Gary Barnidge (TE, Cleveland Browns)
The Browns were on their bye last week.
Teddy Bridgewater (QB, Minnesota Vikings)
Made his first career start on Sunday. Was awesome. Will try to be awesome again against the Packers on Thursday night.
Preston Brown (LB, Buffalo Bills)
Recorded five tackles in Buffalo's 23-17 loss to the Texans. Enters this weekend ranked fourth in the NFL in total tackles.
Harry Douglas (WR, Atlanta Falcons)
Sat out the Falcons' loss the Vikings because of a foot injury. He has not practiced yet this week.
Elvis Dumervil (LB, Baltimore Ravens)
Recorded three tackles and 1.5 sacks in Baltimore's throttling of Carolina. Enters this weekend ranked fifth in the NFL in sacks.
William Gay (CB, Pittsburgh Steelers)
Recorded four tackles and defended two passes in Pittsburgh's stunning loss to Tampa Bay.
Breno Giacomini (OT, New York Jets)
Started and played every snap in New York's loss to Detroit, and has continued to receive praise from the Jets fans and media for his consistent play.
Senorise Perry (RB, Chicago Bears)
Played on special teams for the Bears but did not record a statistic in their 38-17 loss to the Packers.
Bilal Powell (RB, New York Jets)
Did not record an offensive statistic, but did make one tackle on special teams.
Calvin Pryor (S, New York Jets)
Recorded three tackles and half a sack before leaving the Jets' loss to Detroit with a quad injury. He is expected to play this weekend against San Diego.
Greg Scruggs (DE, Seattle Seahawks)
The Seahawks were on their bye week.
Marcus Smith (LB, Philadelphia Eagles)
Saw action at inside linebacker and made a key mistake on San Francisco's first touchdown in a 26-21 loss. Has admitted publicly this week that he knows he is struggling.
Byron Stingily (OT, Tennessee Titans)
Was on the inactive list for the Titans' loss to Indianapolis.
Eric Wood (C, Buffalo Bills)
Started at center and played every snap of Buffalo's second straight loss. Has publicly defendes quarterback E.J. Manuel this week, who has now been benched in favor of Kyle Orton.