#ProBigRed: Huskers in the NFL – Divisional Round



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10 former Huskers saw action in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs last weekend, with eight seeing action on the field and two coaching on the sidelines.

Zac Taylor (Bengals) improved his career playoff record to 5-1, advancing to his second consecutive AFC Championship Game. Daniel Bullocks’ (49ers) safeties unit helped San Francisco’s secondary record two interceptions and limited Dak Prescott to 206 passing yards.

Cam Taylor-Britt (Bengals) had six tackles and two pass deflections and picked off Josh Allen with 1:02 remaining in the game to seal Cincinnati’s 27-10 win at Buffalo on Sunday.

Luke Gifford (Cowboys) made one tackle on Dallas’ special teams unit, while Brett Maher converted on field goals of 25 and 43 yards in the Cowboys’ 19-12 setback at San Francisco.

A complete list of statistics by former Huskers in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs is below.

HUSKERS IN THE AFC

AFC NORTH

Cincinnati Bengals (W, 27-10 at Buffalo)
WR Stanley Morgan Jr.: Appeared in nine percent of offensive snaps and played 68 percent of the snaps on special teams.

CB Cam Taylor-Britt: Totaled six tackles and two pass deflections and pulled in an interception with 1:02 left to help seal the Bengals’ 27-10 road win on Sunday.

Head Coach Zac Taylor: Improved his career record in the playoffs to 5-1 and advanced to his second consecutive AFC Championship Game.

AFC WEST

Kansas City Chiefs (W, 27-20 vs. Jacksonville)
DB Dicaprio Bootle: Did Not Play (Practice Squad)

HUSKERS IN THE NFC

NFC EAST

Dallas Cowboys (L, 19-12 at San Francisco)
OL Matt Farniok: Did Not Play (Reserve/Designated to Return)

LB Luke Gifford: Made one tackle while playing in 88 percent of the snaps on special teams.

To Brett Maher: Made field goals of 25 and 43 yards on Sunday.

New York Giants (L, 38-7 at Philadelphia)
OL Nick Gates: Tallied one tackle while appearing in 44 percent of the offensive snaps and four percent of snaps on special teams.

Philadelphia Eagles (W, 38-7 vs. New York Giants)
TE Jack Stoll: Played in 53 percent of the snaps on offense and 46 percent of special teams snaps.

OL Cam Jurgens: Appeared in four percent of offensive snaps and 25 percent of the snaps on special teams.

DL Ndamukong Suh: Played in 29 percent of the snaps on defense and four percent of special teams snaps.

NFC WEST

San Francisco 49ers (W, 19-12 vs. Dallas)
Assistant Coach (Safeties) Daniel Bullocks: His secondary unit had two interceptions and helped limit Dak Prescott to 206 passing yards.

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