Jackson vs. Giants

Atlanta Falcons running back Steven Jackson (39) scores on a touchdown run as New York Giants middle linebacker Mark Herzlich (58) and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (90) try to tackle him during the first half of an Sunday. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Brandin Cooks and the New Orleans Saints had quite the comeback win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.

The Saints managed to score the final 11 points of regulation to force OT, then won it with a TD.

Cooks had nine catches for 56 yards and two rushes for 15 yards in the 37-31 win.

Teammate and former Beaver Keenan Lewis had four tackles for the Saints.

Here’s a look at how other former Beavers performed this week.

Atlanta’s Steven Jackson had 13 carries for 37 yards and one TD, and five catches for 37 yards in the Falcons’ 30-20 loss to the New York Giants.

Teammate Jacquizz Rodgers had two carries for 10 yards and one catch for five yards. He also recovered a fumble for the Falcons.

Pittsburgh’s Markus Wheaton had just one catch for 17 yards in the Steelers’ 17-9 win over Jacksonville.

St. Louis’ Johnny Hekker had four punts for an average of 41.5 yards per kick. He had two of them downed inside the 20 as the Rams fell 34-28 to Philadelphia.

Chicago’s Stephen Paea had four tackles, including a sack, and Carolina’s Dwan Edwards had three tackles, including half a sack, as the Panthers rallied past the Bears, 31-24.

Jordan Poyer had a tackle in Cleveland’s come-from-behind 29-28 win over Tennessee.

New England’s Brandon Browner, who missed the first four games of the season while being suspended, was not activate for Sunday’s game against Cincinnati.

Gabe Miller and the Washington Redskins will play Seattle on Monday night.

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Steve Gress is the sports editor of the Corvallis Gazette-Times. He can be reached at steve.gress@lee.net.


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Sports editor of the Corvallis Gazette-Times and Albany Democrat-Herald