WR Marquise Goodwin- (Rowlett, San Francisco 49ers)
Goodwin was the leading receiver for the 49ers, catching six passes for 106 yards in the win over the Houston Texans. With Jimmy Garoppolo now firmly entrenched as the team’s starting quarterback, the former Rowlett and UT star should expect more targets his direction for the rest of the season.
WR Kendall Wright- (Pittsburg, Chicago Bears)
Kendall Wright had his best game statistically on Sunday, catching 10 passes for 107 yards in the 33-7 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. The win snapped the Bears 5-game losing streak.
DL Sam Acho- (Dallas St. Mark’s, Chicago Bears)
The former UT star finished with five tackles and a quarterback hit as Chicago put up a strong defensive showing against the Bengals.
DE Jerry Hughes (Fort Bend Austin, Buffalo Bills)
In blizzard conditions, the former TCU standout finished with five tackles and one quarterback hit as the Bills picked up an important overtime win over the Indianapolis Colts.
WR Dez Bryant (Lufkin, Dallas Cowboys)
Bryant struggled early with a couple of dropped passes, but made up for it in a big way with a 54-yard touchdown catch late in the first half. He finished with three catches for 73 yards in the win over the New York Giants.
WR Josh Gordon (Houston Lamar, Cleveland Browns)
Gordon has only been back for two games and he’s already emerged as the top target for the Cleveland Browns. Gordon caught three passes for 69 yards and a score in their game against the Green Bay Packers.
WR Corey Coleman (Richardson Pearce, Cleveland Browns)
Like his Baylor alum, Sunday proved to be a good game for Corey Coleman. Gordon caught five passes for 62 yards and a touchdown in their game against the Green Bay Packers.
WR Dede Westbrook (Cameron Yoe, Jacksonville Jaguars)
The rookie from Cameron Yoe came up with a big touchdown for Jacksonville as the Jaguars clinched their first winning season since 2007. Westbrook finished Sunday’s game against Seattle with 81 yards receiving on five catches.
QB Matthew Stafford (Highland Park, Detroit Lions)
Matthew Stafford continues to do everything he can to keep the Lions in the playoff mix and put up strong numbers on Sunday, completing 36 of 44 for 381 yards in the win over Tampa Bay.
DB Quandre Diggs (Angleton, Detroit Lions)
Quandre Diggs was all over the field in the secondary for Detroit, finishing the game with seven tackles, a pass breakup and an interception in the win over the Buccaneers.
DB Steven Terrell (Allen, Kansas City Chiefs)
The former Allen standout was a problem for the Oakland Raiders on Sunday afternoon, deflecting three passes and snagging an interception that put the game away for the Kansas City Chiefs.
DB Andrew Sendejo (Smithson Valley, Minnesota Vikings)
In a physical game, the Smithson Valley product finished with nine tackles and an interception as the Minnesota Vikings fell to the Carolina Panthers.
LB Von Miller (DeSoto, Denver Broncos)
The Broncos snapped their long losing streak on Sunday thanks to a strong defensive effort against the New York Jets. Von Miller finished with four tackles, two tackles for a loss and a scak in the shutout win.
DB Adrian Phillips (Garland, Los Angeles Chargers)
The Chargers defensive back finished with five tackles and a tackle for loss as the Los Angeles Chargers knocked the Washington Redskins out of playoff contention with a win on Sunday.
K Phil Dawson (Lake Highlands, Arizona Cardinals)
Phil Dawson was the Arizona offense on Sunday, kicking four field goals with a long of 47 as the Cardinals took down the Tennessee Titans.
RB Jay Ajayi (Frisco Liberty, Philadelphia Eagles)
Ajayi was Philadelphia’s leading rusher on Sunday, carrying the ball 15 times for 78 yards in the win over the L.A. Rams. With Carson Wentz now done for the year with a torn ACL, expect Ajayi’s workload to increase the rest of the season.
S Earl Thomas (West Orange-Stark, Seattle Seahawks)
The Seahawks safety was one of the leading tacklers on Sunday, finishing with nine tackles in their game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
K Chris Boswell (Keller Fossil Ridge, Pittsburgh Steelers)
For the second straight week, Chris Boswell came through in the clutch for the Steelers. He made four field goals, including a 46-yarder with 42 seconds remaining in the game to defeat the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night and clinch the AFC North crown for Pittsburgh.
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