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#StanfordNFL Week 5: Twelve Starters in Action

Oct 11, 2022


Minnesota starting nose tackle Harrison Phillips had six tackles, including three solo, in the Vikings' 29-22 victory over visiting Chicago. Phillips had a tackle for loss, a quarterback hit, and a QB hurry.

Atlanta center Drew Dalman has started every game and has not allowed a sack. He played every offensive snap for the Falcons in their 21-15 loss at Tampa Bay.


Christian McCaffrey scores. Photo by Bob Donnan/USA TODAY Sports.

Carolina starting running back Christian McCaffrey caught seven passes for 50 yards, and had 14 carries for 54 yards, with one rushing touchdown in the Panthers' 37-15 loss to visiting San Francisco. McCaffrey (23) surpassed Marshall Faulk (22) for the most games in NFL history with 50-plus rushing yards and 50-plus receiving yards in their first six seasons. Teammate Henry Anderson had two tackles at defensive end.

Las Vegas inside linebacker Blake Martinez, making his first appearance for the Raiders and season debut, had a tackle in their 30-29 Monday Night loss at Kansas City. The Chiefs got four solo tackles from starting safety Justin Reid.

New Orleans starting cornerback Paulson Adebo had eight tackles, including six solo, and a pass breakup in the Saints' 39-32 victory over visiting Seattle.

Teammate Andrus Peat, at starting right guard, played every offensive snap in his return from a concussion. Seattle tight end Colby Parkinson played 29 percent of the Seahawks' offensive snaps, but did not catch a pass.


Casey Toohill (left). Photo by Cory Royster/Cal Sport Media.

Washington defensive end Casey Toohill had two tackles, a QB hit, and a QB hurry in the Commanders' 20-17 loss against visiting Tennessee. The Titans got a reception for seven yards from tight end Austin Hooper, who played 53 percent of their offensive snaps.
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New England's Jake Bailey had punts of 61 and 40 yards, and kicked off seven times for five touchbacks, in the Patriots' 29-0 victory over visiting Detroit.

Indianapolis starting inside linebacker Bobby Okereke had nine tackles, including six solo, and a tackle for loss in the Colts' 12-9 overtime victory at Denver. Broncos' starting offensive tackle Cameron Fleming had a 75.5 grade on 46 pass-blocking snaps by Pro Football Focus.


Davis Mills. Photo by Romeo Guzman/Cal Sport Media.

Houston starting quarterback Davis Mills completed 16 of 24 passes for 140 yards in the Texans' 13-6 victory at Jacksonville, improving to 2-0 against fellow 2021 QB draftee Trevor Lawrence. Jaguars' offensive tackle Walker Little played two special teams snaps.

For Dallas, starting tight end Dalton Schultz played 10 snaps before leaving the Cowboys' 22-10 victory at the Los Angeles Rams with a knee injury, and receiver Simi Fehoko played one offensive snap and nine special teams snaps.

New York Jets starting offensive right guard Nate Herbig did not give up a sack, hit, or hurry while playing all of the offensive snaps. Jets' defensive tackle Solomon Thomas had a solo tackle while playing 28 percent of the defensive snaps and 14 percent of the special teams snaps.


Zach Ertz. Photo by Rob Schumacher/The Republic - USA TODAY Network.

Arizona starting tight end Zach Ertz had six catches for 48 yards in the Cardinals' 20-17 loss to visiting Philadelphia.

Cincinnati safety Michael Thomas played 65 percent of special teams snaps in the Bengals' 19-17 loss at Baltimore.

Houston defensive tackle Thomas Booker was inactive. Seattle receiver J.J. Arcega-Whiteside, Atlanta tight end Tucker Fisk, Cincinnati receiver Trenton Irwin, and L.A. Chargers' offensive tackle Foster Sarell were on practice squads. New England running back Ty Montgomery and San Francisco linebacker Curtis Robinson were on injured reserve.