Trojans in the NFL: Week 15

Justin Fargas (RB – Oakland) ran the rock 26 times for 89 yards and a score along with a seven yard reception. He now has 1,009 yard on the ground this season, marking a major milestone for the Encino native. Unfortunately, he left in the 4th quarter with a sprained right MCL. The Raiders fell 21-14 to Indianapolis.

Carson Palmer (QB – Cincinnati) was 19-of-31 for 251 yards in a 20-13 loss to San Francisco. He completed his first touchdown pass in three weeks, giving him 100 on his career. He’s the fifth fastest NFL quarterback to reach that plateau.

Troy Polamalu (S – Pittsburgh) made ten tackles in a his first game back from injury. The Steelers fell to Jacksonville 29-22.

LenDale White (RB – Tennessee) was playing through pain, but ran for 93 yards on 24 carries. He also had a catch for no gain in a 26-17 victory over Kansas City. With two games to go, he just needs 40 yards to break the 1,000 mark.

Junior Seau (LB – New England) had nine tackles and two sacks in a 20-10 win over the Jets.

Sammy Knight (S – Jacksonville) made seven tackles (one for a loss) in the Jaguar’s loss.

Lofa Tatupu (LB – Seattle) made seven tackles in a 13-10 loss to Carolina.

Billy Miller (TE – New Orleans) had three receptions for 39 yards in 31-24 victory over Arizona.

Steve Smith (WR – New York Giants) was active for the first time since week two and had an 8 yard catch in a 22-10 loss to Washington.

Chris McFoy (WR – Oakland) was promoted from the practice squad but didn’t have any catches in the loss to the Colts.

Shaun Cody (DT – Detroit) made a tackle behind the line of scrimmage, but his Lions were thumped 51-14 by San Diego.

Mike Patterson (DT – Philadelphia) had one tackle in a 10-6 victory over Dallas.

Willie McGinest (LB – Cleveland) made a tackle in an 8-0 loss to Buffalo.

Also Played: Dominique Byrd (TE – St. Louis), Brian Kelly (CB – Tampa Bay), Manuel Wright (DT – New York Giants).

Monday Night Football: Kenechi Udeze and the Vikings are taking on Chicago.

Kyle Bunch

Partnerships for R/GA Ventures. Raised in California, adopted by Texas. Opinions expressed here are mine and they are fantastic.

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