Hoosiers In The Pros: Oct. 3-9

Stu Jackson, Staff Writer
The Hoosier

Each week, TheHoosier.com will be checking in to see how former IU athletes are doing in the pros. This week, we've got updates from the NFL.

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• Former IU running back Jordan Howard finished with 19 carries for 76 yards for the Chicago Bears in their 20-17 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night Football. The Bears are now 1-4, while Howard is up to 63 carries for 252 yards and four touchdowns on the season.

• Former IU left guard Rodger Saffold helped the Los Angeles Rams record 375 total yards of offense in their 16-10 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. The Rams are now 3-2 on the season and currently rank fourth in the NFL in total offense at 382 yards per game.

• Former IU All-American right guard Dan Feeney was active for the Los Angeles Chargers in their 27-22 win over the New York Giants on Sunday. The Chargers picked up their first win of the season with the result, moving to 1-4 on the year.

• Former IU All-American left tackle Jason Spriggs was inactive for the Green Bay Packers and remains on their injured reserve (IR). The Packers, who defeated the Dallas Cowboys 35-31 on Sunday to move to 4-1 on the season, placed Spriggs on IR on Sept. 21 to allow him to recover from a hamstring injury.

• Former IU defensive tackle Darius Latham made his season debut and finished with two tackles for the Oakland Raiders in their 30-17 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. However, on Monday, Latham was suspended by the NFL for four games for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

• Former IU All-American running back Tevin Coleman and the Atlanta Falcons had a bye week last week.

• Former IU wide receiver Cody Latimer and the Denver Broncos had a bye week last week.

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