The NFL preseason has been a success so far for many former Wolfpack players. Philip Rivers completed 11 of 21 passes for 143 yards against the Seattle Seahawks, while Brian Clark caught a touchdown against the Dolphins. Here is a recap of the week:
Brian Clark, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Clark caught a touchdown vs. the Dolphins in the second preseason game.
Jerricho Cotchery, N.Y. Jets: In his preseason debut with Brett Favre, Cotchery had two receptions for 30 yards.
A.J. Davis, Cleveland Browns: Second-year cornerback seeks position on the roster.
Dovonte Edwards, Detroit Lions: Has played in the system for three years and will fight for time at corner on the roster.
Leroy Harris, Tennessee Titans: Offensive lineman was picked in the fourth round of the 07 NFL draft.
Terrence Holt, Carolina Panthers: Holt is the leading candidate to start at free safety.
Torry Holt, St. Louis Rams: One of the top receivers in the NFL with six consecutive 1,300 yard receiving seasons.
Oliver Hoyte, Kansas City Chiefs: Has moved from fullback to linebacker position. Claimed off waivers by Kansas City from Dallas.
Marcus Hudson, San Francisco 49ers: Cornerback Hudson is working more at safety to show versatility.
Scott Kooistra, Cincinnati Bengals: Sixth-year pro with the Bengals contributed to pass protection that allowed a franchise-low record of 17 sacks. He played in every game in 07.
Manny Lawson, San Francisco 49ers: Lawson tore his ACL in 07, ending his season.
Sean Locklear, Seattle Seahawks: Started all 16 games in 07 for the second season.
John McCargo, Buffalo Bills: Saw action in all 16 games in 07 and should move into the starting lineup this season. McCargo, who was fined in the spring for being overweight, reported to training camp in shape.
Lamont Reid, Denver Broncos: Broncos waived second-year cornerback.
Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers: After an off-season knee surgery, expectations are reserved for the quarterback. During the preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks, Rivers completed 11 of 21 passes for 143 yards.
Corey Smith, Detroit Lions: Played in all 16 games in 07 on special teams. He resigned a one-year deal.
Pat Thomas, Kansas City Chiefs: Thomas moves into starting lineup, taking the place of Napoleon Harris with the first-string defense during the preseason.
Stephen Tulloch, Tennessee Titans: Will replace starting middle linebacker Ryan Fowler who is on injury reserve after having shoulder surgery. Tulloch played in all 16 games in 07.
Tank Tyler, Kansas City Chiefs: Tyler is competing for starting spot at defensive tackle position.
Brian Williams, Jacksonville Jaguars: Williams will start at strong safety in the team’s base defense and slide to corner in nickel packages. He is a seventh year veteran defender with 91 games and 77 starts.
Mario Williams, Houston Texans: Defensive lineman made 14 sacks in 07. He was not selected for Pro Bowl, but was an alternate.
Adrian Wilson, Arizona Cardinals: This year will be his eighth season with the Cardinals. He has a www.youtube.com video sporting a 66 inch vertical.
DaJuan Morgan, Kansas City Chiefs: Morgan and the 2008 Chiefs Rookie Class spent a day this summer at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The 82nd overall choice in this years draft documented his experiences for www.kcchiefs.com.
DeMario Pressley, New Orleans Saints: After turning heads in training camp, Pressley fractured his foot and is now on the injured reserve list.
John Dunlap, Miami Dolphins: Released undrafted receiver rookie to free agents. Dunlap was cut before a game against Jacksonville in the preseason.
Steven Hauschka, Minnesota Vikings: Vikings signed the undrafted rookie free agent. Hauschka is competing with Ryan Longwell during the preseason.
Lerue Rumph, Kansas City Chiefs: Rumph was signed to Kansas City during training camp 08.
Miguel Scott, New York Giants: Signed as an undrafted rookie, was waived during training camp.
Marcus Stone, Chicago Bears: Stone, who played at NC State as quarterback and tight end, signed free-agent contract with the Bears as a tight end.