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Former Penn State Defenders Jaquan Brisker and Micah Parsons Standout in Week 8 NFL Action

Photo by Penn State Athletics: Jaquan Brisker

Two former Penn State standouts shine in the Dallas Cowboys 49-29 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Cowboys linebacker Micah Parson had four tackles and recovered a fumble 36 yards for his first career touchdown. In the same game Bears safety Jaquan Brisker had nine tackles and a sack in their loss.

Here are other Penn State Week 8 NFL standouts

Miles Sanders

Sanders rushed for 78 yards on nine carries and scored a 11-yard touchdown run as the Philadelphia Eagles remain the only undefeated team in the NFL with a 35-13 over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Pat Freiermuth

Freiermuth in the same game led the Steelers in catches and yards with his four catches for 57 yards.

Chris Godwin

Godwin caught six catches for 75 yards in The Tampa Bay Buccaneers 27-22 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday night.

Saquon Barkley

Barkley rushed for 53 yards on 20 carries and scored a touchdown as the New York Giants fall to the Seattle Seahawks by the score of 27-13.

Mike Gesicki and Amani Oruwariye

Gesicki caught three passes for 38 yards and the go-ahead touchdown reception in the Miami Dolphins 31-27 win over the Detroit Lions. In the same game, Oruwariye recorded eight tackles.

Nick Scott

Scott had recorded eight tackles and a pass breakup in the Los Angeles Rams 31-14 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

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