Oct 7, 2013; Atlanta, GA, USA; New York Jets place kicker Nick Folk (2) celebrates the game winning field goal kick in the second half against the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome. The Jets won 30-28. Mandatory Credit: Daniel Shirey-USA TODAY Sports

Ex-Arizona Wildcats in the NFL: Week 5

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles completed 16-of-25 passes for 197 yards and two touchdowns in a 36-21 win over the New York Giants (Photo by: Howard Smith/USA TODAY Sports)

13 former Arizona Wildcats remain on NFL rosters. Let’s take a look at how those players performed in their games last week:

Lance Briggs, LB, Chicago Bears
Briggs had 14 tackles and one sack in a 26-18 loss to New Orleans.
2013 Stats: 5 games played (five starts), 51 tackles, 2.0 sacks, five pass deflections, two forced fumbles

Eben Britton, OL, Chicago Bears
Britton played for the second consecutive game in the Bears’ 26-18 loss to New Orleans.
2013 Stats: 2 games played

Antoine Cason, CB, Arizona Cardinals
Cason recorded one tackle in the Cardinals’ 22-6 win over Carolina.
2013 Stats: 5 games played, two tackles

Juron Criner, WR, Oakland Raiders
Criner was inactive for for the fifth-straight game on Sunday. The Raiders beat San Diego 27-17.
2013 Stats: N/A

Nick Foles, QB, Philadelphia Eagles
Foles came on in relief of an injured Michael Vick and completed 16-of-25 passes for 197 yards and two touchdowns. The Eagles beat the New York Giants 36-21.
2013 Stats: 3 games played, 19-for-30, 246 passing yards, three passing touchdowns

Nick Folk, K, New York Jets
Folk made all three of his field goal attempts, including the game-winner as time expired in the Jets 30-28 win over Atlanta. He also made all three of his PATs and recorded touchbacks on five of his six kickoffs.
2013 Stats: 5 games played, 11-for-11 field goals (long of 48), 9-for-9 PATs, 23 kickoffs, 17 touchbacks

Robert Golden, DB, Pittsburgh Steelers
The Steelers had a bye last weekend and will be back in action on Sunday against the New York Jets.
2013 Stats: 4 games played, four tackles

Rob Gronkowski, TE, New England Patriots
Gronkowski remains out as he continues to recover from offseason back and forearm surgeries. The Patriots lost 13-6 to the Bengals.
2013 Stats: N/A

Earl Mitchell, DT, Houston Texans
Mitchell had two tackles in a 34-3 loss to San Francisco.
2013 Stats: 5 games played (five starts), 11 tackles

Brooks Reed, LB, Houston Texans
Reed had five tackles in a 34-3 loss to San Francisco.
2013 Stats: 5 games played (five starts), 20 tackles, 1.0 sack

Practice Squad: Fendi Onobun, TE (Chicago Bears), D’Aundre Reed, DL (San Francisco 49ers), Matt Scott, QB (Jacksonville Jaguars)

Note: Wide receiver Dan Buckner is no longer listed on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers roster.

For last week’s update, click here.

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