Ito Smith rushes for touchdown in Week-12 but several locals miss games


Anderson, Jones, Tartt, Perine hurt, Fluker on COVID list

Here is a recap of Week 12 performances by local NFL players

Ryan Anderson


LB/DE Washington

Anderson was inactive for Washington’s Thanksgiving Day game against Dallas with a knee injury

Mark Barron 

St. Paul’s/Alabama

LB Denver

Barron was taken off injured reserve but was not active for Denver’s loss to the Saints.

D.J. Fluker


G/T Baltimore

Fluker was placed on the Ravens COVID reserve list and likely will not play Tuesday against Pittsburgh

Graham Gano

Tate/Florida State

K N.Y. Giants

Gano came off COVID reserve and kicked four field goals in the Giants 19-17 win over Cincinnati.

Tytus Howard

Monroe County/Alabama State

T Houston

Howard played 100-percent of offensive snaps for the Texans, as well as on special teams, in a Thanksgiving victory over Detroit.

Rodney Hudson

B.C. Rain/Florida State

C Las Vegas

Hudson played 100-percent  of offensive snaps for the Raiders in a loss at Atlanta.

Bryce Huff

St. Paul’s/Memphis

LB N.Y. Jets

Huff had two tackles and a QB hit, and played on 29-percent of the Jets defensive snaps in a loss to Miami.

Julio Jones


WR Atlanta

Jones sat out the Falcons win over Las Vegas with a hamstring injury

A.J. McCarron

St. Paul’s/Alabama

QB Houston

McCarron did not play in the Texans’ win in Detroit.

Alfred Morris

Pine Forest/Florida Atlantic

RB N.Y. Giants

Morris rushed four times for eight yards in New York’s win over Cincinnati

La’Mical Perine


RB N.Y. Jets

Perine is on injured reserve with an ankle injury.

Jeremy Reaves

Pensacola Catholic/South Alabama

DB Washington

Reaves played on half the team’s defensive snaps and recorded a sack in a Thanksgiving win over Dallas.

Ito Smith

McGill-Toolen/Southern Miss

RB Atlanta

Smith saw the most action of his season, rushing 12 times for 65 yards and a touchdown. He also caught four passes in Atlanta’s win over Las Vegas.

Taylor Stallworth

Murphy/South Carolina

DT Indianapolis

Stallworth played a season high 74-percent of snaps and had a combined four tackles in the Colts loss to Tennessee.

Jaquiski Tartt


S San Francisco

Tartt was placed on injured reserve with a toe injury and is likely out for the year

Jimmie Ward

Davidson/No. Illinois

DB San Francisco

Ward forced two fumbles and had five tackles in the 49ers win over the L.A. Rams.

T.J. Yeldon


RB Buffalo

Yeldon was not active for the Bills win over the L.A. Chargers.

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