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A look at how NFL players with local ties fared in Week 16:

• San Diego DL Ryon Bingham (Alta HS) came off the bench and had a quarterback hurry in win over the Buccaneers.

• Philadelphia LB Stewart Bradley (Highland HS) led defense with 10 total tackles in loss to the Redskins.

• Green Bay DB Jarrett Bush (Utah State) struggled mightily on special teams in loss to the Bears, and was credited with a fumble on a punt that led to a Chicago TD.

• Buffalo OL Kirk Chambers (Provo HS) started and helped his offense rush for two touchdowns and surrender just one sack in win over the Broncos.

• Cincinnati FB/TE Daniel Coats (Northridge HS/BYU) came off the bench and made some key blocks in win over the Browns.

• Washington TE Chris Cooley (Logan HS/Utah State) had four catches for 28 yards in win over the Eagles.

• Miami DL John Denney (BYU) continued in role as long snapper and made a special teams tackle in win over the Chiefs.

• Buffalo DL Ryan Denney (BYU) had four total tackles, including one for a loss, and defensed a pass in win over the Broncos.

• Cincinnati DE Jonathan Fanene (Utah) started and had one tackle in win over the Browns.

• Arizona DB Aaron Francisco (BYU) played on special teams before suffering a rib injury in loss to the Patriots.

• Tennessee RB Quinton Ganther (Utah) returned to action after missing one game, and recorded no stats in win over the Steelers.

• Carolina OL Jordan Gross (Utah) helped offense rush for 4.5 yards per carry and score four touchdowns on the ground in loss to the Giants.

• San Diego LB Marques Harris (SUU) played as a reserve and recorded a special teams tackle in win over the Buccaneers.

• Pittsburgh NT Chris Hoke (BYU) flagged for a costly penalty on a field goal attempt that kept a drive alive and culminated with a touchdown in loss to the Titans.

• N.Y. Giants LB Bryan Kehl (Brighton HS/BYU) played as a reserve and recorded a special teams tackle in win over the Panthers.

• Pittsburgh DL Brett Keisel (BYU) returned to the starting lineup and assisted on a tackle in loss to the Titans.

• Pittsburgh OL Chris Kemoeatu (Utah) entire O-line struggled, but he did recover two fumbles in loss to the Titans.

• Dallas OL Pat McQuistan (Weber State) played as a reserve in loss to the Ravens.

• Baltimore DL Haloti Ngata (Highland HS) recorded three total tackles after a Pro Bowl snub earlier in the week in win over the Cowboys.

• Tampa Bay OL Donald Penn (Utah State) helped offense gain 343 yards in loss to the Chargers.

• Green Bay LB Brady Poppinga (BYU) did not start, but played a lot and made three tackles in loss to the Bears.

• N.Y. Jets DL Sione Pouha (East HS/Utah) came off the bench and had a tackle in loss to the Seahawks.

• Kansas City WR Kevin Robinson (Utah State) returned three kickoffs for 58 yards, and fumbled one that led to a Dolphins touchdown in loss.

• San Francisco OL Barry Sims (Park City HS/Utah) started and played the entire game, helping his team to a win over the Rams.

• Carolina WR Steve Smith (Utah) had three catches for 47 yards in loss to the Giants.

• Miami DT Paul Soliai (Utah) played as a reserve and recorded no stats in win over the Chiefs.

• Minnesota FB Naufahu Tahi started at fullback and had a reception that went for minus-1 yard, and returned a kickoff for 11 yards in loss to the Falcons.

• Chicago OL John Tait (BYU) helped his offense gain just 216 yards against a poor defense in win over the Packers.

• Cleveland OL Scott Young (Hillcrest HS/BYU) dressed, but did not play in loss to the Bengals.

• Oakland WR Todd Watkins (BYU) played as a reserve and recorded no stats in win over the Texans.

• San Diego DB Eric Weddle (Utah) had nine tackles at safety, defensed a pass, and had a special teams tackle in win over the Buccaneers.

• The following players were declared inactive by their respective teams: Miami QB John Beck (BYU); Baltimore OL David Hale (Weber State); Carolina DE Ma'ake Kemoeatu (Utah); San Francisco QB Jamie Martin (Weber State); Miami OL Shawn Murphy (Lone Peak HS/Utah State); N.Y. Jets QB Brett Ratliff (Utah).

• The following players are on the injured reserve list and out for the season: Oakland OL Paul McQuistan (Weber State); Denver WR Clifford Russell (Utah); San Francisco QB Alex Smith (Utah).