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Knights in the NFL: Week 4 Recap

Mark Zerof-USA TODAY Sports

Its hard to believe we're already a quarter of the way done with the 2015 NFL season. With Week 4, we saw another receiver put up monstrous numbers, a Baltimore unit finally find their groove, and a crucial play on a go ahead drive. Here's a look:

>Head to Head Matchup

The Kansas City Chiefs and Marcus Cooper, who came off the bench with Sean Smith's return from suspension, faced Mohamed Sanu, Tyler Kroft, and Clark Harris of the Cincinnati Bengals.


Brandon Coleman: Coleman has seen his offensive snaps decrease tremendously since the emergence of WR Willie Snead for the Saints. The past two weeks, Coleman has been on the field for just 53 out of 145 snaps, while Snead has taken 85. However, during overtime this past weekend, Coleman showed how valuable he can be for the Saints' offense. Coleman caught a huge 30 yard pass from Drew Brees, beating out cornerback Tyler Patmon to get the Saints in the red zone at the 17 yard line. Though it was his only catch of the day, it was a crucial play in the go ahead drive that ultimately gave the Saints a big 26-20 victory over the Cowboys.

Mohamed Sanu: With his two month old son, Mohamed Jr., in the stands at Paul Brown Stadium, Sanu proved himself to be a reliable target for red hot (pun intended) Andy Dalton and the Bengals offense. Sanu had 4 big catches for 84 yards.

Jeremy Zuttah and Kaleb Johnson: The two Rutgers alumni are part of an offensive line that entered this past Thursday night's game leading the league's fifth worst rushing attack. However, Ravens fans can find some umbrage in their win over division rival Pittsburgh Steelers, as the O-line opened up running lanes the entire night and dominated the line of scrimmage, helping Baltimore backs gain 191 total rushing yards. To see one such play, click HERE

Michael Burton: The Lions special teams unit entered last night's game with a plan to keep the ball away from return man sensation Tyler Lockett. When he got the ball in the first quarter, Burton made his presence felt on a terrific tackle that upended the rookie. Burton also had one catch, the first of his NFL career, for three yards.

Week 4 Dud

After a breakout performance last week, Kenny Britt had no targets in his team's victory over the Arizona Cardinals. Though he was dealing with some shoulder soreness, there may be reason for concern over Britt's inability to remain a consistent threat for the Rams' offense.

Scarlet MVP of Week 4

Sanu took great strides this week of providing himself as another weapon in this emerging Cincinatti offense, and if he put up similar numbers, look for Dalton to go his way more often.