Irish in the NFL: Will Fuller shines in loss

Former Irish receiver Will Fuller had the best statistical week of the former Notre Dame players in the NFL.

Week 3 of the NFL season is in the books. As usual, some of your favorite former Irish players made their way into the respective box scores of their team’s games.

Here are the numbers from those box scores.

Golden Tate, WR, Lions

Tate caught eight passes for 69 yards in Detroit’s 26-10 win over the Patriots.

Theo Riddick, RB, Lions

Riddick caught three passes for 36 yards in the Detroit win.

Romeo Okwara, DE, Lions

Okwara logged two tackles in the win over New England.

Sheldon Day, DT, 49ers

Day defended a pass in San Fran’s 38-27 loss to the Chiefs.

Kyle Rudolph, TE, Vikings

Rudolph caught five passes for 48 yards and a score in Minnesota’s 27-6 loss to the Bills.

Harrison Smith, S, Vikings

Smith logged five tackles, a sack and a force dfumble in the loss to Buffalo.

Matthias Farley, S, Colts

Farley had one tackle in the 20-16 loss to the Eagles.

Josh Adams, RB, Eagles

Adams ran the ball six times for 30 yards in the win over the Colts.

Tyler Eifert, TE, Bengals

Eifert caught six passes for 74 yards in a 31-21 loss to the Panthers.

Will Fuller, WR, Texans

Fuller had a huge day, caughting five balls for 101 yards and a touchdown in a 27-22 loss to the Giants.

Isaac Rochelle, DE Chargers

Rochelle logged two tackles in a 35-23 loss to the Rams.

Jaylon Smith, LB, Cowboys

Smith got in on eight tackles in a 24-13 loss to the Seahawks.

Stephon Tuitt, DE, Steelers

Tuitt logged two tackles in Pittsburgh’s 30-27 win over the Buccanneers.