The Wolverine

January 2013

The Wolverine: Covering University of Michigan Football and Sports

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  michigan in the pros touchdowns and only six picks … Has also rushed for four scores for 10-4 New England … Ranks fourth in the NFL in passer rating (100.1), second in passing yards and fourth in touchdown passes. • Alan Branch (2004-06), DT, Seattle Seahawks: Has recorded 26 tackles (15 solo), one sack, one tackle for loss, two passes broken up and five quarterback hurries in 14 starts for the 9-5 Seahawks. • Steve Breaston (2003-06), WR, Kansas City Chiefs: Has caught seven passes for 74 yards and returned one punt 21 yards in nine games (four starts) for 2-12 Kansas City. • Stevie Brown (2006-09), S, New York Giants: Has recorded 69 tackles (57 solo), three tackles for loss, seven interceptions (returned 259 yards), eight passes broken up, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery and a quarterback hurry in 14 games (10 starts) for the 8-6 Giants … Also has seven stops and a forced fumble on special teams. • Braylon Edwards (2001-04), WR, New York Jets: Joined 6-8 New York Dec. 11 after being waived by the Seattle Seahawks … Hauled in three passes for 47 yards in his first game back with the Jets Dec. 17 … Has caught 11 passes for 121 yards and a touchdown in 11 total contests. • Jay Feely (1995-98), PK, Arizona Cardinals: Has made 21 of 24 field goal attempts (long of 61) and all 23 extra point tries through 14 games for the 5-9 Cardinals. • Larry Foote (1998-2001), LB, Pittsburgh Steelers: Has recorded 97 stops (64 solo), five tackles for loss, four sacks, three quarterback hurries, two fumble recoveries, two forced fumbles and a pass broken up in 14 starts for 7-7 Pittsburgh. • Jonathan Goodwin (1999-2001), C, San Francisco 49ers: Has started all 14 games for the 10-3-1 49ers. • Brandon Graham (2006-09), DE, Philadelphia Eagles: Has notched 29 tackles (22 solo), six tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and eight quarterback hurries in 14 games (two starts) for 4-10 Philadelphia. • Leon Hall (2003-06), CB, Cincinnati Bengals: Has recorded 35 tackles (22 solo), one tackle for loss, one interception (returned 44 yards) and 10 pass broken up in 12 starts for the 8-6 Bengals … Missed two games with a leg injury. • David Harris (2003-06), LB, New York Jets: Has started 14 games and recorded 105 tackles (66 solo), four tackles for loss, three sacks, four quarterback hurries, three passes broken up, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery for 6-8 New York. • Chad Henne (2004-07), QB, Jacksonville Jaguars: Has completed 112 of 216 passes for 1,438 yards with eight touchdowns and five interceptions, while appearing in eight games (four starts) for 2-12 Jacksonville … Has a 76.2 passer rating. • Steve Hutchinson (1997-2000), OG, Tennessee Titans: Placed on injured reserve after injuring his knee in a 24-10 loss to Houston Dec. 2, a setback that will require surgery … Had notched 12 consecutive starts for the 5-9 Titans. • Tim Jamison (2005-08), DE, Houston Texans: Blew out his Achilles and was lost for the year in a 42-24 loss to Green Bay Oct. 14 … Notched three tackles (two solo), one tackle for loss, one sack, one quarterback hurry and one pass broken up in six games for 12-2 Houston. • Jake Long (2004-07), OT, Miami Dolphins: Sidelined for the year with what is suspected to be torn triceps muscle following a 23-16 loss to New England Dec. 2 … Had started 12 games for the 6-8 Dolphins. • Mario Manningham (2005-07), WR, San Francisco 49ers: Has hauled in 41 passes for 449 yards and a touchdown, and rushed three times for 64 yards, in 11 games (nine starts) for 103-1 San Francisco … Missed two games with injury. • Mike Martin (2008-11), DT, Tennessee Titans: Has registered 34 tackles (20 solo), four tackles for loss, two sacks and four quarterback hurries in 13 games (one start) for the 5-9 Titans. • Zoltan Mesko (2006-09), P, New England Patriots: Has punted 50 times for 10-4 New England, averaging 43.4 yards per kick (42.6 net) and dropping 23 inside the 20. • David Molk (2008-11), C, San Diego Chargers: Placed on injured reserve with a thumb injury following a 20-13 loss to Cincinnati Dec. 2 … Had played in all 12 of the 5-9 Chargers' games before getting hurt. • Jonas Mouton (2007-10), LB, San Diego Chargers: Has played in three of 14 games and notched one tackle for 5-9 San Diego. • Ryan Mundy (2003-06), DB, Pittsburgh Steelers: Has started three of 14 games and recorded 26 tackles (20 solo), one tackle for loss and two passes broken up for the 7-7 Steelers … Also has 10 stops and a fumble recovery on special teams. • Steve Schilling (2007-10), OL, San Diego Chargers: Re-signed by 5-9 San Diego Dec. 4 after being released following the preseason … Has played in two games. • LaMarr Woodley (2003-06), OLB, Pittsburgh Steelers: Has recorded 31 Headlinersthis month Former Michigan athletes in the news Brandon Graham • NFL Graham enjoyed one of the best games of his career for the Philadelphia Eagles in a 34-13 loss to Cincinnati Dec. 13. He started and notched six tackles (four solo), 2.5 sacks, an additional tackle for loss, three quarterback hurries and a forced fumble. Darius Morris • NBA Morris, now with the Los Angeles Lakers, scored a season-high 15 points in 18 minutes and dished out two assists in a 111-98 win at Philadelphia Dec. 16. He went 3 of 5 from three-point range in the victory. Rich Hill • MLB The Boston Red Sox released former Michigan pitcher Rich Hill in early December, but his future with the club is still up in the air. General manager Ben Cherington told The Boston Globe he would be offered a minor league contract and invited to spring training. Hill has had Tommy John surgery and has been injured off and on. January 2013    the wolverine  79

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