Week 13 of the NFL season ended with a whimper. What on paper looked like a great matchup between New Orleans and Seattle was a one-sided affair, as the Seahawks dominated en route to a 34-7 victory.
But with another week of NFL action behind us, how did Auburn alums fare?
Thanks to the indomitable Ethan Brady, a student assistant in Auburn's athletics department who compiled this information, we know the answer.
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Ben Tate (RB, Houston Texans): Started for Houston and totaled 22 rushes for 102 yards and a career-best three touchdowns in the Texans’ game against the Patriots. He has 1,867 yards and 10 touchdowns in his career. Tate has totaled 646 yards on 151 attempts so far in 2013.
Josh Bynes (LB, Baltimore Ravens): Bynes recorded six tackles (three solo) in the Ravens’ victory over Pittsburgh on Thanksgiving Day. He has 78 tackles in his three season career.
Karlos Dansby (LB, Arizona Cardinals): Dansby recorded nine tackles (seven solo) and a pass deflection Sunday against Philadelphia. Dansby has 982 tackles and 13 interceptions in his pro career. He leads the Cardinals with 97 tackles this season.
Carlos Rogers (CB, San Francisco 49ers): Rogers recorded an interception, a pass deflection and a tackle in San Francisco’s defeat of the Rams. He has 30 tackles, six pass deflections and two interceptions in his ninth season in the NFL.
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Daren Bates (LB, St. Louis Rams): Bates played on special teams for the Rams in their 23-13 loss to San Francisco. He has five total tackles and a touchdown in 12 games this season.
Rob Bironas (PK, Tennessee Titans): Did not attempt any field goals, but made 2-of-2 extra points and had one touchback. Bironas has hit 18-of-21 field goals this season and has made 11 straight.
Ronnie Brown (RB, San Diego Chargers): Had one rushing attempt for three yards against the Bengals. Brown has recorded more than 7,000 total yards in his nine-year career with 40 touchdowns.
Jason Campbell (QB, Cleveland Browns): Campbell did not play against the Jaguars Sunday after suffering a concussion against Pittsburgh in Week 12. He is 87-of-153 passing for 933 yards, six touchdowns and three interceptions this season.
King Dunlap (OT, San Diego Chargers): Dunlap did not play for the third straight week after suffering a neck strain against Denver in Week 10. Dunlap has played in 59 games in his six year career.
Nick Fairley (DT, Detroit Lions): Recorded one tackle in the Lions’ 40-10 victory over Green Bay on Thanksgiving Day. Fairley has 68 tackles and 10 sacks in his three-year career.
Quentin Groves (LB, Cleveland Browns): Placed on injured reserve after suffering an ankle injury in Week 9. Groves finished the season with 2.0 sacks and two forced fumbles.
Ben Grubbs (OG, New Orleans Saints): Grubbs started in his 37th straight game Monday in the Saints’ loss at Seattle. Grubbs has started 98 of his 102 career games played for Baltimore and New Orleans.
Josh Harris (LS, Atlanta Falcons): Harris snapped the ball for two field goals, four extra points and seven punts against the Bills. He has played in all 27 games since joining the league in 2012.
Will Herring (LB, New Orleans Saints): Herring recorded two tackles (one solo) in the Saints’ loss to Seattle. He has 141 tackles in seven seasons and has played in 35 straight games for New Orleans.
Brandon Jacobs (RB, New York Giants): Jacobs did not play Sunday against the Redskins after suffering a knee injury in Week 12. Jacobs has rushed for more than 5,000 yards and 60 touchdowns in his NFL career.
Corey Lemonier (LB, San Francisco 49ers): Lemonier recorded one tackle in the 49ers’ victory over the Rams. He has 12 tackles, one sack and three pass deflections in his rookie season.
Sen’Derrick Marks (DT, Jacksonville Jaguars): Recorded three solo tackles and a pass deflection in the Jaguars’ victory over the Browns. In his first season with Jacksonville, Marks has 24 tackles and eight pass deflections through Week 13. He has recorded 123 tackles and five sacks in his five professional seasons.
Brandon Mosley (OG, New York Giants): Mosley saw snaps against the Redskins Sunday for the Giants. After missing all of 2012 because of injury, Mosley has played in 10 games this season.
Cam Newton (QB, Carolina Panthers): Newton was 18-of-29 passing for 263 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions. He also rushed five times for 68 yards and a touchdown in the Panthers’ 27-6 victory over Tampa Bay. Newton has helped lead the Panthers to eight straight wins after beginning the season 1-3. He is the first player in NFL history with at least 50 passing touchdowns and 25 rushing touchdowns in a three-year span.
Jerraud Powers (CB, Arizona Cardinals): Recorded two solo tackles Sunday against Philadelphia. Powers has 45 tackles and 13 pass deflections this season. He has 255 tackles and seven interceptions in five seasons in the league.
Jay Ratliff (NT, Chicago Bears): Recorded one tackle Sunday in his first game since Week 11 in 2012. Ratliff signed with the Bears in early November. He has 158 tackles and 27.0 sacks in his pro career.
Pat Sims (DT, Oakland Raiders): Sims recorded three solo tackles against the Cowboys on Thanksgiving Day. He has 29 tackles in 2013, his most since 2010. Sims has 167 tackles and five sacks in his career.