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MEAC players in the NFL: Week 1

Posted by: Editor-Bonitta Best on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 12:00:00 am

A look at how former MEAC football players fared in Week 1 of the 2019 NFL season.

Rodney Gunter (DT, Arizona Cardinals, Delaware State, 5th season): had two tackles, including one for loss, in a 27-27 tie with the Detroit Lions.

Antoine Bethea (DB, New York Giants, Howard, 14th season): notched seven tackles in a 35-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.

Tarik Cohen (RB, Chicago Bears, North Carolina A&T State, 3rd season): had eight catches for 49 yards in a 10-3 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

Darryl Johnson (DE, Buffalo Bills, North Carolina A&T State, rookie): saw action as a reserve in a 17-16 win over the New York Jets.

Tony McRae (CB, Cincinnati Bengals, North Carolina A&T State, 3rd season): saw action as a reserve in a 21-20 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Brandon Parker (OT, Oakland Raiders, North Carolina A&T State, 2nd season): saw action as a reserve in a 24-16 Monday night win over the Denver Broncos.

Joshua Miles (OT, Arizona Cardinals, Morgan State, rookie): saw action as a reserve in a 27-27 tie with the Detroit Lions.

Antonio Hamilton (CB, New York Giants, South Carolina State, 4th season): racked up five tackles in a 35-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.

Javon Hargrave (DT, Pittsburgh Steelers, South Carolina State, 4th season): started in Sunday night's 33-3 loss to the New England Patriots.

Darius Leonard (LB, Indianapolis Colts, South Carolina State, 2nd season): reigning NFL defensive rookie of the year had seven tackles and a pass defended in a 30-24 loss to the San Diego Chargers.

Joe Thomas (LB, Dallas Cowboys, South Carolina State, 5th season): recorded one tackle in a 35-17 win over the New York Giants.

 

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