Each week after the NFL has completed its slate of games (starting with Thursday night football and ending after Monday night football) this series will take a look at news and statistics surrounding former Utah State Aggies players.
Los Angeles Chargers
In a 45-0 loss to New England, Nick Vigil registered nine tackles, three solo six assist, and also had a tackle for loss. He played on 91% of the defensive snaps, the most playing time he has seen this season, and six special teams snaps (23%). The past two weeks Vigil has seen more and more playing time and that looks to be a trend that continues going forward.
Bobby Wagner posted six tackles, three solo three assist, and also had a tackle for loss and a pass deflection. He played on 56 defensive snaps (100%) and four special teams snaps (17%) in a 17-12 loss to the Giants.
Las Vegas Raiders
Nevin Lawson saw a reduction in the number of snaps but an increase in the percentage of snaps in a 31-28 win over the Jets where he had three tackles. He also saw time on special teams where he played on eight snaps (31%).
New York Giants
The Giants won a close game against the Bengals, 19-17, and Kyler Fackrell had two tackles, a solo and an assist and a quarterback hit. Fackrell also played one snap on special teams. He played on 23 (47%) defensive snaps.
The Bears lost to the Lions 34-30 and Patrick Scales played on nine special teams snaps (30%). He has made one tackle this season.
Tyler Larsen and the Panthers were on a BYE week this week.
The Chiefs picked up a 22-16 win over the Broncos and Darwin Thompson saw 10 snaps (40%) on special teams. He has not seen any playing time at running back since week 8.
Green Bay Packers
Jordan Love has not made an appearance yet this season.
Game Ball #1
While the Chargers really had a bad game in a 45-0 blowout loss, Nick Vigil was a bright spot. He was able to register more tackles this week than in previous weeks and also had more playing time.
Game Ball #2
Bobby Wagner may not have put up his normal numbers but still played on every defensive snap and registered a tackle for a loss and a pass deflection in addition to six tackles.
Game Ball #3
Nevin Lawson gets game ball #3 for seeing an increase in his playing time despite the decrease in the number of snaps that the Raiders defense played and registered two tackles and a quarterback hit on the improved playing time.