Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills: The second-year quarterback completed 22 of 41 passes for 266 yards during the Bills’ 19-16 loss at Cleveland. He also rushed for 28 yards and two touchdowns on six carries. Allen was sacked once for a loss of six yards and was credited with a fumble.
The 23-year-old has completed 170 of 284 passes for 1,919 yards, 10 touchdowns and seven interceptions this season. He has rushed for 275 yards and six touchdowns on 67 carries. Allen has been sacked 22 times for losses of 124 yards. He has fumbled 11 times and lost three.
Marcus Epps, Philadelphia Eagles: The rookie safety was claimed off of waivers Wednesday. The Eagles had a bye week Sunday.
Epps had one tackle in eight games with the Minnesota Vikings this season.
Austin Fort, Denver Broncos: The rookie tight end is on injured reserve after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament during the preseason.
Rico Gafford, Oakland Raiders: The wide receiver is on the Raiders’ practice squad.
Tashaun Gipson, Houston Texans: The eighth-year safety and the Texans had a bye Sunday.
Gipson has 25 tackles (16 solo), four passes defenses, two interceptions and a defensive touchdown in seven games this season.
Carl Granderson, New Orleans Saints: The rookie defensive end was inactive for the Saints’ 26-9 loss to visiting Atlanta.
Granderson has three tackles and a sack in four games this season.
Brian Hill, Atlanta Falcons: The third-year running back had 20 carries for 61 yards – both team highs – in a 26-9 win at New Orleans. He also caught one pass for a 10-yard touchdown.
The 6-foot-1, 219-pounder has 28 carries for 101 yards and a touchdown in five games this season. He also has caught three passes for 24 yards and a touchdown.
Jacob Hollister, Seattle Seahawks: The third-year tight end and the Seahawks play at San Francisco tonight.
The 25-year-old has nine catches for 75 yards in four games this season.
Mark Nzeocha, San Francisco 49ers: The fifth-year linebacker and the 49ers host Seattle tonight.
The 6-foot-3, 235-pounder has five tackles (four solo) and an interception in eight games this season.
Mike Purcell, Denver Broncos: The fourth-year pro and the Broncos had a bye Sunday.
Purcell has 18 tackles (12 solo) in six games this season.
Chase Roullier, Washington Redskins: The third-year center and the Redskins had a bye Sunday.
Andrew Wingard, Jacksonville Jaguars: The rookie and the Jaguars had a bye Sunday.
Wingard has eight tackles (seven solo) in nine games this season.
Eddie Yarbrough, Buffalo Bills: The third-year defensive end is on the Bills’ practice squad.