Rice Football alum Andrew Sendejo nabbed a game-sealing interception. Just one of several notable NFL Owls in action in Week 14.
There are former Rice football players scattered across the NFL. Stay tuned each week for their game results and notables from each player.
Week 14 results
Seahawks 28 (Ellerbee, Willson) – Rams 12
Vikings 20 (Sendejo) – Lions 7
Broncos 38 (Anderson, Callahan) – Texans 28 (Gaines)
Bears 31 – Cowboys 24 (Covington)
Steelers 23 (Boswell, McDonald) – Cardinals 17
Calvin Anderson, OT, Broncos
Anderson has yet to appear in a game for the Broncos this season. He was inactive again this week. The Broncos visit the Colts in Week 15.
Bryce Callahan, CB, Broncos
Callahan was placed on injured reserve earlier this season, never playing for the Broncos in 2019. He will be sidelined for the remainder of the year. The Broncos visit the Colts in Week 15.
Christian Covington, DE, Cowboys
Covington had three tackles (two solo) in the Cowboys’ Thursday Night Football loss to the Bears. This was the seventh time this season he’s recorded multiple tackles in a game. The Cowboys host the Rams in Week 15.
Andrew Sendejo, Saf, Vikings
Sendejo didn’t have any tackles against the Lions in Week 14, but he didn’t need them to slam the door shut for a Vikings victory. He picked off Lions quarterback David Blough in the endzone in the final minute, quelling any chances of a Detroit comeback attempt. The Vikings visit the Chargers in Week 15.
Emmanuel Ellerbee, LB, Seahawks
Ellerbee was placed injured reserve prior to the start of the season. The Seahawks visit the Panthers in Week 15.
Luke Willson, TE, Seahawks
Willson has missed the past three games. He was inactive again this weekend against the Rams. The Seahawks visit the Panthers in Week 15.
Chris Boswell, K, Steelers
Boswell was automatic again on Sunday. He made all three of his field goals (with a long of 37 yards) and both of his extra point attempts. The Steelers host the Bills in Week 15 on Sunday Night Football.
Vance McDonald, TE, Steelers
McDonald didn’t have much of a chance to impact the Steelers’ game against the Cardinals, leaving with a concussion after catching one pass for three yards. The Steelers host the Bills in Week 15 on Sunday Night Football.
Phillip Gaines, CB, Texans
Gaines was placed on injured reserve following an ankle injury suffered during the Texans’ Week 8 game against the Colts. The Texans visit the Titans in Week 15.
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.