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Micah Parsons and Jaquan Brisker Lead Former Penn State Standouts in Week 11 NFL Action

Photo by Penn State Athletics: Micah Parsons

Two former Penn State defensive players, Micah Parsons and Jaquan Brisker led the way with standout defensive performances in Week 11 of the NFL season. Parsons recorded four tackles, two sacks, and one forced fumble in the Dallas Cowboys’ 40-3 win over the Minnesota Vikings. Parsons now has ten sacks on the season, good for third in the league, and three forced fumbles which are tied for second in the league.

Brisker recorded 11 tackles and forced a fumble in the Chicago Bears’ 27-24 loss to the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Brisker leads all rookies with 53 tackles on the season to go along with three sacks, an interception, and a forced fumble as he makes a case for NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year.

Other notable Penn State alum that stood out in Week 11:

Adrian Amos

Amos recorded ten tackles in the Green Bay Packers 27-17 loss to the Tennessee Titans on Thursday night.

Pat Freiermuth

Freiermuth led the Steelers with eight catches for 73 yards in the Pittsburgh Steelers‘ 37-30 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday.

Allen Robinson

Robinson had five catches for 47 yards and a touchdown in the Los Angeles Rams’ 27-20 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.

Trace McSorley 

McSorley entered the game in the fourth quarter of the Arizona Cardinals’ 38-10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers on Monday Night Football. McSorley went 6 for 10 for 59 yards and an interception.

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