Penn State in the NFL (Week 6): Amani Oruwariye Gets Another Pick, Freiermuth Reaches New Career-Highs

By Matthew Filipovits on October 20, 2021 at 8:00 am
Lions cornerback Amani Oruwariye (24) celebrates an interception against the Ravens during the second half of the Lions' 19-17 loss at Ford Field on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021.
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Oruwariye Gets Another Pick

Former Penn State cornerback Amani Oruwariye has been one of the few bright spots for the Detroit Lions this season. The third-year pro pulled in his third pick of the season, tying him for second in the NFL.

Freiermuth Registers Career Highs

It hasn't taken tight end Pat Freiermuth long to entrench himself as an important part of the Pittsburgh offense. On Sunday Night Football against the Seahawks, Freiermuth racked up his new career-highs in targets, receptions, receiving yards, and offensive snaps. He came down with receptions on all 7 of his targets, while accounting for 58 total yards. He was also on the field for 45 of the team's offensive snaps (60%).


Tampa Bay Buccaneers 28, Philadelphia Eagles 22

  • Chris Godwin (Buccaneers): 5 catches, 43 yards
  • Miles Sanders (Eagles): 9 carries, 56 yards, 2 catches, 10 yards

Jacksonville Jaguars 23, Miami Dolphins 20

  • Mike Gesicki (Dolphins): 8 catches, 115 yards

Green Bay Packers 24, Chicago bears 14

  • Adrian Amos (Packers): 3 tackles (3 solo)
  • Allen Robinson (Bears): 4 catches, 53 yards

Cincinnati Bengals 34, Detroit Lions 11

  • Amani Oruwariye (Lions): 2 tackles (1 solo), 1 interception

Los Angeles Rams 38, New York Giants 11

  • Nick Scott (Rams): 2 tackles
  • Austin Johnson (Giants): 6 tackles

Las Vegas Raiders 34, Denver Broncos 24

  • Carl Nassib (Raiders): 1 tackle (1 solo)

Dallas Cowboys 34, New England Patriots 29

  • Micah Parsons (Cowboys): 5 tackles (3 solo)

Pittsburgh Steelers 23, Dallas Cowboys 20

  • Pat Freiermuth (Steelers): 7 catches, 58 yards
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