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 4:
Ahmad Brooks - Green Bay Packers - Linebacker – The former UVA star linebacker recorded a tackle for a loss in the 35-14 Green Bay victory. He was in on 54% of the Packers defensive snaps and below is a video of the tackle.
Ahmad Brooks is a great fit for Capers’ scheme and a great late addition by Thompson. pic.twitter.com/LL7p67fYtG— Ross Uglem (@RossUglem) September 29, 2017
Morgan Moses - Washington Redskins - Offensive Tackle – Moses started at right tackle during the Redskins 29-20 loss to the Chiefs on Monday Night Football. At one point the former UVA lineman was switched to left tackle to fill in for an injured Trent Williams, which shows is versatility and value to the Redskins.
Oday Aboushi - Seattle Seahawks - Guard – Aboushi started at right guard for Seattle in the Seahawks 46-18 victory over the Colts. Below is an article from the Seattle Times about the former UVA lineman:
Rodney McLeod - Philadelphia Eagles - Safety - McLeod returned to action for the Eagles in a 26-24 Philadelphia win. He played every defensive snap and recorded a tackle after missing last game with an injury.
Chris Long - Philadelphia Eagles - Defensive End - The former UVA legend recorded a strip sack of Philip Rivers in the first quarter of the Eagles win in San Diego. Long only played 21 snaps, but certainly made the most of his time with his play below:
Eli Harold - San Francisco 49ers - Linebacker – Harold recorded his first sack of the season in the 49ers 15-18 loss to the Cardinals. The former UVA linebacker also recorded another tackle in his 27 snaps of action. Here is a video of him coming off the edge cleanly to take down Carson Palmer:
Dontrelle Inman - Los Angeles Chargers - Wide Receiver – The former UVA receiver only had one catch in the 26-24 Los Angeles loss. He only got in on 9 offensive snaps for the winless Chargers.
Luke Bowanko - Baltimore Ravens - Offensive Lineman - Bowanko was again limited to only two special teams snaps in the Ravens loss to Pittsburgh.
Anthony Harris - Minnesota Vikings - Safety - “Ant” was in on 17 special teams plays in the 14-7 Vikings loss.
Austin Pasztor - Atlanta Falcons - Offensive Lineman - Pasztor saw three special teams snaps in the Falcons loss.
Matt Schaub - Atlanta Falcons - Quarterback - Schaub did not see any action in Atlanta’s loss to Buffalo.
Taquan Mizzell - Chicago Bears - Running Back - Smoke was inactive in the Chicago loss to Green Bay.
Eric Smith - Miami Dolphins - Offensive Tackle – The former UVA lineman was listed as inactive again for the Dolphins.
Darius Jennings – Tennessee Titans - Wide Receiver – Jennings did not see any action in the Titans blowout loss to the Texans.
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 McGee – Pittsburgh Steelers – Tight End – The former UVA star tight end is currently on Pittsburgh’s practice squad.
Max Valles – Oakland 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.