Rice football has nine alumni currently active on NFL rosters. Here’s how the NFL Owls fared in their respective Week 14 games.
Chris Boswell, K (Steelers) – Converted three extra points in a loss to the Oakland Raiders. He missed one field goal and had a second blocked on the final play of regulation. Next week the Steelers host the New England Patriots on Sunday, December 16.
Bryce Callahan, CB (Bears) – Had one tackle for a loss in a two-tackle effort in the Bears upset of the Rams on Sunday Night Football. Next week the Bears host the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, December 16.
Christian Covington, DE (Texans) – Registered two quarterback hits and one sack against Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts. Both totals tied JJ Watt for the team lead. Next week the Texans travel to New York to play the Jets on Saturday, December 15.
Phillip Gaines, CB (Browns) – Missed Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers with a knee injury. Next week the Browns travel to Denver to play the Broncos on Saturday, December 15.
Vance McDonald, TE (Steelers) – Caught four passes for 37 yards with a long of 19 yards against the Oakland Raiders. He finished third on the team in receiving, with two more yards than Antonio Brown. Next week the Steelers host the New England Patriots on Sunday, December 16.
Andrew Sendejo, S (Vikings) – Placed on injured reserve after missing extended time following a groin injury. Next week the Vikings host the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, December 16.
Jordan Taylor, WR (Broncos) – On the PUP list following off-season surgery. He will not play this season. Next week the Broncos host the Cleveland Browns on Saturday, December 15.
Luke Wilson, TE (Lions) – Started against the Arizona Cardinals but was held without a catch. Next week the Lions travel to Buffalo to play the Bills on Sunday, December 16.