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Miles Sanders Leads Penn State in Week 12 Sunday Standouts

Miles Sanders
SANTA CLARA, CA - OCTOBER 04: Philadelphia Eagles Running Back Miles Sanders (26) runs downfield during the NFL football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the San Francisco 49ers on October 4, 2020 at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA. (Photo by Bob Kupbens/Icon Sportswire)

Philadelphia Eagles running back Miles Sanders led the way in the Penn State NFL standout performances for Week 12 of the NFL Season. Sanders rushed for 143 yards on 21 carries and two touchdowns on the ground in the Eagles 40-33 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night.

Sanders now has 900 yards, which is good for fifth in the league in rushing yards as the Eagles improved to 10-1, good for the league’s best record. Sanders is having a big season in his contract year, and he is now in line for a huge payday this coming offseason.

Other Notable NFL performances from Penn State alumni:

Micah Parsons

Parsons recorded two sacks on Janiel Jones in the Dallas Cowboys 28-20 win over the New York Giants on Thursday afternoon. Parsons now has 12 sacks, good for second in the league.

Chris Godwin

Godwin caught 12 passes for 110 yards and a receiving touchdown in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-17 loss to the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.

Adrian Amos

Amos recorded nine tackles in the Packers loss to the Eagles on Sunday night.

Nick Scott

Scott recorded six tackles and an interception in the Los Angeles Rams 28-10 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday afternoon.

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