Marcus Thigpen (2) returned a pair of kickoffs for 69 total yards for Miami this weekend.
Indiana has several active alumni in the NFL, and the ranks of former Hoosiers playing professionally has swelled this season, with the addition of Marcus Thigpen to the Miami Dolphins. Each week, InsideIndiana.com will run down how each former Hoosier fared in the previous weekend.
James Brewer — offensive lineman, New York Giants
Brewer did not appear in the Giants’ 26-3 win against San Francisco this past weekend. So far, he has appeared in two of New York’s six games. The Giants (4-2) next host Washington at 1 p.m. Sunday.
Tandon Doss — wide receiver, Baltimore Ravens
Doss had no catches in the Ravens’ 31-29 win against Dallas on Sunday. On the season, he has two receptions for 45 yards. Baltimore (5-1) next travels to Houston for a 1 p.m. Sunday game.
Tracy Porter — cornerback/nickel back, Denver Broncos
Porter missed Denver’s come-from-behind 35-24 win against San Diego through illness. The Broncos (3-3) have a bye next weekend.
Courtney Roby — wide receiver, New Orleans Saints
Roby and the Saints had a bye this weekend. New Orleans (1-4) next travels to Tampa Bay for a 1 p.m. Sunday kickoff.
Roger Saffold — offensive tackle, St. Louis Rams
Saffold is on the bench with a sprained MCL, which has kept him sidelined for several weeks. The Rams lost to Miami 17-14 in his absence this past weekend. St. Louis (3-3) hosts Green Bay at 1 p.m. Sunday.
Marcus Thigpen — running back/kick returner, Miami Dolphins
Thigpen returned two kickoffs for 69 total yards in the Dolphins’ 17-14 win against St. Louis. Miami (3-3) has a bye this coming week.