Broncos In The NFL: Week 12
Nov. 30, 2017

BOISE, Idaho - Boise State alumni continued their seasons during Week 11 this past weekend, with four Broncos getting to play in the traditional Thanksgiving NFL games.

Entering Week 12 there were 20 former Broncos under contract with NFL clubs, with 13 on active 53-man rosters. Linebacker Shea McClellin (New England Patriots), safeties Chanceller James (San Francisco 49ers) and Jeron Johnson (Jacksonville Jaguars), and defensive tackle Billy Winn (Denver Broncos) will spend the season on injured reserve after suffering season-ending injuries during the preseason, while tackle Rees Odhiambo (Seattle Seahawks) was placed on season-ending injured reserve on Nov. 8, and defensive back Donte Deayon (New York Giants) was placed on IR on Nov. 28. Two more Broncos, running back Jeremy McNichols (San Francisco 49ers), and quarterback Kellen Moore (Dallas Cowboys) were on the practice squads of their respective teams entering Week 12, although McNichols was elevated to the 49ers' main roster on Nov. 29 ahead of Week 13.

Here's how the Bronco alumni fared in Week 12:

Jay Ajayi, RB (Philadelphia Eagles)
Ajayi ran five times for 26 yards, and caught a pass for seven yards in Philadelphia's 31-3 win over Chicago.

Kamalei Correa, LB (Baltimore Ravens)
Correa saw action in Baltimore's 23-16 victory over Houston.

Tyrone Crawford, DE (Dallas Cowboys)
Crawford started at defensive tackle in Dallas' 28-6 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers on Thanksgiving, assisting on one tackle.

Donte Deayon, CB (New York Giants)
Deayon saw action in the Giants' 20-10 loss to Washington, making two tackles and breaking up a pass before suffering a broken forearm. Deayon was placed on injured reserve by the Giants on Tuesday.

George Iloka, S (Cincinnati Bengals)
Iloka started at free safety for Cincinnati in Sunday's 30-16 win over Cleveland, making six tackles (five solo), including one for loss.

DeMarcus Lawrence, DE (Dallas Cowboys)
Lawrence started at defensive end on Thanksgiving, assisting on four tackles in Dallas' 28-6 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers.

Charles Leno, Jr., OT (Chicago Bears)
Leno started at left tackle in Chicago's 31-3 loss to Philadelphia.

Doug Martin, RB (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)
Martin started at running back Sunday for Tampa Bay, rushing for 33 yards in the Buccaneers' 34-20 loss to Atlanta.

Matt Paradis - C - (Denver Broncos)
Paradis started at center for Denver in the Broncos' 21-14 loss to the Oakland Raiders.

Orlando Scandrick, CB (Dallas Cowboys)
Scandrick started at cornerback on Thanksgiving, making six tackles (five solo), including one for loss, in Dallas' 28-6 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers.

Jamar Taylor, S (Cleveland Browns)
Taylor started at cornerback for the Browns in Sunday's 30-16 loss to Cincinnati, assisting on two tackles.

Darian Thompson, S (New York Giants)
Thompson started at free safety in New York's 20-10 loss to Washington, making three tackles and breaking up two passes.

Tanner Vallejo, LB (Buffalo Bills)
Vallejo saw action on special teams in Buffalo's 16-10 win over Kansas City.


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