Cal in the NFL: Week 8
Courtesy: Cal Athletics  
Release:  11/02/2011

Nov. 2, 2011

BERKELEY - Marshawn Lynch tallied his third touchdown of the season against the Cincinnati Bengals. In his second straight game coming off the PUP list, Cameron Morrah hauled in two catches for 21 yards for the Seahawks. Another Seahawk, Brandon Mebane boasted four tackles, as well.

On Monday Night Football, Dante Hughes of the San Diego Chargers recovered a fumble.

In the decisive Philadelphia Eagles' win over the Dallas Cowboys, Nnamdi Asomugha collected three tackles and helped shut down the Cowboys' passing game. DeSean Jackson caught three passes for 31 yards.

Andre Carter did his part to try to help the New England Patriots top the Pittsburgh Steelers. Carter sacked Ben Roethlisberger twice, part of his five tackles and also had a QB Hit.

Returning to the Bay Area, Scott Fujita of the Cleveland Browns registered two tackles against the San Francisco 49ers.

Tyson Alualu notched four tackles and a QB Hit for the Jacksonville Jaguars against the Houston Texans. Cameron Jordan of the New Orleans Saints notched two tackles against the St. Louis Rams.

Despite the Green Bay Packers being on a bye, Aaron Rodgers and Desmond Bishop remain at the top of statistical categories in the league. Bishop ranks tied for sixth in tackles with 65. Rodgers leads the league in passing completion percentage (71.5), touchdowns (20) and is second in passing yards per game (338.9).