Wildcats in the NFL – Week Three


Manhattan, it was. Every week throughout the 2022 season, k-statesports.com summarizes the event for 14 former Kansas State Soccer players currently in the NFL.

Timmy Horn, DL – Atlanta Falcons

A free rookie agent who made the active roster from training camp, Horne took part in 13 defensive shots and five specials in Atlanta’s 27-23 win in Seattle. The win came on the heels of the Hawks spending the week in Seattle after facing the Los Angeles Rams the previous week. Atlanta is now 1-2 this season and hosts Cleveland on Sunday.

Elijah Lee, LB – Kansas City Chiefs

Lee made one tackle on cover gambling among his 19 special teams in Kansas City’s 20-17 loss in Indianapolis. This was his third match with his hometown team, but Lee was fired by The Chiefs on Tuesday.

Tyler Lockett, WR – Seattle Seahawks

make it 90The tenthBeginning his career, Lockett totaled 76 yards on nine catches—both teams—in Seattle’s 27-23 home loss to Atlanta. The Seahawks dropped to 1-2 the year before for a road game in Detroit on Sunday.

Cornelius Lucas, OL – Leaders of Washington

Lucas, now in his eighth season, took 11 offensive shots and played for the special team in Washington’s 24-8 loss at home to Philadelphia. The leaders have fallen to 1-2 this season as they travel to face Dallas on Sunday.

AJ Parker, DB – Detroit Lions

Parker, in his second season in the NFL, is on the Detroit coaching staff. The Lions brought down a close game, 28-24, in Minnesota, as they host Seattle on Sunday.

Byron Pringle, WR – Chicago Bears

In his first season in Chicago, Pringle made his first start with the Bears and made one 11-yard catch in Chicago’s 23-20 win over Houston. However, Pringle sustained a calf injury during reception and was placed in an injured reserve position on Tuesday. Chicago, now 2-1 this season, travels to face the New York Giants on Sunday.

DJ Red, DB – New York Jets

Reed, in his fifth season in the NFL and first with the Jets, earned his 27The tenth– Starting his career and combing five tackle attempts – including one for a loss – and a pass breakup in New York’s 27-12 home loss to Cincinnati. The 1-2 Jets fly to face Pittsburgh on Sunday.

Dalton Reisner, OL – Denver Broncos

make 50 for himThe tenthBeginning his career, Reisner was in all 74 offensive picks in Denver’s 11-10 home win over San Francisco. Risner has seen 3,027 out of 3,468 offensive time (87.3%) since he started his career in 2019. The Broncos, now 2-1 this season, travel to face Las Vegas on Sunday.

Duke Shelley, DB – Minnesota Vikings

Shelley was lifted from the coaching squad and saw time on five special teams playing in Minnesota’s 28-24 home win over Detroit. The win improved the Vikings to 2-1 this season, ahead of their potential on Sunday against New Orleans in London.

Keonder Thomas, CB – Green Bay Packers

Thomas is on the Green Bay coaching team. The Packers improved to 2-1 after their 14-12 win over Tampa Bay, and they host New England on Sunday.

Skylar Thompson, QB – Miami Dolphins

Thompson, a seventh-round pick who made the active roster, was inactive in Miami’s 21-19 home win over Buffalo. The Dolphins are now 3-0 this season, and they face the Bengals in Cincinnati on Thursday night.

Cody Whitehair, OL – Chicago Bears

Made him 98The tenthBeginning his career, Whitehair was in all 63 offensive picks in Chicago’s 23-20 win over Houston. He’s seen time in 6,295 of Chicago’s 6,343 offensive games (99.2%) since entering the league in 2016. Now 2-1 all year, Chicago travels to face the New York Giants on Sunday.

Jordan Willis, DL – San Francisco 49ers

Willis, who was in his sixth season in the NFL, is in the injured reserve. The 49ers suffered an 11-10 loss in Denver to drop to 1-2, and host the Los Angeles Rams on Monday night.

Ross yeast, S – rams LA

Yeast, a seventh-round pick in this year’s draft, saw his first career act by seeing time on 15 special teams playing in the Rams’ 20-12 win in Arizona. Los Angeles improved to 2-1 the year before to travel to face San Francisco on Monday night.


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