NFL REBELS: Weekly Update 10.09
Eli Manning (courtesy of N.Y. Giants)

Oct. 9, 2012

Here at, 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 huge presence in the NFL this year, with 23 players on current rosters, including such superstars as two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli  Manning and five-time Pro Bowl linebacker Patrick  Willis.

Here's a rundown of how each former Rebel performed in week five of the 2012 NFL season.

#38 Brandon  Bolden | RB | New England Patriots
Rushed for 59 yards on 14 carries in the Patriots’ 31-21 win over Denver on Sunday.

#30 Marshay  Green | DB | Indianapolis Colts
Colts’ practice squad.

#42 BenJarvus  Green-Ellis | RB | Cincinnati Bengals
Rushed for 14 yards on nine carries in the Bengals’ 17-13 loss to Miami on Sunday. 

#76 Greg  Hardy | DE | Carolina Panthers
Started at defensive end and recorded six tackles including a sack in a 16-12 loss to Seattle on Sunday. 

#74 John  Jerry | OG | Miami Dolphins
Started at right guard in a 17-13 win over Cincinnati on Sunday. 

#94 Peria  Jerry | DT | Atlanta Falcons
Started and recorded a tackle in the Falcons' 24-17 win over Washington on Sunday. 

#23 Kendrick  Lewis | FS | Kansas City Chiefs
Did not see the field (shoulder injury) in the Chiefs’ 9-6 loss to Baltimore on Sunday. 

#10 Eli  Manning | QB | New York Giants
Completed 25-of-37 passes for 259 yards and three touchdowns in a 41-27 win over Cleveland on Sunday.

#70 Bobby  Massie | OT | Arizona Cardinals
Started at right tackle in the Cardinals' 17-3 loss to St. Louis on Thursday.

#22 Dexter  McCluster | WR/RB | Kansas City Chiefs
Saw action but did not record any stats in the Chiefs’ 9-6 loss to Baltimore on Sunday.



#74 Michael  Oher | OT | Baltimore Ravens
Started at right tackle in a 9-6 win over Kansas City on Sunday. 

#58 Ashlee  Palmer | LB | Detroit Lions
Bye Week.

#78 Jermey  Parnell | OT | Dallas Cowboys
Bye Week. 

#95 Jerrell  Powe | DT | Kansas City Chiefs
Saw action but did not record a tackle in a 9-6 loss to Baltimore on Sunday. 

#33 Jamarca  Sanford | SS | Minnesota Vikings
Recorded two tackles and broke up two passes in a 30-7 win over Tennessee on Sunday. 

#67 Chris  Spencer | OL | Chicago Bears
Started at left guard in a 41-3 win over Jacksonville on Sunday. 

#60 Bradley  Sowell | OL | Indianapolis Colts
Saw action in a 30-27 win over Green Bay on Sunday. 

#86  Micheal  Spurlock | WR | Jacksonville Jaguars
Did not see action in a 41-3 loss to Chicago on Sunday.

#96 Emmanuel  Stephens | DE | Cleveland Browns
Recorded two tackles in a 41-27 loss to the Giants on Sunday. 

#7 Patrick  Trahan | LB | Chicago Bears
Bears' practice squad. 

#32 Cassius  Vaughn | DB/KR | Indianapolis Colts
Recorded four tackles as the starting cornerback in a 30-27 win over Green Bay on Sunday.

#17 Mike  Wallace | WR | Pittsburgh Steelers
Caught two passes for 17 yards in a 16-14 win over Philadelphia on Sunday.

#52 Patrick  Willis | LB | San Francisco 49ers
Recorded seven tackles and a forced fumble in a 45-3 win over Buffalo on Sunday.




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