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Cal in the NFL: C.J. Anderson ends Patriots' perfect season

Way to go C.J. Anderson! His big run during overtime sealed victory for the Broncos and ruined the Patriots' perfect record.

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Lorenzo Alexander: LB, Oakland Raiders (5-6)

Alexander played during the Raiders 24-21 road win against the Tennessee Titans, but did not record any statistics.

Tyson Alualu: DE, Jacksonville Jaguars (4-7)

Alualu started for the ninth time in 11 games, but his only statistic was one target as a receiver, interestingly enough. The Jaguars took a tough 31-25 loss at home against the San Diego Chargers. If the Jaguars had found a way to win then they would have been in the thick of the AFC Wildcard race just one game behind.

Of course, they failed to deliver against a team they probably should have beaten. Who would have thought that entering the season?

C.J. Anderson: RB, Denver Broncos (9-2)

Anderson was the star of the show for the Cal representatives in the NFL during week 12 of the season. He rushed the ball 15 times for 113 yards and two touchdowns, including the game-winning 48 yard run to win the game in overtime.

It was a great moment which ended the New England Patriots bid for a perfect season. The final score was 30-24. Anderson also caught four passes for 40 yards.

Here is his full game highlight and press conference.

Bryan Anger: P, Jacksonville Jaguars (4-7)

Anger punted three times with an average of 41.3 yards per punt (30.3) net. He also managed to have a punt of 50 yards or more for the 10th time in 11 games this season.

Chris Conte: S, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-6)

The Bucs took a heavy loss against the Matt Hasslebeck-led Indianapolis Colts by a score of 25-12. Conte tallied one tackle and 1/2 tackle for a loss.

Brian de la Puente: OL, Washington Redskins (5-6)

De la Puente did not play during the Redskins' 20-14 win against the New York Giants which took the Redskins to first place in the NFC East.

Chris Harper: WR, New England Patriots (10-1)

Harper returned one punt for 17 yards during the Patriots' first loss of the season. Unfortunately, Harper also lost a punt which set the Broncos up for a touchdown.

The Patriots released Harper on Monday.

DeSean Jackson: WR, Washington Redskins (5-6)

Jackson caught two passes for 66 yards, including a 63-yard touchdown as the Redskins beat the Giants to take control of first place in the NFC East.

Marvin Jones: WR, Cincinnati Bengals (9-2)

Jones caught two passes for 25 yards and a 30-yard rush on a reverse. The Bengals snapped their two-game losing streak by clobbering the St. Louis Rams 31-7.

Cameron Jordan: DE, New Orleans Saints (4-7)

Remember when the Saints had revived their season? They clawed back into the playoff picture after a horrible start, but have since turned into every bit the dumpster fire they started the season as.

This week they were beaten handily by the Houston Texans 24-6.

The wheels have officially fallen off in Houston, but Jordan has put together a good season. Against the Texans he recorded four tackles, one sack, one tackle for a loss and one quarterback hit.

Mychal Kendricks: LB, Philadelphia Eagles (4-7)

Speaking of dumpster fires ... Chip Kelly's reign as supreme leader of the Eagles organization is quickly becoming a train wreck.

When they lost 45-17 at home to the Buccaneers during week 11 it was safe to assume that was the low point of the Kelly era, but then this week happened.

The Eagles were embarrassed Thanksgiving day on national television by the suddenly surging Detroit Lions 45-14.

Kendricks recorded seven tackles and one quarterback hurry.

L.P. Ladouceur: LS, Dallas Cowboys (3-8)

Ladouceur played in his 168th consecutive game as the Cowboys lost 33-14 to the Carolina Panthers.

Marshawn Lynch: RB, Seattle Seahawks (6-5)

Beast Mode missed out on his team's 39-30 win against the Pittsburgh Steelers due to hernia surgery.

Alex Mack: C, Cleveland Browns (2-9)

Mack and the Browns took a devastating, gut-wrenching defeat to the Baltimore Ravens at home on Monday Night Football.

The Browns were setting up for the game-winning field goal when it was blocked and returned for a touchdown as time expired.

Only the Browns ...

Chris McCain: LB, Miami Dolphins (4-7)

In what is becoming a weekly guessing game as to whether McCain will be active or not, this week he was inactive. The Dolphins lost 38-20 to the New York Jets. McCain has played in six of the Dolphins' 11 games this season.

Brandon Mebane: DT, Seattle Seahawks (6-5)

Mebane totaled two tackles and one tackle for a loss against the Steelers.

Ron Rivera: HC, Carolina Panthers (11-0)

Rivera's Panthers took out the Cowboys, and Tony Romo, on Thanksgiving. Here is his press conference and locker room postgame video.

Aaron Rodgers: QB, Green Bay Packers (7-4)

Rodgers and the Packers have now lost four of their last five games after dropping a home matchup with the Chicago Bears 17-13.

Rodgers went 22-43 for 202 yards with one touchdown and one interception. The Packers are now one game behind the Minnesota Vikings for first place in the NFC North.

Here is video of his 25-yard touchdown pass.

Richard Rodgers: TE, Green Bay Packers (7-4)

Rodgers caught four passes for 40 yards.

Richard Rodgers Sr. : Ast. DB's Coach, Carolina Panthers (11-0)

Shoutout to Richard Rodgers Sr., who is a member of the defensive coaching staff of the league's last remaining unbeaten team.

Jeremy Ross: WR/RET, Oakland Raiders (5-6)

Ross contributed four kick returns for 91 yards and four punt returns for 49 yards in his Raiders debut.

Mitchell Schwartz: OT, Cleveland Browns (2-9)

Schwartz extended his consecutive games played streak, but took another loss.

Craig Stevens: TE, Tennessee Titans (2-9)

Stevens caught a 20-yard touchdown pass! It was his first touchdown since 2012! Here is the video!

Nick Sundberg: LS, Washington Redskins (5-6)

Sundberg performed the long snapping duties once again and recorded a tackle also.

Shane Vereen: RB, New York Giants (5-6)

Vereen contributed two rushes for 15 yards and four passes for 21 yards as the Giants let an opportunity to take complete control of the NFC East slip away during a 20-14 loss to the Redskins.

Steve Williams: CB, San Diego Chargers (3-8)

Williams recorded one pass breakup during San Diego's surprise win against the Jaguars.

Check back next week to see how the Cal players in the NFL fared during week 13 of the season.