NFL Week 1 Update on Spartans in the NFL

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Just like that, week 1 of the NFL regular season is over and it's time once again to update you on what your MSU alumni did.

In this weekly update on your Spartans in the NFL, I'll update you on the progress of Spartan alumni. Unfortunately, the Spartans in the league had a fairly quiet week. The most impressive player this week was probably Brandon Fields, the Dolphins punter. It seemed kind of like the most impressive player this far in MSU's 2013 campaign. I'm looking at you, Mike Sadler.

Johnny Adams

Adams was signed to the Buffalo Bills practice squad a week ago, and he has been promoted to the active roster after cornerback Ron Brooks underwent foot surgery.

Le'Veon Bell

In the Steelers' first game, Bell did not play due to his foot sprain. The bad news is that it's now being reported he could be out a month.

Kirk Cousins

After Robert Griffin III, looking rusty after taking the bigger part of the last eight months off, threw his second interception during the Redskins' 33-27 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday Night Football, I was staring at my TV yelling "FREE COUSINS!". I'm not kidding.

He did not play.

Brandon Fields

In the Dolphins' 23-10 win against the Cleveland Browns, Fields punted the ball five times, averaging 53.8 yards per punt, putting two inside the 20-yard line. That may seem like a small amount of punts, but that's just because we've seen Mike Sadler punt about 40 times per game this season so far.

Will Gholston

In the Buccaneers crushing 18-17 loss against the New York Jets, Gholston played, but didn't record a tackle. He'll likely be quiet for most of this season, because as we saw at Michigan State, he tends to be a late bloomer.

Brian Hoyer

In the Browns' loss against the Dolphins, Cleveland starting quarterback Brandon Weeden went 26/53, throwing one touchdown pass while racking up three interceptions. His QB Rating was 16.2. The ENTIRE game I was calling for the Browns to put in Hoyer, but unfortunately, they never did.

Keshawn Martin

In the Texans' 31-28 win against San Diego on Monday night, Martin was not targeted once.

Domata Peko

In the Bengals' opening loss against the Bears, Domata Peko had a combined three tackles.

Kevin Vickerson

In their opening destruction of the Ravens, Broncos' defensive tackle Vickerson had two tackles.

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