Cardinals in the NFL – Week 12


Former Louisville wide receiver, Harry Douglas, had a 27-yard touchdown catch in the win over Minnesota (photo courtesy of AP/John Bazemore).

The regular season is beginning to wind down. Here is edition No. 12 of Cardinals in the NFL from ‘Inside the Huddle.’ Ten Louisville letterwinners saw time on the gridiron in week four. Below is a breakdown of each player and their statistics:

David Akers (San Francisco, Placekicker) – Akers was the 49ers’ only source of points, as he hit a pair of field goals – 45- and 52-yarders – in a loss to Baltimore, 16-6.

Brock Bolen (Jacksonville, Fullback) – Bolen saw time off the bench in a 20-13 loss at home to Houston.

Deion Branch (New England, Wide Receiver) – Branch earned the start in a 38-20 victory over Philadelphia. He finished with six catches for 125 yards in the win.

Michael Bush (Oakland, Running Back) – Bush earned his fourth start of the season at running back, guiding Oakland to a 25-20 win over Chicago. He rushed for 69 yards on 24 carries, including a three-yard touchdown run and had four catches for 24 yards.

Harry Douglas (Atlanta, Wide Receiver) – Douglas came off the bench in a 24-14 victory over Minnesota. He had two catches for 45 yards, including a 27-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter.

Elvis Dumervil (Denver, Defensive End) – Dumervil earned the start at right defensive end in a 16-13 overtime victory at San Diego. He had a strong performance, recording five total tackles, including two solo sacks for a loss of 23 yards.

William Gay (Pittsburgh, Cornerback) – Gay earned the start at left cornerback in a 13-9 road victory at Kansas City. He had two tackles, including one for a loss, in the victory.

Breno Giacomini (Seattle, Offensive Tackle) – Giacomini earned the start at right tackle in a 23-17 loss at Seattle.

Brandon Johnson (Cincinnati, Linebacker) – Johnson earned time off the bench in a 23-20 win over Cleveland.

Amobi Okoye (Chicago, Defensive Tackle) – Okoye saw limited playing time in a 25-20 loss to Oakland. His lone stop was a nine-yard sack. He also had one pass defensed.

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