Matt Slauson helped pave the way for 382 yards of total offense in the Chargers' 27-22 win over the Giants on Sunday.
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#ProBigRed - Huskers in the NFL: Week 5

By NU Athletic Communications

Ten former Huskers saw action in the NFL's Week 5.

Ameer Abdullah started at running back for the Detroit Lions and racked up 34 yards of total offense, including a 16-yard run on the first play from scrimmage.

On the offensive line, Matt Slauson started at left guard and helped the Los Angeles Chargers gain 382 yards of total offense as the Chargers picked up their first win of the season in a 27-22 triumph against the New York Giants. Richie Incognito started at left guard and played every offensive snap in the Bills' 20-16 loss to the Bengals, while Jeremiah Sirles (Vikings) and Brent Qvale (Jets) both saw action on the offensive line in helping their teams to victories.

On the other side of the ball, Ndamukong Suh had a sack in the Dolphins' 16-10 win over the Titans, while Maliek Collins racked up a pair of tackles for the Cowboys. Prince Amukamara made four tackles for the Bears on Monday Night.

SOCIAL MEDIA SPOTLIGHT

HUSKERS IN THE AFC

AFC EAST
   
   
      Buffalo Bills (L, 20-16 at Cincinnati Bengals)
OL Richie Incognito: Started at left guard and played every offensive snap
WR Brandon Reilly: Did Not Play (Practice Squad)
   
   
Miami Dolphins (W, 16-10 vs. Tennessee Titans)
DT Ndamukong Suh: started at defensive tackle, 1 tackle, 1 sack
   
   
New England Patriots (W, 19-14 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
RB Rex Burkhead: Did Not Play (Inactive)
DT Vincent Valentine: Did Not Play (Reserve/Injured) 
   
   
New York Jets (W, 17-14 at Cleveland Browns)
OL Brent Qvale: Played at tackle and on special teams
WR Quincy Enunwa: Did Not Play (Reserve/Injured)
   
AFC WEST
   
   
Denver Broncos (Bye)
LB Zaire Anderson
DE Jared Crick
FB Andy Janovich
   
   
Los Angeles Chargers (W, 27-22 at New York Giants)
OL Matt Slauson: Started at left guard and played every offensive snap
   
AFC NORTH
   
   

Baltimore Ravens (W, 30-17 at Oakland Raiders)
P Sam Koch: 3 punts, 117 yards, 39.0 average, 36.7 net, 1 inside 20, long of 46 yards
OL Alex Lewis: Did Not Play (Reserve/Injured)
CB Stanley Jean-Baptiste: Did Not Play (Practice Squad)

   
   
Cincinnati Bengals (W, 20-16 vs. Buffalo Bills)
H-Back Cethan Carter: Played at tight end, 2 special teams tackles

   

   

HUSKERS IN THE NFC

NFC EAST
   
   
      Dallas Cowboys (L, 35-31 vs. Green Bay Packers)
DT Maliek Collins: Started at defensive tackle, 2 tackles
DE Randy Gregory: Did Not Play (Reserve/Suspended by Commissioner)
   
   
Philadelphia Eagles (W, 34-7 vs. Arizona Cardinals)
LB Nathan Gerry: Did Not Play (Practice Squad)
   
   
Washington Redskins (Bye)
LB Will Compton
OL Spencer Long
TE Niles Paul
   
NFC NORTH
   
   
Chicago Bears (L, 20-17 vs. Minnesota Vikings)
CB Prince Amukamara: Started at cornerback, 4 tackles
   
   
Detroit Lions (L, 27-24 vs. Carolina Panthers)
RB Ameer Abdullah: Started at running back, 10 carries, 31 yards; 1 reception, 3 yards
   
   
Minnesota Vikings (W, 20-17 at Chicago Bears)
OL Jeremiah Sirles: played at guard and on special teams
   
NFC SOUTH
   
   
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (L, 19-14 vs. New England Patriots)
LB Lavonte David: Did Not Play (Inactive)



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