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Boilermakers in the NFL: Week 12

How did past Boilers perform in this twelfth week?

Gregory Shamus

It is Thanksgiving week and the @tschapman family is in town. As a result, here are your Week 12 results, a little late. Even if Week 13 just started and I'm drinking.

DE Cliff Avril @cliffavril (Seahawks) - Bye Week

QB Drew Brees @drewbrees (Saints) - Brees and the Saints moved to 9-2 with the Golden Boy going 23/33 for 278 yards and two touchdowns.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Former <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Purdue&amp;src=hash">#Purdue</a> QB <a href="https://twitter.com/drewbrees">@drewbrees</a> named the <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23B1G&amp;src=hash">#B1G</a>&#39;s Dungy-Thompson Humanitarian Award winner</p>&mdash; mike carmin (@carminjc) <a href="https://twitter.com/carminjc/statuses/405728116816879617">November 27, 2013</a></blockquote>

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C Nick Hardwick @hardwina (Chargers) - The Chargers went for 100+ yards on the ground and Rivers was sacked just once. Hardwick has been held out of practice the last few days with a neck injury.

TE Dustin Keller @DUSTINKELLER81 (Dolphins) - Injured Reserve

OT Dennis Kelly @DennisKelly67 (Eagles) - Kelly was a healthy inactive this weekend.

OLB Ryan Kerrigan @RyanKerrigan91 (Redskins) - The Redskins...are not good. Kerrigan had three tackles and two for a loss.

LB Mike Neal @mneal96 (Packers) - The Packers and Vikings tied. Neal had a good game with seven tackles (three for a loss) plus one sack.

DE Rob Ninkovich (Patriots) - Ninkovich had 13 tackles in Sunday's game.

G Uche Nwaneri @Chuckwu77 (Jaguars) - Nwaneri is making his 100th appearance this weekend.

QB Kyle Orton (Cowboys) - Didn't play this past week.

T Michael Otto @amishwizard66 (Titans) - Otto could play emergency tight end for the Titans this week if needed.

QB Curtis Painter (Giants) - Didn't play in Week 12.

DE Shaun Phillips @ShaunPhillips95 (Broncos) - Phillips had three tackles.

DB Bernard Pollard @Crushboy31 (Titans) - Pollard had six tackles.

HB Kory Sheets @Sheets24K (Saskatchewan Roughriders)Kory Sheets is a Grey Cup MVP.

DT Kawann Short @kk_mr93 (Panthers) - Short had one tackle.

DE Anthony Spencer (Cowboys) - Injured Reserve

A new addition to the Boilermaker NFL family next week will be TE Kyle Adams who signed with the Bucs.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Buccaneers add ex-Bears TE Kyle Adams <a href="http://t.co/AFiebrWbDr">http://t.co/AFiebrWbDr</a></p>&mdash; ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) <a href="https://twitter.com/ProFootballTalk/statuses/405753839627669504">November 27, 2013</a></blockquote>

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