By Patrick Pierce
Week nine star players:
- Phillip Rivers
- Javier Arenas
- Karlos Dansby
- Julio Jones
- Roddy White
More than 80 players in the NFL have a connection to the state ofAlabama. Here are some of the standouts from week nine of the NFL season.
- Javier Arenas, Chiefs: 9 tackles 8 of them solo versus Chargers
- Roman Harper, Saints: 6 tackles 3 of them Solo versus Eagles.
- Mark Ingram, Saints: 44 rushing yards on 7 carries versus Eagles.
- Julio Jones, Falcons: reeled in 5 passes for 129 yards versus Cowboys.
- Rolando McClain, Raiders: 6 tackles 5 of the solo versus Bucs.
- Cam Newton, Panthers: Completed %56.5 of his passes for 201 yards with 1 touchdown versus Redskins.
- Karlos Dansby, Dauphins: 9 tackles 6 of the solo versus Colts.
- Sen’Derrick Marks, Titans: 5 tackles 3 of them solo versus Bears.
- Takeo Spikes, Chargers: 5 tackles 2 of them solo versus Chiefs.
- DeMarcus Ware (Troy), Cowboys: 4 tackles 3 of them solo and 1.5 sacks versus Falcons.
- Osi Umenyioura (Troy), Giants: 7 tackles 5 of the solo and 1 sack versus Steelers.
- Roddy White (UAB), Falcons: Reeled in 7 passes for 118 yards versus Cowboys.
- Kerry Rhodes (Jess Lanier High), Cardinals: 5 solo tackles versus Packers.
- Justin Tuck (Central-Coosa), Giants: 5 tackles 3 of them solo and 2 sacks versus Steelers.
- Phillip Rivers (Athens High), Chargers: Completed %90 for 220 yards with 1 touchdown and 1 interception versus Chiefs.
AlabamaTonight Sports Blogger – Patrick Pierce @Patrickp13