With the Thanksgiving Holiday this week, now is a perfect time to check in on the former Virginia Cavaliers now in the NFL. Here is how the Hoos in the NFL fared so far this season:
Morgan Moses - Washington Redskins - Offensive Tackle: Moses has started every game for Washington, but has been dealing with a knee injury that has caused him to miss snaps occasionally. The former UVA star lineman is questionable for the Thanksgiving Day game vs Dallas.
Brent Urban - Baltimore Ravens - Defensive End: Urban has started every game for Baltimore and has recorded 15 tackles so far this season.
Anthony Harris - Minnesota Vikings - Safety: “Ant” Harris has started the last three games for Minnesota and has performed spectacularly. He grabbed two interceptions on Sunday Night Football and has nine tackles in the past two games.
Dontrelle Inman - Indianapolis Colts- Wide Retriever: The former star UVA receiver recently signed with the Colts and started three of the past four games. Inman grabbed a touchdown last week to go along with 34 yards.
Oday Aboushi - Arizona Cardinals - Offensive Tackle: The 5-year veteran recently signed with the Cardinals and started at right guard in Arizona’s last game.
Mashed Potatoes (Rotation Players):
LaRoy Reynolds - Philadelphia Eagles - Linebacker: Reynolds has mostly been used on special teams for the Eagles and has recorded two tackles on the year.
Micah Kiser - Los Angeles Rams - Linebacker: Kiser has only been used on special teams for the 9-1 Rams.
Darius Jennings - Tennessee Titans - Wide Receiver: The former star UVA receiver has five catches this season for the Titans but has been mainly used on kickoff returns.
John Phillips - Arizona Cardinals - Tight End: The 10-year veteran recently signed with the Cardinals and has been in on 25 offensive snaps in Arizona's last two games.
Taquan Mizzell - Chicago Bears - Running Back: “Smoke” Mizzell recorded his first career NFL catch a couple weeks ago for the Bears and has seen limited action the past couple weeks on offense and special teams.
Matt Schaub - Atlanta Falcons - Quarterback: Schaub has seen a little bit of action this year backing up Matt Ryan, but has not played since early October.
Luke Bowanko - Washington Redskins - Center: Bowanko recently signed with the Redskins and saw a couple special teams snaps a couple weeks ago. He will mainly provided depth on Washington’s offensive line.
Green Bean Casserole (Injured):
Eli Harold - Detroit Lions - Linebacker: Harold started off the season strong for the Lions, recording three sacks in the first three games. However, the former UVA linebacker has been dealing with a shoulder injury and has not played in a couple weeks.
Rodney McLeod - Philadelphia Eagles - Safety: The former star defensive back tore his ACL and is on the IR for the rest of the season.
Maurice Canady - Baltimore Ravens - Cornerback: Canady was placed on the injured reserve after injuring his thigh earlier this year but may return this week.