Okies in the NFL, Week 6
Former OU running back DeMarco Murray had to leave the Dallas Cowboys game against Washington with a knee sprain.
Murray rushed for 29 yards on seven carries and scored on a 3-yard touchdown run.
Murray’s replacement was former OSU running back Joseph Randle, who scored his first NFL touchdown on a two-yard run in the
the fourth quarter.
Randle had 17 yards rushing on 11 carries.
Another former OSU star, receiver Dez Bryant was held to five catches for 36 yards.
The Cowboys beat the Redskins 31-16.
Former Sooner Sam Bradford threw for three touchdown passes as the St. Louis Rams routed Houston 38-13 in Texas on Sunday.
Bradford was an efficient 12 of 16 for 117 yards to go with his three TD passes.
Former OU receiver Kenny Stills caught his first touchdown as a pro on Sunday, putting New Orleans ahead of New England 27-23, before Tom Brady led the Patriots back to win the game 30-27.
Stills finished the game with three catches for 64 yards and the 34-yard TD catch.
In that same game, former OU kicker Garrett Hartley kicked field goals of 28 and 39 yards in the losing effort for the Saints.
Former OSU quarterback Brandon Weeden was trying to lead Cleveland to a fourth straight win, but the Browns fell short at home against Detroit 31-17.
Weeden threw for 292 yards and two touchdowns, but also threw two interceptions, including one late in the game that led to the clinching touchdown by the Lions.
Former OSU running back Kendall Hunter had just three carries for 11 yards rushing as San Francisco beat Arizona 32-20, but Hunter scored on a six-yard touchdown run late in the game to help clinch the win for the 49ers.
Former OSU receiver Justin Blackmon had a big day for Jacksonville, catching 14 passes for 190 yards, as the Jaguars lost to Denver 35-19.
In that same game, former Heritage Hall star Wes Welker had six catches for 63 yards and a 20-yard touchdown for the Broncos.