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Walden’s pressure helps Colts knock off Titans

Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Erik Walden (93) sacks Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) during the first half on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. The Colts won the game 24-17.
Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Erik Walden (93) sacks Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) during the first half on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. The Colts won the game 24-17. TNS

Erik Walden, a former Dublin standout, had three tackles, including a sack and two tackles for loss, in the Indianapolis Colts’ win over Tennessee on Sunday.

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

Darqueze Dennard (Twiggs County) Cincinnati: Five tackles against Buffalo.

Bud Dupree (Wilkinson County) Pittsburgh: Played one play on defense against Cleveland.

Leonard Floyd (Dodge County) Chicago: Two tackles, one tackle for loss against the New York Giants.

Casey Hayward (Perry) San Diego: Off week.

Kareem Jackson (Westside) Houston: Three tackles against Oakland.

Charles Johnson (Hawkinsville) Carolina: Three tackles, one quarterback hit, one pass defensed against New Orleans.

Abry Jones (Northside) Jacksonville: Five tackles, one tackle for loss, one pass defensed against Detroit.

Marquette King (Rutland) Oakland: Three punts for a 49.7-yard average against Houston.

Keith Mumphery (Dooly County) Houston: Two catches for 12 yards against Oakland.

Steven Nelson (Northside) Kansas City: Seven tackles, one pass defensed, one fumble recovery against Tampa Bay.

Demarcus Robinson (Peach County) Kansas City: Played on 14 plays on special teams against Tampa Bay.

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

Demaryius Thomas (West Laurens) Denver: Off week.

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