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Week 8 ProDucks: Dickson shines, Grasu starts, Freeman sits

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Week 8 ProDucks: Dickson shines, Grasu starts, Freeman sits

Seattle tight end Ed Dickson was clearly the star of the weekend in the ProDucks world. 

He made his season debut with the Seahawks and caught two passes for 54 yards and a touchdown. Dickson caught a 12-yard touchdown pass from Russell Wilson in the second quarter and hauled in a 42-yard reception early in the third quarter. 

Dickson appeared in 20 plays but is expected to take over as the starter at some point as he works his way back into shape after spending the first six games on the PUP list. 

[RELATED: Ed Dickson rocks Motown, Carroll tosses him Eugene-related shade]

“He looked really good," Seattle coach Pete Carroll said. "He didn’t play a lot of plays, we were able to keep his play numbers really in check a little bit so that we could get him started. He was comfortable, he played quick and blocked well. A couple of mistakes that you would think that could happen, happened – a couple things here and there. He did a good job and it was really encouraging to see him play, he looked good out there.”

--- Grasu starts

Baltimore offensive lineman Hroniss Grasu, acquired a few of weeks ago, started at left guard during the team's loss to Carolina. 

-- Pharaoh Brown inactivate

Cleveland elevated tight end Pharaoh Brown from the practice squad to the 53-man roster last week but he did not suit up for the team's loss at Pittsburgh.

--- Freeman sits

Denver rookie running back Royce Freeman sat out Sunday's loss to Kansas City with an injured ankle. 

Below is a team-by-team list of former Ducks, Beavers and others from around the state, currently on NFL rosters If we've missed anyone, please let us know with an email to AaronFentress@CSNNW.com:

 

 ARIZONA CARDINALS

None. 

 

 ATLANTA FALCONS

 

Score: Off. 

 

 

 BALTIMORE RAVENS

Score: Lost 36-21 at Carolina.  

  • Randin Crecelius, Portland State, guard: The undrafted rookie free agent is on the practice squad. 
  • Hroniss Grasu, Oregon Ducks, center: Started at left guard.  
  • Patrick Onwuasor, Portland State, linebacker: Had four tackles, three solo, one tackle for loss and one quarterback hurry.   

 

 

 BUFFALO BILLS

 

Score: Lost 25-6 to New England. 

  • Derek Anderson, Oregon State, quarterback: Anderson started in place of rookie Josh Allen and completed 22 of 39 passes for 290 yards and one interception (returned for a touchdown in the fourth quarter) with no touchdown passes. He was sacked three times. 
  • Kyle Peko, Oregon State, nose tackle: Is on the team's practice squad.  
  • Jordan Poyer, Oregon State, safety: Had four tackles, three solo, and one pass defended. 

 

 

 CAROLINA PANTHERS

Score: Won 36-21 over Baltimore. 

  • David Mayo, Texas State (Scappoose H.S.), linebacker: Had one tackle on special teams. 

 

 

 CHICAGO BEARS

 

Score: Won 24-10 over the New York Jets. 

  • Kyle Long, Oregon Ducks, guard: Started at left guard but injured his foot and will be out six to eight weeks. 
  • Ryan Nall, Oregon State (Central Catholic H.S., Portland), running back: Is on the team's practice squad. 

 

 

 CINCINNATI BENGALS

 

Score: Won 37-34 over Tampa Bay in overtime.  

    • Jake Fisher, Oregon Ducks, offensive tackle: Played in reserve. 

     

     

     CLEVELAND BROWNS

     

    Score: Lost 33-18 at Pittsburgh. 

    • Pharaoh Brown, Oregon Ducks, tight end: Inactive. 
    • Terrance Mitchell, Oregon Ducks, defensive back: Mitchell underwent surgery on a broken wrist earlier this season but could return at some point this year. 

     

     DALLAS COWBOYS

     

    Score: OFF.

     

     

     DENVER BRONCOS

    Score: Lost 30-23 to Kansas City. 

    • Royce Freeman, Oregon Ducks, running back: Sat out with an ankle injury. 

     

     

     DETROIT LIONS

     

    Score: Lost 28-14 to Seattle. 

    • LeGarrette Blount, Oregon Ducks, running back: Carried the ball 10 times for 50 yards and scored on a two-yard touchdown. 
    • Tyrell Crosby, Oregon, offensive tackle: Inactive.  
    • DeShawn Shead, Portland State, defensive back: Had one special teams tackle. 

     

     

     GREEN BAY PACKERS 

    None. 

     

     HOUSTON TEXANS

     

    Score: Won Lost 42-23 over Miami. 

    • Brennan Scarlett, California and Stanford (Central Catholic H.S., Portland): Had two tackles.

     

     

     INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

     

    None. 

     

     JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

     

    None. 

     

    KANSAS CITY

     

    Score: Won 30-23 at Denver.   

    • Steven Nelson, Oregon State, defensive back: Started at right cornerback and had five tackles, four solo. 
    • De'Anthony Thomas, Oregon Ducks, wide receiver: Fractured his leg in practice on Oct. 11 and placed on injured reserve. 

     

     

    LOS ANGELES CHARGERS

    Score: Off  

    • Tyrell Williams, Western Oregon (Cascade H.S., Turner), wide receiver: Off.

     

    LOS ANGELES RAMS

     

    Score: Won 29-27 over Green Bay. 

    • Brandin Cooks, Oregon State, wide receiver: Cooks caught three passes for 74 yards. He also carried the ball once for nine yards. 
    • Samson Ebukam, Eastern Washington (David Douglas H.S.): Had four tackles, two solo. 
    • Johnny Hekker, Oregon State, punter: Punted seven times for 316 yards. Also completed a pass for 12 yards on a fake punt.   
    • Troy Hill, Oregon Ducks, defensive back: Had one solo tackle and one pass defended. 
    • Sean Mannion, Oregon State, quarterback: Did not play. 
    • Johnny Mundt, Oregon Ducks, tight end: Inactive. 
    • Ndamukong Suh, Nebraska (Grant H.S.), defensive tackle: Had two solo tackles and one quarterback hurry. 

     

     

    MIAMI DOLPHINS

     

    Score: Lost 42-23 at Houston.  

    • Kiko Alonso, Oregon Ducks, linebacker: Had nine tackles, four solo. 

     

     

    MINNESOTA VIKINGS

     

    Score: Lost 30-20 to New Orleans. 

    • Mike Remmers, Oregon State, offensive tackle: Started at right guard. 

     

     

    NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

    Score: Won 25-6 at Buffalo.   

    • Ryan Allen, Louisiana Tech (West Salem H.S.), punter: Punted four times for 148 yards. 
    • Patrick Chung, Oregon Ducks, safety: Had five solo tackles, one pass defended and one fumble recovery.  

     

     

     NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

     

    Score: Won 30-20 at Minnesota. 

    • Max Unger, Oregon Ducks, center: Started at center. 

     

     

     NEW YORK GIANTS

     

    Score: Lost 20-13 vs. Washington. 

    • Jonathan Stewart, Oregon Ducks, running back: Stewart has been placed on injured reserve with a foot injury. 
    • Aldrick Rosas, Southern Oregon, kicker: Made both field goal attempts from distances of 37 and 32 yards. 

     

     

    NEW YORK JETS

     

    None. 

     

     OAKLAND RAIDERS

     

    None. 

     

    PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

     

    Score: Won 24-18 at Jacksonville. 

    • D.J. Alexander, Oregon State, linebacker: Played and got called for an unnecessary roughness penalty. 
    • Haloti Ngata, Oregon Ducks, defensive tackle: Played in 26 snaps but did not record a statistic. 
    • Isaac Seumalo, Oregon State, guard: Started at left guard.

     

     

    PITTSBURGH STEELERS

     

    Score: Won 33-18 over Cleveland. 

     

     

    SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

     

    Score: Lost 18-14 at Arizona.  

    • Arik Armstead, Oregon Ducks, defensive end: Started at right defensive end and had three tackles, two solo, and one sack and two quarterback hurries. 
    • Victor Bolden Jr., Oregon State, wide receiver: Appeared in five plays on offense and seven on special teams. 
    • DeForest Buckner, Oregon Ducks, defensive end: Had one tackle and one quarterback hurry. 

     

     

     SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

    Score: Won 28-14 at Detroit. 

    • Ed Dickson, Oregon Ducks, tight end: Caught two passes for 54 yards and scored on a 12-yard touchdown reception in his first action of the season. 
    • Dion Jordan, Oregon Ducks, defensive end: Had four solo tackles and one tackle for loss. 

     

     TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

     

    Score: Lost 37-34 at Cincinnati in overtime. 

    • Jacquizz Rodgers, Oregon State, running back: Had one carry for four yards. Caught four passes for 25 yards.  

     

     

     TENNESSEE TITANS

     

    Score: Off. 

     

     WASHINGTON REDSKINS

    Score: Won 20-13 at the New York Giants. 

    • Byron Marshall, Oregon Ducks, running back: Has been played on injured reserve with an ankle injury. He could return midway through the season.  

     

    Week 7 ProDucks: Pharaoh Brown elevated; Grasu plays; Mariota can't close

    Week 7 ProDucks: Pharaoh Brown elevated; Grasu plays; Mariota can't close

    Tennessee quarterback Marcus Mariota can't seem to stop the Titans' skid.

    Tennessee lost its third consecutive game on Sunday in London, England, falling 20-19 to the Los Angeles Chargers. Mariota passed for 237 yards and rushed for 38, and he threw a one-yard touchdown pass on 4th and goal with under 40 seconds remaining to put the titans in position to tie. However, Tennessee coach Mike Vrabel elected to go for two and Mariota's pass fell incomplete.

    Tennessee has now lost three straight games since that dramatic overtime win over Philadelphia to fall to 3-4. But all hope isn't lost. Tennessee is just one game behind Houston (4-3) and have division wins over the Texans and 3-4 Jacksonville.

    -- Pharaoh Brown activated

    Cleveland has elevated tight end Pharaoh Brown from the practice squad to the 53-man roster.  Brown began his NFL career with the Oakland Raiders as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2017. He played in two games that season but was released following the season. The Raiders waived Brown last September leading to him landing with the Browns and making their practice squad.

    --- Freeman scores

    Denver rookie running back Royce Freeman Carried the 13 times for 39 yards and score on a one-yard touchdown for his fourth of the season in the second quarter during a 45-10 win over Arizona. 

    Freeman is still starting but he hasn't been all that productive as of late. In Denver's last three games, Freeman has rushed for just 90 yards on 27 carries. Backup Phillip Lindsay has rushed for 169 on 30 carries. 

    --- Grasu sighting

    Center Hroniss Grasu, acquired a couple of weeks ago, saw his first action with Baltimore during Sunday's 24-23 win over New Orleans. He appeared in 12 plays on offense and four on special teams. 

    Below is a team-by-team list of former Ducks, Beavers and others from around the state, currently on NFL rosters If we've missed anyone, please let us know with an email to AaronFentress@CSNNW.com:

     

     ARIZONA CARDINALS

    None. 

     

     ATLANTA FALCONS

     

    Score: Won 23-20 over the New York Giants. 

    • Andy Levitre, Oregon State, guard: Out for the season with a torn triceps. 
    • Rocky Ortiz, Oregon State, running back: Had two carries for seven yards. 

     

     BALTIMORE RAVENS

    Score: Lost 24-23 to New Orleans. 

    • Randin Crecelius, Portland State, guard: The undrafted rookie free agent is on the practice squad. 
    • Hroniss Grasu, Oregon Ducks, center: Activated and appeared in 12 plays on offense and four on special teams. 
    • Patrick Onwuasor, Portland State, linebacker: The backup had one solo tackles.  

     

     

     BUFFALO BILLS

     

    Score: Lost 37-5 at Indianapolis.

    • Derek Anderson, Oregon State, quarterback: Anderson started in place of rookie Josh Allen and completed 20 of 31 passes for 175 yards and zero touchdowns with three interceptions. 
    • Kyle Peko, Oregon State, nose tackle: Is on the team's practice squad.  
    • Jordan Poyer, Oregon State, safety: Had five tackles, three solo. 

     

     

     CAROLINA PANTHERS

    Score: Won 21-17 at Philadelphia. 

    • David Mayo, Texas State (Scappoose H.S.), linebacker: Played but did not record a tackle. 

     

     

     CHICAGO BEARS

     

    Score: Lost 38-31 to New England.

    • Kyle Long, Oregon Ducks, guard: Started at left guard. 
    • Ryan Nall, Oregon State (Central Catholic H.S., Portland), running back: Is on the team's practice squad. 

     

     

     CINCINNATI BENGALS

     

    Score: Lost 45-10 at Kansas City.       

      • Jake Fisher, Oregon Ducks, offensive tackle: Played in reserve. 

       

       

       CLEVELAND BROWNS

       

      Score: Lost 26-23 in overtime at Tampa Bay.   

      • Pharaoh Brown, Oregon Ducks, tight end: Elevated to the 53-man roster on Tuesday. 
      • Terrance Mitchell, Oregon Ducks, defensive back: Mitchell underwent surgery on a broken wrist last week but could return at some point this season. 

       

       DALLAS COWBOYS

       

      Score: Lost 20-17 at Washington. 

      • Tyree Robinson, Oregon Ducks, safety: Robinson is on the team's practice squad.  

       

       DENVER BRONCOS

      Score: Won 45-10 at Arizona.   

      • Royce Freeman, Oregon Ducks, running back: Carried the 13 times for 37 yards and score on a one-yard touchdown in the second quarter. 

       

       DETROIT LIONS

       

      Score: Won 32-21 at Miami. 

      • LeGarrette Blount, Oregon Ducks, running back: Carried the ball 10 times for 50 yards and scored on a two-yard touchdown. 
      • Tyrell Crosby, Oregon, offensive tackle: Inactive.  

       

       

       GREEN BAY PACKERS 

      None. 

       

       HOUSTON TEXANS

       

      Score: Won 20-7 over Jacksonville. 

      • Brennan Scarlett, California and Stanford (Central Catholic H.S., Portland): Had one special teams tackle.

       

       

       INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

       

      None. 

       

       JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

       

      None. 

       

      KANSAS CITY

       

      Score: Won 45-10 over Cincinnati.   

      • Steven Nelson, Oregon State, defensive back: Started at right cornerback and had one solo tackle and two passes defended.  
      • De'Anthony Thomas, Oregon Ducks, wide receiver: Fractured his leg in practice on Oct. 11 and placed on injured reserve. 

       

       

      LOS ANGELES CHARGERS

      Score: Won 20-19 over Tennessee.   

      • Tyrell Williams, Western Oregon (Cascade H.S., Turner), wide receiver: Started and caught four passes for 118 yards including a 75-yard touchdown. 

       

      LOS ANGELES RAMS

       

      Score: Won 39-10 at San Francisco. 

      • Brandin Cooks, Oregon State, wide receiver: Cooks caught four passes for 64 yards and had a 19-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter. He also carried the ball once for seven yards. 
      • Samson Ebukam, Eastern Washington (David Douglas H.S.): Started at outside linebacker and had three solo tackles, one tackle for loss and one quarterback hurry. 
      • Johnny Hekker, Oregon State, punter: Punted four times for 120.  
      • Troy Hill, Oregon Ducks, defensive back: Started at right cornerback and had four solo tackles and one interception he returned for seven yards. 
      • Sean Mannion, Oregon State, quarterback: Did not play. 
      • Johnny Mundt, Oregon Ducks, tight end: Appeared on 11 offensive plays. 
      • Ndamukong Suh, Nebraska (Grant H.S.), defensive tackle: Had two solo tackles and one quarterback hurry. 

       

       

      MIAMI DOLPHINS

       

      Score: Lost 32-21 to Detroit. 

      • Kiko Alonso, Oregon Ducks, linebacker: Had five tackles, four solo and one pass defended. 

       

      MINNESOTA VIKINGS

       

      Score: Won 27-17 over Arizona.  

      • Mike Remmers, Oregon State, offensive tackle: Started at right guard. 

       

       

      NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

      Score: Won 38-31 at Chicago.   

      • Ryan Allen, Louisiana Tech (West Salem H.S.), punter: Punted four times for 171 years. 
      • Patrick Chung, Oregon Ducks, safety: Had seven solo tackles, one pass defended and one QB hurry.  

       

       

       NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

       

      Score: Won 24-23 at Baltimore. 

      • Max Unger, Oregon Ducks, center: Started at center. 

       

       

       NEW YORK GIANTS

       

      Score: Lost 23-20 to Atlanta. 

      • Jonathan Stewart, Oregon Ducks, running back: Stewart has been placed on injured reserve with a foot injury. 
      • Aldrick Rosas, Southern Oregon, kicker: Made both field goal attempts from distances of 31 and 36 yards. 

       

       

      NEW YORK JETS

       

      None. 

       

       OAKLAND RAIDERS

       

      None. 

       

      PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

       

      Score: Lost 21-17 to Carolina. 

       

       

      PITTSBURGH STEELERS

       

      Score: Off

       

       

      SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

       

      Score: Lost 39-10 to the Rams.  

      • Arik Armstead, Oregon Ducks, defensive end: Started at right defensive end and five solo tackles, one sack and three quarterback hurries. 
      • Victor Bolden Jr., Oregon State, wide receiver: Appeared in five plays on special teams.
      • DeForest Buckner, Oregon Ducks, defensive end: Started at left defensive end and had three solo tackles and one tackle for loss. 

       

       SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

      Score: Off. 

       

       TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

       

      Score: Won 26-23 in overtime over Cleveland. 

      • Jacquizz Rodgers, Oregon State, running back: Rushed three time for eight yards and caught one pass for 11.  

       

       

       TENNESSEE TITANS

       

      Score: Lost 20-19 to the Los Angeles Chargers.   

      • Marcus Mariota, Oregon Ducks, quarterback: Mariota completed 24 of 32 passes for 237 yards and one touchdown with one interception.  He also rushed for 38 yards on seven carries. 

       

       WASHINGTON REDSKINS

      Score: Won 20-17 over Dallas. 

      • Byron Marshall, Oregon Ducks, running back: Has been played on injured reserve with an ankle injury. He could return midway through the season.  

       

      Week 3 ProDucks: Grasu lands a job, Mariota to the rescue, Freeman scores again

      Week 3 ProDucks: Grasu lands a job, Mariota to the rescue, Freeman scores again

      Former Oregon center Hroniss Grasu spent three years with the Chicago and then three weeks without a job to start this season after being released by the Bears.

      On Monday, Grasu landed back in the NFL with Baltimore after the Ravens signed him to help solve their depth issues along the offensive line.

      Grasu, a the third-round by the Bears in 2015, was reportedly one of 10 offensive linemen who worked out for Baltimore. He also had a tryout with Minnesota.

      On the other end of the business side of the NFL, former Oregon running back Kenjon Barner spent just one week with New England before being released last Friday. Rookie safety Tyree Robinson, who made Dallas' 53-man roster out of training camp, was waived last week. 

      ---Mariota in relief

      Quarterback Marcus Mariota did not start Sunday at Jacksonville but he did finish. Mariota, still bothered by numbness in his right hand, was relegated to backup duty. But after Blaine Gabbert went down following a sack in the first quarter, Mariota entered the game and completed 12 of 18 passes for 100 yards and rushed seven times for 51 yards in a 9-6 win. He is expected to start this Sunday against Philadelphia. 

      --- Mitchell strikes again

      Mitchell started and had five tackles, four solo, with one interception in a win over the New York Jets. Last week in a loss at New Orleans, Mitchell forced two fumbles while recovering one. 

      --- All-Pro Alonso

      Miami linebacker Kiko Alonso had yet another dominant performance for the 3-0 Dolphins. Alonso led the team with 15 tackles during a win over Oakland with seven solo. Last week he had 13 tackles against the New York Jets. Alonso's 34 tackles this season rank second in the NFL. 

      There are 20 former Ducks currently on NFL rosters and practice squads. Scroll below to find out how they performed over the weekend. 

      Below is a team-by-team list of former Ducks, Beavers and others from around the state, currently on NFL rosters If we've missed anyone, please let us know with an email to AaronFentress@CSNNW.com:

       

       ARIZONA CARDINALS

      None. 

       

       ATLANTA FALCONS

       

      Score: Lost 43-37 in overtime to New Orleans. 

      • Andy Levitre, Oregon State, guard: Out for the season with a torn triceps. 
      • Rocky Ortiz, Oregon State, running back: Started at fullback and appeared in nine plays on offense and eight on special teams. 

       

       BALTIMORE RAVENS

      Score: Won 27-14 over Denver.

      • Randin Crecelius, Portland State, guard: The undrafted rookie free agent is on the practice squad. 
      • Hroniss Grasu, Oregon Ducks, center: Signed to the team on Monday. 
      • Patrick Onwuasor, Portland State, linebacker: The backup had two tackles and an interception.

       

       BUFFALO BILLS

       

      Score: Won 27-6 at Minnesota. 

      • Kyle Peko, Oregon State, nose tackle: Is on the team's practice squad.  
      • Jordan Poyer, Oregon State, safety: Had five tackles, two solo. 

       

       CAROLINA PANTHERS

      Score: Won 31-21 over Cincinnati. 

      • David Mayo, Texas State (Scappoose H.S.), linebacker: Had two assisted tackles in 29 snaps on defense, also played 20 snaps on special teams. 

       

       

       CHICAGO BEARS

      Score: Won 16-14 at Arizona. 

      • Kyle Long, Oregon Ducks, guard: Started at right guard. 
      • Ryan Nall, Oregon State (Central Catholic H.S., Portland), running back: Is on the team's practice squad. 

       

       

       CINCINNATI BENGALS

       

      Score: Lost 31-21 at Carolina. 

      • Jake Fisher, Oregon Ducks, offensive tackle: Appeared in three offensive snaps.

       

       

       CLEVELAND BROWNS

       

      Score: Won 21-17 over the New York Jets.  

      • Terrance Mitchell, Oregon Ducks, defensive back: Started and had five tackles, four solo, with one interception. 

       

       DALLAS COWBOYS

       

      Score: Lost 24-13 at Seattle. 

       

       DENVER BRONCOS

      Score: Lost 27-14 at Baltimore. 

      • Royce Freeman, Oregon Ducks, running back: Scored his second NFL touchdown from six yards out in the first quarter. Finished the game with 53 yards on 13 carries. 

       

       DETROIT LIONS

       

      Score: Won 26-10 over New England.  

      • LeGarrette Blount, Oregon Ducks, running back: Started and had 16 carries for 48 yards, and he caught two passes for 17 yards. 
      • Tyrell Crosby, Oregon, offensive tackle: Did not play. 

       

       

       GREEN BAY PACKERS 

      None. 

       

       HOUSTON TEXANS

       

      Score: Lost 27-22 to the New York Giants.

      • Brennan Scarlett, California and Stanford (Central Catholic H.S., Portland): Played 18 snaps on special teams. 

       

       

       INDIANAPOLIS COLTS

       

      None. 

       

       JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS

       

      None. 

       

      KANSAS CITY

       

      Score: Won 38-27 over San Francisco. 

      • Steven Nelson, Oregon State, defensive back: Started at right cornerback and had four tackles, three solo, and one tackle for loss. 
      • De'Anthony Thomas, Oregon Ducks, wide receiver: Had one kickoff return for 25 yards. 

       

       

      LOS ANGELES CHARGERS

      Score: Lost 35-23 at the Los Angeles Rams. 

      • Tyrell Williams, Western Oregon (Cascade H.S., Turner), wide receiver: Started and caught two passes for 22 yards and carried the ball once for 14 yards.  

       

       

      LOS ANGELES RAMS

       

      Score: Won 35-23 over the Los Angeles Chargers. 

      • Brandin Cooks, Oregon State, wide receiver: Caught seven passes for 90 yards. 
      • Johnny Hekker, Oregon State, punter: Punted once for 49 yards. 
      • Troy Hill, Oregon Ducks, defensive back: Had one assisted tackle.  
      • Sean Mannion, Oregon State, quarterback: Did not play. 
      • Johnny Mundt, Oregon Ducks, tight end: Appeared in 12 special teams plays and two on offense. 
      • Ndamukong Suh, Nebraska (Grant H.S.), defensive tackle: Had three tackles, two solo, and one sack with two quarterback hurries, a pass defended and a fumble recovery. 

       

       

      MIAMI DOLPHINS

       

      Score: Won 28-20 over Oakland.

      • Kiko Alonso, Oregon Ducks, linebacker: Led the team with 15 tackles, seven solo. He is now second in the NFL with 34 tackles. 

       

       

      MINNESOTA VIKINGS

       

      Score: Lost 27-6 to Buffalo.  

      • Mike Remmers, Oregon State, offensive tackle: Started at right tackle and had one tackle following a turnover.  

       

       

      NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS

      Score: Lost 26-10 at Detroit.  

      • Ryan Allen, Louisiana Tech (West Salem H.S.), punter: Punted five times for 217 yards, an average of 43.4 yards per punt. 
      • Patrick Chung, Oregon Ducks, safety: Did not play due to a concussion.  

       

       

       NEW ORLEANS SAINTS

       

      Score: Won 43-37 in overtime at Atlanta. 

      Max Unger, Oregon Ducks, center: Started and played the entire game.

       

       NEW YORK GIANTS

       

      Score: Won 27-22 at Houston. 

      • Jonathan Stewart, Oregon Ducks, running back: The backup carried the ball twice for eight yards.  
      • Aldrick Rosas, Southern Oregon, kicker: Made two field goals of 44 and 30 yards.   

       

       

      NEW YORK JETS

       

      None. 

       

       OAKLAND RAIDERS

       

      None. 

       

      PHILADELPHIA EAGLES

       

      Score: Won 20-16 over Indianapolis. 

      • D.J. Alexander, Oregon State, linebacker: Had one assisted tackle on special teams.  
      • Haloti Ngata, Oregon Ducks, defensive tackle: Has one tackle in 27 snaps.
      • Isaac Seumalo, Oregon State, guard: Appeared in two offensive snaps.

       

       

      PITTSBURGH STEELERS

       

      Score: Won 30-27 at Tampa Bay.    

       

       

      SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS

       

      Score: Lost 38-27 at Kansas City. 

      • Arik Armstead, Oregon Ducks, defensive end: Started at right defensive end. Had two solo tackles with one sack.
      • Victor Bolden Jr., Oregon State, wide receiver:  Did not play. Serving four-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. 
      • DeForest Buckner, Oregon Ducks, defensive end: Started at left defensive end. Had three tackles, two solo, and one quarterback hurry. 

       

       

       SEATTLE SEAHAWKS

       

      Score: Won 24-13 over Dallas. 

      • Ed Dickson, Oregon Ducks, tight end: Out with an injury.  
      • Dion Jordan, Oregon Ducks, defensive end: Had one tackle.  

       

       

       TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS

       

      Score: Lost 30-27 to Pittsburgh. 

      • Jacquizz Rodgers, Oregon State, running back: Had two carries for negative one yard and caught two passes for 18 yards. 

       

       TENNESSEE TITANS

       

      Score: Won 9-6 at Jacksonville.  

      • Marcus Mariota, Oregon Ducks, quarterback: Came off the bench for an injured Blaine Gabbert and completed 12 of 18 passes for 100 yards and rushed seven times for 51 yards. 

       

       WASHINGTON REDSKINS

      Score: Won 31-17 over Green Bay.  

      • Byron Marshall, Oregon Ducks, running back: Has been played on injured reserve with an ankle injury. He could return midway through the season.  

       

      Helfrich hired as Chicago Bears offensive coordinator

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      Helfrich hired as Chicago Bears offensive coordinator

      Former Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich is headed to the NFL. The Chicago Bears have hired Helfrich to be offensive coordinator, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. 

      Helfrich will be coaching two of his former Oregon players, offensive linemen Kyle Long and Hroniss Grasu. 

      "Beyond excited and thrilled to be working with Coach Helf again," said Grasu. "Love the guy and his family. We are very fortunate to have him."

      Helfrich was the offensive coordinator of the Ducks from 2009-2012 and moved into the head coaching spot after Chip Kelly left for the Eagles. He won 33 games in his first three seasons and went to a national title game before being fired after going 4-8 during the 2016 season.

      It was rumored that Kelly offered the UCLA offensive coordinator job to Helfrich. 

      Reports: Bears' Grasu tears ACL, likely done for the season

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      Reports: Bears' Grasu tears ACL, likely done for the season

      Bears training camp has been beset by injuries that had as many as 16 players with some sort of injury. None, however, had reached the level as a torn right ACL reportedly suffered by center Hroniss Grasu during Saturday’s Bears practice at Soldier Field, sources said.

      Grasu had made significant progress through the offseason and early going of camp, moving to secure the center position after rookie season that saw him start eight games but miss three games with a neck injury and then game 16 with a knee injury.

      A torn ACL typically marks the end for the season, and whether Grasu is done for 2016 or could return, the Bears will be making roster tweaking. 

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