#HTownTakeover in the NFL - Week 9

Nov. 7, 2017

HOUSTON -- With 12 alums on NFL rosters in the ninth 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 participated, but did not record any stats, in a closely fought 23-20 loss to the Titans.

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Los Angeles’ Kenneth Farrow is on the Injured/Reserve list due to an ankle injury. Last weekend, Farrow made a visit to Houston took in the #HTownTakeover's 52-27 Homecoming win over ECU.

Detroit’s D.J. Hayden collected three total tackles and broke up one pass in a 30-17 Monday night win over the Packers.

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Cincinnati’s William Jackson III participated, but did not record any stats, in a 23-7 loss to the Jaguars.

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Minnesota’s Case Keenum took advantage of a bye week in week nine and looks to hold onto the Vikings' starting quarterback spot with the return of Teddy Bridgewater off IR.

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While he did not play in week nine, Houston alum Joey Mbu was elevated from the Colts practice squad to its 53-man active roster on Tuesday. He was signed to the Colts practice squad on Sept. 4. He participated in the Washington Redskins’ 2017 offseason program and training camp before being waived on September 2. Mbu has played in two career games in his time with the Redskins (2016) and Atlanta Falcons (2015-16) and totaled four tackles (one solo).

New England’s Elandon Roberts returned to Houston his bye week and took in the #HTownTakeover's 52-27 Homecoming win over ECU.

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 are currently on practice squads around the league:
Cameron Malveaux, Miami Dolphins
Derrick Mathews, Green Bay Packers
Greg Ward Jr., Philadelphia Eagles
Brandon Wilson, Cincinnati Bengals



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