Jan. 12, 2013
Edwin Baker, running back | San Diego Chargers
2012 Season: Rookie spent 14 games on the practice squad before being signed to the 53-man roster . . . listed as inactive for the final two regular-season games (Week 16 at New York Jets and Week 17 vs. Oakland).
Plaxico Burress, wide receiver | Pittsburgh Steelers
2012 Season: Eleventh-year pro saw action in four games, including three starts . . . caught three passes for 42 yards (14.0 avg.) . . . had two catches for 24 yards in Week 17 vs. Cleveland, including a 12-yard touchdown grab . . . Career Highlights: Has started 138 of 148 career games . . . his career totals include 553 receptions for 8,499 yards (15.4 avg.) and 64 TDs . . . has four career 1,000-yard receiving seasons (2001, 2002, 2005 and 2007) . . . ranks among the NFL's active career leaders in TD receptions (tied for sixth), receiving yards (13th) and receptions (15th).
Garrett Celek, tight end | San Francisco 49ers
2012 Season: Rookie appeared in the last 13 regular-season games . . . had four receptions for 51 yards (12.8 avg.) . . . caught two passes for 41 yards (20.5 avg) in Week 16 at Seattle, including a season-long 35-yard grab . . . has compiled 155 production points on special teams.
Kyle Cook, center | Cincinnati Bengals
Kirk Cousins, quarterback | Washington Redskins
2012 Season: Fifth-year pro started AFC Wild Card game at Houston (Jan. 5, 2013) . . . appeared in four games, including starts in the last two regular-season games (Week 16 at Pittsburgh and Week 17 vs. Baltimore) . . . missed the first 12 games of the 2012 season with an ankle injury . . . Career Highlights: Has started 50 of 57 career games.
Rookie made his NFL playoff debut Jan. 6, 2012, vs. Seattle when starter Robert Griffin III left the game in the fourth quarter with a knee injury and connected on 3-of-10 passes for 31 yards against the Seahawks . . . appeared in three regular-season games, including one start . . . completed 33-of-48 throws (.688) for 466 yards, four touchdowns and three interceptions . . . also carried three times for 22 yards (7.3 avg.) . . . recorded a 38-21 win in his first career start in Week 15 at Cleveland, hitting 26-of-37 passes for 329 yards, two TDs and one interception . . . connected with Leonard Hankerson for scoring plays of 54 and 2 yards against the Browns . . . came off the bench to lead Washington to a 31-28 overtime victory over Baltimore in Week 14 . . . completed his only two pass attempts for 26 yards against the Ravens . . . his 11-yard TD toss to Pierre Garcon and 2-point run on a quarterback draw tied the game at 28 with 29 seconds left . . . went 5-of-9 for 111 yards, including a 77-yard TD strike to Santana Moss, and two interceptions in Week 5 vs. Atlanta.
Kellen Davis, tight end | Chicago Bears
2012 Season: Fifth-year pro started 15 of 16 games . . . set career highs for receptions (19) and receiving yards (229) . . . also had two TD receptions . . . caught at least one pass in 11 of 16 games . . . had three catches for 25 yards in Week 14 at Minnesota . . . had three receptions for 62 yards in Week 4 at Dallas . . . Career Highlights: Has started 35 of 80 career games . . . his career totals include 47 receptions for 529 yards (11.3 avg.) and 11 touchdowns.
Brandon Fields, punter | Miami Dolphins
2012 Season: Sixth-year pro led the NFL with his 50.2-yard punting average and ranked sixth in the league in his 41.2-yard net punting average . . . his 50.2-yard punting average is the third-highest single-season total in NFL history . . . tied for sixth in the AFC and tied for 11th in the NFL with 29 punts inside the opponent's 20-yard line . . . produced a season-long 67-yard punt in Week 10 vs. Tennessee . . . averaged 53.3 yards on six punts in Week 8 at New York Jets, including four placed inside the 20 . . . averaged 53.8 yards on six punts in Week 6 vs. St. Louis . . . averaged 58.8 yards on four punts in Week 3 vs. New York Jets . . . averaged 53.2 yards on six punts in Week 2 vs. Oakland, including four kicks inside the 20 . . . Career Highlights: Has appeared in 96 career games . . . has averaged 46.4 yards on 451 career punts (20,942), including 151 kicks downed inside the opponent's 20-yard line . . . his 46.4-yard career average ranks second in NFL history (minimum: 250 punts).
Greg Jones, linebacker | Jacksonville Jaguars
2012 Season: Second-year pro signed with Jacksonville in mid-November and appeared in six games before suffering a season-ending leg injury . . . credited with four total tackles . . . Career Highlights: Started five of 16 games and recorded 31 tackles as a rookie with (Super Bowl XLVI Champion) New York Giants in 2011.
Brian Hoyer, quarterback | Arizona Cardinals
2012 Season: Fourth-year pro saw action in two games for the Arizona Cardinals . . . completed 30-of-53 throws (.566) for 330 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions . . . earned his first career start in Week 17 regular-season finale at San Francisco . . . connected on 19-of-34 passes for 225 yards, one TD and one interception against the 49ers . . . saw his first action of the 2012 season in Week 16 vs. Chicago and hit 11-of-19 passes for 105 yards and one interception . . . claimed off waivers by Arizona on Dec. 10 . . . previously signed with Pittsburgh on Nov. 20 and spent two games on the active roster . . . Career Highlights: Has appeared in 15 career games . . . his career passing totals: 57 of 96 (.594) for 616 yards, two TDs and three interceptions . . . spent three seasons as Tom Brady's backup in New England (2009-11).
Keshawn Martin, wide receiver | Houston Texans
2012 Season: Rookie had three touches for 30 yards (one rush for 16 yards and two punt returns for 14 yards) in AFC Wild Card game vs. Cincinnati (Jan. 5, 2013) . . . appeared in all 16 regular-season games, including one start . . . accounted for 1,146 all-purpose yards on 67 touches (17.1 yards per play) . . . had 10 receptions for 85 yards (8.5 avg.) . . . rushed four times for 53 yards (13.3 avg.) . . . returned 31 kickoffs for 741 yards (23.9 avg.) . . . ranked ninth in the AFC and 17th in the NFL in kickoff returns (23.9 avg.) . . . returned 22 punts for 267 yards (12.1 avg.) . . . ranked fifth in the NFL in punt returns (12.1 avg.) . . . had breakout game in Week 11 vs. Jacksonville, scoring his first career touchdown on a 9-yard grab in the first quarter, returning a kickoff 54 yards in the second quarter and a punt 71 yards in the fourth quarter.
Ogemdi Nwagbuo, defensive tackle | Detroit Lions
2012 Season: Fourth-year pro signed to the 53-man roster on Dec. 19 following Nick Fairley's season-ending injury . . . made his only appearance in Week 17 regular-season finale vs. Chicago . . . listed as inactive for Week 16 game vs. Atlanta . . . Career Highlights: Has started six of 36 career games . . . his career totals include 44 total tackles and 1.5 sacks.
Domata Peko, defensive lineman | Cincinnati Bengals
2012 Season: Seventh-year pro started AFC Wild Card game at Houston (Jan. 5, 2013) and registered four tackles . . . started all 16 regular-season games . . . recorded 53 total tackles, including two sacks, and three passes defended . . . led the Bengal defensive line in tackles and ranked fifth on the team overall . . . matched his season high with six stops in Week 17 vs. Baltimore . . . also produced six tackles in Week 6 at Cleveland . . . Career Highlights: Has started 92 of 107 career games . . . his career totals include 346 tackles, 9.5 sacks, eight passes defended and three fumble recoveries . . . has paced the Bengal defensive tackle in three of the last four seasons.
Javon Ringer, running back | Tennessee Titans
2012 Season: Fourth-year pro spent the last five games on injured reserve (knee) . . . saw action in two regular-season games . . . carried two times for 14 yards (7.0 avg.) in Week 4 at Houston . . . caught three passes for 12 yards (4.0 avg.) in Week 5 at Minnesota . . . Career Highlights: Has appeared in 37 career games . . . his career totals include 120 carries for 486 yards (4.1 avg.) and three touchdowns . . . also has 38 career receptions for 243 yards (6.4 avg.).
Trenton Robinson, safety | San Francisco 49ers
2012 Season: Rookie appeared in the first three games of the regular season . . . listed as inactive for the last 13 games . . . credited with one special teams tackle and 40 production points.
Eric Smith, safety | New York Jets
2012 Season: Seventh-year pro saw action in 12 regular-season games, including two starting assignments . . . credited with 16 total tackles and four passes defended . . . recorded a season-high four tackles in Week 17 at Buffalo . . . his only interception of the 2012 season came in Week 11 at St. Louis . . . Career Highlights: Has started 36 of 96 career games . . . his career totals include 306 tackles, six interceptions, 27 passes defended and four fumble recoveries.
Drew Stanton, quarterback | Indianapolis Colts
2012 Season: Fifth-year pro served as Andrew Luck's backup . . . Career Highlights: Has started four of 12 career games . . . has completed 104-of-187 career passes (.556) for 1,158 yards, five touchdowns and nine interceptions . . . has rushed 30 times for 166 yards (5.5 avg.) and two TDs . . . has two career 200-yard passing games.
Kevin Vickerson, defensive tackle | Denver Broncos
2012 Season: Seventh-year pro set career highs for games played (16) and starts (14) . . . recorded 40 total tackles, including two sacks . . . helped anchored a Bronco defensive unit that ranked third in the NFL against the run, allowing only 91.1 yards per game . . . Denver also tied Houston for the fewest rushing touchdowns allowed (5) during the regular season . . . Career Highlights: Has started 32 of 60 career games . . . his career totals include 131 tackles, 5.5 sacks, one interception, eight passes defended and two forced fumbles.
Jerel Worthy, defensive tackle | Green Bay Packers
2012 Season: Sidelined for Green Bay's 2013 playoff run after suffering a knee injury in the Week 17 regular-season finale at Minnesota . . . rookie appeared in 14 games, including four starts . . . credited with 14 total tackles, including 2.5 sacks . . . recorded three tackles and forced a fumble in Week 15 at Chicago . . . posted three stops, including a sack, in Week 6 at Houston . . . produced three tackles, including a sack, in his first career start in Week 2 vs. Chicago.