The NFL preseason got underway on Thursday. Eight former Boise State football players saw game action, and up to 12 more could hit the field on Friday and Saturday.
Thursday - Aug. 11
Atlanta 23, Washington 17 - Final
RB - Kelsey Young (WAS): Was available but did not play.
Philadelphia 17, Tampa Bay 9 - Final
RB - Doug Martin (TB): Started at running back for the Buccaneers. Had 13 yards on five carries and one reception for 11 yards in the first quarter before taking the rest of the game off.
New England 34, New Orleans 22 - Final
C - Marcus Henry (NO): Made his professional football debut at center. Entered the game as reserve.
LB - Shea McClellin (NE): Made his NFL preseason debut for the Patriots. Had four tackles in a little over one quarter of action before giving way to the backups.
> Injured reserve: CB Kyle Wilson (NO) is out for the season.
Baltimore 22, Carolina 19 - Final
LB - Kamalei Correa (BAL): Made his professional football debut at linebacker. He played but did not record any stats.
New York Jets 17, Jacksonville 13 - Final
OT Ryan Clady (NYJ): Made his NFL preseason debut with the Jets. Started at left tackle.
Boise State football alums in action on first NFL preseaon game of the 2016 season
Denver 22 at Chicago 0 - Final
C Matt Paradis (DEN): Started at center for the defending Super Bowl champions.
DT Billy Winn (DEN): Made his NFL preseason debut with the Broncos. Played but did not record any stats. Entered the game as reserve.
OL Charles Leno (CHI): Started at left tackle for the Bears.
Friday - Aug. 12
Miami at New York Giants - 5:00 PM MT
RB - Jay Ajayi (MIA): Listed as the starter at running back for the Dolphins.
LB - Tyler Gray (MIA): Listed as the No. 3 linebacker on the Dolphins depth chart.
S - Darian Thompson (NYG): Listed at the starter at free safety for the Giants.
CB - Donte Deayon (NYG): Listed as the No. 4 left cornerback on the Giants depth chart.
Minnesota at Cincinnati - 5:30 PM MT
FB - Blake Renaud (MIN): Listed at the No. 2 fullback on the Vikings depth chart.
S - George Iloka (CIN): Listed at the starter at free safety for the Bengals.
Cleveland at Green Bay - 6:00 PM MT
CB - Jamar Taylor (CLE): Initial depth chart has not yet been released by the Browns.
Saturday - Aug. 13
Seattle at Kansas City - 2:30 PM MT
OL - Rees Odhiambo (SEA): Initial depth chart has not yet been released by the Browns.
S - Jeron Johnson (KC): Was not listed on the Chiefs inital depth chart.
Dallas at Los Angeles - 6:00 PM MT
DT - Tyrone Crawford (DAL): Listed as the starter at defensive tackle for the Cowboys.
DE - Demarcus Lawrence (DAL): Listed as the starter at left defensive end for the Cowboys.
CB - Orlando Scandrick (DAL): Listed as the No. 2 right cornerback for the Cowboys.
> Injured: QB Kellen Moore (DAL) is out for 3-4 months with a fractured fibula.