Auburn Tigers in the NFL: Week 5

Ezra Shaw

Some former Auburn Tigers saw playing time in the NFL's fifth week. Let's see how they did!

The first weekend of October brought with it the fifth week of the NFL season. Competing with the best of the best were a few former Auburn Tigers. How'd they do?

Defense

  • Karlos Dansby continues with his rampage on NFL offenses, making eight solo tackles, two sacks, a pass deflection and grabbing an interception in the Cardinals' beatdown of the Panthers.
  • Sen'Derrick Marks had his best Sunday of the season thus far, collecting four solo tackles, two pass deflections, one sack and a forced fumble for the Jaguars.
  • Carlos Rogers also came away Sunday with a season-high three solo tackles and two assisted tackles in the 49ers' victory over the Texans.
  • Daren Bates picked up one tackle in the Rams win over the Jaguars.
  • Josh Bynes grabbed a solo tackle, an assisted tackle and a pass deflection in the Ravens' close call against the Bills.
  • Jerraud Powers' Sunday effort included two solo tackles, an assisted tackle and two pass deflections for the Cardinals.
  • Nick Fairley managed one tackle in the Lions' loss to the Packers.
  • Corey Lemonier made two solo tackles for the 49ers.
  • Pat Sims picked up a solo tackle and an assisted tackle for the Raiders.

Offense

  • Ronnie Brown started the month of October with seven carries for 11 yards and three catches for 21 yards in the Chargers' losing effort to the Raiders.
  • Cam Newton did not have a stellar Sunday for the Panthers, completing 21-of-39 passes for 308 yards and three interceptions. Newton also rushed four times for 25 yards.
  • Ben Tate carried seven times for 28 yards, caught two passes for 12 yards and lost a fumble in the Texans' loss to San Fran.

Great job this week, Tigers, and as always, War Eagle!

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