Ex-Wolverines in the NFL: Week 6

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Since the NFL plays every Thursday now, this update for Week 6 feels a little late. Regardless, catch up with all your favorite ex-Wolverines in the NFL. The sixth week of the regular season watched Patrick Omameh move across the country, welcomed Leon Hall back to the gridiron, and wished Tom Brady could take some snaps in Ann Arbor as he led the Patriots to a come from behind victory.

Jay Feely (K, Undrafted in 1999, Arizona Cardinals):

In a 32-20 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Feely didn't have many chances to impact the game. On the day, he attempted zero field goals while hitting two extra points.

Kenny Demens (ILB, Undrafted in 2013, Arizona Cardinals):

Inactive this week due to a hamstring injury.

Alan Branch (DT, 33rd in 2007 to Cardinals, Buffalo Bills):

Branch finally had a solid performance after taking on a bigger role in Buffalo's defense. Against the Cincinnati Bengals, Alan recorded six solo tackles with one for a loss on 47 defensive snaps. This is the stat line the Bills have been waiting to see from Branch.

Craig Roh (DE, Undrafted in 2013, Carolina Panthers):

Roh is on the practice squad in Carolina.

Leon Hall (CB, 18th in 2007 to Bengals, Cincinnati Bengals):

After missing the last two weeks with a hamstring injury, Hall returned to the field on Sunday to help the Bengals win in overtime against the Bills. Leon picked up where he left off, playing on 94% of the defensive snaps while allowing only three completions for 11 yards. He recorded three tackles as well and seems to have no hangover issues from the missed time.

Tim Jamison (DE, Undrafted in 2009, Houston Texans):

Jamison remained inactive for the fifth week in a row during Houston's disappointing 38-13 loss against the St. Louis Rams.

Chad Henne (QB, 57th in 2008 to Dolphins, Jacksonville Jaguars):

Even though the Jaguars lost again on Sunday to fall to 0-6 on the season, they covered the largest point spread in NFL history by losing 35-19 to the Denver Broncos. As for Henne, he "didn't look horrible...but he certainly didn't look good." Chad threw for over 300 yards on 27 for 42 passing, but he failed to find the end zone while tossing two interceptions later in the game. The decent play earned Henne another start next week against the San Diego Chargers. He might want to score a touchdown if he wants to remain in the driver's seat.

Denard Robinson (WR, 135th in 2013 to Jaguars, Jacksonville Jaguars):

Robinson continues to see minimal action in Jacksonville as he carried the ball once on Sunday for two yards.

Junior Hemingway (WR, 238th in 2012 to Chiefs, Kansas City Chiefs):

Like Denard, Hemingway hasn't received many looks from quarterback Alex Smith throughout the season. On Sunday against the Oakland Raiders, Junior recorded one catch for eight yards on top of downing a punt at Oakland's four-yard line. The Chiefs continue to succeed, but Junior hasn't played a huge role yet.

Jordan Kovacs (S, Undrafted in 2013, Miami Dolphins):

The Dolphins had a bye this week, and Jordan needed it more than ever after Saturday night:

Tom Brady (QB, 199th in 2000 to Patriots, New England Patriots):

Brady and the Patriots got back on track with an exciting 30-27 victory against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. It was the first loss of the season for the Saints, and the win gave Tom his mojo back after failing to score a touchdown for the first time in 52 straight games last week. With the Pats trailing 27-23 with 1:13 remaining in the game, Brady led his squad 70 yards in eight plays (including one fourth down conversion) to take the lead with five seconds left. He finished the game going 25 for 43 for 269 yards with one touchdown and one interception.

David Baas (C, 33rd in 2005 to 49ers, New York Giants):

Baas sat out for the third straight week with a neck injury.

Ryan Mundy (S, 194th in 2008 to Steelers, New York Giants):

After a standout performance in Week 5, Mundy failed to do much on 62 defensive snaps against the Chicago Bears this week. In his team's 27-21 loss, Ryan recorded one solo tackle and one assist. With his team now at 0-6, it looks like the rest of the season is going to be rough for Mundy and the Giants.

David Harris (ILB, 47th in 2007 to Jets, New York Jets):

In the Jets' 19-6 loss against the Steelers on Sunday, Harris was one of the few bright spots and earned some praise over at Gang Green Nation. On the day, he recorded six solo tackles with four assists and one sack. While he's still struggling in coverage, Harris seems to be performing at the level expected of him in other defensive areas, such as run defense.

William Campbell (RG, 178th in 2013 to Jets, New York Jets):

Campbell was inactive for the sixth straight week.

Charles Woodson (FS, 4th in 1998 to Raiders, Oakland Raiders):

After reaching the NFL mark for most defensive touchdowns scored last week, Woodson performed well again this week albeit in a 24-7 loss to the Chiefs. On top of three solo tackles, he forced one fumble and scooped up another. Unfortunately, his fumble recovery turned into a Raiders interception, and his forced fumble flew out of bounds.

Jason Avant (WR, 109th in 2006 to Eagles, Philadelphia Eagles):

With starting quarterback Michael Vick out with an injury, Avant didn't do much on Sunday. He was targeted six times and ended the game with four receptions for 21 yards. The writers at Bleeding Green Nation analyzed how poorlyRiley Cooper -- Philly's number two receiver -- has performed this season, and the article shows that as a third-stringer, Avant's put up better numbers than Cooper. This could mean a starting role for Jason in the near future if the Eagles decided to make a change.

Brandon Graham (LB, 13th in 2010 to Eagles, Philadelphia Eagles):

Graham continues to do nothing of note for the Eagles as he played on 32% of the defensive snaps and 73% of the special teams snaps without recording any stats. Numbers on a piece of paper aren't everything, but it feels like a long time since Brandon stood out.

LaMarr Woodley (OLB, 46th in 2007 to Steelers, Pittsburgh Steelers):

Coming off a bye week, Woodley turned in a solid performance against the Jets on Sunday. He recorded two solo tackles with two assists and a sack. Along with the rest of the Steelers' defense, Woodley helped hold the Jets to only two field goals in Pittsburgh 19-6 victory.

Zoltan Mesko (P, 150th in 2010 to Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers):

In the aforementioned field goal-filled Steelers' win, Mesko booted six punts for an average of 38 yards and a long of 53. None of his punts landed inside of the Jets 20-yard line, and a few were returned for solid chunks of yards. But none of that came back to hurt the Steelers in the end.

Jonathan Goodwin (C, 154th in 2002 to Jets, San Francisco 49ers):

Goodwin played on all 70 offensive snaps in San Francisco's 32-20 win on Sunday. Since the 49ers seem to be finding some consistency in their ground attack, there doesn't seem to be any complaints about Goodwin (unlike Jake Long).

Mario Manningham (WR, 95th in 2008 to Giants, San Francisco 49ers):

Manningham finally returned to practice this week, and it would make sense for him to return, at the latest, in three weeks after the 49ers' bye.

Jake Long (LT, 1st in 2008 to Dolphins, St. Louis Rams):

The Rams moved to .500 on the season after defeating the Texans this week, and Long didn't disappoint for the second week in a row. If you remember, Jake struggled mightily a few weeks ago to the point of being pulled from a Week 3 matchup against the Dallas Cowboys. He's been allowing more pressure than any other Rams lineman, but according to Turf Show Times, "he turned it around this week."

Patrick Omameh (G, Undrafted in 2013, Tampa Bay Buccaneers):

As reported here, the Bucs signed Omameh off of the 49ers' practice squad this week due to injuries on their offensive line. He didn't play in Tampa's game on Sunday, but hopefully he sees some action in the near future.

Mike Martin (DT, 82nd in 2012 to Titans, Tennessee Titans):

Martin started for the Titans this week but ended up playing on only 23 (or 34% of the) defensive snaps. In his limited time, he recorded two solo tackles with one assist.

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