Rice Football is well represented on 2022 NFL rosters. Here’s the latest from the NFL Owls in action in Week 7.
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 7||Result||Week 8|
|Denver Broncos||Calvin Anderson (OL)||vs Jets||L, 16-9||at Jaguars|
|Detroit Lions||Jack Fox (P)||at Cowboys||L. 24-6||vs Dolphins|
|Indianapolis Colts||Kylen Granson (TE)||at Titans||L.19-10||vs Commanders|
|LA Chargers||Bryce Callahan (DB)
Christian Covington (DL)
|vs Seahawks||L, 37-23||— BYE —|
|Pittsburgh Steelers||Chris Boswell (PK)||at Miami (SNF)||L, 16-10||at Eagles|
|Seattle Seahawks||Myles Adams (DL)||at Chargers||W. 37-23||vs Giants|
|Tampa Bay Bucs||Nick Leverett (OL)||at Panthers||L, 21-3||vs Ravens|
Calvin Anderson – OT, Broncos
Anderson did not get the start this week, but was part of the rotation along the Broncos offensive line against the Jets. He played 20 percent of the offensive snaps, his second highest amount this season.
Kylen Gransen – TE, Colts
Gransen caught his only target on Sunday against the Titans, hauling in a six-yard reception.
Nick Leverett – OT, Buccaneers
Leverett saw his most extensive usage of the season this past weekend, playing 20 snaps in the Bucs’ Week 7 game against the Panthers. It was his first action with the offense this year.
Myles Adams – DL, Seahawks
Adams was active but didn’t record any tackles in the Seahawks ‘ Week 7 win over the Chargers.
Bryce Callahan – CB, Chargers
Callahan made two tackles in the Chargers’ loss to the Seahawks on Sunday. He’s up to 19 tackles on the season.
Christian Covington – DL, Chargers
Covington was inactive again on Sunday for the Chargers’ matchup with the Seahawks. He’s been back and forth between activations since being signed to the active roster earlier this season.
Jack Fox – P, Lions
While Fox and the Lions were on bye last week, Fox was rewarded with a brand new contract, making him the NFL’s highest-paid punter. Fox delivered on Sunday with three punts, including a long of 54 yards.
Sources: #Lions P Jack Fox is signing a 3-year extension that makes him the NFL’s highest paid punter at $3.775M per year with $7.5M guaranteed. Fox would’ve been an RFA after 2022, now rewarded by DET. Deal done by powerhouse @AthletesFirst which reps the 2 highest paid punters. pic.twitter.com/hvQH79dYiK
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 22, 2022
Chris Boswell – K, Steelers
Boswell had a relatively quiet weekend, converting his lone field goal attempt from 45 yards, also knocking through his only extra point attempt.
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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