NFL REBELS: Weekly Update 12.15
Eli Manning (photo by Phil Ellsworth/ESPN Images)
Dec. 15, 2015

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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 NFL again this year with 18 former Rebels currently on NFL rosters, including stars like two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning and other Super Bowl Rebels Michael Oher of the Carolina Panthers and Brandon Bolden of the New England Patriots.

Eight former Rebels started for their respective teams in week 14. QB Eli Manning stole the show on Monday Night Football having arguably his best outing of the season. The New Orleans native completed a Giants franchise-record 87.1 percent of his passes while throwing for 300+ yards for the fifth time this season.

Here’s a rundown of how each former Rebel performed in week 14 of the 2015 NFL season:

#38 Brandon Bolden | RB | New England Patriots
Carried the ball 16 times for 51 yards in a 27-6 win over Houston.

#72 Pierce Burton | OT | Indianapolis Colts
Member of the Colts’ practice squad.

#27 Senquez Golson | CB | Pittsburgh Steelers
Placed on season-ending injured reserve.

#76 Greg Hardy | DE | Dallas Cowboys
Started at DE for the Cowboys, making six tackles and one sack in a close loss to Green Bay.

#77 John Jerry | OG | New York Giants
Started at guard for the Giants in a 31-24 win over Miami.

#23 Kendrick Lewis | FS | Baltimore Ravens
Started at FS for the Ravens, logging three tackles in a close loss to Seattle.

#10 Eli Manning | QB | New York Giants
Started at QB for New York, going 27-for-31 for 337 yards and four touchdowns in a 31-24 win in Miami. Manning tallied a season-high 151.5 quarterback rating and set a single-game franchise record with his 87.1 completion percentage. VIDEO: Manning threads the needle for six

#70 Bobby Massie | OT | Arizona Cardinals
Started at RT for the Cardinals in a 23-20 win over Minnesota on Thursday Night Football.

#38 Trumaine McBride | CB | New York Giants
Saw action in the secondary for the Giants, logging one tackle in a 31-24 win over Miami on Monday Night Football.

#22 Dexter McCluster | RB | Tennessee Titans
Returned from injury for the Titans, logging four catches for 38 yards and rushing the ball four times for 12 yards in a close loss to the Jets. VIDEO: Mariota finds McCluster for 28 yards

#10 Donte Moncrief | WR | Indianapolis Colts
Saw action at WR for the Colts, hauling in three catches for 52 yards in a close loss to Jacksonville. VIDEO: Moncrief shows off nice moves for 33-yard gain

#73 Michael Oher | OT | Carolina Panthers
Started at LT for the Panthers in a 38-0 win over Atlanta.

#78 Jermey Parnell | OT | Jacksonville Jaguars
Started at LT for the Jaguars in a 51-16 win over Indianapolis.

#59 Gerald Rivers | DE | Houston Texans
Member of the Texans’ practice squad.

#33 Jamarca Sanford | SS | New Orleans Saints
Saw action in the secondary for the Saints in a 24-17 win over Tampa Bay.

#79 Bradley Sowell | OT | Arizona Cardinals
Saw action on the offensive line in a 23-20 win over Minnesota.

#44 Carlos Thompson | OLB | Houston Texans
Placed on season-ending injured reserve.

#11 Mike Wallace | WR | Minnesota Vikings
Started at WR, hauling in three catches for 42 yards and a touchdown in a close loss to Arizona on Thursday Night Football. VIDEO: Teddy Bridgewater hits Wallace for a touchdown

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