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Irish In The NFL: Week 5

Zack Martin of the Cowboys leads an impressive rushing attack.
Zack Martin of the Cowboys leads an impressive rushing attack. (USA Today Sports)

Here's a roundup of former Notre Dame players in the NFL:

George Atkinson (2011-13) RB, Cleveland Browns

Last game: Did not record any stats against the Patriots.

2016 season: No stats at running back through five games.

Robert Blanton (2008-11) DB, Buffalo Bills

Last game: Six tackles in a win over the Rams.

2016 season: 12 tackles through five games.

David Bruton (2005-08) S, Washington Redskins

2016 season: 28 tackles, one sack and two passes defended in four games. Was placed on injured reserve for a concussion.

Sheldon Day (2012-15) DL, Jacksonville Jaguars

Last game: Bye.

2016 season: Three tackles in four games.

Tyler Eifert (2009-12) TE, Cincinnati Bengals

2016 season: Was primed to make his season debut in Week 5 until he suffered a new back issue at practice.

Matthias Farley (2011-15) S, Indianapolis Colts

Last game: Did not record any stats against the Bears.

2016 season: Two tackles through five games.

Anthony Fasano (2002-05) TE, Tennessee Titans

Last game: One catch for 10 yards against the Dolphins.

2016 season: Two catches for 11 yards through five games.

Michael Floyd (2008-11) WR, Arizona Cardinals

Last game: Failed to secure any of his three targets in a victory over the 49ers.

2016 season: 12 catches, 170 yards and two touchdowns through five games.

Will Fuller (2013-15) WR, Houston Texas

Last game: One catch on six targets for just four yards agains the Vikings.

2016 season: 20 catches, 327 yards and two touchdowns through five games. Also has a punt return TD.

Ryan Harris (2003-06) OT, Pittsburgh Steelers

Last game: Backup left tackle against the Jets.

2016 season: Five games as a backup offensive lineman.

J.J. Jansen (2004-07) LS, Carolina Panthers

Last game: Started at long snapper.

Ben Koyack (2011-14) TE, Jacksonville Jaguars

2016 season: Recovering from surgery to repair a tear in his meniscus.

Zack Martin (2009-13) OL, Dallas Cowboys

Last game: Starting right guard for the Cowboys against the Bengals.

2016 season: Five starts in five games.

Troy Niklas (2011-13) TE, Arizona Cardinals

2016 season: One catch in three games. Was placed on injured reserve with a wrist injury, likely ending his season.

Romeo Okwara (2012-15) DL, New York Giants

Last game: Active but did not record any stats against the Packers.

2016 season: Two tackles through five games. Also blocked a punt.

C.J. Prosise (2012-15) RB, Seattle Seahawks

Last game: Bye week.

2016 season: One rush for -2 yards and one catch for 13 yards through five games.

Theo Riddick (2009-12) RB, Detroit Lions

Last game: Rushed 11 times for 49 yards and caught all six of his targets for 33 yards and two touchdowns in the Lions' win over the Eagles.

2016 season: 50 rushes for 171 yards and a touchdown and 26 catches for 190 yards and three TDs through five games.

Cody Riggs (2014) CB, Tennessee Titans

Last game: Inactive against the Dolphins.

2016 season: No stats in four games.

Kyle Rudolph (2008-10) TE, Minnesota Vikings

Last game: Two catches on four targets for 15 yards against the Texans.

2016 season: 21 catches for 236 yards and three touchdowns through five games.

KeiVarae Russell (2012-15) CB, Cincinnati Bengals

Last game: Inactive against the Cowboys.

2016 season: No stats through five games.

Harrison Smith (2007-11) S, Minnesota Vikings

Last game: Six tackles and a pass defended against the Texans.

2016 season: 37 tackles, one sack and one pass defended through five games.

Ronnie Stanley (2012-15), OL, Baltimore Ravens

Last game: Starting left tackle for the Ravens against the Redskins.

2016 season: Five starts through five games.

John Sullivan (2004-07) OL, Washington Redskins

Last game: Backup center against the Ravens.

2016 season: Signed two weeks ago by the Redskins.

Golden Tate (2007-09) WR, Detroit Lions

Last game: Had three receptions for 39 yards and rushed three times for six yards in the Lions' win over the Eagles.

2016 season: 17 catches for 134 yards through five games.

Manti Te'o (2009-12) LB, San Diego Chargers

2016 season: 17 tackles in three games. Will miss the remainder of this season with a torn Achilles.

Stephon Tuitt (2011-13) DE, Pittsburgh Steelers

Last game: Three tackles against the Jets.

2016 season: 14 tackles, one forced fumble and two passes defended through five games.

Chris Watt (2009-13) OL, San Diego Chargers

2016 season: Placed on the Chargers' reserve PUP list and will miss the first six weeks of the regular season.

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