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Hoos in the NFL: Week 6 Recap

Ant Harris got his first start of the season for the Vikings

Minnesota Vikings v Arizona Cardinals
Harris got the starting nod for Minnesota for the first time this season
Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Each week we will be keeping tabs on the former Virginia Cavaliers now in the NFL. Here is how the Hoos in the NFL fared in Week 6:

Starters:

Rodney McLeod - Philadelphia Eagles - Safety - McLeod had three tackles in the big Eagles 28-23 win on Thursday Night. Philadelphia is now 5-1 with the former UVA star as one of the defensive leaders.

Morgan Moses - Washington Redskins - Offensive Tackle –Moses started at right tackle for Washington in the 26-24 Redskins victory.

Eli Harold - San Francisco 49ers - Linebacker – Harold recorded three tackles and assisted in six others in the 49ers 24-26 loss to the Redskins. The former UVA linebacker was in on a season high 48 defensive snaps for San Francisco.

Anthony Harris - Minnesota Vikings - Safety - “Ant” Harris got his first start of the season for the Vikings and recorded two tackles in 66 snaps of action during Minnesota’s 23-10 victory.

Oday Aboushi - Seattle Seahawks - Guard – The Seahawks had a bye this week.

Rotation players:

Chris Long - Philadelphia Eagles - Defensive End - The former UVA legend recorded one tackle in Philadelphia’s 28-23 win in a season high 41 snaps of action.

Luke Bowanko - Baltimore Ravens - Offensive Lineman - Bowanko got in on four special teams plays in Baltimore’s 24-27 loss.

Ahmad Brooks - Green Bay Packers - Linebacker – The former UVA star linebacker has a back injury and missed Green Bay’s game vs. the Vikings.

Backups:

Dontrelle Inman - Los Angeles Chargers - Wide Receiver – The former UVA receiver was inactive for the Chargers this week.

Austin Pasztor - Atlanta Falcons - Offensive Lineman – The former UVA lineman was inactive for the Falcons this week.

Matt Schaub - Atlanta Falcons - Quarterback – Schaub did not see any action during Atlanta’s loss this week.

Taquan Mizzell - Chicago Bears - Running Back – “Smoke” has still not seen any action for the Bears.

Darius JenningsTennessee Titans - Wide Receiver – Jennings was inactive for the Titans again this week.

Injured:

Eric Smith - Miami Dolphins - Offensive Tackle – The former UVA lineman was placed on injured reserve due to a knee injury.

Brent Urban - Baltimore Ravens - Defensive End - Urban suffered a Lisfranc foot sprain and was placed on the IR. It is a really tough break for the former UVA lineman as he was finally healthy and was in a contract year.

Maurice Canady - Baltimore Ravens - Cornerback - Canady injured his knee early in training camp and was placed on the IR, but is eligible to return to the roster on week 9.

LaRoy Reynolds - Atlanta Falcons - Linebacker - Reynolds was placed on injured reserve due to a pectoral muscle injury suffered in the preseason.

Cedric Peerman - Cincinnati Bengals - Running Back - Peerman injured his shoulder in the preseason and was placed on the injured reserve, ending his season.

John Phillips - New Orleans Saints - Tight End - Phillips was placed on the injured reserve with an undisclosed injury.

Keeon Johnson - New York Giants - Wide Receiver - Johnson broke his foot in the preseason and was placed on the injured reserve.

Jake McGeePittsburgh Steelers – Tight End – The former UVA star tight end is currently on Pittsburgh’s practice squad.

Max VallesOakland Raiders – Linebacker - The former UVA star linebacker is currently on Oakland’s practice squad.

We will follow the progress of these former UVA stars throughout the season.