but their kicker is not one of them. Dawson has been responsible for all of the 9 points the team has scored in the last two games, without missing a FG in that span, including a 54-yarder this week. He is 92.9% on the season, slightly better than Tucker's 86%. Both of them remain perfect on extra points, which are no longer a given.