March 27, 2023

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Wildcats within the NFL: Week 1 version

Junior defensive again D.J. Reed runs with the ball to the top zone through the sport in opposition to Oklahoma on Oct. 21, 2017, at Invoice Snyder Household Stadium. (Archive picture by Alanoud Alanazi | Collegian Media Group)

D.J. Reed

The previous Seahawk and Wildcat cornerback signed a three-year free-agent contract within the low season with the New York Jets and had an excellent sport in what was a 24-9 loss for New York in opposition to the Baltimore Ravens. Reed made two tackles, intercepted a Lamar Jackson pass and compelled a fumble within the defeat. Sunday was additionally a bittersweet day for Reed, whose father handed away earlier than the sport. He dedicated his interception to his late father.

In 2021, Reed broke out in Seattle, intercepting two passes with the Seahawks which propelled him into signing a giant contract with the Jets within the offseason. He recorded a career-high 78 tackles in 2021. 

Tyler Lockett

Per week after being inducted into the Okay-State Ring of Honor, large receiver Lockett caught three passes for 28 yards in a Seattle Seahawks victory in opposition to the Denver Broncos. Over the previous three seasons, Lockett racked up over 1,000 receiving yards and can look to make it a fourth straight 1,000 receiving yard season in 2022. 

Lockett had his greatest season in 2020, catching 100 passes and 10 touchdowns, each career-highs. He additionally had a career-high 1,175 receiving yards final season. He additionally has three profession punt/kick returns for touchdowns, however hasn’t had one since 2017.

Byron Pringle

Pringle caught one cross for 22 yards within the Chicago Bears 19-10 victory on Sunday in opposition to the San Francisco 49ers. Pringle is presently the Bears slot receiver and will convey expertise to a really inexperienced receiver core.

Pringle received the Tremendous Bowl with the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs in 2019. He had a career-high 568 receiving yards and 5 touchdowns in 2021 earlier than signing a one-year contract with the Bears within the low season.

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Timmy Horne

Horne recorded one deal with in Atlanta’s 27-26 loss to the New Orleans Saints. Horne is presently slotted because the backup nostril deal with place for the Falcons behind Anthony Rush, who was signed as a free-agent in 2021 by Atlanta.

Dalton Risner

Risner is considered among the finest offensive linemen to ever play at Okay-State. He’s getting into his fourth season with the Denver Broncos, who took him within the second spherical of the 2019 NFL Draft. 

Risner had an excellent 2020 season; he didn’t enable a single sack. Whereas he took a step again in that division in 2021, permitting 4, he entered 2022 as a starter on Denver’s offensive line, defending new quarterback Russell Wilson. He didn’t enable any sacks within the Broncos’ loss to Seattle on Monday evening. 

Elijah Lee

Elijah Lee was signed to the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs within the offs-eason and recorded a deal with on particular groups within the Chiefs’ blowout 44-21 victory over the Arizona Cardinals. Lee has performed for 5 groups in his six 12 months as a linebacker NFL profession since being drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in 2017.

Cody Whitehair

Whitehair performed all 58 offensive snaps within the Bears victory over the 49ers on Sunday. Whitehair is the longest tenured Bears offensive linemen, being drafted within the second spherical by the membership in 2016. He has shifted between guard and heart all through his NFL profession.