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Week One NFL Pro-Ducks Round-Up

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Find out here how your favorite alumni did in the No Fun League

San Francisco 49ers v Detroit Lions Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

Join us here each week, my friends, to find out how your favorite former Oregon Duck players are doing at the next level.

NFL stats courtesy of pro-football-reference.com; CFL stats courtesy of CFL.ca

Ugo Amadi - Safety, Seattle Seahawks

Amadi was credited with three tackles (two solo) in Sunday’s 28-16 win against Indianapolis.

Arik Armstead - Defensive End, San Francisco 49ers

Armstead managed a single solo tackle and one quarterback hit in the 49ers 41-33 victory over Detroit.

Pharaoh Brown - Tight End, Houston Texans

A big game for Brown, with four catches for 67 yards, including this ridiculous one-hand grab, in Houston’s 37-21 waxing of the Jaguars.

DeForest Buckner - Defensive Tackle, Indianapolis Colts

Buckner had a busy day in Indy’s loss to the Seahawks, accumulating a sack, one tackle-for-loss, two quarterback hits, and six tackles (five solo).

Troy Dye - Linebacker, Minnesota Vikings

Dye was limited to Special Teams duty in the Viks’ 27-24 overtime loss to the Bengals, tallying a single solo tackle in the process.

Royce Freeman - Running Back, Carolina Panthers

A late free agent signee by Carolina, Freeman too was limited to Special Teams coverage Sunday, and did not register any statistics in Carolina’s 19-14 win over the New York Jets.

Justin Herbert - Quarterback, Los Angeles Chargers

Herbert had another record-setting day Sunday in the Chargers’ season opening 20-16 win against the Washington Football Team, becoming the first quarterback in NFL history with 400 completions in his first sixteen career starts. He also became just the second quarterback in league history (behind Patrick Mahomes) with 4,500 passing yards in his first sixteen career starts. On the day Herbert was 31 of 47 for 337 yards passing, with one touchdown pass and one interception. He also fumbled once, and ran the ball four times for -1 yard.

Troy Hill - Cornerback, Cleveland Browns

Hill collected two tackles (one solo) in Cleveland’s gut-wrenching 33-29 loss to Kansas City.

Jevon Holland - Safety, Miami Dolphins

Holland was credited with two solo tackles, a forced fumble, and some high praise in Miami’s 17-16 win over the Patriots.

Justin Hollins - Defensive End, Los Angeles Rams

A break-out performance for Hollins in Prime Time Sunday, as he racked up two sacks, one tackle-for-loss, one quarterback hit, one forced fumble, and eight tackles (six solo) in the Rams’ 34-10 thumping of Chicago.

Juwan Johnson - Wide Receiver, New Orleans Saints

Johnson scored the first two touchdowns of his young NFL career Sunday in New Orleans’ 38-3 dismantling of Green Bay. For the game, Johnson had three catches for twenty-one yards and the aforementioned two touchdowns— on the day before his birthday!

Shane Lemieux - Guard, New York Giants

Lemieux played but did not register and statistics in the Giants’ 27-13 loss to Denver.

Deommodore Lenoir - Cornerback, San Francisco 49ers

Lenoir garnered three tackles (two solo) and some accolades while playing all 90 defensive snaps in the 49ers’ win.

Marcus Mariota - Quarterback, Las Vegas Raiders

Mariota gained 31 yards on a surprise quarterback keeper on the third play from scrimmage in the Raiders’ thrilling 33-27 overtime win over Baltimore Monday.

Terrance Mitchell - Cornerback, Houston Texans

Mitchell amassed five solo tackles and a forced fumble in the Texans’ win.

Johnny Mundt - Tight End, Los Angeles Rams

Mundt played but did not register any statistics in the Rams’ win.

Penei Sewell - Tackle, Detroit Lions

Due to injury, Sewell switched back to his natural left tackle position Sunday, but did not record any statistics in the Lions’ loss.

Calvin Throckmorton - Tackle, New Orleans Saints

Throckmorton played but did not register any statistics in New Orleans’ win.

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Vernon Adams - Quarterback, Montreal Alouettes

Montreal (2-2) had a bye Saturday, but Adams played brilliantly in the Alouettes’ 51-29 drubbing of the Ottawa Redblacks on September 3rd, going 18 of 23 for 288 yards with four touchdowns and no interceptions. He also ran for 35 yards on seven carries. On the season, Adams leads the league in touchdown passes with nine, is sixth in passing yards with 931, and tenth in rushing yards with 157.

Josh Huff - Wide Receiver, Calgary Stampeders

Huff tallied four catches for 38 yards in Calgary’s 32-16 win over the Edmonton Elks Saturday. Huff also fielded seven punts for 96 yards, a stout 13.6 average. Huff is currently fourth in the CFL in receiving yards with 412, fifth in receptions with 29, and sixth in kick (punt) return yardage with 133 for the 2-4 Stampeders.

Boseko Lokombo - Linebacker, BC Lions

Lokombo tallied six tackles and an interception in BC’s 45-13 rout of Ottawa on Saturday. Lokombo is currently tied for first in the CFL in interceptions with two, and sits tied for eighth in tackles with 27 for the 3-2 Lions.

Jeremiah Masoli - Quarterback, Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Masoli is currently on the one-game injured list for Hamilton (2-3), and sat out Friday’s 17-16 loss to the Toronto Argonauts. Masoli, who lost the Tiger-Cats’ starting QB job to Tulsa’s Dane Evans after two poor performances to start the season and has been relegated to mop-up duty since, is currently tied for seventh in the CFL in rushing touchdowns with one.

Charles Nelson - Wide Receiver, Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Nelson had two punt returns for 13 yards, two kickoff returns for 35 yards, and two missed field goal returns for 65 yards in Winnipegs’ 33-9 thumping of the Saskatchewan Roughriders. On the season, Nelson is currently second in the CFL in kick (punt) return yards with 247, fifth in kickoff return yards with 245, and third in missed field goal return yards with 71 for the 5-1 Blue Bombers.

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