Sunday provided a showcase for numerous former Seminole defenders. Former cornerback Antonio Cromartie had two interceptions for Arizona, while rookies Lamarcus Joyner and Christian Jones both posted big tackle totals for their teams. Here’s a look at the Noles in the NFL for Week 8.
ARIZONA 24, PHILADELPHIA 20
Cardinals: CB Antonio Cromartie started and had two interceptions, five tackles and three passes defended.
DETROIT 22, ATLANTA 21
Falcons: RB Devonta Freeman ran three times for five yards and caught a 7-yard TD pass for the first touchdown of his career. RB Antone Smith also had five yards on three carries.
CINCINNATI 27, BALTIMORE 24
Ravens: Safety Terrence Brooks made four tackles. Defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan had two tackles.
BUFFALO 43, NEW YORK JETS 23
Bills: LB Nigel Bradham started and had a team-high 11 tackles (10 solo), forced a fumble, defended a pass and had a quarterback hurry. LS Garrison Sanborn started. QB EJ Manuel did not play.
SEATTLE 13, CAROLINA 9
Panthers: WR Kelvin Benjamin had a team-best four catches for 94 yards. K Graham Gano made three field goals (26, 31 and 46 yards).
NEW ENGLAND 51, CHICAGO 23
Bears: LB Christian Jones started and made 10 tackles.
Patriots: C Bryan Stork started.
CLEVELAND 23, OAKLAND 13
Browns: WR Rodney Smith was inactive.
Raiders: RT Menelik Watson started. K Sebastian Janikowski made two field goals (38 and 46 yards).
DENVER 35, SAN DIEGO 21
Broncos: CB Tony Carter played but did not record any statistics.
NEW ORLEANS 44, GREEN BAY 23
Packers: DT Letroy Guion started and had four tackles, a tackle for loss, a QB hurry and a forced fumble.
Saints: DT Brodrick Bunkley started but did not record any statistics. CB Patrick Robinson recorded two tackles.
HOUSTON 30, TENNESSEE 16
Texans: RB Leon Washington made four catches for 40 yards. He also returned three kicks for 77 yards.
Titans: LB Kamerion Wimbley started and had two tackles, a sack and a QB hurry.
PITTSBURGH 51, INDIANAPOLIS 34
Colts: LB Bjoern Werner started and recorded two tackles and a tackle for loss.
Steelers: LB Lawrence Timmons started and had for tackles and two QB hurries. LB Vince Williams had seven tackles, including one on special teams.
MIAMI 27, JACKSONVILLE 13
Jaguars: LB Telvin Smith started and had five tackles and a pass defended. LB Geno Smith made three tackles. LB Dekoda Watson had a tackle and a QB hurry.
KANSAS CITY 34, ST. LOUIS 7
Chiefs: C Rodney Hudson started
Rams: CB Lamarcus Joyner led the team with 10 tackles and also had two tackles for loss.
MINNESOTA 19, TAMPA BAY 13 (OT)
Vikings: CB Xavier Rhodes started and recorded a tackle. QB Christian Ponder did not play.
BYE WEEKS – SAN FRANCISCO and NEW YORK GIANTS
49ers: WR Anquan Boldin leads the team with 39 catches for 447 yards and 1 TD. DE Tank Carradine and LB Nick Moody have yet to record any stats in 2014.
Giants: WR Preston Parker has 13 catches for 177 yards this season.