Hopkins, Watkins highlight NFL Tigers in Week 17


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DeAndre Hopkins joined some elite company Sunday with yet another strong game for the Houston Texans. Hopkins had seven catches for 89 yards for the playoff-bound Texans in their win over Jacksonville to become the second player to surpass 3,500 yards receiving before his 24th birthday. The other player to do so? Randy Moss. Hopkins finishes the regular season with 104 catches for 1,432 yards and 11 touchdowns.

Bashaud Breeland (Washington), Jaron Brown, Chandler Catanzaro, Andre Ellington (all with Arizona), Martavis Bryant (Pittsburgh) and Brandon Thompson (Cincinnati) are also in the playoffs.

Dwayne Allen, TE, Indianapolis: Injured list.
Stephone Anthony, LB, New Orleans: Five tackles against Atlanta.
Tavaris Barnes, DE, New Orleans: Did not play against Atlanta.
Isaiah Battle, St. Louis: Inactive against San Francisco.
Vic Beasley, DE, Atlanta: Played 31 plays on defense against New Orleans.
Andre Branch, DE, Jacksonville: Four tackles, one quarterback hit against Houston.
Bashaud Breeland, DB, Washington: Four tackles, one pass defensed against Dallas.
Kourtnei Brown, LB, Tampa Bay: Inactive against Carolina.
Dequan Bowers, DE, Tampa Bay: Two tackles against Carolina.
Crezdon Butler, DB, Detroit: Played three plays on special teams against Chicago.
Jaron Brown, WR, Arizona: Zero catches against Seattle.
Martavis Bryant, WR, Pittsburgh: One catch for zero yards against Cleveland.
Chandler Catanzaro, PK, Arizona: One missed field goal, one missed extra point against Seattle.
Kavell Conner, LB, San Diego: Inactive against Denver.
Corey Crawford, Washington: Practice squad.
Andre Ellington, RB, Arizona: Two carries for 2 yards against Seattle.
Marcus Gilchrist, SS, New York Jets: Four tackles against Buffalo.
Malliciah Goodman, DE, Atlanta: Inactive against New Orleans.
Chris Hairston, T, San Diego: Played five plays on offense against Denver.
DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Houston: Seven catches for 89 yards against Jacksonville.
Adam Humphries, WR, Tampa Bay: Zero catches against Carolina.
Grady Jarrett, DT, Atlanta: Played 17 plays on defense against New Orleans.
Jarvis Jenkins, DE, Chicago: Inactive against Detroit.
Byron Maxwell, CB, Philadelphia: Injured list.
Antoine McClain, T, Arizona: Practice list.
Jonathan Meeks, Buffalo: One special teams tackle against the New York Jets.
Bradley Pinion, P, San Francisco: Five punts, 39.0-yard average against St. Louis.
Coty Sensabaugh, CB, Tennessee: Seven tackles against Indianapolis.
Tyler Shatley, G, Jacksonville: Played one play on offense, nine plays on special teams against Houston.
C.J. Spiller, RB, New Orleans: Injured list.
Tony Steward, LB, Buffalo: Injured list.
Brandon Thomas, T, San Francisco: Inactive against St. Louis.
Brandon Thompson, DT, Cincinnati: One tackle, two quarterback hits against Baltimore.
Sammy Watkins, WR, Buffalo: Eleven catches for 136 yards against the New York Jets.
Charlie Whitehurst, QB, Indianapolis: Injured list.
DeShawn Williams, DL, Cincinnati: Practice squad.

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