How area NFL players fared

Atlanta Falcons

Sean Baker, S, Canfield: Signed with the Falcons’ practice squad on Oct. 22 and was promoted to the 53-man active roster before the season finale on Dec. 27, although he was inactive for the 46-man game day roster.

Baltimore Ravens

John Simon, DE/LB, Cardinal Mooney: Appeared in seven games, making four tackles.

Cleveland Browns

Jamaine Cook, RB, YSU: Spent the final 10 weeks on the practice squad.

John Greco, OL, Boardman: Started 13 games at left guard and one game at right guard. Missed two games with a knee injury.

Ishmaa’ily Kitchen, DL, Mooney: Appeared in 13 games and made 29 tackles.

Denver Broncos

Steve Vallos, OL, Boardman: Appeared in 14 regular season games and both playoff games. Dressed for all but one game, missing the regular season finale with a concussion.

Derek Wolfe, DL, Beaver Local: Started the first 11 games at left defensive end, making 16 tackles, including seven for a loss (four sacks). Also recovered a fumble. Placed on season-ending IR after suffering “seizure-like symptoms” on Nov. 29.

Indianapolis Colts

Dan Herron, RB, Warren Harding: Spent the first month of the season on the Bengals’ practice squad. Signed to the Colts’ active roster on Oct. 9 and appeared in six games, rushing five times for 33 yards. Also caught one pass for 57 yards and returned a kickoff for 13 yards begore going on season-ending IR on Dec. 2 (torn pectoral).

Mike McGlynn, OL, Fitch: Appeared in 15 regular season games, starting 11 at right guard and three at center. Also started both playoff games at right guard.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Cecil Shorts, WR, Mount Union: Started 13 games and caught 66 passes for 777 yards and three TDs. Placed on injured reserve (groin) on Dec. 17.

Oakland Raiders

Lamar Mady, G, YSU: Spent the first two games on the practice squad before getting signed to the active roster. Appeared in seven games.

Brandian Ross, CB, YSU: Appeared in all 16 games with 13 starts, making 93 tackles with two sacks, two forced fumbles and a recovered fumble.

Philadelphia Eagles

Bradley Fletcher, DB, Liberty: Started 13 regular season games at cornerback and made 67 tackles with two interceptions. He also recovered a fumble. Started the wild-card game against New Orleans and made four tackles and returned an interception 24 yards.

Brad Smith, WR, Chaney: Began the season with the Bills and spent the first two months on IR (ribs) before getting released on Nov. 8. Signed with the Eagles on Nov. 12 and played the final six regular season games, catching two passes for 27 yards, rushing twice for 2 yards and returning four kickoffs for a 26.5 average. Also made six special teams tackles. In the wild-card loss to New Orleans, Smith returned five kickoffs for a 24.8 average.

San Francisco 49ers

Mario Manningham, WR, Warren Harding: Spent the first eight games on the physically unable to perform list. Appeared in six games, starting three, and caught nine passes for 85 yards. Placed on injured reserve (knee) on Dec. 27.

Washington Redskins

Pierre Garcon, WR, Mount Union: Started all 16 games and caught a team-record 113 passes for 1,346 yards and five TDs. Also rushed twice for 19 yards and made seven tackles.

Staff report

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