Wildcats in the NFL: Pringle snatches first touchdown of his season

Junior wide receiver Byron Pringle runs the ball during the K-State football game against Iowa in Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Nov. 25, 2017. (Archive photo by Nathan Jones | Collegian Media Group)

D.J. Reed, CB, New York Jets

Reed has continued to excel in his first season with the Jets as he recorded six more tackles in the Jets 31-10 home victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday. Recording 54 tackles on the season, Reed is on pace to set a career high in tackles this season.

Byron Pringle, WR, Chicago Bears

Pringle caught two passes for 12 yards and scored his first touchdown in a Bears uniform on Sunday in Chicago’s 31-10 loss to the New York Jets. He has spent most of the season on injured reserve with a calf injury.

Tyler Lockett, WR, Seattle Seahawks

Lockett hauled in three receptions for 68 yards and a touchdown in the Seahawks 40-34 overtime loss to the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday. His 708 receiving yards puts him at 17th in the league in receiving yards and his six touchdown receptions has him tied for seventh in that category. He is also tied for 14th in receptions with 57 on the season.

Timmy Horne, DT, Atlanta Falcons

Horne recorded three tackles in the Falcons 19-13 loss to the Washington Commanders on Sunday. Horne has now recorded multiple tackles in three consecutive games and in four of his last five games.

Duke Shelley, CB, Minnesota Vikings

The former Wildcat and Chicago Bear recorded six tackles in the Vikings Thanksgiving victory over the New England Patriots. The six tackles tied a career-high for the fourth year defensive back.

Jordan Willis, DE, San Francisco 49ers

Willis has spent most of the season on injured reserve but returned to the lineup two weeks ago against the Los Angeles Chargers. The 49ers are 7-4 on the season and sit in first place in the NFC West.