Christian Covington’s Cowboys picked up a big win in a relative quiet week for Rice Football products in the NFL. Here’s how the NFL Owls fared in Week 7.
There are former Rice football players are scattered across the NFL. Stay tuned each week for their game results and notables from each player.
Week 7 results
Chiefs 30 – Broncos 6 (Callahan, Anderson)
Cowboys 37 (Covington) – Eagles 10 (Sendejo)
Ravens 30 – Seahawks 16 (Ellerbee, Willson)
Steelers (Boswell, McDonald) – BYE WEEK
Colts 30 – Texans 23 (Gaines)
Calvin Anderson, OT, Broncos
Anderson has yet to make an appearance with the Broncos since being signed off the Jets practice squad a few weeks ago. He was inactive for the Broncos’ Week 7 game against the Chiefs. The Broncos travel to the Colts in Week 8.
Bryce Callahan, CB, Broncos
Callahan was inactive for the Broncos’ Week 7 game against the Chiefs. He has yet to make an appearance for the team this season. The Broncos travel to the Colts in Week 8.
Christian Covington, DE, Cowboys
Covington did not see action in the Cowboys’ Week 7 win over the Eagles on Sunday Night Football. The Cowboys have a bye in Week 8.
Andrew Sendejo, Saf, Eagles
Sendejo picked up three tackles, all solo, in the Eagles Week 7 loss to the Cowboys. The Eagles host the Bills in Week 8.
Emmanuel Ellerbee, LB, Seahawks
Ellerbee was placed injured reserve prior to the start of the season. The Seahawks visit the Falcons in Week 8.
Luke Willson, TE, Seahawks
Willson was held without a catch on Sunday, receiving only one target from quarterback Russel Wilson in the Seahawks loss to the Ravens. The Seahawks visit the Falcons in Week 8.
Chris Boswell, K, Steelers
Boswell and the Steelers were on bye in Week 7. The Steelers host the Dolphins on Monday Night Football in Week 8.
Vance McDonald, TE, Steelers
McDonald and the Steelers were on bye in Week 7. The Steelers host the Dolphins on Monday Night Football in Week 8.
Phillip Gaines, CB, Texans
Gaines was in the midst of a productive game for the Texans against the Colts with seven tackles and one pass defended when he was injured. He was carted off the field after a collision and did not return to the game. Early reports are calling it a sprained ankle with no fracture revealed by x-rays. He will undergo an MRI on Monday. The Texans host the Raiders in Week 8.
More Owls in the NFL
From practice squads to current free agents, there are others Owls on the cusp of returning to active rosters. Find more detail on current contractual agreements and former Rice football players waiting for their next opportunity here.
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