Cowboys in the NFL: Week 2
* University of Wyoming press release
LARAMIE -- Two weeks of the 2023 National Football League season are in the books. A couple former University of Wyoming football players helped their respective teams improve to 2-0, while another rebounded from a rough first-week performance.
Below is a list of the former Cowpokes and how they did in Week 2.
Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills
Allen enjoyed a bounce-back game against Las Vegas. He went 31-for-37 for a season-best 274 yards and three touchdowns. He also ran it three times for seven yards in Buffalo’s 38-10 victory that pushed the Bills’ record to 1-1 on the season. Buffalo travels to Washington in Week 3.
Carl Granderson, New Orleans Saints
Granderson had another very productive game at Carolina. He boasted two tackles, one sack, one tackle for loss, one forced fumble and a pair of quarterback hits in New Orleans’ 20-17 victory over the Panthers. Granderson now has 2.5 sacks on the season for the 2-0 Saints. New Orleans travels to Green Bay in Week 3.
Logan Wilson, Cincinnati Bengals
Wilson recorded an impressive day against Baltimore. He was second on the team with a season-high 10 tackles and one tackle for loss in the Bengals’ 27-24 loss to the Ravens. Wilson has 18 tackles on the season for a Cincinnati team that sits at 0-2. The Bengals host the Rams on Monday Night Football.
Tashaun Gipson, San Francisco 49ers
Gipson, once again, contributed in Los Angeles. He had three tackles in San Francisco’s 30-23 victory over the Rams, which improved the 49ers to 2-0 on the year. San Francisco hosts the Giants on Thursday Night Football.
Marcus Epps, Las Vegas Raiders
Epps had a busy day in Buffalo. He logged a season-high six tackles and one tackle for loss in Las Vegas’ 38-10 loss that moved the Raiders to 1-1 on the year. Las Vegas hosts Pittsburgh on Sunday Night Football.
Andrew Wingard, Jacksonville Jaguars
Wingard got into the book against Kansas City. He recorded one tackle in the Jaguars’ 17-9 loss to the Chiefs that moved Jacksonville to 1-1 on the season. The Jaguars host Houston in Week 3.
Mike Purcell, Denver Broncos
Purcell had a tepid day against Washington. He registered one quarterback hit in Denver’s 35-33 loss to the Commanders. The Broncos travel to Miami in Week 3.
Chad Muma, Jacksonville Jaguars
Muma didn’t record a stat in Jacksonville’s 17-9 loss against Kansas City. He has yet to log a stat this season. The Jaguars host Houston in Week 3.
Tyler Hall, Las Vegas Raiders
Hall didn’t play in Las Vegas’ 38-10 loss at Buffalo. He currently has DEV status. The Raiders host Pittsburgh on Monday Night Football.
Players on practice squads: CJ Coldon (Vikings), Xazavian Valladay (Jets)
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