NFL Cougar Highlights: Week Three
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Gibson reaches for goal line
Gibson reaches for goal line
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Posted Sep 23, 2013

WASHINGTON STATE receiving great Brandon Gibson led all Miami grabmasters with six receptions in their 27-23 victory against Atlanta on Sunday. The Dolphins remain undefeated at 3-0.

Gibson rebounded splendidly after nursing a sore wrist in week two and being targeted just twice. He now has 14 catches on the season.

Here’s how the NFL Cougs performed in week three:

Husain Abdullah, CB, Kansas City, 5th season: Defensed one pass and recorded one solo tackle in Chiefs’ 26-16 defeat of Philadelphia on Thursday.

Jed Collins, FB, New Orleans, 5th season: Caught one pass for 5 yards in the Saints’ 31-7 win over Arizona.

Brandon Gibson, WR, Miami, 5th season: The Puyallup native caught 6 passes for 49 yards in the Dolphins victory against Atlanta.

Chris Ivory, RB, New York Jets, 4th season: Due to a hamstring injury early on, Ivory rushed for five yards on 4 carries in the Jets’ 27-20 win against Buffalo.

Rian Lindell, K, Tampa Bay, 14th season: The Vancouver native connected on a 30 yard field goal — the Bucs’ lone score — in a 23-3 loss to New England. He also missed from 38 yards.

Travis Long, LB, Philadelphia, 1st year: Did not play; assigned to the Eagles’ practice squad.

Ropati Pitoitua, DE, Tennessee, 5th season: The Tacoma native posted three solo stops in the Titans’ 20-17 victory over San Diego.

Jeff Tuel, QB, Buffalo, Rookie: No recorded stats from the Bills’ loss to the Jets.

Marquess Wilson, WR, Chicago, Rookie: Declared inactive for the Bears’ 40-23 win against Pittsburgh.

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