Ex-Wolverines in the NFL: Week 16

Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Catch up with all your favorite ex-Wolverines in the NFL through Week 16 of the regular season.

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

In what was the most boring game of the week until the fourth quarter, Feely provided all of Arizona's offense until late in the final frame. He went three for three on field goal attempts from 39, 46, and 26 yards. The Cardinals needed to win to stay alive in the playoff race, and his three kicks proved critical in boosting Arizona in the season-saving victory over the Seattle Seahawks.

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

Demens is on the practice squad in Arizona.

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

In what I'll call a weird game, the Bills shut out the Miami Dolphins 19-0 on Sunday. Buffalo's defense limited Miami to 103 yards on offense, and Branch added two tackle assists in the effort.

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

Roh is on the practice squad in Carolina.

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

Unlike most of the season, Jamison wasn't on the inactive list this week for the Texans matchup against the Denver Broncos. However, he didn't record any stats in the game, and it seems that he didn't play much in the 37-13 Peyton Manning-led blowout.

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

In the final home game for the Jags this year, Henne had a chance to lead a comeback drive trailing the Titans 20-16 with a little over a minute remaining in the fourth. Unfortunately, he threw the game-ending interception two plays later on an underthrown ball. Putting the pick aside, Henne actually performed fairly well in Week 16, going 24 for 34 for 237 yards and one touchdown.

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

Following his ill-timed fumble last week, Denard rushed the ball once against the Titans for 11 yards. He wasn't targeted in the passing game and didn't record any stats on special teams.

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

From the little I saw of this game, the Chiefs looked clueless on the field in an ugly 23-7 home loss against the Colts. Hemingway was targeted once, caught it, but dropped the ball after being hit. The play was ruled an incomplete pass, but I'm not so sure that's the right call. Take a look for yourself here.

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

It's unclear if Kovacs is still on the 53-man roster in Miami (he's been promoted twice now), and if he still is, he didn't record any stats this week in Miami's loss.

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

In a game that watched the Pats pants the Baltimore Ravens, Brady did nothing spectacular in his team's 41-7 victory. He finished the game 14 for 26 for 174 yards with one touchdown. Brady may be one of the best quarterbacks of all time, but he still struggles getting high fives from teammates.

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

In an overtime victory over the stupid-dumb-pathetic-I-hate-Jim-Schwartz Lions, Mundy played on every defensive snap and recorded 10 total tackles with half being solo. Watching the game, I thought he had ended Detroit's last offensive chance in regulation as he stuffed a run on third and one late in the fourth. It was a solid play, but the Lions ended up blowing a few more chances before New York finally won the game in OT.

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

The Jets handled the Browns on Sunday, 24-13, and Harris played a solid game. He recorded three solo tackles with three assists, and according to Gang Green Nation, "he hit hard today."

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

Campbell was inactive this week.

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

Even though the Eagles dominated the Chicago Bears on Sunday night, Avant failed to find much action on offense. He finished the game with three receptions for 26 yards

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

Like last week, Graham didn't do much in Week 16. He recorded one tackle on special teams in Philly's 54-11 blowout over the Chicago Bears.

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

The Steelers placed Woodley on injured reserve this week after his second calf injury this season. Moving forward, his future in Pittsburgh is now up in the air due to consistent injury issues.

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

It seems as though Woodson's spent most of this season responding to poor Oakland performances, and Sunday added to that theme. Following the loss, he commented on a penalty-laden game for the Raiders:

"We had a bunch of offsides and things like that. Just things you can't do. We shot ourselves in the foot all game long. That's how it's been all season. We have made costly mistakes in critical situations that have hurt the football team."

As for Woodson's performance, he recorded four solo tackles with three assists.

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

Goodwin and the 49ers clinched a playoff berth on Monday Night by beating up on the Atlanta Falcons, 34-24. He was voted by his teammates to receive the Ed Block Courage award this past week, which is given to the player that best represents sportsmanship and courage. Goodwin's also contemplating his future -- both in San Francisco and in the NFL -- since he'll be a free agent at the end of the year.

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

Manningham was inactive this week after missing practice due to what was listed as "illness/knee."

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

After a recent upswing in his play, Long suffered what's expected to be a torn ACL on Sunday. It happened on the third offensive snap of the game in a non-contact situation. At this point, we can only hope that he returns as quickly as another Michigan man named Jake did this year. Aside from a possible lengthy recovery time, Long's injury also puts a wrinkle into the Rams' draft plans since they now have to consider drafting a tackle.

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

Omameh was inactive for the ninth straight week.

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

The carousel of Martin's playing status continued this week as he was placed back on the active list for the Titans game against the Jags. He didn't record any stats, so it's unclear how much he actually played.

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