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Stanford in the NFL Playoffs
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 01/05/2014

STANFORD, Calif. – Andrew Luck delivered four second-half touchdown passes and scored on a fumble recovery to lead the Indianapolis Colts to the second-biggest comeback win in NFL playoff history Saturday.

Luck completed seven passes to former Stanford teammates Coby Fleener and Griff Whalen. Fleener was also on the receiving end of a 12-yard touchdown connection as part of the thrilling 45-44 win against Kansas City.

Zach Ertz, one of six ex-Cardinal tight ends in the NFL along with Fleener, also caught a touchdown pass on Saturday. The catch gave Philadelphia a one-point lead with 4:54 left in the fourth quarter, but New Orleans drove down the field for a field goal as time expired to end the season for Ertz and the Eagles.

Active Stanford players went 4-1 in the wild-card round and seven will appear in next weekend's divisional round. Doug Baldwin (Seattle), Richard Sherman (Seattle) and Sione Fua (Denver) had byes this weekend as their respective teams owned No. 1 seeds.

Andrew Luck
Indianapolis Colts - Quarterback
• Completed 29 of 45 passes for 443 yards, four touchdowns and three interceptions and rushed seven times for 45 yards in Indianapolis’ 45-44 win against Kansas City
• Highlights: Indianapolis vs. Kansas City
• Divisional round Jan. 11 at New England

Coby Fleener - @CobyFleener
Indianapolis Colts - Tight End
• Caught five passes for 46 yards and one touchdown in Indianapolis’ 45-44 win against Kansas City
• Highlight: 12-yard touchdown reception
• Divisional round Jan. 11 at New England

Griff Whalen
Indianapolis Colts - Wide Receiver
• Caught two passes for 26 yards in Indianapolis’ 45-44 win vs. Kansas City
• Divisional round Jan. 11 at New England

Zach Ertz - 
@ZERTZ_86
Philadelphia Eagles - Tight End
• Caught three passes for 22 yards and one touchdown in Philadelphia’s 26-24 loss against New Orleans
• Highlight: Three-yard touchdown reception

Thomas Keiser - @ThomasKeiser
San Diego Chargers - Linebacker
• Played in San Diego's 27-10 win at Cincinnati
• Divisional round Jan. 12 at Denver

Richard Sherman - 
@RSherman_25
Seattle Seahawks - Cornerback
• Divisional round Jan. 11 vs. New Orleans

Doug Baldwin - @DougBaldwinJr
Seattle Seahawks - Wide Receiver
• Divisional round Jan. 11 vs. New Orleans

Sione Fua - @sionefua
Denver Broncos - Defensive Tackle
• Divisional round Jan. 12 vs. San Diego

Delano Howell
Indianapolis Colts - Safety
• Listed on the reserve/injured roster

Alex Smith
Cincinnati Bengals - Tight End
• Listed on the reserve/injured roster

Alex Debniak - @AlexDebniak42
San Francisco 49ers - Fullback
• Listed on the reserve/injured roster


Johnson Bademosi - @BadaBOOM_24
Cleveland Browns - Defensive Back
• 16 games, 12 tackles

David DeCastro
Pittsburgh Steelers - Guard
• 15 games, 15 starts 

Jim Dray
Arizona Cardinals - Tight End
• 16 games, 15 starts, 26 receptions, 215 yards, two touchdowns
• Highlight: Seven-yard touchdown reception vs. Carolina

Toby Gerhart
Minnesota Vikings - Running Back
• 14 games, 36 carries, 283 rushing yards, two rushing touchdowns, 13 receptions, 88 receiving yards 
• Highlight: 41-yard touchdown run vs. Green Bay

Erik Lorig - @eriklorig
Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Fullback
• 15 games, nine starts, 11 receptions, 47 yards

Jonathan Martin - @J_Martin71
Miami Dolphins - Offensive Tackle
• Seven games, seven starts

Matthew Masifilo - @MMasifilo
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Defensive Tackle
• Signed off the practice squad Dec. 21

Chris Owusu - @Owusu81
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Wide Receiver
• Nine games, four starts, 13 receptions, 114 yards

Konrad Reuland
New York Jets - Tight End
• 10 games, one reception, seven yards

Jeremy Stewart - @J_Stew32
Oakland Raiders - Running Back
• 13 games, two rushes, two rushing yards, one rushing touchdown, two receptions, six receiving yards, one blocked punt touchdown
• Highlight: Blocked punt recovery for touchdown vs. Washington

Will Svitek - @WillSvitek
New England Patriots - Offensive Tackle
• 13 games, two starts

Stepfan Taylor - @KULABAFI
Arizona Cardinals - Running Back
• 16 games, 36 carries, 115 yards

Chase Thomas - @CTcard44
Atlanta Falcons - Outside Linebacker
• Spent the season on the practice squad

Michael Thomas - @Michael31Thomas
Miami Dolphins - Safety
• Three games, three tackles, two passes defended, one interception
• Highlight: Game-ending interception vs. New England

Levine Toilolo - @LevineToilolo
Atlanta Falcons - Tight End
• 16 games, three starts, 11 receptions, 55 yards, two touchdowns
• Highlight: Three-yard touchdown reception vs. the New York Jets

Ryan Whalen
Cincinnati Bengals - Wide Receiver
• Four games


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