NFL Rebel Updates: Manning Returns to the Starting Lineup Against Cowboys

Here at, we are proud to update Rebel fans on the exploits of our former players who lace up their cleats on Sundays in the NFL. Ole Miss has a big presence in the league again this year. There are currently 23 former Rebels on NFL rosters, including two-time Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning, last year’s first-round draft picks Robert NkemdicheLaquon Treadwell and Laremy Tunsil, and 2017 first-round draft pick Evan Engram

#10 Eli Manning | QB | New York Giants

Started at quarterback going 31-for-46 over 228 yards with a touchdown and an interception in a loss to Dallas (30-10).

#88 Evan Engram | TE | New York Giants

Tallied four receptions for 54 yards in a loss to Dallas (30-10). 

#77 John Jerry | OG | New York Giants

Started at right guard in the Giants’ loss to Dallas (30-10).  

#17 Mike Wallace | WR | Baltimore Ravens

Tallied three receptions for 72 yards in the Ravens’ loss to Pittsburgh (39-38).  

#11 Laquon Treadwell | WR | Minnesota Vikings

Tallied two receptions for 23 yards in a loss to Carolina (31-24).  

#67 Laremy Tunsil | OT | Miami Dolphins

Started at tackle in the Dolphins’ victory over the Patriots (27-20).

#78 Jeremy Parnell | OT | Jacksonville Jaguars

Started at right tackle in the Jaguars’ victory over Seattle (30-24).

#70 Bobby Massie | OT | Chicago Bears

Started at tackle in the Bears’ victory over Cincinnati (33-7).

#79 Bradley Sowell | OT | Chicago Bears

Saw action in the Bears’ victory over Cincinnati (33-7).   

#93 D.J. Jones | DT | San Francisco 49ers

Did not contributed in the 49er’s victory Houston (26-16). 


#31 Derrick Jones | CB | New York Jets

Did not contribute in the Jets’ loss to Denver (0-23). 

#16 Cody Core | WR | Cincinnati Bengals 

Did not contribute in Cincinnati’s loss to Chicago (33-7). 


#38 Brandon Bolden | RB | New England Patriots 

Did not contribute in the Patriots’ loss to Miami on Monday Night Football (27-20).  

#31 Mike Hilton | CB | Pittsburgh Steelers

Did not contribute in Steelers’ victory over Baltimore (39-38). 

#36 | Trae Elston | DB | Buffalo Bills

Did not contribute in the Bills’ victory over Indiana (13-7).  

#10 Donte Moncrief | WR | Indianapolis Colts

Did not contribute to the Colts’ loss to Buffalo (13-7). 


 #90 Robert Nkemdiche | DT | Arizona Cardinals

Did not contribute in Arizona’s victory over Tennessee (12-7).

#53 Carlos Thompson | LB | Los Angeles Rams

Did not contribute in the Rams’ loss to the Eagles (43-35).

#71 Channing Ward | DE | Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Member of the Bucs’ practice squad.

#65 Lavon Hooks | DE | Pittsburgh Steelers

Member of the Steelers’ practice squad.  

#99 Fadol Brown | DE | Oakland Raiders

Member of the Raiders’ practice squad.  

#88 Quincy Adeboyejo | WR | Baltimore Ravens

Member of the Ravens practice squad. 

#6 Chad Kelly | QB | Denver Broncos

Placed on injured reserve.

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