Boise State In The NFL: Week 15
Dec. 16, 2014

BOISE, Idaho - The NFL regular season is winding down but after Week 15 numerous Boise State alumni are in the hunt for playoff spots.

Ryan Clady and the Denver Broncos downed San Diego, 22-10, Sunday to clinch the AFC West. The Broncos, at 11-3, can clinch a first-round bye with a win this Sunday at Cincinnati.

However, former Boise State safety George Iloka and the Bengals, leading the AFC Central at 9-4-1, will be aiming to maintain their half-game lead over Pittsburgh and Baltimore, both 9-5.

The trio of Tyrone Crawford, Demarcus Lawrence and Orlando Scandrick helped Dallas (10-4) take control of the NFC East with a 38-27 win Sunday night over Philadelphia. In Detroit, Kellen Moore and the Lions beat Minnesota, 16-14, to remain tied with Green Bay atop the NFC Central at 10-4.

Below is a roundup of how the Broncos fared during Week 15.

Richie Brockel (2006-09) - TE/FB - Carolina Panthers
Carolina placed Brockel on injured reserve on Oct. 6, ending his 2014 season.

Ryan Clady (2005-07) - LT - Denver Broncos
Clady started at left tackle for Denver in Sunday's 22-10 win at San Diego. The Bronco offensive line gave up just one sack all game.

Daryn Colledge (2002-05) - LG - Miami Dolphins
Colledge started at left guard for the Dolphins in Sunday's 41-13 loss to New England.

Tyrone Crawford (2010-11) - DE - Dallas Cowboys
Crawford started at defensive tackle for the Cowboys in Sunday night's 38-27 win over Philadelphia. Crawford sacked Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez twice.

George Iloka (2008-11) - S - Cincinnati Bengals
Iloka started at strong safety in Sunday's 30-0 win over Cleveland, making three tackles (two solo).

Jeron Johnson (2007-09) - SS - Seattle Seahawks
Johnson saw action in Sunday's 17-7 win over San Francisco, assisting on a special-teams tackle.

Demarcus Lawrence (2012-13) - DE - Dallas Cowboys
Lawrence saw action in Sunday night's 38-27 win over Philadelphia.

Charles Leno, Jr. (2010-13) - DE - Chicago Bears
Leno, Jr. was active but did not see action in Monday night's 31-15 loss to New Orleans.

Doug Martin (2008-11) - RB - Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Martin started at running back for Tampa Bay Sunday, rushing 14 times for 96 yards (including a 63-yard run) and catching a pass for three yards in the Buccaneers' 19-17 loss to Carolina.

Shea McClellin (2008-11) - LB - Chicago Bears
McClellin started at linebacker for Chicago Monday night, making three solo tackles in a 31-15 loss to New Orleans.

Kellen Moore (2008-11) - QB - Detroit Lions
Moore was inactive as the Lions' third quarterback in Sunday's 16-14 win over Minnesota.

Orlando Scandrick (2005-07) - CB - Dallas Cowboys
Scandrick started at cornerback in Dallas' 38-27 win over Philadelphia Sunday night, making a solo tackle.

Jamar Taylor (2006-09) - CB - Miami Dolphins
Taylor was listed as active for Sunday's game against New England but did not see action in Miami's 41-13 loss.

Kyle Wilson (2006-09) - CB - New York Jets
Wilson saw action for the Jets in Sunday's 16-11 win at Tennessee.

Billy Winn (2008-11) - DE - Cleveland Browns
Winn saw action in Sunday's 30-0 loss to Cincinnati, making four tackles (three solo), including one for loss, and forcing a fumble.


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