While college football is starting to realize just how great Rutgers' special teams unit is, the NFL is getting a taste with Dolphins linebacker Jonathan Freeny blocking a punt against the Green Bay Packers. More Knights in the NFL:
Kenny Britt (WR, St. Louis Rams)
Britt continues to be a major factor for the Rams, getting six looks from quarterback Austin Davis on Monday Night Football, good for second on the team overall. He finished with three catches for 39 yards.
Anthony Davis (RT, San Francisco 49ers)
In an open locker room interview session on October 8, Bam revealed to reporters that he suffered an MCL sprain in week 4 against the Eagles, when Colin Kaepernick was sacked into the back of Davis' leg. He did not play Monday night against the Rams.
Jonathan Freeny (LB, Miami Dolphins)
Khaseem Greene (LB, Chicago Bears)
With the Bears' starting linebackers out, Greene put together a monster day on the field, leading the team with eight total tackles in a win against Atlanta. ESPN Bears beat reporter Jeff Dickerson noted Greene's extremely fast play as a major factor to limiting a potent Falcons offense.
Duron Harmon (SS, New England Patriots)
The Pats have had an issue with penalties throughout the season, and Harmon contributed to the problem on Sunday against the Bills. He was flagged for a 15-yard facemask penalty and a block in the back call during a kickoff return. He made up for it by adding three total tackles on the day.
Clark Harris (LS, Cincinnati Bengals)
Harris has quite the tattoo collection, as can be seen in a picture from Cincinnati.com.
George Johnson (DE, Detroit Lions)
The Vikings cut Johnson about a year ago, leaving him unemployed for about six months before the Lions signed him to a short-term deal. It's something he didn't forget, as he gave a pregame speech to his position unit and ended up with some gaudy stats once the final whistle blew. Against his former team, he finished with six total tackles and two TFLs, including 1.5 sacks on Teddy Bridgewater. You can learn more about Johnson's pregame speech here.
Jason McCourty (CB, Tennessee Titans)
Jason had a huge game for the Titans on Sunday, amassing 11 total tackles and one pass deflection. McCourty led the team in tackles to help Tennessee defeat Jacksonville 16-14.
Devin McCourty (FS, New England Patriots)
The younger McCourty twin did his best to match his brother's production against the Bills, but came up short. Devin had six total tackles in the win against Buffalo.
Mohamed Sanu (WR, Cincinnati Bengals)
The former third-round continues to make plays in the NFL. With A.J. Green and Marvin Jones out against Carolina, Sanu had a career-day with 10 receptions for 120 yards and one touchdown (34-yarder). His 14 targets were double the second leading receiver. Cincy Jungle has more on Mo's big day.
Tim Wright (TE, New England Patriots)
One target, one reception, one yard, one touchdown. Wright may not have been in on every snap, but his catch still made a big impact for the Patriots. With Britt and Sanu, former Rutgers wide receivers are starting to gain fantasy value.
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