Bijan Robinson Suffering From Illness vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Texas Longhorns NFL Tracker Updating information about Texas Longhorns in the NFL. Longhorns star running back Bijan Robinson has been used sparingly for the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and with good reason.
According to Falcons coach Arthur Smith, it is because Robinson is suffering from an undisclosed illness. “He’s not feeling all that great,” Smith told Pink. Robinson took a few snaps but didn’t touch the football. Regardless, the Falcons have a fourth quarter lead against Tampa Bay Oct 16 COWBOYS EEVATE HORNS EX LB Former Texas Longhorns running back Malik Jefferson is on the Dallas Cowboys’ 53-man roster for Monday night’s game against the Los Angeles Chargers, according to a Dallas report.
Michael Gehlken of The Morning News. As Gehlken notes, Monday’s game will be the third time this season that Jefferson has been called up to the active roster. So far this season, Jefferson has just two touchdowns, both of which came last Sunday in the Cowboys’ 42-10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. October 15 HICKS TD Former Texas Longhorns running back Jordan Hicks has been an impact player at every stop in his NFL career. And on Sunday, he was at it again, scoring a defensive touchdown on a scoop and score fumble return against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field, giving the Vikings a 19-6 lead in the third quarter. He also has an interception in the game. Hicks has 12 interceptions and 10 fumble recoveries in his career. He has also had over 100 tackles in each of the last four seasons, including 150 stops in 2019 with the Cardinals.
He is currently on pace for 146 in 2023. October 11 LIL JORDAN RELEASED The Denver Broncos released former Texas Longhorns wide receiver Lil’ Jordan Humphrey on Wednesday, according to reports. The former Longhorn played in five games for the Broncos this season, with four catches for 26 yards and one touchdown.
Humphrey spent the first three years of his career with the Saints before last season with the Patriots. OCTOBER 8 BIJAN’S GRAB Texas Longhorns standout and Atlanta Falcons rookie Bijan Robinson continues to impress. On Sunday, Robinson added another highlight reel to his resume. the Houston Texans, making an incredible catch for a short touchdown to give his team the lead. It was Robinson’s second touchdown for the season for Atlanta.
OCT 3 QUANDRE DIGGS INT Former Texas Longhorns safety Quandre Diggs has made a name for himself in recent years as a ball-hawking free safety, someone who can man the middle of the field. On Monday, the ninth-year veteran showcased that ball-hawk ability as he intercepted a pass from New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones in the Seattle Seahawks 24-3 win on ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” The interception is just the first of the season for Diggs but the 24th of his career.
OCT 1 BIJAN’S CRAZY CATCH Former Texas Longhorns running back Bijan Robinson already looks like a star in the NFL. And on Sunday, he did more to prove it, making a crazy one-handed catch against the Jacksonville Jaguars. No runner should get that catch. Absurd things by Bijan Robinson Robinson then made another highlight play, knocking a Jaguars defender to his knees on another catch. Through his first four games so far, Robinson has looked like the Falcons’ best player, rushing 53 times for 318 yards and catching 19 passes for 134 yards and a touchdown.
Sep 25 BIJAN NOT HAPPY Bijan Robinson has enjoyed a great start to his NFL career through the first two weeks. But things got a little more complicated in Week 3 when Robinson was held in check during Atlanta’s 20-6 loss to the Detroit Lions. Robinson spoke about the loss after the game with an obvious sense of disappointment in the result. “We can’t come out here and lollygag,” Robinson said. “We need to go and do what we’ve got to do to continue to be a great offense that we want to be.” Falcons wideout Drake London believes Atlanta got ‘punched in the face’ by the Lions. Robinson, who was limited to just 33 yards on 10 carries while adding four receptions for 27 yards, agreed with London’s assessment. “He hit it on the nail,” Robinson said. “That happened. They came prepared just like us. I’m glad that feeling came because now we know we can’t do it again.” Robinson and the Falcons return to action next week in London against the Falcons.
SEPTEMBER 13 IR-SEPTEMBER Former Longhorns safety Caden Sterns, who ruled the team out for the season on Sunday, has officially been placed on injured reserve, according to multiple reports. In a similar move, the Broncos added wide receiver Lil’ Jordan Humphrey to the active roster.