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Badgers in the NFL: Week 12 [UPDATE w/T.J. Watt stats]

Russell Wilson won again on Monday Night, James White scored two touchdowns and J.J. Watt had a pick six on Thanksgiving.

NFL: Seattle Seahawks at Philadelphia Eagles Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports


  • Russell Wilson, QB (Seahawks): It was just another day at the office for Wilson, who threw for 230 yards, one touchdown and competed 71% of passes in Seattle’s Monday night win over the Eagles. Through twelve weeks, Wilson ranks second in the league in completion percentage, third in passing yards, and second in touchdowns.
  • James White, RB (Patriots): The former Super Bowl hero caught just one pass for -1 yards, but rushed for 18 yards and scored two touchdowns (his first two of the season) in the Patriots’ win over the Cardinals.
  • Melvin Gordon, RB (Broncos): With the Broncos playing without a quarterback due to coronavirus protocols, it was a dreadful day on offense for every Denver skill position player. Gordon rushed for just 31 yards on 12 carries in the Broncos’ blowout loss.
  • Corey Clement, RB (Eagles): The four year veteran logged just four snaps at running back and rushed for six yards on his lone carry. Clement also played 72% of special teams snaps in the Eagles’ Week 12 loss.
  • Dare Ogunbowale, RB (Jaguars): Ogunbowale was inactive for the Jaguars in Week 12 due to a hand injury.
  • Derek Watt, FB (Steelers): Watt and the Steelers are scheduled to play the Ravens tonight, after their game was postponed on Sunday due to positive coronavirus cases among Ravens players and staff.
  • Alec Ingold, FB (Raiders): Ingold played 27 total snaps (11 offensive, 16 special teams) but had no touches in the Raiders’ loss to the Falcons.
  • Ryan Ramczyk, OT (Saints): Ramczyk once again started at right tackle and played 95% of offensive snaps in the Saints’ win over the Broncos.
  • Rick Wagner, OT (Packers): Wagner played 13 snaps at right tackle on the Packers’ final drive on Sunday night and also logged six special teams snaps.
  • Rob Havenstein, OT (Rams): Havenstein started at right tackle and played all 62 offensive snaps for the Rams on Sunday.
  • Kevin Zeitler, OG (Giants): The nine year veteran started at right guard and played 100% of offensive snaps in Week 12.
  • David Edwards, OG (Rams): Edwards started at left guard and played every offensive snap in the Rams’ loss to the 49ers.
  • Michael Deiter, C (Dolphins): The Dolphins’ backup center logged just four special teams snaps on Sunday.
  • Troy Fumagalli, TE (Broncos): Fumagalli played 24 total snaps (12 offensive, 12 special teams) and was targeted once in Denver’s blowout loss to the Saints.
  • Alex Erickson, WR (Bengals): The former walk-on logged 18 total snaps (8 offensive, 10 special teams) and had one rushing attempt for -4 yards in Week 12. Erickson also returned two punts for 44 total yards, including a 29-yard return late in the fourth quarter that put the Bengals nearly into field goal range.
  • J.J. Watt, DE (Texans): Watt had a monster performance in the Texans’ Thanksgiving day win, finishing with four tackles, one quarterback hit, and a pick six.
  • Joe Schobert, LB (Jaguars): The five year veteran played every defensive snap and finished with eight tackles and a forced fumble in the Jaguars’ loss to the Browns. Through twelve weeks, Schobert ranks ninth in the NFL in total tackles with 93.
  • T.J. Watt, LB (Steelers): Watt and the Steelers are scheduled to play the Ravens Wednesday night (aka tonight), after their game was postponed multiple times due to positive coronavirus cases among Ravens players and staff. UPDATE, Wednesday 12/2/20, 5:46 p.m. CST: Watt had seven tackles and two sacks in Pittsburgh’s win over Baltimore.
  • T.J. Edwards, LB (Eagles): Edwards started at inside linebacker and finished with seven tackles and one tackle for loss in Philly’s Monday night loss to the Seahawks.
  • Ryan Connelly, LB (Vikings): The former walk-on played 48% of special teams snaps and recorded no tackles in Week 12.
  • Andrew Van Ginkel, LB (Dolphins): Van Ginkel was on the field for 53% of defensive snaps and notched four tackles in the Dolphins’ win over the Jets.
  • Natrell Jamerson, DB (Panthers): Jamerson was active for the third time this season and played 12 special teams snaps for the Panthers.


  • Jonathan Taylor, RB (Colts): Taylor did not play in Week 12 after the Colts placed the rookie running back on the reserve/COVID-19 list. He did not test positive, rather he was a close contact with someone who tested positive and must test negative for five straight days to return to the field this upcoming weekend.
  • Quintez Cephus, WR (Lions): With Kenny Golladay still sidelined with an injury, Cephus once again saw playing time at wide receiver (30% of offensive snaps). The former fifth round pick finished with two catches for 27 yards in Detroit’s loss to the Texans.
  • Zack Baun, LB (Saints): Baun saw only four snaps on defense, but logged 17 special teams snaps in Week 12.
  • Chris Orr, LB (Panthers): Orr played 55% of special teams snaps in the Panthers’ loss to the Vikings.