Rice Football is well represented on 2023 NFL rosters. Here’s the latest from the NFL Owls in action in Week 8.
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 8||Result||Week 9|
|Denver Broncos||Elijah Garcia (DL)||vs Chiefs||W, 24-9||vs Chiefs|
|Detroit Lions||Jack Fox (P)||vs Raiders||W, 26-14||vs Raiders (MNF)|
|Indianapolis Colts||Kylen Granson (TE)||vs Saints||L, 38-27||vs Saints|
|Los Angeles Rams||Austin Trammell (WR)||at Cowboys||L, 43-20||vs Cowboys|
|New England Patriots||Calvin Anderson (OL)||vs Dolphins||L, 31-17||at Dolphins|
|Pittsburgh Steelers||Chris Boswell (PK)||vs Jaguars||L, 20-10||vs Jaguars|
|Seattle Seahawks||Myles Adams (DL)||vs Browns||W, 24-20||vs Browns|
|Tampa Bay Bucs||Nick Leverett (OL)||at Bills||L, 24-18||at Bills (TNF)|
Calvin Anderson – OT, Patriots
Anderson was inactive for the Patriots’ Week 8 loss to the Dolphins.
Kylen Granson – TE, Colts
Granson was not activated from the concussion protocol this week and was inactive for the Colts’ Week 8 loss to the Saints.
Nick Leverett – OT, Buccaneers
Leverett has been active for back-to-back games for the first time this season, seeing action with the Bucs’ special teams unit again this week against the Bills.
Austin Trammell – WR, Rams
Trammel registered just one punt return this week against the Cowboys, a loss of five yards.
Myles Adams – DL, Seahawks
For the second straight game, Adams was limited to special teams duties and did not see any defensive snaps.
Elijah Garcia – DL, Broncos
Garcia was inactive for Week 8. He last played for the Broncos in Week 5 against the Jets.
Jack Fox – P, Lions
Fox was only called upon once on Monday Night Football, delivering a 48-yard blast.
Chris Boswell – K, Steelers
The boxscore will show Boswell responsible for his first missed field goal of the season on Sunday, but that miscue comes with an asterisk. Boswell drilled a 55-yarder at the end of the half, only for a penalty to nullify the kick and force him to try from 61 yards. He missed the second attempt. Outside of that long shot, Boswell made his other field goal and an extra point.
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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