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Bruins in the NFL: Week 14

Dec 14, 2021
Jayon Brown (Photo: Andrew Nelles / Tennessean.com / USA TODAY NETWORK)

Nineteen former UCLA football standouts were in action during Week 14 of the 2021 NFL season. Houston's Ka'imi Fairbairn had a record-setting day, putting a 61-yard field goal through the uprights to set a personal- and team-best mark. Myles Jack of Jacksonville and Eric Kendricks of Minnesota each had double-digit tackling displays, logging 10 and 11, respectively. Tennessee's Jayon Brown made his fourth-career interception.

  • Eli Ankou, NT, Buffalo Bills – Ankou registered three total tackles, including one sack of Tampa Bay quarterback Tom Brady for a loss of two yards, and one quarterback hurry. Ankou was added back to Buffalo's practice squad Monday.
  • Krys Barnes, ILB, Green Bay Packers – Barnes logged five total tackles and one pass defensed in Green Bay's intradivisional win versus Chicago.
    Up next: Sunday, Dec. 19 at Baltimore (1:25 p.m. PT on FOX)
  • Anthony Barr, OLB, Minnesota Vikings – Starter Barr recorded nine total tackles – including one for a loss of two yards – and one quarterback hurry in Minnesota's Thursday night win.
    Up next: Monday, Dec. 20 at Chicago (5:15 p.m. PT on ESPN/ABC)
  • Jayon Brown, ILB, Tennessee Titans – Starter Brown tallied three total tackles and an interception, which he returned two yards, in Tennessee's shutout win.
    Up next: Sunday, Dec. 19 at Pittsburgh (10 a.m. PT on CBS)
  • Kenny Clark, NT, Green Bay Packers – Starter Clark was all over the Chicago offensive backfield, making three total tackles and hurrying Josh Fields into three throws – the last of which resulted in an interception. Up next: Sunday, Dec. 19 at Baltimore (1:25 p.m. PT on FOX)
  • Ka'imi Fairbairn, K, Houston Texans – Fairbairn kicked a career- and franchise-long 61-yard field goal. He also converted one from 21 yards, drilled his only extra point attempt handled each of Houton's three kickoffs. One went for a touchback.
    Up next: Sunday, Dec. 19 at Jacksonville (10 a.m. PT on CBS)
  • Demetric Felton, RB, Cleveland Browns – Felton muffed two punts, but was able to recover both to set up Cleveland drives in a win.
    Up next: Saturday, Dec. 18 vs. Las Vegas (1:30 p.m. PT on NFL Network)
  • Myles Jack, OLB, Jacksonville Jaguars – Jack made 10 total tackles in a starting role.
    Up next: Sunday, Dec. 19 vs. Houston (10 a.m. PT on CBS)
  • Joshua Kelley, RB, Los Angeles Chargers – Kelley rushed 10 times for 33 yards, including one 12-yard scamper, in the Chargers' win. He also caught a pass for five yards.
    Up next: Thursday, Dec. 16 vs. Kansas City (5:20 p.m. PT on FOX/NFL Network)
  • Eric Kendricks, MLB, Minnesota Vikings – Starter Kendricks piled up a game-high 11 total tackles, including one sack that went for a loss of nine yards. Two stops in all went for negative yardage and he added a quarterback hurry in Minnesota's win.
    Up next: Monday, Dec. 20 at Chicago (5:15 p.m. PT on ESPN/ABC)
  • Marcedes Lewis, TE, Green Bay Packers – Starter Lewis registered season highs of four catches and 51 receiving yards in Green Bay's win.
    Up next: Sunday, Dec. 19 at Baltimore (1:25 p.m. PT on FOX)
  • Takkarist McKinley, DE, Cleveland Browns – McKinley was a force in Cleveland's win versus division rival Baltimore, tallying two total tackles – including one sack – three quarterback hurries and a forced fumble.
    Up next: Saturday, Dec. 18 vs. Las Vegas (1:30 p.m. PT on NFL Network)
  • Fabian Moreau, CB, Atlanta Falcons – Starter Moreau posted one tackle and one pass defensed in a win.
    Up next: Sunday, Dec. 19 at San Francisco (1:05 p.m. PT on CBS)
  • Osa Odighizuwa, DT, Dallas Cowboys – Starter Odighizuwa made two total tackles for the victorious Cowboys.
    Up next: Sunday, Dec. 19 at New York Giants (10 a.m. PT on FOX)
  • Kenny Young, LB, Denver Broncos – Starter Young made two total tackles and forced a fumble in Denver's win.
    Up next: Sunday, Dec. 19 vs. Cincinnati (1:05 p.m. PT on CBS)
  • C Jake Brendel (San Francisco 49ers), C Andre James (Las Vegas Raiders), OT Conor McDermott (New York Jets) and OT Kolton Miller (Las Vegas Raiders) also played, but did not record any statistics.