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Hoosiers in the NFL: Week 15 results and notes for former IU football stars in the league

15 weeks of the 2020 NFL season are now complete for 14 former IU stars with teams in the league in some capacity.

Take a look at how they all did with our quick recap of the Hoosiers in the NFL.

Tevin Coleman (RB) – San Francisco 49ers

Coleman played on 6 offensive snaps and 13 special teams snaps.  He carried the ball 3 times for 11 yards and registered his first career tackle.

For the season Coleman has 26 rushes for 50 yards while playing in just 6 games.  He has added 3 catches for 34 yards.

Dan Feeney (OL) – Los Angeles Chargers

Feeney has started all 14 games and played 100 percent of the offensive snaps this year for Los Angeles.  He has also played in 16 percent of the special teams snaps including 21 percent on Sunday.

The Chargers offense produced 402 yards and allowed one sack in a win over the Raiders.

Feeney got in a spike after one of LA’s touchdowns.

Jordan Howard (RB) – Philadelphia Eagles

Howard was back with the Eagles practice squad in week 15, carrying a protected status.

On the season Howard has 32 carries, 52 yards, and 4 TDs with Miami and Philadelphia

Brandon Knight (OL) – Dallas Cowboys

Knight earned his seventh start of the year as the Cowboys defeated San Francisco.  Knight played on 100 percent of the offensive snaps, and 21 percent on special teams.

Dallas produced 291 total yards and allowed 2 sacks on the day.

On the season Knight is up to 63 percent of the offensive snaps and 13 percent on special teams for Dallas.

Wes Martin (OL) – Washington

Martin saw a couple special teams snaps for Washington in a loss to Seattle.

On the season Martin has played in 36 percent of the offensive snaps and 15 percent on special teams.

Rodger Saffold (OL) – Tennessee Titans

Saffold saw action in 96 percent of the offensive snaps as the Titans beat Detroit.

The Titan offense amassed 430 total yards and allowed no sacks on the day.

Saffold has now appeared in 143 NFL games with 140 starts.  He is the longest tenured Hoosier in the NFL.

Tegray Scales (LB) – Pittsburgh Steelers

Scales was with the Steelers on game day for the second straight week.  He registered 10 special teams snaps on Monday night in Cincinnati.

Jason Spriggs (OL) – Chicago Bears

Spriggs continues to see limited special team snaps for the Bears.  He played on 7 special teams snaps in week 15.

On the season Spriggs has played on 7 percent of the offensive snaps and 6 percent on special teams.

Simon Stepaniak (OL) – Green Bay Packers

The Packers rookie has been activated from injured reserve but was a gameday inactive on Sunday for the second straight week.

Stepaniak was still listed on the Packers’ injury report last week but was also reported as a full participant at practice.  He tore his ACL preparing for the Gator Bowl in January.

Nate Sudfeld (QB) – Philadelphia Eagles

Sudfeld is on the active roster but has been inactive on game day for most of the season including week 15.

Ian Thomas (TE) – Carolina Panthers

Thomas had his second consecutive 3 catch game, for 29 yards.  Targeted 4 times, he played on 72 percent of the offensive snaps and 18 percent on special teams.

On the year Thomas has 19 catches for 146 yards and a score while playing on 66 percent of the offensive snaps.

Nick Westbrook-Ikhine (WR) – Tennessee Titans

Westbrook was active for week 15..  He was in on 9 offensive snaps..  He also played on 54 percent of the special teams snaps and recorded two tackles

He has played in 12 games this season for the Titans.

Westbrook has 2 catches for 14 yards on the season and a two-point conversion catch.  He has one start and has played on 15 percent of the offensive snaps and 32 percent of the special teams snaps overall.

PRACTICE SQUADS

Former long-snapper Dan Godsil is on the Cincinnati Bengals practice squad based on the most recent reports.

Linebacker Chris Covington is with the Indianapolis Colts.

As mentioned above, Jordan Howard is on the Eagles practice squad.


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