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NFL Recap: Area Alumni Thrive on Sundays

Written by: on Wednesday, October 31st, 2012. Follow Don Leypoldt on Twitter.

 

Here is a recap on how Eastern Pennsylvania alumni fared on week 8 in the National Football League.

 

Matt Ryan (Penn Charter/QB/Atlanta) completed 22-of-29 passes for 262 yards and three touchdowns as the Atlanta Falcons went on the road to beat the Philadelphia Eagles 30-17.  Matty Ice and the Falcons remain unbeaten.

 

Bernard Pierce (Glen Mills/RB/Baltimore) The Ravens were idle this week.  Pierce has 122 yards on 23 carries, for a average of 5.3 yards per carry

 

Bryan Scott (Central Bucks East/LB/Buffalo) Scott and the Bills were idle this week.  Scott has 33 tackles, two interceptions and a forced fumble this season.

 

Robbie Gould (Jersey Shore) nailed a 41-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Chicago Bears to a 23-22 win over the Carolina Panthers.  Gould also connected on two extra points.

 

Dan Connor (Strath Haven/LB/Dallas) started, and had two tackles before leaving due to an injury in the Cowboys’ 29-24 loss to the Giants

 

Dan Koppen (Whitehall/C/Denver) started his third straight game and helped the Broncos pick up 530 total yards in their 34-14 beating up of New Orleans

 

John Kuhn (Dover/FB/Green Bay) did not get any touches in Green Bay’s 24-15 win over Jacksonville.

 

Matt Schaub (West Chester East/QB/Houston) The Texans were idle.  Schaub has thrown for 1,650 yards and 10 touchdowns while amassing a 93.1 quarterback rating this season

 

Chad Henne (Wilson West Lawn/QB/Jacksonville) did not play in Jacksonville’s 24-15 loss to Green Bay.

 

Maurice Stovall (Archbishop Carroll/WR/Jacksonville) did not get any touches in Jacksonville’s 24-15 loss to Green Bay.

 

Pat Devlin (Downingtown East/QB/Miami) did not play in Miami’s 30-9 rout of the New York Jets

 

Jared Odrick (Lebanon/DL/Miami) had two assisted tackles in Miami’s 30-9 road rout of the New York Jets.  He helped the Fish keep the Jets out of the end zone until late in the fourth quarter.

 

Jahri Evans (Frankford/OL/New Orleans) started his seventh straight game this season.  New Orleans lost to Denver 34-14

 

Marques Colston (Susquehanna Township/WR/New Orleans) was the Saints’ leading receiver in their 34-14 loss to Denver.  He had five catches for 63 yards

 

Mark Herzlich (Conestoga/LB/New York Giants) had a special teams tackle in the Giants’ 29-24 win at Dallas

 

Henry Hynoski (Southern Columbia/FB/New York Giants) played in, but did not get a touch in the Giants’ 29-24 win over Dallas

 

Chris Snee (Montrose/OL/New York Giants) The starter provided key blocking for a Giants’ offense that put 29 points on the board in their 29-24 road win against Dallas

 

Da’Rel Scott (Plymouth Whitemarsh/RB/New York GIants) did not play in New York’s 29-24 win over Dallas

 

LeSean McCoy (Bishop McDevitt/RB/Philadelphia) rushed for 45 yards on 16 carries in the Philadelphia Eagles’ 30-17 loss to Atlanta.  He also caught an 11-yard touchdown pass and rushed for another, his fourth and fifth scores of the year.

 

Curtis Brinkley (West Catholic/RB/San Diego) did not get any touches in San Diego’s 7-6 loss to Cleveland

 

Josh Hull (Penns Valley/LB/St. Louis) had three tackles across the pond in London as the New England Patriots routed the St. Louis Rams 45-7.

 

Derrick Morgan (Coatesville/DE/Tennessee) had two assisted tackles, a half sack and a forced fumble in the Titans’ 19-13 overtime loss to Indianapolis.

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