Rice Football is well represented on 2021 NFL rosters. Here’s the latest from the NFL Owls in action in Week 11.
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 11||Result||Week 12|
|LA Chargers||Christian Covington (DL)||at Pittsburgh (SNF)||W, 41-37||at Denver|
|Denver||Calvin Anderson (OL)
Bryce Callahan (CB)
|— OFF —||—||vs LA Chargers|
|Pittsburgh||Chris Boswell (PK)||vs LA Chargers (SNF)||L, 41-37||at Cincinnati|
|Detroit||Jack Fox (P)||vs Cleveland||L, 13-10||vs Chicago|
|Tampa Bay||Nick Leverett (OL)||vs NY Giants (MNF)||W, 30-10||at Indianapolis|
|Indianapolis||Andrew Sendejo (Saf)||at Buffalo||W, 41-15||vs Tampa Bay|
Calvin Anderson – OT, Broncos
Anderson and the Broncos were on bye in Week 11. He’s likely to get another start this week in place of Garrett Bowles.
Nick Leverett – OT, Buccaneers
Leverett was inactive for the Buccaneers’ Week 11 game against the New York Giants.
Bryce Callahan – CB, Broncos
Callahan remains on IR after a knee injury suffered in Week 8.
Christian Covington – DL, Chargers
Covington missed the Chargers’ Week 11 game against the Steelers after testing positive for COVID-19 this week.
Andrew Sendejo – S, Colts
Sendejo made three tackles in the Colts’ Week 11 victory over the Titans.
Jack Fox – P, Lions
Fox punted six times with a long of 61 yards in the Lions’ Week 11 loss to the Browns. He averaged 46.7 yards per punt and downed two inside the 20. He’s now kicked at least one punt of 55 yards or longer in nine of 10 games.
— Detroit Lions PR (@LionsPR) November 21, 2021
Chris Boswell – K, Steelers
Boswell was a perfect 3-for-3 on field goal tries and 4-for-4 on extra points in the Steelers’ Week 11 loss to the Chargers, including the go-ahead field goal with less than four minutes ahead in regulation before the Chargers regained the lead on a long Justin Herbert touchdown pass.
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.