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ProCanes NFL recap 8/27

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Former Canes remain a prominent group in the NFL, and several are establishing themselves with new teams

NFL: Pittsburgh Steelers at Green Bay Packers
Jimmy Graham is now terrorizing redzone defenses with the Packers
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We are under 2 weeks away from the start of the NFL season, and as always, The U has a large footprint on the NFL landscape. 56 Canes can currently be found on NFL rosters, with only the Bills, Buccaneers, Eagles, Ravens, Redskins, and Seahawks and Titans having rosters with no former Canes. Each week we will keep up with the ProCanes making an impact on Sundays, but to start off let’s go over which players are on which teams, so you can keep an eye out for all your favorite former Canes.

Miami Dolphins

Frank Gore, RB

  • The ageless vet is making his way up the all-time rushing list:

Tracy Howard, CB

Anthony Moten, DT

Rashawn Scott, WR

Malcolm Lewis, WR

  • Two homegrown receivers (Scott and Lewis) are getting extensive work in the preseason as they try to make the Dolphins 53-man roster:

New England Patriots

Braxton Berrios, WR

Philip Dorsett, WR

Trent Harris, DE

  • Trent Harris had a beautiful strip sack in the Pats first preseason game:

New York Jets

Christopher Herndon IV, TE

  • The Jets are excited about their new tight end:

Clive Walford, TE

Cincinnati Bengals

Mark Walton, RB

Cleveland Browns

Jermaine Grace, LB

Duke Johnson, RB

David Njoku, TE

  • Njoku continues to excite the Dawg Pound with plays like this:

Chad Thomas, DE

Justin Vogel, P

Marquez Williams, FB

Pittsburgh Steelers

Artie Burns, CB

  • The Steelers third year corner is looking to make big plays this season:

Anthony Chickillo, DE

Sean Spence, LB

Houston Texans

Seantrel Henderson, T

Ufomba Kamalu, DE

Lamar Miller, RB

  • Lamar appears to have worked his way back into the starting lineup

Stephen Morris, QB

Indianapolis Colts

Michael Badgely, K

Erik Swoope, TE

Jacksonville Jaguars

Calais Campbell, DE

NFL: Jacksonville Jaguars at Minnesota Vikings
Calais Campbell looks to build on his Defensive Player of the Year season with a strong Jaguars defense
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Brandon Linder, C

KC McDermott, G

Denver Broncos

Jamal Carter, S

Kansas City Chiefs

Allen Bailey, DE

Los Angeles Chargers

Travis Benjamin, WR

Asante Cleveland, TE

Rashawn Jenkins, S

Denzel Perryman, LB

Oakland Raiders

Jon Feliciano, G

Dallas Cowboys

Allen Hurns, WR

New York Giants

Thurston Armbrister, LB

Ray-Ray Armstrong, LB

Ereck Flowers, T

RJ McIntosh, DT

Olivier Vernon, DE

Chicago Bears

Deon Bush, S

  • Bush laid the lumber in the bears first preseason game against the Ravens

Pat O’Donnell, P

Detroit Lions

Mike James, RB

Green Bay Packers

Jimmy Graham, TE

  • The Aaron Rodgers - Jimmy Graham combination should be a real problem for opposing defenses this season

Herb Waters, CB

Minnesota Vikings

Stacy Coley, WR

NCAA Football: Duke at Miami
Former Canes receiver Stacy Coley is a part of a tough battle to make the Vikings roster
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Danny Isidora, G

Atlanta Falcons

Matt Bosher, P

Carolina Panthers

Corn Elder, CB

Ladarius Gunter, CB

Kendrick Norton, DT

Greg Olsen, TE

  • Greg Olsen is still one of the top NFL players on and off the field:

New Orleans Saints

Al-Quadin Muhammad, DE

Arizona Cardinals

Olsen Pierre, DT

Los Angeles Rams

Sam Shields, CB

San Francisco 49ers

Adrian Colbert, S

Check back each week for updates on our ProCanes performances, notable news stories and more.