Cyclones in the NFL: Week two recap

Writtn by Jared Stansbury, Intern

Week two of the NFL season once again saw former Cyclones making impacts for their teams. We’ll recap what went down for you right here at 

*** Leonard Johnson, cornerback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, finished with three tackles and one pass deflection in the Bucs 16-14 loss to the New Orleans Saints. Johnson now has 12 tackles, 11 solo, and two pass deflections on the year.

*** Rookie linebacker for the Philadelphia Eagles, Jake Knott, picked up one tackle this week in the Eagles’ 33-30 loss to the San Diego Chargers. The one tackle gave Knott two tackles in the first two weeks of his rookie campaign.

*** Kelechi Osemele started his 18th career game on the offensive line for the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens picked up a 14-6 win over the Cleveland Browns. 

*** Ahtyba Rubin has been one former Cyclone that hasn’t gotten a chance to play yet for the Cleveland Browns. Rubin has been sidelined for the first two weeks of the year with a calf injury.

*** Seneca Wallace’s Green Bay Packers picked up a 38-20 win over the Washington Redskins. Wallace has not seen action yet this year, as he backs up Aaron Rodgers.

*** A.J. Klein did not record any stats for the second consecutive week in the Carolina Panthers’ 24-23 loss to the Buffalo Bills.

*** Tim Dobbins of the Houston Texans also did not record any stats this week. The Texans beat the Tennessee Titans 30-24 this weekend.

Former Cyclones NFL Week 3 Schedules (Opponent, Time, TV Listing)

Jake Knott, Philadelphia Eagles (Kansas City Chiefs, Thursday @ 8:25 ET, NFL Network)

Seneca Wallace, Green Bay Packers (@ Cincinnati Bengals, 1:00 ET, FOX)

Ahtyba Rubin, Cleveland Browns (@ Tennessee Titans, 1:00 ET, CBS)

Leonard Johnson, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@ New England Patriots, 1:00 ET, FOX)

A.J. Klein, Carolina Panthers (New York Giants, 1:00 ET, FOX)

Tim Dobbins, Houston Texans (@ Baltimore Ravens, 1:00 ET, CBS)

Kelechi Osemele, Baltimore Ravens (Houston Texans, 1:00 ET, CBS)

Jared Stansbury


Jared a native of Clarinda, Iowa, started as the Cyclone Fanatic intern in August 2013, primarily working as a videographer until starting on the women’s basketball beat prior to the 2014-15 season. Upon earning his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State in May 2016, Jared was hired as the site’s full-time staff writer, taking over as the primary day-to-day reporter on football and men’s basketball. He was elevated to the position of managing editor in January 2020. He is a regular contributor on 1460 KXNO in Des Moines and makes regular guest appearances on radio stations across the Midwest. Jared resides in Ankeny with his four-year-old puggle, Lolo.