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Pro Bears Week 8

Nov 2, 2020
Marvin Jones had a pair of touchdown catches for the first time in 2020 in a Week 8 loss to Indianapolis.

BERKELEY – Seven former Cal football student-athletes who finished their collegiate careers with the Golden Bears are on active 53-man rosters of teams currently holding playoff spots through the first eight weeks of the NFL season with the list including Tyson Alualu (Pittsburgh), Jared Goff (Los Angeles Rams), DeSean Jackson (Philadelphia), Cameron Jordan (New Orleans), Patrick Mekari (Baltimore), Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay), Richard Rodgers (Philadelphia) and Mitchell Schwartz (Kansas City). Alualu and his 7-0 Steelers are the only remaining unbeaten team in the NFL.

Five other former Cal players are also associated with teams currently holding NFL playoff spots including DeSean Jackson (Washington, injured reserve), Mychal Kendricks (Seattle, practice squad), Khalfani Muhammad (Arizona, practice squad), Evan Weaver (Arizona, practice squad) and Davis Webb (Buffalo, practice squad).

The majority of the top statistical Week 8 performances from former Cal players came in losing efforts including Jared Goff registering season highs in passes completed (35), pass attempts (61) and passing yards (365) in a 28-17 loss at Miami, while Aaron Rodgers was 27-of-41 for 291 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions for a 110.9 quarterback rating in a 28-22 home loss to Minnesota.

Keenan Allen and Marvin Jones also had strong receiving numbers with Allen catching nine passes for 67 yards and one touchdown in a 31-30 loss at Denver, while Jones had three receptions for 39 yards with his first two-TD reception game of the season in a 41-21 home loss to Indianapolis. Jones' first touchdown grab came on a 25-yarder that was his longest catch of the campaign.

A total of 30 former Cal football student-athletes are currently affiliated with NFL teams including 18 on active 53-player NFL rosters, one on injured reserve, six on practice squads and five that are coaching in the league. Additional notes and a complete list of all 30 former Cal football student-athletes is below with their names linked to their Pro Football Reference, NFL.com or team profiles.

Visit Cal's social media channels for frequent updates throughout the 2020 NFL campaign on former Bears affiliated with NFL teams and CalBears.com for a weekly #ProBears wrap-up.
 
Active Rosters (18) – Name, Position, Team (Record, Conference Place, Division Place), Experience
Keenan Allen, WR, Los Angeles Chargers (2-5, #12 AFC, 4th AFC West), 8th Season
Week 8 (at Denver 31, Los Angeles Chargers 30) – 9 receptions, 67 yards, 1 TD; 0-1 passing on his first career pass attempt … had seven receptions including his touchdown in the first quarter as Chargers jumped out to 14-3 lead
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 1:05 pm PT, CBS) – vs. Las Vegas (4-3)
2020 Stats – 7 games, 53 receptions, 548 yards, 3 TD
2020 NFL Rankings – Targets (4th, 74), Receptions (6th)
– Had season and game highs of 13 receptions and 132 yards receiving as well as his first touchdown catch of the season in a 21-16 Week 3 loss to Carolina with the 13 receptions the fourth-most of his career
– Picked up 12 receptions and 125 yards receiving in a 39-29 Week 7 win at Jacksonville
– No. 3 on the Chargers' list of all-time receptions with 577 and within nine catches of No. 2 Charlie Joiner (586)
– 3x Pro Bowl (2017, 2018, 2019), First-Team All-Pro (2019 Pro Football Weekly), Second-Team All-Pro (2017 and 2018 Pro Football Focus)
– Comeback Player of the Year (2017 AP and PFWA), All-Rookie Team (2013 PFWA)
 
Tyson Alualu, NT, Pittsburgh (7-0, #1st AFC, 1st AFC North), 11th Season
Week 8 (Pittsburgh 28, at Baltimore 24) – Started at nose tackle but limited to seven snaps (six defensive, one special teams) and no stats other than participation due to injury in a key win over second-place AFC North squad Baltimore to go two games ahead of division rivals
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 1:25 pm PT, CBS) – at Dallas (2-6)
2020 Stats – 7 games, 16 tackles, 1.0 sack (-10 yards), 3 tackles for loss, 3 quarterback hits, 3 pass defenses
– Playing on the NFL's only remaining unbeaten team
– Has played a big role in helping Pittsburgh defense rank fifth in the NFL in both total yards (310.7 ypg) and rushing yards (96.9 ypg) allowed per game
– Has second-best position grade among interior defensive linemen and tied for third overall (91.0) through the first eight weeks of the 2020 campaign according to Pro Football Focus
– Had a season-high five tackles, his lone 1.0 sack (-10 yards) of the campaign, one tackle for loss, two quarterback hits and pass defense off the bench in a 26-21 Week 2 home win over Denver
– Made his 100th career start in a 26-16 Week 1 win at the New York Giants and contributed four tackles, two tackles for loss and one quarterback hit
– Selected to NFL All-Rookie Team (2010) after being taken with No. 10 overall pick of the first round of 2010 NFL Draft by Jacksonville
 
Stephen Anderson, TE, Los Angeles Chargers (2-5, #12 AFC, 4th AFC West), 4th Season
Week 8 (at Denver 31, Los Angeles Chargers 30) – Played in 27 snaps off the bench (one offensive, 26 special teams) but had no stats other than participation
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 1:05 pm PT, CBS) – vs. Las Vegas (4-3)
2020 Stats – 7 games, 3 tackles, 150 snaps (32 offensive, 128 special teams)
– Played in a season-high 37 snaps in a 39-29 Week 7 win at Jacksonville including a season-high 29 special teams snaps (career-high 97%)
– Contributed a season-high two special teams tackles on the season in a 23-20 Week 2 overtime loss to Kansas City
– Had a season-high 11 snaps on offense in a 16-13 Week 1 win at Cincinnati
– A member of New England's practice squad in 2018 before he was promoted to the 53-man roster for the NFL Playoffs and earned a Super Bowl ring when the Patriots won Super Bowl LIII
 
Bryan Anger, P, Houston (1-6, #14 AFC, T-3rd AFC South), 10th Season
Week 8 – Bye
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 10 am PT, CBS) – at Jacksonville (1-6)
2020 Stats – 7 games, 25 punts, 1202 yards, career-high 48.1 avg, 43.1 net avg, 9 inside 20, 10 fair catches, 67 long
2020 NFL Rankings – Long (T-3rd), Fair catches (T-5th), Net Avg (6th), Punt Avg (T-6th), Net Yards Over Avg (9th, 2.015)
– Has punted for an average above 50.0 yards per punt in three of his last four games, starting with a 50.25 average in a 31-23 Week 4 loss to Minnesota then a season-high 52.3 two weeks later in a 42-36 Week 6 overtime loss at Tennessee and most recently a 51.25 mark that also included a season-high 44.8 net average and a season-best long of 67 that is tied for the second-longest punt in the NFL this season in a 35-20 Week 7 loss to Green Bay
– Had a season-highs six punts in a 28-21 Week 3 loss at Pittsburgh
– Led NFL with a season-long career high 47.5 yards per punt average in 2014 that he is above pace at 48.1 in 2020

Ashtyn Davis, S, New York Jets (0-8, #16 AFC, 4th AFC East), 1st Season
Week 8 (at Kansas City 35, New York Jets 9) – Career-high four tackles in his second career start … played in a career-high 66 snaps all on defensive and also 100% of his team's defensive snaps
Week 9 (Mon., Nov. 9, 5:15 pm PT, ESPN) – vs. New England (2-5)
2020 Stats – 6 games, 10 tackles; 2 kick returns, 43 kick return yards, 21.5 kick return avg, 27 long; 185 snaps (125 defense, 60 special teams)
– Registered three tackles in an 18-10 Week 7 home loss to Buffalo
– Had two tackles in a 30-10 Week 5 loss to Arizona as well as his would-be first NFL interception that was nullified by a penalty
– Made his NFL debut by returning one kickoff for 16 yards and adding one special teams tackle in a 27-17 Week 1 loss at Buffalo
– Made his first career NFL start in a 31-13 Week 2 loss to San Francisco, contributing one kickoff return for 27 yards on the game's opening kickoff while registering a career-high 18 special teams snaps
– One of two Cal rookies on active 53-player NFL rosters and the Golden Bears' highest pick in 2020 NFL Draft by the New York Jets in the third round with the No. 68 selection overall)
 
Devante Downs, LB, New York Giants (1-7, #16 NFC, 4th NFC East), 3rd Season
Week 8 (Tampa Bay 25, at New York Giants 23) – 2 tackles, 1 pass defense
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 10 am PT, FOX) – at Washington (2-5)
2020 Stats – 8 games, 16 tackles, 1 quarterback hit, 1 pass defense, 1 fumble recovery
– Registered a career-high five tackles and his first career quarterback hit in a 22-21 Week 7 loss at Philadelphia on Thursday Night Football
– Recorded four tackles in back-to-back games in a 36-9 Week 3 home loss to San Francisco in which he had career highs of 55 defensive snaps and 60 overall snaps and a 17-9 Week 4 home loss at the Los Angeles Rams
– Had a career-high 26 special teams snaps in a 37-34 Week 5 loss at Dallas
– Made first career start and recorded first career fumble recovery in a 26-16 Week 1 home loss to Pittsburgh on the first of two Monday Night Football games
 
Jared Goff, QB, Los Angeles Rams (5-3, #7 NFC, 3rd NFC West), 5th Season
Week 8 (at Miami 28, Los Angeles Rams 17) – 35-of-61, 355 yards (all season highs), 1 TD, 2 INT, 65.9 QBR
Week 9 – Bye
2020 Stats – 8 games, 186-of-284 (65.5%), 2145 yards, 13 TD, 6 INT, 94.6 QBR; 24 rushes, 40 yards, career-high-tying 2 TD
2020 NFL Rankings – Pass Completions (T-4th), Pass Attempts (T-4th), Yards After Catch (5th, 6.05), Passing Yards (6th)
– Has a career-best completion percentage through his first eight games of 2020
– Completed 23-of-33 passes for 219 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions for a 108.0 quarterback rating in a 24-10 Week 7 home win over Chicago on Monday Night Football
– Completed 21-of-30 passes for 309 yards with two touchdowns and one interception including a season-long 56-yard scoring strike to Robert Woods in a 30-10 Week 5 win at Washington
– Had a season-best 78.1 completion percentage (25-of-32), as well as a 55-yard touchdown connection with Cooper Kupp in a 17-9 Week 4 home win over the New York Giants
– Rallied Los Angeles from a 28-3 deficit late in the third quarter to briefly lead 32-28 by scoring 29 unanswered points in an eventual 35-32 loss at Buffalo in Week 3, completing 23-of-32 passes for 321 yards with two touchdowns and one interception for a 111.6 quarterback rating while adding two rushes for four yards and his first touchdown of the season on the ground as well as one successful two-point pass conversion
– Completed 20-of-27 passes for 267 yards with a season-high three touchdown passes and no interceptions for a season-best 142.1 quarterback rating in a 37-19 Week 2 road win at Philadelphia
– Weekly awards????
– 2x Pro Bowl (2017, 2018)
– Helped Rams to NFC title and Super Bowl LIII during the 2018 season
 
Jaylinn Hawkins, S, Atlanta (2-6, #15 NFC, 4th NFC South), 1st Season
Week 8 (Atlanta 25, at Carolina 17) – 2 tackles, 10 special teams snaps … played for the first time since Week 4
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 10 am PT, CBS) – vs. Denver (3-4)
2020 Stats – 5 games, 11 tackles
– Missed three straight games from Weeks 4-6 due to injury
– Registered a career-high five tackles in a 30-16 Week 4 loss at Green Bay
– Made his first NFL start in a 30-26 Week 3 home loss to Chicago and finished with three tackles
– Made his NFL debut with one special teams tackle in a 38-25 Week 1 home loss to Seattle
– One of two Cal rookies on active 53-player NFL rosters after being selected in the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft by Atlanta with the 134th overall pick
 
Marvin Jones Jr., WR, Detroit (3-4, #10 NFC, 3rd NFC North), 9th Season
Week 7 (Indianapolis 41, at Detroit 21) – 3 receptions, 39 yards receiving, 2 TD … first touchdown catch came on a 25-yarder that was his longest reception of the season … first two-touchdown game of the season and eighth of multiple-touchdown game of his career
Week 8 (Sun., Nov. 1, 10 am PT, CBS) – at Minnesota (2-5)
2020 Stats – 7 games, 22 receptions, 265 yards, 3 TD
– Recorded season highs of five receptions and 80 yards receiving in a 23-22 Week 7 win at Atlanta
– Had three receptions for 51 yards including two catches for 40 yards on a pair of 20-yard receptions to key Detroit's final drive that led to the Lions' game-winning field goal on the last play of the contest in a 26-23 Week 3 win at Arizona
– Recorded lone touchdown of the season on a four-yard scoring reception in a 42-21 Week 2 loss at Green Bay
 
Cameron Jordan, DE, New Orleans (5-2, #5 NFC, 2nd NFC South), 10th Season
Week 8 (New Orleans 26, at Chicago 23, OT) – 3 tackles, 1.0 sack (-8 yards), 1 tackles for loss, 2 quarterback hits
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 5:20 pm PT, CBS) – at Tampa Bay (6-2)
2020 Stats – 7 games, 32 tackles, 2.5 sacks (-16 yards), 5 tackles for loss, 5 quarterback hits
– Recorded a team-high-tying and season-high 10 tackles, 0.5 sack (-4 yards), two tackles for loss and one quarterback hit in a 30-27 Week 5 overtime win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Monday Night Football with his 10 tackles the second-highest total of his career
– Picked up his first sack of the season (-4 yards) amongst four tackles, one tackle for loss and one quarterback hit in a 35-29 Week 4 win at Detroit
– Contributed five tackles in a 34-24 Week 2 loss at Las Vegas in the first game played at Allegiant Stadium on Monday Night Football
– Ranks second among active players with his current string of 136 consecutive regular-season starts as well as second among non-specialists with 151 straight games played (all games possible in his NFL career), while he is tied for ninth among active players in tackles for loss (118) and 10th in sacks (89.5)
– 5x Pro Bowl (2013, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019), First-Team All-Pro (2017), Second-Team All-Pro (2018, 2019), All-2010s Team (NFL/Pro Football Hall of Fame)
 
L.P. Ladouceur, LS, Dallas (2-6, #14 NFC, 3rd NFC East), 16th Season
Week 8 (at Philadelphia 23, Dallas 9) – 8 snaps (8 special teams) … credited for allowing an Eagles safety for the final two Philadelphia points with 3:55 remaining in the fourth quarter when he was instructed to snap the ball out of the end zone to set up a Dallas free kick
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 1:25 pm PT, CBS) – vs. Pittsburgh (7-0)
2020 Stats – 8 games, 60 snaps (60 special teams)
– Has snapped on two Greg Zuerlein walk-off game-winning field goals on the final play from 46 yards in a 40-39 Week 2 home win over Atlanta and 34 yards in a 37-34 Week 5 home victory over the New York Giants
– Has the NFL's longest current consecutive regular-season games played steak that is also the longest ever by a long snapper and seventh all-time in the league at 245, having played in every regular-season game possible dating back to the final 13 contests of his 2005 rookie campaign all with Dallas
– His 245 career games played rank tied eighth among active players and seventh among active players that have seen action in 2020
– Pro Bowl (2014)
 
Patrick Laird, RB, Miami (4-3, #9 AFC, 2nd AFC East), 2nd Season
Week 8 (at Miami 28, Los Angeles Rams 17) – Played in 13 snaps off the bench but had no stats other than participation … left the game with an injured ankle and status unknown for Week 9 game at Arizona
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 1:25 pm PT, CBS) – at Arizona (5-2)
2020 Stats – 6 games, 3 receptions, 11 yards; 112 snaps (24 offensive, 88 special teams)
– Caught the first career completion of Tua Tagovailoa for two yards in a 24-0 Week 6 home win over the New York Jets and then gave away the gloves he was wearing and Tagovailoa signed as well as two tickets to the Dolphins' Week 8 home game against the Los Angeles Rams, which is also expected to be Tagovailoa's first NFL start, via a random drawing on his Instagram page
– Had season highs of two receptions and nine yards receiving in a 21-11 Week 1 loss at New England
– Had season highs of 25 overall snaps and 10 offensive snaps in a 43-17 Week 5 win at San Francisco, while his 19 special teams snaps in a 31-28 Week 2 loss to Buffalo were a season-high
– Rushed 62 times for 168 yards and one touchdown while adding 23 receptions for 204 yards as an undrafted rookie in 2019
– First earned a spot on Miami roster in 2019 after signing as an undrafted free agent following the 2019 NFL Draft
 
Alex Mack, C, Atlanta (2-6, #15 NFC, 4th NFC South), 12th Season
Week 8 (Atlanta 25, at Carolina 17) – Started and played in all 70 offensive snaps … no stats other than participation
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 10 am PT, CBS) – vs. Denver (3-4)
2020 Stats – 8 games, 581 snaps (581 offensive)
– Has a current run of 88 consecutive starts to rank second among all active centers
– 6x Pro Bowl (2010, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018), First-Team All-Pro (2013 and 2017 Sporting News), Second-Team All-Pro (2013, AP and PFF; 2016 AP and PFF; 2017 Sporting News), All-2010s Team (NFL/Pro Football Hall of Fame)
– Helped Atlanta to Super Bowl LI after the 2016 campaign in his first season with the Falcons
 
Patrick Mekari, G, Baltimore (5-2, #5 AFC, 2nd AFC North), 2nd Season
Week 8 (Pittsburgh 28, at Baltimore 24) – Played in season highs of 67 offensive snaps and 71 overall snaps off the bench … no stats other than participation
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 10 am PT, CBS) – at Indianapolis (5-2)
2020 Stats – 7 games, 192 snaps (154 offensive, 38 special teams) … no stats other than participation
– Made his lone start of the season and first career start at right guard in a 27-3 Week 5 win over Cincinnati
– Played in a season-high and career-high-tying seven special teams snaps in a 33-16 Week 2 win at Houston
– Has six career starts with five at center in 2019 and one at right guard in 2020
– Played in 11 regular-season games and one playoff contest including starts in each of the final five regular-season games and the playoff contest all at center as an undrafted rookie in 2019
– First earned a spot on Baltimore roster in 2019 after signing as an undrafted free agent following the 2019 NFL Draft
 
Aaron Rodgers, QB, Green Bay (5-2, #2 NFC, 1st NFC North), 16th Season
Week 8 (Minnesota 28, at Green Bay 22) – 27-of-41, 291 yards, 3 TD, 0 INT, 110.9 QBR; 2 rushes, 9 yards … fumbled and sacked while attempting to throw a Hail Mary on the final play of the game on 2-and-10 from the Minnesota 41-yard line
Week 9 (Thu., Nov. 5, 5:20 pm PT, FOX/NFL Network) – at San Francisco (4-4)
2020 Stats – 7 games, 164-of-249 (65.9%), 1948 yards, 20 TD, 2 INT, 113.0 QBR; 10 rushes, 54 yards
2020 NFL Rankings – Touchdown Percentage (2nd, 8.0), Lowest Interception Percentage Among Starters (2nd, 0.8%), Fewest Interceptions Among Starters (T-2nd), Touchdown Passes (3rd), Quarterback Rating (3rd), Yards After Catch (T-6th, 5.84), Long (72, T7th), Passing Yards (9th)
– Has led Green Bay to at least 35 points and completed at least 60% of his passes in each of the Packers' five wins while throwing for 17 touchdowns without an interception in those contests, while he thrown for three or more touchdowns five times and at least two in six of seven games in 2020
– Completed 23-of-34 passes for 283 yards with a season-high-tying four touchdowns and no interceptions for a 132.4 quarterback rating in a 35-20 Week 7 win at Houston
– Completed 27-of-33 passes for 327 yards with a season-high-tying four touchdowns and no interceptions for a season-high 147.5 quarterback rating in a 30-16 Week 4 home win over Atlanta on Monday Night Football
– Completed 21-of-32 passes for 283 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions for a 124.9 quarterback rating in a 37-30 Week 3 win at New Orleans on Sunday Night Football
– Completed 32-of-44 passes for 364 yards with a season-high-tying four touchdowns and no interceptions for a 127.5 quarterback rating in a 43-34 Week 1 win at Minnesota with his completions, yards passing and touchdowns all the most he has recorded in a season opener, and his attempts tied for the most, while he also equaled the most touchdowns thrown in Week 1 of the 2020 NFL season and threw for the second-most passing yards
– Weekly and Monthly awards (Week 1, 3 and 4, September?)????
– 2x MVP (2011, 2014), Athlete of the Year (2011 AP); Super Bowl XLV Champion/MVP (2011); 8x Pro Bowl (2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019), First-Team All-Pro (2011, 2014), Second-Team All-Pro (2012), All-2010s Team (NFL/Pro Football Hall of Fame)
– Has highest career quarterback rating in NFL history (102.8), while he is fourth among active NFL players and seventh overall in career passing touchdowns (384), sixth among active players in career passes completed (4077), pass attempts (6310) and passing yards (48894)
– Has moved to within 1106 passing yards of becoming the 11th player in NFL history to pass for 50000 career yards
 
Richard Rodgers, TE, Philadelphia (3-4-1, #4 NFC, 1st NFC East), 7th Season
Week 8 (at Philadelphia 23, Dallas 9) – Played 16 snaps off the bench all on offense … had no stats other than participation
Week 9 – Bye
2020 Stats – 8 games, 15 receptions, 184 yards … highest reception and yards receiving totals since 2016
– Recorded season highs of six receptions and 86 yards receiving in a 22-21 Week 7 home win over the New York Giants on Thursday Night Football with his yards receiving the second-highest total of his career and his receptions third, while his 69 offensive snaps and 72 total snaps were also both season highs and the second and third-highest totals of his career
– Had three receptions and 31 yards receiving in a 30-28 Week 6 loss against Baltimore
– Made first start of season in a 25-20 Week 4 win at San Francisco and contributed three receptions 35 yards receiving while also recovering a 49ers' on-side kick with 2:01 remaining to help secure the victory
– Had two receptions for 15 yards in a 23-23 Week 3 tie with Cincinnati
 
Mitchell Schwartz, T, Kansas City (7-1, #1 AFC, 1st AFC West), 10th Season
Week 8 (at Kansas City 35, New York Jets 9) – Not active, injured
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 10 am PT, FOX) – vs. Carolina (3-5)
2020 Stats – 6 games, 380 snaps (357 offensive, 23 special teams)
– Missed and did not start a game for the first time in his eight-plus NFL seasons in a 43-16 Week 7 win at Denver, snapping a string of 134 consecutive games played and started with the 134 straight starts the second-longest current streak through Week 6
– Limited to eight snaps before leaving due to injury in a 26-17 Week 6 win at Buffalo 
– Super Bowl LIV Champion (2019), First-Team All-Pro (2018), 3x Second-Team All-Pro (2016, 2017, 2019), All-Rookie Team (2012 PFWA)
– Played in and started 185 consecutive combined college and regular-season NFL games that had included all 134 games possible during his first eight-plus seasons in the NFL after playing and starting all 51 games possible during his final four seasons at Cal (2008-11) after redshirting in 2007
 
Nick Sundberg, LS, Washington (2-5, #12 NFC, 2nd NFC East), 11th Season
Week 8 – Bye
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 10 am PT, FOX) – vs. New York Giants (1-7)
2020 Stats – 7 games, 60 snaps (60 special teams) … no stats other than participation
– Played a season-high 14 snaps all on special teams in a 27-17 Week 1 win over Philadelphia
– Washington's nominee for the prestigious Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year honor in both 2017 and 2019
– Founder of Loads of Love, a program that aims to boost school attendance by installing washers and dryers in schools and non-profit organizations at no cost to them or their families to directly impact children experiencing homelessness or an unstable living situation
– ???? Washington's Man of the Year (Sept. 9 tweet)
 
Injured Reserve (1)
DeSean Jackson, WR, Philadelphia (3-4-1, #4 NFC, 1st NFC East), 13th Season
Week 8 (at Philadelphia 23, Dallas 9) – Did not play, injured reserve
Week 9 – Bye
2020 Stats – 4 games, 13 receptions, 155 yards; 1 rush, 12 yards; 1 punt return, 2 yards; 169 all-purpose yards
– Missed three straight games from Weeks 4-6 due to injury before returning with three receptions for 34 yards, one rush for 12 yards and one punt return for two yards to total 48 all-purpose yards in a 22-21 Week 7 home win over the New York Giants on Thursday Night Football but suffered a non-displaced ankle fracture in the fourth quarter that landed him on injured reserve and is expected to keep him out of game action for the next 6-8 weeks
– Has played in only seven games over the past two-plus seasons due to injury as injuries also limited him to a career-low three games (9-159, 2 TD) in 2019
– Had two receptions for 11 yards and also a fair catch on a punt return in a 23-23 Week 3 home tie with Cincinnati that marked the third time in four career contests that teams he has played for have finished in ties with the Bengals (all three of the ties in his career)
– Contributed season highs with a game-high six receptions and team-high 64 yards receiving including a 25-yarder that was his team's longest play from scrimmage in a 37-19 Week 2 home loss to the Los Angeles Rams that marked the first time the Long Beach native had played against a Los Angeles team in his career
– 3x Pro Bowl (2009, 2010, 2013), All-Rookie Team (2008), First-Team All-Pro (2009 Pro Football Writers and Sporting News WR), Second-Team All-Pro (2009 Associated Press KR)
– Leads all active NFL players with a career 17.3 yards per reception average and has paced the NFL in the category four times (2010, 2014, 2016, 2018)
 
Practice Squads (6) – Name, Position, Team (Record, Conference Place, Division Place), Experience
Chad Hansen, WR, Houston (1-6, #14 AFC, T-3rd AFC South), 2nd Season
Week 8 – Bye
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 10 am PT, CBS) – at Jacksonville (1-6)
– Has played in 15 career games with one start, picking up nine receptions and 94 yards receiving all in his first season in the NFL with the New York Jets in 2017 after being drafted in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the club
– Also spent nine days (Sept. 2-10) on New England's 53-player roster in 2018 before joining practice squad or offseason rosters in Tennessee (2018), Denver (2018-19), New Orleans (2019) and Houston (2019-20)
 
Mychal Kendricks, LB, Seattle (6-1, #1 NFC, 1st NFC West), 9th Season
Week 8 (at Seattle 37, San Francisco 27) Did not play, practice squad
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 10 am PT, FOX) – at Buffalo (6-2)
– Played in 103 games with 91 starts from 2012-19 with Philadelphia (2012-17) and Seattle (2018-19), combining for 548 tackles, 52 tackles for loss, 19.0 sacks, seven forced fumbles, five fumble recoveries, four interceptions and 38 quarterback hits
– Signed to the Seattle practice squad on Oct. 21, 2020
 
Jordan Kunaszyk, LB, Washington (2-5, #12 NFC, 2nd NFC East), 2nd Season
Week 8 – Bye
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 10 am PT, FOX) – vs. New York Giants (1-7)
– Contributed seven tackles in nine games played all off the bench as an NFL rookie with Carolina in 2019 after being signed by the club as an undrafted free agent
– Signed to the Washington practice squad on Sept. 26, 2020
– Released by Carolina on Sept. 5, 2020
 
Khalfani Muhammad, RB, Arizona (5-2, #5 NFC, 2nd NFC West), 1st Season
Week 8 – Bye
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 1:25 pm PT, CBS) – vs. Miami (4-3)
– Has been with four different NFL organizations – Tennessee (2017-18), New England (2018), Denver (2019) and Arizona (2020) – after being selected in seventh round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Titans but has not played in a regular-season NFL game
– Signed to Arizona's practice squad on October 28, 2020
– Spent three games Tennessee's active roster during the 2017 campaign when he was on the 53-man player roster for the final regular-season game and each of the team's two playoff contests
 
Evan Weaver, LB, Arizona (5-2, #5 NFC, 2nd NFC West), 1st Season
Week 8 – Bye
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 1:25 pm PT, CBS) – vs. Miami (4-3)
– One of three Cal players selected in the 2020 NFL Draft (Arizona Cardinals, 6th round, 202nd overall)
– Released by Arizona on Sept. 5, 2020, before being signed to the Cardinals' practice squad the following day
 
Davis Webb, QB, Buffalo (5-2, #4 AFC, 1st AFC East), 1st Season
Week 8 (at Buffalo 24, New England 21) – Did not play, practice squad
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 10 am PT, FOX) – vs. Seattle (6-1)
– Currently with his third NFL organization (New York Giants, New York Jets, Buffalo Bills) after being drafted in the third round of the 2017 FL Draft by the Giants but has yet to play in a regular-season contest
 
Coaching Staffs (5) – Name, Position, Team (Record, Division, Conference Place, Division Place), Experience
Andre Carter, Defensive Line, New York Jets (0-8, #16 AFC, 4th AFC East), 4th Season
Week 8 (at Kansas City 35, New York Jets 9)
Week 9 (Mon., Nov. 9, 5:15 pm PT, ESPN) – vs. New England (2-5)
– Coaching in his fourth NFL season and his second as the defensive line coach with the New York Jets after spending two campaigns as an assistant defensive line coach with Miami (2017-18)
– 517 tackles, 115.0 tackles for loss, 80.5 sacks in 13-season NFL playing career with San Francisco (2001-05), Washington (2006-10), New England (2011, 2013) and Oakland (2012)
– Pro Bowl (2011)
 
Austin Clark, Outside Linebackers, Miami (4-3, #9 AFC, 2nd AFC East), 1st Season
Week 8 (at Miami 28, Los Angeles Rams 17)
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 1:25 pm PT, CBS) – at Arizona (5-2)
– In his first NFL season as the outside linebackers' coach at Miami
 
Ron Rivera, Head Coach, Washington (2-5, #12 NFC, 2nd NFC East), 11th Season As Head Coach/24th Season As Coach
Week 8 – Bye
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 10 am PT, FOX) – vs. New York Giants (1-7)
– Won his first game as Washington's head coach in a 27-17 Week 1 victory over Philadelphia
– In his 24th season as an NFL coach and 11th as an NFL head coach having coached 23 previous campaigns as a head coach with Carolina (2011-19); defensive coordinator (2008-10) and linebackers' coach (2007) with San Diego; defensive coordinator (2004-06) and defensive quality control coach (1997-98) with Chicago; and linebackers' coach with Philadelphia (1999-2003)
– 2x AP Coach of the Year (2013, 2015)
– Played nine seasons with Chicago (1984-92) before tackles and several other defensive statistics were recognized as official stats but officially contributed nine interceptions and six fumble recoveries, one of which he returned for a touchdown
– Super Bowl XX Champion (1985)
– First American of Puerto Rican descent to win a Super Bowl

Vincent Rivera, Defensive Quality Control, Washington (2-5, #12 NFC, 2nd NFC East)
Week 8 – Bye
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 10 am PT, FOX) – vs. New York Giants (1-7)
– In his first season at Washington and third campaign as an NFL coach after previously serving in a defensive quality control role with Carolina (2018-19)
 
Richard Rodgers Sr., Assistant Defensive Backs, Washington (2-5, #12 NFC, 2nd NFC East)
Week 8 – Bye
Week 9 (Sun., Nov. 8, 10 am PT, FOX) – vs. New York Giants (1-7)
– In his first season at Washington and ninth campaign as an NFL coach after previously spending eight seasons with Carolina as a safeties coach (2019), secondary coach (2018), assistant defensive backs/safeties coach (2015-17), special teams coordinator (2012-14) and special teams assistant (2012)
 
Cal's Current NFL Affiliates General Notes
– Three selected to the NFL/Pro Football Hall of Fame Team of the 2010's (Aaron Rodgers, Cameron Jordan, Alex Mack)
– Two earned MVP/Player of the Year level awards in Aaron Rodgers (2011 Super Bowl XLV MVP; 2011 and 2014 NFL MVP) and Keenan Allen (2017 Comeback Player of the Year)
– Five selected in the first round of the NFL Draft (Tyson Alualu, Jared Goff, Cameron Jordan, Alex Mack, Aaron Rodgers)
– Three on Super Bowl winning teams (Stephen Anderson, Aaron Rodgers, Mitchell Schwartz) with three more who have played in the game (Jared Goff, Alex Mack, Ron Rivera) and two who have coached in the contest (Ron Rivera, Richard Rodgers Sr.)
– Three that began their NFL careers as undrafted free agents (Stephen Anderson, Patrick Laird, Patrick Mekari)
– Nine that are currently in their 10th NFL season or more (Tyson Alualu, Bryan Anger, DeSean Jackson, Cameron Jordan, L.P. Ladouceur, Alex Mack, Aaron Rodgers, Mitchell Schwartz, Nick Sundberg)
– Combined for selections to five All-Rookie teams, eight first-team and 12 second-team All-Pro squads, and 29 Pro Bowl teams