How former Auburn players fared in NFL Week 14: Josh Bynes makes game-changing interception against Tennessee


Arizona linebacker Josh Bynes changed the game with an interception against the Tennessee Titans in the team’s 12-7 win Sunday. Late in the fourth quarter, the Titans had a chance to drive down the field to take the lead. The former Auburn defensive player baited Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota into throwing the ball into coverage, picked off the pass and returned it 25 yards inside the Titans’ 10-yard line. Bynes’ interception set up the Cardinals for a field goal with 3 minutes, 45 seconds remaining.

Bynes produced a tackle to go along with his interception. His teammate and fellow Auburn linebacker, Karlos Dansby, made 8 tackles in the win.

Here is how other former Auburn players fared in NFL Week 14:

  • Los Angeles Rams defensive back Blake Countess scored his first NFL touchdown in a 43-35 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. Countess picked up a blocked put and returned it 16 yards for the touchdown to give the Rams a 28-24 lead.

  • Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton completed 13 of 25 passes for 137 yards and a touchdown but also threw 1 interception. Newton also scooted 62 yards to put the Panthers inside the red zone, setting up the game-winning touchdown. He finished with 70 rushing yards.

  • Green Bay Packers safety Jermaine Whitehead had his number called on a fake punt in the Packers’ 27-21 win against the Cleveland Browns. Whitehead picked up the first down by gaining 7 yards.

  • Also for the Packers, defensive tackle Montravius Adams made 1 tackle in the win.
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Peyton Barber rushed for 58 yards on 12 carries in a 24-21 loss to the Detroit Lions.
  • Jacksonville Jaguars running back Corey Grant returned 2 kicks for 37 yards but lost a fumble in a 30-24 win over Seattle.

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