Shenault, Awuzie Again Highlight #NFLBuffs For Week 6
BOULDER -- A long NFL Sunday kicked off at 7:30 a.m. MT at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London with Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. leading the team to their first win this season over the Miami Dolphins 23-20, snapping their 20-game losing streak, the second longest in the Super Bowl era.
Shenault had two crucial receptions late that set up the game-winning field goal and overall finished with six receptions for 54 yards on the day and tied for the team lead with 10 targets.
On the defensive side of the ball, Chodibe Awuzie shined again in the Bengals 34-11 win over the Detroit Lions. Awuzie tied for the team lead with five tackles and had one pass deflected in his standout performance.
Here is what happened with all former Colorado Buffaloes in week 6.
Mason Crosby, K, Green Bay Packers
Made his one field goal attempt for 39 yards and was 3-for-3 on extra point attempts in the Packers 24-14 win over the Chicago Bears.
Phillip Lindsay, RB, Houston Texans
Was used as a dual threat in both the pass and run games as he had 39 yards on the ground in seven carries and two receptions for 15 yards in the Texans 31-3 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.
Jimmy Smith, CB, Baltimore Ravens
Had one tackle in the Ravens 34-6 win over the San Diego Chargers.
Nate Solder, OT, New York Giants:
Played in 84% of offensive snaps in Giants 38-11 loss to the Los Angeles Rams.
Davion Taylor, LB, Philadelphia Eagles
Totaled four tackles in the Eagles 28-22 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday Night Football.
Josh Tupou, DT, Cincinnati Bengals
Played in 49% of the defensive snaps in the Bengals 34-11 win over the Detroit Lions recording one tackle.
Isaiah Oliver, CB, Falcons, (IR). Ken Crawley, CB Saints (IR). David Bakhtiari, OT, Packers (PUP), Kabion Ento CB, Packers (Practice squad), Arlington Hambright, G, Bears (Practice squad), Steven Montez, QB, Lions (Practice squad), Daniel Munyer, C, Titans (Practice squad), Will Sherman OT, Patriots (Practice squad), Juwann Winfree, WR, Packers (Practice squad), Akhello Witherspoon, CB, Steelers (did not play).