Rice Football is well represented on 2020 NFL rosters. Here’s the latest from the 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
Buffalo def. Pittsburgh (Boswell, McDonald), 26-15
Dallas def. Cincinnati (Covington), 30-7
Chicago def. Houston (Gaines), 36-7
Green Bay def. Detroit (Fox), 31-24
Denver (Anderson, Callahan) def. Carolina, 32-27
Washington def. San Francisco (Walter), 23-15
Baltimore (Willson) def. Cleveland (Sendejo), 47-42
Calvin Anderson – OT, Broncos
Anderson drew the start for the Broncos against Carolina in Week 14. It was his second start of the season. He also was active on special teams. The Broncos host the Bills on Saturday in Week 15.
Vance McDonald – TE, Steelers
McDonald was targeted twice in the Steelers’ Week 14 loss to the Bills but did not have any catches. The Steelers visit the Bengals on Monday Night Football in Week 15.
Austin Walter – RB, 49ers
Walter was not active for the 49ers’ Week 14 game against the Washington Football Team. The 49ers visit the Cowboys in Week 15.
Luke Willson – TE, Ravens
Willson missed the Ravens’ Monday Night Football win over the Browns with an injury. The Ravens host the Jaguars in Week 15.
Defense and Special Teams
Chris Boswell – K, Steelers
For only the second time this season, Boswell did not attempt a field goal. He did convert his only extra point attempt of the day. The Steelers visit the Bengals on Monday Night Football in Week 15.
Bryce Callahan – CB, Broncos
Callahan missed the Broncos’ Week 14 game against the Panthers after being placed on the injured reserve with a foot injury. The Broncos host the Bills on Saturday in Week 15.
Christian Covington – DL, Bengals
Covington had two tackles in the Bengals’ Week 14 loss to the Cowboys. He’s maintained his starting role on the defensive line since taking over in Week 4. The Bengals host the Steelers on Monday Night Football in Week 15.
Jack Fox – P, Lions
Fox punted three times with a long of 52 against the Packers in Week 14. He still ranks among the NFL best in most every punting statistic and could make a bid for a Pro Bowl spot this season. The Lions visit the Titans in Week 15.
Phillip Gaines – CB, Texans
Gaines did not travel to Chicago for the teams’ Week 14 game against the Bears. He was ruled out with a knee / shoulder injury. The Texans visit the Colts in Week 15.
Andrew Sendejo – Saf, Browns
Sendejo had two tackles in the Browns’ Monday Night Football loss to the Ravens. The Browns visit the Giants on Sunday Night Football 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.
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