#HTownTakeover in the NFL - Week 1

Sept. 12, 2017

HOUSTON -- With 13 alums on NFL rosters in the first week of NFL action, the #HTownTakeover is well represented across the league. Take a look around the league to see how they performed...

Baltimore’s Tyus Bowser started off the regular season with a 20-0 shutout against division rival Cincinnati Bengals, totaling one tackle.

Los Angeles’ Kenneth Farrow is beginning the season on the Injured/Reserve list due to an ankle injury.

Detroit’s D.J. Hayden recorded three total tackles in his regular season debut with the Lions, besting the Cardinals 35-23.

Cincinnati’s William Jackson III saw his first NFL regular season action after a season-ending injury took his rookie season. Jackson recorded two total tackles and a pass breakup in a 20-0 loss to the Ravens.

Case Keenum earned the backup quarterback spot on the Minnesota Vikings roster this season.

New England’s Elandon Roberts saw action in the NFL regular season opener, a 42-27 loss to the Chiefs, but did not record any stats.

Cleveland’s Howard Wilson has been sidelined since the beginning of rookie camp with a broken kneecap and is currently on the Browns' Physically Unable to Perform list. Wilson was able to avoid surgery, and a midseason return is possible.


The following #HTownTakeover alums have been named to practice squads around the league:
Demarcus Ayers, New England Patriots
Cameron Malveaux, Miami Dolphins
Derrick Mathews, Green Bay Packers
Joey Mbu, Indianapolis Colts
Greg Ward Jr., Philadelphia Eagles
Brandon Wilson, Cincinnati Bengals



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