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Sooners In The NFL | Week Thirteen

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As they are wont to do, the action this week in the NFL for former Sooners was led by two former OU greats at the running back positions. Adrian Peterson and DeMarco Murray contributed significantly to their teams' respective wins.

Peterson also became the fourth fastest player in the history of the NFL to eclipse the 10,000 yards rushing mark, which is an incredibly impressive accomplishment for the former OU All-American.

Other items of note: both Stacy McGee and Donald Stephenson continue to hold down starting jobs. Frank Alexander got a start as well for Carolina. And the Monday night match-up will have a bit of an OU feel with the Saints having three former Sooners on their roster.

Frank Alexander (Panthers) - started, 1 tackle

Sam Bradford (Rams) - out for the season

Ryan Broyles (Lions) - out for the season

Chris Chester (Redskins) - started at right guard

Jamell Fleming (Jaguars) - not active

Dominique Franks (Falcons) - played, no stats

Jermaine Gresham (Bengals) - played, no stats

James Hanna (Cowboys) - played, no stats

Garrett Hartley (Saints) - 0/0 FGs, 1/1 XPs

Tony Jefferson (Cardinals) - played, no stats

Lane Johnson (Eagles) - started at right tackle

Landry Jones (Steelers) - not active

Davin Joseph (Bucs) - started at right guard

Travis Lewis (Lions) - 1 special teams tackle

Phil Loadholt (Vikings) - started at right tackle

Curtis Lofton (Saints) - 12 tackles, 2 tackles for loss

Gerald McCoy (Bucs) - started, no stats

Stacy McGee (Raiders) - started, no stats

DeMarco Murray (Cowboys) - 17 rushes for 64 yards 3 TDs, 5 catches for 39 yards

Adrian Peterson (Vikings) - 35 rushes for 211 yards, 2 catches for 0 yards

Donald Stephenson (Chiefs) - started at right tackle

Kenny Stills (Saints) - 1 catch for 3 yards

Trent Williams (Redskins) - started at left tackle