NFL REBELS WEEKLY UPDATE 1.3
Jan. 3, 2017


Here at OleMissSports.com, we are proud to update Rebel fans on the exploits of our former players who lace up their cleats on Sundays in the NFL. Ole Miss has a big presence in the league again this year. There are currently 21 former Rebels on NFL rosters, including two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning, recent Super Bowl participants Brandon Bolden and Michael Oher, and 2016 first-round draft picks Robert Nkemdiche, Laquon Treadwell and Laremy Tunsil.

Eight former Rebels made appearances last week and seven are members of teams that will advance into the postseason.

Here’s a rundown of how each player performed in the final week of the 2016 regular season:

#38 BRANDON BOLDEN | RB | New England Patriots

Saw action in the Patriots’ victory over Miami (34-14). Will advance into the postseason to play the lowest winning seed in the AFC wild card round.

#64 FAHN COOPER | OL | San Francisco 49ers (PS)

Concluded the season as a member of the 49ers’ practice squad.

#16 CODY CORE | WR | Cincinnati Bengals

Made his fourth straight start at wide receiver and collected four receptions with a career high 84 yards in a victory over Baltimore (27-10). Will not advance into the postseason.

#37 TRAE ELSTON | DB | Cleveland Browns (PS)

Concluded the season as a member of the Browns’ practice squad.  

#27 SENQUEZ GOLSON | CB | Pittsburgh Steelers

Is on injured reserve. The Steelers will face the Miami Dolphins in the AFC wild card round.

#74 WOODROW HAMILTON | DT | New England Patriots (PS)

Is on the Patriots’ practice squad.   

#77 JOHN JERRY | OG | New York Giants

Started at right guard in the Giants’ victory over Washington (19-10). Will advance into the postseason to play the Green Bay Packers in the wild card round.     

#23 KENDRICK LEWIS | S | Baltimore Ravens

Concluded the season on injured reserve.

#10 ELI MANNING | QB | New York Giants

Started at QB for New York, going 17 of 27 for 180 yards in a victory over Washington (19-10). Will advance into the postseason to play the Green Bay Packers in the wild card round.

#70 BOBBY MASSIE | OT | Chicago Bears

Concluded the 2016 season starting at right tackle in the Bears’ loss to Minnesota (38-10).

#22 DEXTER MCCLUSTER | WR | San Diego Chargers

Concluded the season on injured reserve due to a fractured forearm.   

#10 DONTE MONCRIEF | WR | Indianapolis Colts

Did not see action in the Colts’ victory over Jacksonville (24-20). Will not advance into the postseason.  

#90 ROBERT NKEMDICHE | DT | Arizona Cardinals

Did not see action in Arizona’s victory over Los Angeles (44-6). Will not advance into the postseason.       

#73 MICHAEL OHER | OT | Carolina Panthers

Concluded the season on injured reserve.  

#78 JERMEY PARNELL | OT | Jacksonville Jaguars

Started at right tackle in Jacksonville’s loss to Indianapolis (24-20). Will not advance into the postseason.      

#33 JAMARCA SANFORD | S | New Orleans Saints

Concluded the season on injured reserve.

#78 BRADLEY SOWELL | OT | Seattle Seahawks

Did not see action in Seattle’s victory over San Francisco (25-23). Will advance to the postseason to face the Lions in the NFC wild card round.   

#11 LAQUON TREADWELL | WR | Minnesota Vikings

Did not see action in Minnesota’s victory over Chicago (38-10). Will not advance into the postseason.  

#67 LAREMY TUNSIL | G | Miami Dolphins

Started at left guard in the Dolphins’ loss to New England (35-14). Will advance into the postseason to face the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC wild card round.

#12 MIKE WALLACE | WR | Baltimore Ravens

Concluded the season starting at wide receiver for Baltimore, logging four receptions for 33 yards in a 27-10 loss to Cincinnati.   

#71 CHANNING WARD | DE | Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Was added to the Bucs’ active roster, but did not see action in the victory over Carolina (17-16). Will not advance into the postseason.

PS = practice squad


 

 

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