Rice Football is well represented on 2021 NFL rosters. Here’s the latest from the NFL Owls in action in Week 15.
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 15||Result||Week 16|
|LA Chargers||Christian Covington (DL)||vs Kansas City (Thr)||L, 34-28 (OT)||at Houston|
|Denver||Calvin Anderson (OL)
Bryce Callahan (CB)
|vs Cincinnati||L, 15-10||vs Las Vegas|
|Pittsburgh||Chris Boswell (PK)||vs Tennessee||W, 19-10||at Kansas City|
|Detroit||Jack Fox (P)||vs Arizona||W, 30-12||at Atlanta|
|Tampa Bay||Nick Leverett (OL)||vs New Orleans (SNF)||L, 9-0||at Carolina|
|Indianapolis||Andrew Sendejo (Saf)||vs New England (Sat)||W, 27-17||at Arizona (SAT)|
Calvin Anderson – OT, Broncos
Anderson was placed on injured reserve following a leg injury suffered in the Broncos’ Week 13 loss to the Chiefs. He did not play in their Week 15 game against the Bengals.
Nick Leverett – OT, Buccaneers
Leverett did not see action against the Bills. He has been activated each week following the Week 12 game against the Colts where he played 85 percent of the snaps.
Bryce Callahan – CB, Broncos
Callahan was activated from IR last week and saw his first game action since Week 8 against the Bengals. He was credited with two tackles.
Christian Covington – DL, Chargers
Covington saw action against the Chiefs this past weekend but did not register any tackles. That’s only the second time this season he’s played but not recorded a stat line.
Andrew Sendejo – S, Colts
Sendejo registered four tackles and a pass deflection in the Colts’ Week 15 win over the Patriots.
Jack Fox – P, Lions
Fox punted three times against the Cardinals on Sunday, booting a long of 55 yards and placing one punt inside the 20-yard line.
Chris Boswell – K, Steelers
Boswell attempted a single-game season-high five goals against the Titans in Week 15, converting on four of them. Including one extra point, Boswell scored 12 of the team’s 19 points.
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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