Wildcats in the NFL: Lockett grabs walk-off winner, Risner finds new team

K-State wide receiver Tyler Lockett scores a touchdown during the 2015 Alamo Bowl game against UCLA on Jan. 2, 2015. (Archive photo by George Walker | The Collegian)

Tyler Lockett, WR, Seattle Seahawks 

Lockett hauled in eight receptions for 59 yards and two touchdowns, the latter on a game-winning six-yard touchdown in overtime. The ninth-year pro has made 105 starts for the Seahawks and improved to 1-1 with the 37-31 overtime win over Detroit.

D.J. Reed, CB, New York Jets

Reed recorded five tackles among his 82 defensive snaps as the Jets fell 30-10 to the Dallas Cowboys. In his second season with the Jets, Reed made the 43rd start of his career, including 21 straight starts. 

Felix Anudike-Uzomah, DE, Kansas City Chiefs

Anudike-Uzomah, a first-round rookie, made a large impact with two tackles, half a sack and a forced fumble in just 16 defensive snaps. The Kansas City-native helped the Chiefs defense hold the Jaguars without a touchdown during its 17-9 road win.

Deuce Vaughn, RB, Dallas Cowboys 

In 13 offensive snaps, Vaughn showed flashes of his college career that ended with ranking first in career all-purpose yards among active Big 12 players. The sixth-round rookie collected three rushes for 16 yards in addition to catching three passes for 16 yards. 

Ty Zentner, P, Houston Texans

After being signed to the active roster last week, Zenter punted three times for a 42.3-yard average. The rookie booted a long punt of 51 yards as Houston fell 31-20 to Indianapolis.

Dalton Risner, OL, Minnesota Vikings

Risner, a fifth-year pro, found a home in Minneapolis after remaining a free agent into the regular season. The former second-round pick spent four seasons with the Broncos, collecting 62 starts. 

Russ Yeast, S,  Los Angeles Rams

In his second-straight start, Yeast collected six tackles among his 57 defensive snaps. The Rams fell 30-23 in a home loss to the San Francisco 49ers. 

Cody Whitehair, OL, Chicago Bears 

Whitehair, in his eighth season with the Bears, found the field for all 53 offensive snaps as the Bears fell to the Buccaneers 27-17. Chicago travels to Kansas City on Sunday and Whitehair may line up against Anudike-Uzomah.

Byron Pringle, WR, Washington Commanders

Pringle, in his first season with Washington, hauled in one catch for four yards during his 13 offensive snaps. He also saw playing time on 14 special teams plays as the Commanders defeated Denver 35-33.

Josh Hayes, DB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

A sixth-round rookie, Hayes saw the field on 20 special teams plays. 

Duke Shelley, DB, Los Angeles Rams

Shelley was in for 16 special teams plays in his second game with the Rams. 

Cornelius Lucas, OL, Washington Commanders

In his ninth pro season, Lucas saw the field nine times on special teams. 

Julius “JuJu” Brents, CB, Indianapolis Colts

A second-round rookie, Brents was inactive for the Colts in Week Two. 

Practice Squad / Injured Reserve Players

Ekow Boye-Doe, CB, Kansas City Chiefs (Practice Squad)

Timmy Horne, DL, Atlanta Falcons (Practice Squad)

Malik Knowles, WR, Minnesota Vikings (Injured Reserve)

AJ Parker, DB, San Francisco 49ers (Injured Reserve)

Kiondre Thomas, CB, Green Bay Packers (Practice Squad)