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USC in the NFL: Week 6

How did our favorite former Trojans do in the the NFL? We break it down.

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Robert Woods - LA Rams

Robert Woods had a solid game in Denver with seven receptions and 121 all purpose yards. The Rams offense was a bit stale today, partially due to the 25 degree temperatures and altitude. This was the first game of the season the Rams did not have a single passing touchdown, therefore it is impressive that Woods was still able to walk away with this impressive of a stat-line.

Clay Matthews - Green Bay Packers

Clay Matthews is on deck for tonights Monday Night Football game against the San Francisco 49ers. Look for a solid performance as the 49ers are without quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo for the rest of the season due to a torn ACL.

Nelson Agholor - Philadelphia Eagles

Nelson Agholor had a solid game on Thursday night against the New York Giants. Agholor hauled in three receptions for 91 yards as the Eagles won 34-13. With Carson Wentz settling back into his form from last season, expect Agholor to go off for a huge game one of these Sundays.

Antwaun Woods - Dallas Cowboys

Antwaun Woods had two tackles, a .5 sack, and a quarterback hit as the Cowboys had an impressive victory defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars 40-7.

Nickell Robey-Coleman - Los Angeles Rams

While Aqib Talib out, Nickell Robey-Coleman’s playing time has increased, as expected. However, the Rams secondary has struggled and Marcus Peters is playing on an injured calf. The Rams were able to come away with a 23-20 victory in Denver, but Los Angeles’ pass defense has played poorly of late. Robey-Coleman did have a pass deflection, and the Rams will benefit from an increase in activity from the secondary as the season progresses.


Indianapolis Colts v New York Jets Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images

Sam Darnold - New York Jets

Sam Darnold had a great day, throwing for 280 yards and two touchdowns as the Jets defeated the Colts 42-34. Darnold now has the most victories of any quarterback taken in the 2018 draft, and while his consistency has been shaky, that was to be expected when he was named starting quarterback in training camp. This was an impressive win over a team led by Andrew Luck, the former Stanford star that Darnold has been compared to ever since he was initially named USC’s starting quarterback.

Adoree’ Jackson - Tennesse Titans

Adoree’ Jackson had a team high eight tackles for the Titans, but they fell 21-0 to the Baltimore Ravens. Not a good look for the former Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, who threw for a measly 117 yards en-route to being shutout at home.

Buck Allen - Baltimore Ravens

Buck Allen had a quiet day for the Ravens with 19 all purpose yards, but his squad shutout the Titans 21-0 on the road. Expect Allen to continue to be a low volume power back, with goal line scoring potential week in, week out.

Uchenna Nwosu - LA Chargers

Uchenna Nwosu had two tackles for the Chargers in a 38-14 victory over the Cleveland Browns. As a rookie, Nwosu continues to receive a solid amount of playing time for this Chargers defense.

JuJu Smith-Schuster - Pittsburgh Steelers

JuJu Smith-Schuster made a highlight reel grab at the goal line for a 29 yard reception, but was ruled down at the one. Although he did not have any touchdown receptions, he had another standout day for the Steelers with seven receptions for 111 yards. JuJu is exactly who we thought he was, and he continues to be every week for his Steeler fans and fantasy owners.