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BracketCat takes a look at how former Kansas State Wildcats performed in Week 4 of the 2014 NFL season.

Despite Darren Sproles' valiant effort Sunday on this 85-yard punt return for a touchdown, Philadelphia lost its first game of the season, 26-21, to San Francisco.
Despite Darren Sproles' valiant effort Sunday on this 85-yard punt return for a touchdown, Philadelphia lost its first game of the season, 26-21, to San Francisco.
Ezra Shaw

This is a new feature in which I will track the progress of former Wildcats greats such as Darren Sproles and Jordy Nelson in the ranks of professional football.

For now, I shall restrict it to NFL performances until I get the hang of it, but expanding it to other professional leagues such as the Canadian Football League and Arena Football is a future possibility.

Arthur Brown

LB — Baltimore Ravens
K-Stater from 2010 to 2012
Drafted by the Ravens in 2013

Brown, a second-round selection in the 2013 NFL Draft, was inactive for the Ravens' 38-10 blowout victory over Carolina on Sunday, which boosted the Ravens' record to 3-1.

Brown made 15 tackles, including a half sack, in 14 games last season.

Bryce Brown

RB — Buffalo Bills
K-Stater from 2010 to 2011
Drafted by the Eagles in 2012

A seventh-round pick by Philadelphia in 2012 who was traded to Buffalo in the offseason, Brown was inactive for the Bills' 23-17 setback Sunday at Houston. The loss evened the Bills' record at 2-2.

Jeromey Clary

OL — San Diego Chargers
K-Stater from 2001 to 2005
Drafted by the Chargers in 2006

Clary, who is in his eighth NFL season, remains on San Diego's physically unable to perform list.

The offensive lineman, who has played in 103 career regular season games, saw the Chargers top Jacksonville, 33-14, on Sunday to take over the AFC West Division lead at 3-1.

Emmanuel Lamur

LB — Cincinnati Bengals
K-Stater from 2009 to 2011
Signed by the Bengals in 2012

Lamur, an undrafted rookie free agent signee in 2012, and Cincinnati enjoyed an early bye week. In three starts this year, Lamur has 22 tackles, two passes defended and one interception for the 3-0 Bengals.

Cornelius Lucas

OL — Detroit Lions
K-Stater from 2009 to 2013
Signed by the Lions in 2014

Lucas, an undrafted rookie free agent offensive lineman for Detroit, played in his third game of the year, a 24-17 win Sunday at the New York Jets. The Lions improved their record to an NFC North Division-leading 3-1.

Jordy Nelson

WR — Green Bay Packers
K-Stater from 2003 to 2007
Drafted by the Packers in 2008

A seventh-year veteran, Nelson made his 45th career start Sunday in Green Bay's 38-17 victory at Chicago.

The former second-round pick was quarterback Aaron Rodgers' favorite target as Nelson hauled in 10 receptions for 108 yards and two touchdowns.

It was Nelson's 14th career 100-yard game, including his second this season, and his eighth career multi-touchdown contest.

In four games this season, Nelson leads in the NFL in both receptions (33) and receiving yards (459), while he is tied for 10th in touchdowns (3).

Terence Newman

CB — Cincinnati Bengals
K-Stater from 1998 to 2002
Drafted by the Cowboys in 2003

A 12-year NFL veteran, Newman and the Cincinnati Bengals were idle during week four of the NFL season.

Newman, who has played in 147 career games, has accumulated 689 tackles and 138 passes defended, and he has helped the Bengals to go 3-0 in the early part of the season.

Tavon Rooks

OL — New Orleans Saints
K-Stater from 2012 to 2013
Drafted by the Saints in 2014

A sixth-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, Rooks is on the New Orleans practice squad. The increasingly disappointing Saints fell Sunday night at Dallas, 38-17. (Maybe they shouldn't have traded Darren Sproles...?)

Darren Sproles

RB — Philadelphia Eagles
K-Stater from 2001 to 2004
Drafted by the Chargers in 2005

Speaking of Sproles, the 10th-year pro returned a punt 82 yards for a touchdown at San Francisco on Sunday, but it wasn't enough as the 49ers topped the Eagles 26-21.

Sproles' score put Philadelphia ahead 21-10, but San Francisco outscored the Eagles 16-0 during the remainder of the game. The loss was the first by the Eagles for the season, who now are 3-1.

Traded to the Eagles from the Saints in the offseason, Sproles pushed his career all-purpose yardage total above 16,000 and he now stands at 16,023 to rank 20th in NFL history.

Daniel Thomas

RB — Miami Dolphins
K-Stater from 2009 to 2010
Drafted by the Dolphins in 2011

A 2010 draft pick by Miami who was re-signed by the Dolphins two weeks ago, Thomas rushed five times for 35 yards and hauled in a 25-yard reception in Miami's 38-14 win over Oakland on Sunday in London, England.

The running back now has rushed seven times for 50 yards and caught two passes for 46 yards this season for the 2-2 Dolphins.

Justin Tuggle

LB — Houston Texans
K-Stater from 2011 to 2012
Signed by the Texans in 2013

An undrafted rookie free agent prior to the 2013 season, Tuggle made his third start of the season and collected three tackles in Houston's 23-17 home win over Buffalo on Sunday.

The linebacker now has nine tackles this season and 23 for his career for the 3-1 Texans.

Reggie Walker

LB — San Diego Chargers
K-Stater from 2005 to 2008
Drafted by the Cardinals in 2009

Walker, a sixth-year pro who is in his second season with the Chargers, was inactive for San Diego's 33-14 win over Jacksonville on Sunday afternoon. Walker, who has four tackles this season, saw the Chargers improve to 3-1.

Ty Zimmerman

S — New Orleans Saints
K-Stater from 2010 to 2013
Signed by the Saints in 2014

An undrafted rookie free agent signee by the New Orleans Saints, Zimmerman is on injured reserve for the 2014 season. The Saints fell Sunday night at Dallas, 38-17, to slump to 1-3.