NFLSU: How former LSU players fared in the NFL’s Week 5

Consistently, quietly and arguably off to his best start as a pro, former LSU running back Leonard Fournette of the Tampa Bucs enjoyed another well-rounded day Sunday afternoon.

He ran for 67 yards and 1 TD on 12 carries and 4 catches for 43 yards in the Bucs’ 45-17 rout of the Miami Dolphins.

Here’s a look at how former LSU players performed in the NFL’s Week 5:

Thursday night

Los Angeles Rams 26, Seattle Seahawks 17

Rams: OT Andrew Whitworth got his 225th start of his 229-game, 16-season career for an offensive line that gave up one sacks and helped produce 476 yards total offense including 358 passing and 118 rushing.

Seahawks: S Jamal Adams 5 tackles (4 solo), 1 TFL; OG Damien Lewis started for an offensive line that gave up 2 sacks and helped produce 354 yards total offense including 262 passing and 92 rushing; DT Al Woods 1 tackle (1 solo), 1 TFL; C Ethan Pocic (injured reserve).

Sunday afternoon

Atlanta Falcons 27, New York Jets 20

Falcons: LB Deion Jones 5 tackles (3 solo); WR Russell Gage (inactive list).

Minnesota Vikings 19, Detroit Lions 17

Lions: DE Michael Brockers 1 tackle.

Vikings: WR Justin Jefferson 7 catches for 124 yards; DE Danielle Hunter 4 tackles (2 solo), 1 sack, 1 TFL, 3 QB hits; CB Patrick Peterson 3 tackles (1 solo), 2 PBU.

New Orleans Saints 33, Washington 22

Saints: C William Clapp played for an offensive line that gave up two sacks and helped produce 369 yards total offense including 271 passing and 98 rushing; OLB Kwon Alexander (injured reserve).

Washington: OT Saahdiq Charles no stats.

New England Patriots 25, Houston Texans 22

Patriots: DT Davon Godchaux 4 tackles (1 solo); CB Jalen Mills; no stats DE Tashawn Bower no stats.

Tampa Bay Bucs 45, Miami Dolphins 17

Dolphins: LB Duke Riley no stats; LS Blake Ferguson snapped for 4 punts, 1 of 1 field goals, 2 of 2 extra points.

Bucs: LB Devin White 8 tackles (5 solo); RB Leonard Fournette 67 yards and 1 TD on 12 carries, 4 catches for 43 yards; ILB Kevin Minter 3 tackles (2 solo), 1 QB hit.

Green Bay Packers 25, Cincinnati Bengals 22 OT

Bengals: QB Joe Burrow 26 of 38 for 281 yards, 2 TDs, 2 interceptions; WR Ja’Marr Chase 6 catches for 159 yards and 1 TD;  DT Tyler Shelvin (inactive list).

Pittsburgh Steelers 27, Denver Broncos 19

Broncos: Broncos: C Lloyd Cushenberry Jr. started for an offensive line that allowed 2 sacks and helped produce 374 yards total offense including 268 passing and 106 rushing; CB Kary Vincent Jr. (inactive list).

Steelers: OG Trai Turner started for an offensive line that gave up 1 sack and helped produce 391 yards total offense including 268 passing and 106 rushing.

Philadelphia Eagles 21, Carolina Panthers 18

Panthers: CB Donte’ Jackson 6 tackles (4 solo); WR Terrace Marshall Jr. 2 catches for 14 yards.

Tennessee Titans 37, Jacksonville Jaguars 19

Titans: CB Kristian Fulton 5 tackles (4 solo), 1 PBU; WR Racey McMath no stats.

Jaguars: DE/LB K’Lavon Chaisson 6 tackles (3 solo), 1 sack, 2 TFL, 3 QB hits; WR DJ Chark Jr. fractured his left ankle and is out for the season.

Los Angeles Chargers 47, Cleveland Browns 42

Browns: CB Greedy Williams 10 tackles (7 solo), 1 PBU; WR Odell Beckham Jr. 2 catches for 20 yards; S Grant Delpit no stats; WR Jarvis Landry (injured reserve); LB Jacob Phillips (injured reserve).

Chargers: DT Breiden Fehoko no stats.

Chicago Bears 20, Las Vegas Raiders 9

Raiders: TE Foster Moreau no stats

Arizona Cardinals 17, San Francisco 49ers 10

49ers: DL Arden Key 1 tackle.

Cardinals: DT Rashard Lawrence 2 tackles (2 solo).

Dallas Cowboys 44, New York Giants 20

Cowboys: LB Jabril Cox 1 tackle (1 solo), OT La’el Collins serving fifth of a five-game suspension in violation of the league’s substance abuse policy.

Sunday night

Buffalo Bills 38, Kansas City Chiefs 20

Bills: LB Tre’Davious White 5 tackles (3 solo), 1 fumble recovery; LS Reid Ferguson snapped for 4 punts, 1 of 1 field goals, 5 of 5 extra points

Chiefs: RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire 13 yards on 7 carries, 1 catch for 11 yards; RB Darrel Williams 27 yards on 5 carries, 3 catches for 18 yards; S Tyrann Mathieu 4 tackles (4 solo).

Monday night

Indianapolis Colts at Baltimore Ravens

Ravens: LB Patrick Queen.

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Ron Higgins

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