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Osweiler wins in first career start vs. Bears

Arizona State-product Brock Osweiler tossed two touchdowns, 250 yards and no interceptions in his first career start to lead the Denver Broncos over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.

Osweiler, who turned 25 on Sunday, is starting in place of quarterback Peyton Manning, who has been hampered by a plantar fascia injury.

The 6-foot-8 signal caller is expected to start once again this week when the Broncos take on the New England Patriots.

Randall listed as a top ten Rookie of the Year candidate by PFF

Pro Football Focus rated Packers defensive back as the fourth-highest graded rookie through Week 11.

Randall (81.2) is the second-highest rated rookie cornerback only to Buffalo Bills Ronald Darby (90.5). Following Week 11, Randall has 42 total tackles and two interceptions.


Name/Position/Number Team Selected Standing This Week's Statistics
Damarious Randall, CB - No. 23 Green Bay Packers Rd 1, Pick 30 Second-team left cornerback 7 tackles, 6 solo tackles, 1 pass defended in 30-13 win vs. Minnesota Vikings
Jaelen Strong, WR - No. 11 Houston Texans Rd 3, Pick 70 Third-team wide receiver inactive in 24-17 win vs. New York Jets
Jamil Douglas, OG - No. 75 Miami Dolphins Rd 4, Pick 114 Starting right guard N/A in 24-14 win vs. Dallas Cowboys
Marcus Hardison, DT - No. 91 Cincinnati Bengals Rd 4, Pick 135 Third-team right defensive tackle inactive in 34-31 loss vs. Arizona Cardinals

Other Alumni on Active Rosters

Name/Position/No. Team Years at ASU *Standing This Week's Stats
Lawrence Guy, DT - No. 67 Baltimore Ravens 2008-10 Second-team defensive end 1 tackle, 1 QB hit, 1 fumble recovery in 16-10 win vs. St. Louis Rams
Will Sutton, DT - No. 93 Chicago Bears 2009-13 Starting defensive end 1 solo tackle in 17-15 loss vs. Denver Broncos
Vontaze Burfict, LB - No. 58 Cincinnati Bengals 2009-11 Starting weak-side linebacker 7 tackles (2 solo) in 10-6 loss vs. Houston Texas
Brock Osweiler, QB - No. 17 Denver Broncos 2009-11 Starting quarterback 20/27, 250 yd, 2 TD, in 17-15 win vs. Chicago Bears
Omar Bolden, DB - No. 31 Denver Broncos 2007-10 (missed 2011) Second-team strong safety; No. 1 KO and punt returner 3 punt ret., 45 yd in 17-15 win vs. Chicago Bears
Rashad Ross, WR - No. 19 Washington 2011-12 Third-team wide receiver; No. 1 KO returner; No. 3 punt returner inactive in 44-16 win vs. Carolina Panthers

*Standing according to depth chart projections on

Alumni Placed on Injured Reserve/PUP List

Baltimore Ravens: Terrell Suggs, LB - No. 55 (was at ASU from 2000-02): suffered torn Achilles injury in opening game of the season. Out for year. News: Terrell Suggs Disappearing Act A Non-Issue

Denver BroncosKyle Williams, WR - No. 15 (2006-09)sustained a ruptured Achilles tendon on August 1.

Kansas City ChiefsPaul Fanaika, OG - No. 74 (2004-08)was placed on injured reserve just days before the start of the season.

Washington: Shawn Lauvao, LG - No. 77 (2005-09): was placed on injured reserve due to an ankle injury and is out for the rest of the season.

Cuts, Waives and Others Actions

Defensive tackle Davon Coleman (2011-13) waived by Dallas Cowboys (Sep. 28)