Gators in the Playoffs: Wild Card Weekend
Riley Cooper had a big game
Riley Cooper had a big game
FightinGators.com Staff
Posted Jan 7, 2014


There were 12 former Gators that advanced to the NFL playoffs and seven of them participated in the NFL Wild Card Weekend. Four of those players earned a start for their team.

Riley Cooper started at wide receiver for the Philadelphia Eagles and led the team with six catches for 68 yards. Cooper caught a 10-yard touchdown from quarterback Nick Foles as the Eagles’ season came to an end.

Carlos Dunlap started at defensive end for the Cincinnati Bengals and made four tackles. Reggie Nelson started at free safety and made four tackles. The Bengals had their season ended by a 17-point loss to San Diego.

Ray McDonald started at defensive tackle for the San Francisco 49ers and made four tackles with one sack and one quarterback hit. The 49ers earned a road win over Green Bay on Sunday.

Jaye Howard saw time at defensive tackle for the Kansas City Chiefs and made two tackles as the Chiefs were stunned in a come-from-behind win for the Indianapolis Colts.





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