Knights in the NFL - Week 17

Jan. 3, 2017

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Week 17 of the NFL season wrapped up Sunday, with Mohamed Sanu highlighting the action with his fourth touchdown of the season. Two other former Scarlet Knights were NFL in transactions, as wide receiver Andrew Turzilli was added to the Lions practice squad and linebacker Kevin Snyder was signed to a future contract by the Denver Broncos.

10 #NFLKnights are on teams that will participate in the NFL playoffs.

AFC No. 1 seed New England - Jonathan Freeny (IR), Duron Harmon, Devin McCourty, Logan Ryan

AFC No. 6 seed Miami Dolphins - Leonte Carroo

NFC No. 2 seed Atlanta Falcons - Mohamed Sanu

NFC No. 6 seed Detroit Lions - Michael Burton, Steve Longa (Practice Squad), Andrew Turzilli (Practice Squad), Tim Wright (IR)



Scarlet Knights in the NFL

Kenny Britt (Los Angeles Rams)

Britt had his first 1,000-yard season in his career.

Michael Burton (Detroit Lions)

Burton played in 15 games for a Lions team that made the playoffs.

Leonte Carroo (Miami Dolphins)

Carroo had three catches and a touchdown on the season for a Dolphins team that made the playoffs.

Brandon Coleman (New Orleans Saints)

Coleman had 26 catches for 281 yards and a career-best three touchdowns.

Marcus Cooper (Arizona Cardinals)

Cooper, a Pro Bowl alternate, set career highs in tackles (69), interceptions (four) and passes defended (11).

Andrew DePaola (Tampa Bay Bucaneers)

DePaola is the long snapper for the Bucs.

Jonathan Freeny (New England Patriots)

Freeny played in five games (four starts) before ending the season on injured reserve.

Quentin Gause (Denver Broncos)

Gause saw his first NFL action with Denver, making two tackles in three games. 

Duron Harmon (New England Patriots)

Harmon made 29 tackles in 16 games as a key piece of the Patriots' secondary.

Clark Harris (Cincinnati Bengals)

Harris is the starting long snapper for the Bengals.

George Johnson (Tampa Bay Bucaneers)

Johnson missed the 2016 season due to injury.

Kaleb Johnson (Arizona Cardinals)

Johnson is on the Arizona Cardinals' practice squad.

Tyler Kroft (Cincinnati Bengals)

Kroft made 11 starts in 2016 for the Bengals.

Steve Longa (Detroit Lions)

Longa is on the Lions' practice squad.

Devin McCourty (New England Patriots)

McCourty was named to the 2017 Pro Bowl after a season with 83 tackles and seven passes defended. He has started all 91 games played in his career.

Jason McCourty (Tennessee Titans)

McCourty had 69 tackles, 12 passes defended and two interceptions on the season.

Logan Ryan (New England Patriots)

Ryan led the AFC top-seed Patriots with 92 tackles on the season.

Mohamed Sanu (Atlanta Falcons)

In his first season with Atlanta, Sanu had a career-best 59 catches.

Andrew Turzilli (Detroit Lions)

Turzilli was added to the Lions practice squad.

Tim Wright (Detroit Lions)

Wright missed the 2016 season due to injury.

Jeremy Zuttah (Baltimore Ravens)

Zuttah started all 16 games at center for the Ravens. 

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