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Chargers’ Hayward adds to his interception total

San Diego Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward celebrates with teammates after an interception during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, in San Diego.
San Diego Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward celebrates with teammates after an interception during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, in San Diego. AP

In his first season with the San Diego Chargers, former Perry standout Casey Hayward continues to have a strong season.

Hayward had an interception against Tennessee, and he now has five for the season. Hayward also has 41 tackles for the season.

Here’s a look at how the other Middle Georgians in the NFL fared this weekend:

Darqueze Dennard (Twiggs County) Cincinnati: One tackle against Washington.

Bud Dupree (Wilkinson County) Pittsburgh: Injured list.

Leonard Floyd (Dodge County) Chicago: Off week.

Kareem Jackson (Westside) Houston: Off week.

Charles Johnson (Hawkinsville) Carolina: One tackle, one pass defensed against Los Angeles.

Abry Jones (Northside) Jacksonville: Two tackles against Kansas City.

Marquette King (Rutland) Oakland: Four punts for a 42.3-yard average against Denver.

Keith Mumphery (Dooly County) Houston: Off week.

Steven Nelson (Northside) Kansas City: Two tackles, one quarterback hit, three passes defensed and fumble recovery against Jacksonville.

Demarcus Robinson (Peach County) Kansas City: Played 19 plays on special teams against Jacksonville.

DeAndre Smelter (Tattnall Square) San Francisco: Practice squad.

Demaryius Thomas (West Laurens) Denver: Five catches for 56 yards against Oakland.

Erik Walden (Dublin) Indianapolis: One tackle, one sack, one quarterback hit against Green Bay.

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