Northwestern NFL Recap: Week 1

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WNUR’s Ari Ross details how Northwestern’s alumni did in the NFL during opening week.

Northwestern has six football alumni currently on NFL active rosters.

Here’s how they did this week in the NFL:

Offensive Players

Zach Strief, Offensive Tackle, New Orleans Saints (Northwestern Class of 2006)

Started at offensive tackle in the Saints 37-34 overtime loss to the Atlanta Falcons.

Defensive Players

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Corey Wootton, Defensive End, Minnesota Vikings (Northwestern Class of 2010)

Recorded one tackle (1 solo) and one pass defended in the Vikings 34-6 win over the St. Louis Rams.

Corbin Bryant, Defensive Tackle, Buffalo Bills (Northwestern Class of 2010)

Bryant served as a backup defensive lineman, but did not record any statistics in the Bills 23-20 overtime win over the Bears.

Barry Cofield, Nose Tackle, Washington Redskins (Northwestern Class of 2006)

Cofield recorded one tackle (1 solo), one tackle for…

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