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Hoosiers in the NFL: Week 17 results and notes for former IU football stars in the league

17 weeks of the 2021 NFL season are now complete for former IU stars with teams in the league.

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

Tevin Coleman (RB) – New York Jets

Due to being on the reserve/COVID-19 list, Tevin Coleman did not play in the Jets 28-24 loss to Tampa Bay on Sunday.

On the season, he has 79 carries for 350 yards and 11 receptions for 49 yards in 10 games played.

Dan Feeney (OL) – New York Jets

Dan Feeney started all 16 games and played 100 percent of the offensive snaps last year for the Los Angeles Chargers. He also played on 16 percent of the special teams snaps.

Now with the Jets Feeney is primarily a backup offensive lineman.

However, he got the start in the Jets loss against Tampa Bay, playing 100 percent of the team’s offensive snaps.

Brandon Knight (OL) – Baltimore Ravens

The 2021 season marks Brandon Knight’s third in the NFL.

For his career, he has appeared in 21 games while starting 10.

Knight was waived by the Cowboys on October 16.  On October 18, the Ravens were awarded Knight off of waivers.

He announced on Twitter that he will be stepping away from football for the rest of the season to focus on his mental health.

Rodger Saffold (OL) – Tennessee Titans

After being sidelined since Week 14, Rodger Saffold started in the Titans win against the Dolphins on Sunday.

Appearing in 159 NFL games with 156 starts, he is the longest tenured Hoosier in the NFL.

Nick Westbrook-Ikhine (WR) – Tennessee Titans

Westbrook-Ikhine started his seventh game of the year on Sunday, playing 70 percent of the team’s offensive snaps. However, he did not record any stats.

In seven games started and 15 games played this year, Westbrook-Ikhine has 34 receptions for 398 yards and three touchdowns.

Ian Thomas (TE) – Carolina Panthers

Ian Thomas started his 11th consecutive game for the Panthers in their 18-10 loss to New Orleans.

He had three receptions for 33 yards.

On 30 targets this season, Thomas has 18 catches for 188 yards in 16 games played.

Jason Spriggs (OL) – Atlanta Falcons

Jason Spriggs is in his fifth NFL season and first with Atlanta.

Spriggs was on the reserve/COVID-19 list and thus inactive for the Falcons 29-15 loss to the Bills on Sunday.

He has played in 15 games this season and in 59 his for career, registering 10 starts.

Jamar Johnson (DB) – Denver Broncos

Jamar Johnson was drafted in the fifth round of the 2021 NFL Draft by the Denver Broncos.

He made his NFL debut in the Broncos 15-10 loss to the Bengals, playing on 50 percent of the special teams snaps.

In Sunday’s loss against the Chargers, he played on 60 percent of the snaps on special teams.

Wes Martin (OG) – New York Giants

Wes Martin made his first start of the season on Sunday, a 29-3 loss to Chicago.

He played 59 percent of the offensive snaps.

For his career he has appeared in 31 games with 11 starts.

Nate Sudfeld (QB) – San Francisco 49ers

Nate Sudfeld was called up from the 49ers practice squad this week and was active on gameday but did not play.

For his career Sudfeld has played in four games and he is 25 of 37 passing for 188 yards and a touchdown.

Jordan Howard  (RB) – Philadelphia Eagles

Jordan Howard had 11 carries for 26 yards in the Eagles win over the Washington Football Team.

On the season, Howard has 86 carries for 406 yards and three touchdowns in seven games played.

Tegray Scales  (LB) – Pittsburgh Steelers

Scales was signed off the Bengals practice squad and was on the active gameday roster for the Steelers on Monday night.  He played on four special teams snaps.  Scales also played in four games for Pittsburgh last season.


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