Week 8 of the NFL season is in the books and there's a little more clarity in terms of which teams are real and which teams are not. Are the Eagles real? That remains to be seen but they took a big step back to making people believers.
Follow the jump to see how former Hokies fared in Week 8 of the 2011 NFL season.Inactives: Xavier Adibi, Darren Evans
Out for the season: Roc Carmichael (shoulder), Cody Grimm (knee), Ryan Williams (knee), Josh Morgan (ankle)
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James Anderson-LB, Carolina Panthers: Anderson had 4 solo tackles and 7 total as the Panthers dropped yet another game.
Kam Chancellor-S, Seattle Seahawks: Seattle lost to Cincinnati 34-12 but Chancellor had an interception in the game. In addition, he tallied 4 solo tackles and 7 total.
Brandon Flowers-CB, Kansas City Chiefs: In the bright lights of Monday Night Football, the Chiefs and Chargers combined for 8 total turnovers. Flowers did not have a part in any turnovers but had 4 solo tackles and 5 total tackles, with 4 passes defended.
Carlton Powell-DT, Atlanta Falcons: Atlanta had a bye week.
Tyrod Taylor-QB, Baltimore Ravens: Did not accumulate any stats.
Darryl Tapp-DE, Philadelphia Eagles: Tapp had a solo tackle in the game.
Mike Vick-QB, Philadelphia Eagles: After a bye week, the struggling Eagles came back with a big win over the Cowboys. Vick completed 21 of 28 passes for 279 yards and 2 TDs and ran for 50 yards on 7 carries. Vick was sacked 4 times in the game but it didn't matter as the Eagles easily won. Vick had a 12-yard pass to Jeremy Maclin and 9-yards to
Tom Brent Celek.
Vick's excellent side-arm pass under pressure to Maclin for the first TD of the game:
Video of the pass to Celek:
Jason Worilds-LB, Pittsburgh Steelers: Did not accumulate any stats.
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GAME BALL: I think it has to go to Vick for the big performance on Sunday Night Football with his 75% completion rate and pair of touchdowns.