Rice Football is well represented on 2021 NFL rosters. Here’s the latest from the NFL Owls in action in Week 4.
There are former Rice football players scattered across the NFL. Stay tuned each week for their game results and notables from each player.
|Team||NFL Owl(s)||Week 4||Result||Week 5|
|Los Angeles Chargers||Christian Covington (DL)||vs Las Vegas (MNF)||W, 28-14||at Seattle|
|Denver||Calvin Anderson (OL)
Bryce Callahan (CB)
|vs Baltimore||L, 23-7||at Pittsburgh|
|Pittsburgh||Chris Boswell (PK)||at Green Bay||L, 27-17||vs Denver|
|Detroit||Jack Fox (P)||at Chicago||L, 24-14||at Minnesota|
|Tampa Bay||Nick Leverett (OL)||at New England (SNF)||W, 19-17||vs Miami|
|Indianapolis||Andrew Sendejo (Saf)||at Miami||W, 27-17||at Baltimore (MNF)|
Calvin Anderson – OT, Broncos
The Broncos only scored once against the Ravens, rendering Anderson’s special team usage to just one snap in Week 4.
Nick Leverett – OT, Buccaneers
Leverett remained inactive for the Bucs Week 4 game against the New England Patriots. He still awaits his first regular season snaps with the defending Super Bowl champions.
Defense and Special Teams
Chris Boswell – K, Steelers
Boswell made his lone field goal attempt on Sunday against the Packers, connecting from 52 yards. He added two extra points on two tries.
Bryce Callahan – CB, Broncos
Callahan registered his fourth pass deflection of the season and his seventh tackle in the Broncos’ Week 4 loss to the Ravens.
Christian Covington – DL, Chargers
Covington was extremely production on Monday Night Football. In addition to two tackles, he added one sack, one quarterback hit and one pass deflection.
Jack Fox – P, Lions
Fox put together another impressive outing in the Lions’ Week 4 loss to the Bears. He punted three times, averaging 55.3 yards per punt with a long of 56. He pinned two of his kicks inside the 20.
Andrew Sendejo – S, Colts
Sendejo saw his most action of the season on Sunday against the Dolphins, playing every defensive snap for the Colts. He registered one pass deflection as well as four total tackles.
More Owls in the NFL
From practice squads to current free agents, there are other 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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