Sunday, December 21, 2014

Owls in the NFL: Week 5 performances

Nine former Temple football players are on active NFL rosters. Here's what they did in the league’s Week 5 matchups.

Owls in the NFL: Week 5 performances

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Ed Zurga/AP

Nine former Temple football players are on active NFL rosters.  Here's what they did in the league’s Week 5 matchups.

Jacksonville DT Terrance Knighton: Four tackles – one for a loss – in Sunday’s 41-3 loss to Chicago.

Kansas City TE Steve Maneri: One special teams’ tackle in Sunday’s 9-6 loss to Baltimore.

Carolina DT Andre Neblett: No statistics in Sunday’s 16-12 loss to Seattle.

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Baltimore RB Bernard Pierce: Two carries for 13 yards in Sunday’s 9-6 victory over Kansas City.

Steelers LB Adrian Robinson: Inactive in Sunday’s 16-14 victory over the Eagles.

Chicago Bears FB/TE Evan Rodriguez:  Missed Sunday’s 41-3 victory over Jackson due to an injury.

Oakland WR Rod Streater: Bye.

Detroit LB Tahir Whitehead: Bye.

New York Jets DT Muhammad Wilkerson: Two tackles and a quarterback hurry in Monday's 23-17 loss to Houston.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering the Temple basketball and football for the previous three years. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

Pompey is a native Philadelphian and a University of Pittsburgh graduate. Follow him on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers or reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com. Reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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