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Arizona Wildcats in the NFL: Preseason Week 3

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PRESEASON SCHEDULE WEEK 3

Atlanta Falcons (Brooks Reed) vs. Miami (Earl Mitchell), Thur., 5 p.m.
New England (Rob Gronkowski) at Carolina, Fri., 4:30 p.m.
Pittsburgh (Robert Golden) at New Orleans, Fri., 5 p.m.
Cleveland (Scooby Wright III) at Tampa Bay, Fri., 5 p.m.
Green Bay (Reggie Gilbert) at San Francisco, Fri., 7 p.m.
Kansas City (Nick Foles) at Chicago (Ka’Deem Carey), Sat., 10 a.m.
Philadelphia (Cayleb Jones) at Indianapolis, Sat., 4 p.m.
New York Giants (Trevin Wade) at New York Jets (Nick Folk), Sat, 4:30 p.m.
Los Angeles (Austin Hill and David Richards) at Denver (Will Parks), Sat., 6 p.m.
Arizona at Houston (Dan Pettinato), Sun., 1:25 p.m.
Cincinnati (Marquis Flowers) at Jacksonville, Sun., 5 p.m.

ARIZONA WILDCATS IN NFL TRAINING CAMPS

PLAYER TEAM POSITION YRS AT UA
Ka'Deem Carey Chicago Bears RB 2011-13

STATS DATE ATT YDS AVG LNG TD REC YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LST
vs. Den 8/11 3 8 2.7 6 0 2 22 11.0 16 0 0 0
vs. NE 8/18 - - - - - - -.- - - - -

Ka’Deem Carey missed last week’s game against New England because of concussion protocol. He returned to practice Sunday and is scheduled to play in the Bears’ preseason game against the Chiefs on Saturday.


PLAYER TEAM POSITION YRS AT UA
Marquis Flowers Cincinnati Bengals LB 2010-13

STATS DATE COMB TOTAL AST SACK FF INT TDS PD
vs. Min 8/12 5 4 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
vs. Det 8/18 4 4 0 0.0 0 0 0 0

Cincinnati Enquirer reporter projects Flowers on the outside looking in making the final roster, but writes that a spot may be open for him.


PLAYER TEAM POSITION YRS AT UA
Nick Foles Kansas City Chiefs QB 2009-11

STATS DATE CMP ATT YDS CMP% AVG LNG TD INT
vs. Sea 8/13 4 8 37 50.0 4.6 12 0 0
vs. LA 8/20 18 22 133 81.8 6.1 23 0 0

Nick Foles did not produce big plays against the Rams but he was efficient.


PLAYER TEAM POSITION YRS AT UA
Nick Folk New York Jets PK 2003-06

STATS DATE 1-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ FGM PCT AVG LNG XPM XPA PTS
vs. J'ville 8/11 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0.0 0.0 0 2 2 2
vs. Wash 8/20 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0.0 0.0 0 1 1 1

Nick Folk’s battle for the kicking job is a subplot in the Jets’ camp


PLAYER TEAM POSITION YRS AT UA
Reggie Gilbert Green Bay Packers DE 2012-15

STATS DATE COMB TOTAL AST SACK FF INT TDS PD
vs. Cle 8/12 2 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0
vs. Oak 8/19 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0

Pretty cool if he makes the team with this rookie card.


PLAYER TEAM POSITION YRS AT UA
Robert Golden Pittsburgh Steelers S 2008-11

STATS DATE COMB TOTAL AST SACK FF INT TDS PD
vs. Det 8/12 3 3 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
vs. Phi 8/18 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0

When the head coach is praising you during training camp you’re in a good spot.


PLAYER TEAM POSITION YRS AT UA
Rob Gronkowski New England Patriots TE 2007-08

STATS DATE REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LST
vs. N.O. 8/11
vs. Chi 8/18

After missing the first two preseason games with an undisclosed injury, Gronk returned to practice but will likely not play against Carolina this week.


PLAYER TEAM POSITION YRS AT UA
Austin Hill Los Angeles Rams WR 2011-15

STATS DATE REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LST
vs. Dal 8/13
vs. KC 8/21

Austin Hill, yet to catch a pass and a potential early cut for the Rams, is somewhat of a cult favorite with fans because of his cute daughter featured with him on HBO’s Hard Knocks.


PLAYER TEAM POSITION YRS AT UA
Cayleb Jones Philadelphia Eagles WR 2013-15

STATS DATE REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LST
vs. T.B. 8/11 1 7 7.0 7 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
vs. Pit 8/18 2 16 8.0 10 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0

Jones, like the other Arizona rookies, fighting hard for their NFL life this season.


PLAYER TEAM POSITION YRS AT UA
Earl Mitchell Miami Dolphins DT 2006-09

STATS DATE COMB TOTAL AST SACK FF INT TDS PD
vs. N.Y.G. 8/12
vs. Dal 8/20

Mitchell a scratch for the third time this preseason (when Dolphins play the Falcons tonight) because of a calf injury but is slated to be ready by Miami’s opener.


PLAYER TEAM POSITION YRS AT UA
Will Parks Denver Broncos S 2012-15

STATS DATE COMB TOTAL AST SACK FF INT TDS PD
vs. Chi 8/12 2 2 0 1.0 0 0 0 0
vs. SF 8/20 1 1 0 0.5 0 0 0 0

Parks leads all former Arizona players with 1.5 sacks in the preseason, and he’s a safety.


PLAYER TEAM POSITION YRS AT UA
Dan Pettinato Houston Texans DE 2011-14

STATS DATE COMB TOTAL AST SACK FF INT TDS PD
vs. S.F. 8/14
vs. N.O. 8/20 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 -1

Pettinato got his name in the box score last week with a pass deflection against New Orleans.


PLAYER TEAM POSITION YRS AT UA
Brooks Reed Atlanta Falcons LB 2007-10

STATS DATE COMB TOTAL AST SACK FF INT TDS PD
vs. Wash 8/11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
vs. Cle 8/18 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0

Two former Arizona defensive standouts — Brooks Reed and Scooby Wright III — shared the same field last week and both wear No. 50.


PLAYER TEAM POSITION YRS AT UA
David Richards Los Angeles Rams WR 2012-15

STATS DATE REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LST
vs. Dal 8/13
vs. KC 8/21

An Arizona great offers his support for the Wildcat contingent with the Rams


PLAYER TEAM POSITION YRS AT UA
Trevin Wade New York Giants CB 2008-11

STATS DATE COMB TOTAL AST SACK FF INT TDS PD
vs. Mia 8/12 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
vs. Buf 8/20 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

Two-star Wade has made it to the big-time enough to have game-worn gloves auctioned off.


PLAYER TEAM POSITION YRS AT UA
Scooby Wright III Cleveland Browns LB 2013-15

STATS DATE COMB TOTAL AST SACK FF INT TDS PD
vs. G.B. 8/12 2 2 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
vs. Atl 8/18 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0

Scooby Wright III has played exclusively in the second half of Cleveland’s first two games, looking for additional opportunities.


ALLSPORTSTUCSON.com publisher, writer and editor Javier Morales is a former Arizona Press Club award winner. He is a former Arizona Daily Star beat reporter for the Arizona basketball team, including when the Wildcats won the 1996-97 NCAA title. He has also written articles for CollegeAD.com, Bleacher Report, Lindy’s Sports, TucsonCitizen.com, The Arizona Republic, Sporting News and Baseball America, among many other publications. He has also authored the book “The Highest Form of Living”, which is available at Amazon.

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