Auburn Made: NFL Week 6 Recap

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Auburn Made: NFL Week 6 Recap

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In the first six weeks of the NFL season, two players lead with three fumble recoveries – T.J. Watt and former Auburn defensive lineman Angelo Blackson. Blackson secured his third recovery in the Jaguars’ recent win against the Colts. Explore this week’s Auburn Made NFL recap:

Top Performers of Week 6

Angelo Blackson, DL, Jacksonville Jaguars: Angelo Blackson has a knack for finding loose footballs. He recovered a fumble for the third time this season during the Jaguars’ victory over the Indianapolis Colts. Teammate Josh Allen’s sack on Gardner Minshew forced the fumble, and Blackson was quick to pounce on it. This feat places him alongside T.J. Watt as the only two NFL players with three fumble recoveries this season.

Daniel Carlson, K, Las Vegas Raiders: Daniel Carlson played a pivotal role in the Raiders’ 21-17 triumph over the Patriots by contributing 13 of their 21 points. He successfully converted all four of his field goal attempts, including a crucial fourth-quarter kick that secured a two-possession lead. Carlson maintains a perfect extra point record this season, going 9-9 and accumulating a total of 36 points.

Jamel Dean, CB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: After recovering from an injury that sidelined him last week, Jamel Dean returned to the starting lineup against the Detroit Lions. He delivered a standout performance, earning the second-highest PFF grade (75.2) among Bucs’ defenders. Dean made six tackles, including a crucial third-down stop early in the second quarter that forced the Lions to punt.

Darius Slayton, WR, New York Giants: Darius Slayton was a shining star for the New York Giants’ offense, leading the team with 69 receiving yards on four receptions against the Buffalo Bills. He achieved a season-high in receiving yards, with two of his catches coming on third down, aiding the Giants in moving the chains. Slayton received a PFF grade of 65.8, ranking fifth-highest on the offensive squad.

Other Auburn Tigers in the NFL: A list of Auburn alumni in the NFL includes various players across different teams. Some are contributing on the field, while others are recovering from injuries or on practice squads.

DNP (Reserve/Injured):

  • Anthony Schwartz, WR, Cleveland Browns
  • Kilian Zierer, OT, Houston Texans (IR)

Practice Squad:

  • Marlon Davidson, DL, San Francisco 49ers
  • Shedrick Jackson, WR, Cincinnati Bengals
  • Eku Leota, LB, Carolina Panthers
  • John Samuel Shenker, TE, Las Vegas Raiders
  • Seth Williams, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars

Explore the complete list of Auburn alumni making their mark in the NFL.

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Players Mentioned:

  • Tank Bigsby, RB
  • Anders Carlson, K
  • Owen Pappoe, LB
  • John Samuel Shenker, TE
  • Colby Wooden, DE
  • Kilian Zierer, OL
  • Derick Hall, Edge
  • Shedrick Jackson, WR
  • Eku Leota, Edge

Reference

https://auburntigers.com/news/2023/10/17/football-auburn-made-week-6-nfl-rundown.aspx

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