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T-Birds in the NFL: Week 13 Update

James Cowser 2012-14 (Defensive End, Oakland Raiders) @cowstown

Cowser recorded no stats in the Raiders’ 24-17 win over the New York Giants. His season stats still stand at 18 combined tackles (11 solo and seven assisted) and one forced fumble.

Cowser was also one of many former T-Birds to participate in the “My Cause, My Cleats” week in the NFL. He chose to have his cleats bring more awareness to Crohn’s Disease.

Miles Killebrew 2011-16 (Defensive Back, Detroit Lions) @MilesKillebrew

Killebrew and the Lions lost to the Baltimore Ravens 20-44 over the weekend. He was able to record three combined tackles (one solo and two assisted). His season stats now stand at 35 combined tackles (29 solo and six assisted), five pass deflections, one interception, one TD and one forced fumble.

Killebrew also participated in the “My Cause, My Cleats” week. His cleats brought awareness to Las Vegas with “Pray 4 Vegas” written in neon pink across the front, and all proceeds will support Three Square Food Bank in Las Vegas.

Raysean Pringle 2014-16 (Defensive Back, Green Bay Packers) @iamrp85

Pringle was signed to the Packers’ practice squad roster on Nov. 30.

Josh Thornton 2015-16 (Defensive Back, Houston Texans) @JayRoss_2

Thornton was signed to the Texans’ practice squad on Dec. 5, according to scout.com.

LeShaun Sims 2012-16 (Defensive Back, Tennessee Titans) @LeshaunSims

Sims was able to help seal the Titans’ 24-13 win over the Texans on Sunday. He was able to record two combined tackles (one solo and one assisted), one pass deflection and the game-sealing interception. His season stats now stand at 29 combined tackles (24 solo and five assisted), three pass deflections, one interception and one forced fumble.

Brock Miller 2009-13 (Punter, Free Agent) @hashtagbrock

Miller worked out for the Denver Broncos on Nov. 18. The Broncos have not signed him, for now.

This week’s games with T-Birds: (All games are Mountain Standard Time)

LIONS @ Buccaneers Sunday 11 a.m.

TITANS @ Cardinals Sunday at 2:05 p.m.

RAIDERS @ Chiefs Sunday at 11 a.m.

 

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Kurt Meacham
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