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Aggies in the NFL Week 17

A recap of former Utah State players in Week 17 of the NFL

Miami Dolphins v Las Vegas Raiders Photo by Harry How/Getty Images

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.

Week 17

Green Bay Packers

Jordan Love has not appeared this season.

New York Giants

In a 23-19 win over the Cowboys, Kyler Fackrell had three tackles and a tackle for loss. He saw 54 (66%) of the defensive snaps.

Chicago Bears

Patrick Scales saw five snaps on special teams (22%) in a 35-16 loss to the Packers. He has not seen any snaps on defense since a loss to the Titans.

Las Vegas Raiders

Nevin Lawson had eight solo tackles and an assist tackle and played 80 snaps (99%) on defense in a 32-21 win over the Broncos. He also saw 17 snaps (52%) of snaps on special teams.

Los Angeles Chargers

Nick Vigil had one tackle in a 38-21 win over Kansas City and played on 19 (36%) of defensive snaps. He also played on seven (32%) of special teams snaps.

Kansas City Chiefs

Darwin Thompson had his best game of the season. He rushed for 45 yards on 14 carries and scored a touchdown in addition to having seven receiving yards on seven carries and scored two more touchdowns on receptions.

Seattle Seahawks

Bobby Wagner had six tackles (three solo, three assist) and played on six special teams snaps (19%) in a 26-23 win over the 49ers.

Carolina Panthers

For the first time since week 10, Tyler Larsen saw a snap on offense in a 33-7 loss to the Saints and also saw a snap on special teams.

Game Balls

Game Ball #1

Nevin Lawson made a impact in an 11 point win over the Broncos with nine tackles and saw 17 tackles on special teams.

Game Ball #2

Darwin Thompson receives his first game ball for rushing for 45 yards and scoring three touchdowns, two through the air and one on the ground.

Game Ball #3

Kyler Fackrell had three tackles and a tackle for loss in a close game over the Cowboys and the tackle for loss certainly played a role in the close victory.