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Taking a look back on the NFL season for former Cats

Jason Getz – USA Today Sports

Jason Getz - USA Today Sports

Jason Getz – USA Today Sports

Jacob Tamme (Tight end), Falcons- Super Bowl 11-5

Tamme suffered a season-ending shoulder injury in week 8 against the Green Bay Packers and had to have surgery to repair it. Before getting sidelined, the tight end was tied for the Falcons’ second best scorer with three touchdown and fourth best with 22 receptions for 210 yards.

Bud Dupree (Linebacker), Steelers – AFC Championship loss to Patriots 11-5

Before getting trampled by the Steelers in the AFC Championship, Bud Dupree was having quite the season. Only playing in seven games after coming off an injury, Dupree combined for 24 tackles (only two less than his season total for 19 games last year) and 4.5 sacks.

Randall Cobb (Wide Receiver), Green Bay – NFC Championship loss to Falcons 10-6

David Welker | Getty Images

David Welker | Getty Images

Like Dupree, Randall Cobb and Green Bay ended their season in a blowout loss to the Falcons. Missing some regular season games due to injury, Cobb had a solid season with 870 receiving yards including seven touchdowns and 87 yards rushing.

Larry Warford (Guard), Detriot Lions – Lost to Seahawks in Wildcard Weekend

Warford started in all 15 games that he played in this season, however the Lions allowed for 40 sacks this season.

Za’Darius Smith (Linebacker)/Chris Matthews (Wide Receiver) Baltimore – Didn’t make playoffs

Smith: Combined for 20 tackles.

Matthews: Was on injury-reserve list, did not play. Entering post-season as a restricted free agent.

Wesley Woodyard (Linebacker)/Avery Williamson (Linebacker), Titans – Didn’t make playoffs



Woodyard: Combined for 57 tackles, 1 interception for a 21 yard takeback.

Williamson: Combined for 103 (!) tackles.

Danny Trevathan (Linebacker), Chicago Bears – Didn’t make playoffs

Appeared in nine games in his first season in Chicago and combined for 66 tackles.


Josh Forrest (Linebacker), LA Rams – Didn’t make the playoffs

Played in 10 games for the Rams first season in LA, combined for nine tackles.


Corey Peters, Arizona Cardinals – Didn’t make playoffs

In 15 games for the Cardinals, he had 21 tackles.

Stevie Johnson – San Diego (LA) Chargers – Didn’t make playoffs

Suffered season-ending knee injury in training camp.


Article written by Haley Simpson

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