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Mountaineers in the NFL: Week 5

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - A couple different Mountaineers shined this past week in the NFL.

Offensive Mountaineer of Week: Wendell Smallwood (RB, PHI)

Smallwood played well Sunday as he had three rushes for 27 yards and three receptions for 44 yards including a crucial third quarter touchdown catch from Carson Wentz out of the backfield.

Defensive Mountaineer of Week: Najee Goode (LB, IND)

Goode had a career high game on Thursday, as he had seven combined tackles as well as his first interception of the year and a pass deflection. A big game for the seven-year veteran.

Biggest Surprise: Daryl Worley (CB, OAK)

Worley coming off a four-game suspension saw his first action of 2018 in Week 4. He had a major impact for the Raiders on Sunday, as he recorded 8 combined tackles and 2 tackles for loss.

Other notes

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Shelton Gibson had a 48-yard catch for his first reception of the season.

A couple injuries to note: Karl Joseph is week to week with a hamstring injury. Kyzir White will undergo minor knee surgery and will miss a couple weeks but should return this season.

Games to watch

Eagles at Giants - Thursday at 8:30 p.m. (PHI: Shelton Gibson, Wendell Smallwood, Rasul Douglas)

Colts at Jets - Sunday at 1p.m. (IND: Najee Goode)

Bears at Dolphins - 1p.m. (CHI: Nick Kwiatkowski, Kevin White)

 


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