New England Patriots vs. Buffalo Bills
– Former Iowa tight end Scott Chandler continued his success with the Buffalo Bills, catching two passes for 10 yards and a touchdown. Buffalo defeated the Patriots, 34-31, snapping a 15-game losing streak against New England.
Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings
– Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway recorded eight tackles, including one tackle for loss.
– Former Hawkeye punter Ryan Donahue had a strong day booting the football for the Lions. Donahue punted seven times, averaging 46.4 yards per punt. He also placed one kick inside the opponent’s 20-yard-line.
– Lions cornerback Amari Spievey played a big role in the Lions victory over the Vikings, recording a sack and four solo tackles.
New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles
– Tyler Sash recorded one solo tackle for the Giants
Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Carolina Panthers
– Former Iowa punter Jason Baker booted eight punts for the Panthers, averaging 38.4 yards and placing two inside the 20-yard-line.
We’ve reached the second round of the Top NFL Hawkeye poll. Thanks to all of the Iowa fans who participated in the first round of polling. 223 votes were cast and now we’re down to the Sweet Sixteen.
Here are the matchups…
# 1 Dallas Clark vs. # 17 Jason Baker
#8 Tony Moeaki vs. #9 Bryan Bulaga
#4 Shonn Greene vs. # 13 Jonathan Babineaux
#5 Chad Greenway vs. #12 Pat Angerer
#2 Nate Kaeding vs. #15 Matt Roth
#7 Casey Wiegmann vs. #10 Robert Gallery
#3 Bob Sanders vs. #14 Charles Godfrey
#6 Aaron Kampman vs. #11 Marshal Yanda