There was a new Cougar face on the NFL field this week as Kache Palacio made his NFL regular season debut. Palacio has spent much of the last two seasons on the Seattle Seahawks practice squad, but he was promoted to the active roster this week.
Here is how Palacio and the rest of the Cougs faced this week.
Deone Bucannon - Arizona Cardinals - Linebacker/Safety
Following a little bit of a down week, Bucannon was back to his usual self. He led the Cardinals defense with eight tackles.
Xavier Cooper - New York Jets - Defensive Line
Cooper had a strong Week 15 game, finishing with four tackles.
Joe Dahl - Detroit Lions - Offensive Line
Fresh off injured reserve, Dahl made the first start of his NFL career and played well. Not only did he play all 63 snaps on offense, but he made the most of them.
Another one from @PFF. Great game by G Joe Dahl. In his first start he earned the teams highest game grade (85.3) & was very good as a run blocker (88.6 run-block grade), the highest of any Lions offensive lineman this season.— Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) December 17, 2017
Shalom Luani - Oakland Raiders - Safety
Luani again played a reserve role for the Raiders, but did not record a statistic.
Vince Mayle - Baltimore Ravens - Tight End
Mayle didn’t record an offensive stat, but he again played a key role in the Ravens’ coverage teams. This week, that included downing a punt at the 4-yard line.
Destiny Vaeao - Philadelphia Eagles - Defensive End
Vaeao recorded one tackle in the Eagles’ win against the New York Giants.
Kache Palacio - Seattle Seahawks - Linebacker
Palacio was not only on the active roster, but he saw time on the field. He will have to wait at least another week, however, to record his first NFL tackle.
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