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Former Huskers Who Made NFL Rosters, When They Play

September 21, 2020

The 2020 NFL Draft ended with two former Huskers selected: brothers and defensive linemen Khalil Davis and Carlos Davis. Just over four months later, both have made their respective 53-man NFL rosters.

As the NFL gets ready to officially kick off Thursday, Sept. 10, let’s take a quick look at who landed where and when you can expect to see them in action.

Khalil Davis, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

First game: Tampa Bay faces the New Orleans Saints to open the season on Sunday, Sept. 13 at 3:25 p.m. CT.

 

Carlos Davis, Pittsburgh Steelers

First game: Pittsburgh faces the New York Giants to open the season on Monday, Sept. 14 at 6:10 p.m. CT.

 

Will Compton, Tennesee Titans

First game: The Tennessee Titans face the Denver Bronces to open the season on Monday, Sept. 14 at 9:20 p.m. CT.

 

Additional news and notes:

>> Cornerback Lamar Jackson has been signed to the New York Jets’ practice squad.

https://twitter.com/RVacchianoSNY/status/1302641294968225794

>> Defensive lineman Darrion Daniels was one of 16 players signed to the San Francisco 49ers’ practice squad.

>> It’s worth noting that due to COVID-19, NFL teams are allowed to carry 16 players on their practice squads this season in place of the usual 12. On game day, teams can expands their rosters to 55 players (48 active, which is up from 46).

>> The Arizona Cardinals waived cornerback Chris Jones, but it’s believed that he will likely be picked up off the waiver wire.

 

Other former Huskers who made 53-man rosters (and their first game days and times):

  • Ndamukong Suh, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Sept. 13 at 3:25 p.m. CT)
  • Lavonte David, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Sept. 13 at 3:25 p.m. CT)
  • Devine Ozigbo, Jacksonville Jaguars (vs. Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Sept. 13 at 12 p.m. CT)
  • Maliek Collins, Las Vegas Raiders (at Carolina Panters, Sunday, Sept. 13 at 12 p.m. CT)
  • Richie Incognito, Las Vegas Raiders (at Carolina Panthers, Sunday, Sept. 13 at 12 p.m. CT)
  • Cethan Carter, Cincinnati Bengals (vs. Los Angeles Chargers, Sunday, Sept. 13 at 3:05 p.m. CT)
  • Joshua Kalu, Tennessee Titans (at Denver Broncos, Monday, Sept. 14 at 9:20 p.m. CT)
  • Luke Gifford, Dallas Cowboys (at Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Sept. 13 at 7:20 p.m. CT)
  • Randy Gregory, Dallas Cowboys (at Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Sept. 13 at 7:20 p.m. CT)
  • Andy Janovich, Cleveland Browns (at Baltimore Ravens, Sunday, Sept. 13 at 12 p.m. CT)
  • Sam Koch, Baltimore Ravens (vs. Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Sept. 13 at 12 p.m. CT)
  • Nick Gates, New York Giants (vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, Monday, Sept. 14 at 6:10 p.m. CT)
  • Ameer Abdullah, Minnesota Vikings (vs. Green Bay Packers, Sunday, Sept. 13 at 12 p.m. CT)
  • Rex Burkhead, New England Patriots (vs. Miami Dolphins, Sunday, Sept. 13 at 12 p.m. CT)
  • Alex Lewis, New York Jets  (at Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Sept. 13 at 12 p.m. CT)
  • Nathan Gerry, Philadelphia Eagles (at Washington Football Team, Sunday, Sept. 13 at 12 p.m. CT)
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