Pair of rookies from UConn make NFL debuts
|Andrew Adams had 4 tackles in his NFL debut|
Adeyemi made the stop on Green Bay running back Brandon Ross with 2:37 left in the game in Cleveland's 17-11 loss.
Adams made his first NFL tackle on the final play of the third quarter on a 4-yard reception by Daniel Thomas then he made tackles on three consecutive plays including stuffing Thomas for no gain on 3rd and 1 at the Giants 16,
Other highlights from former UConn products included Shamar Stephen making four tackles in the Minnesota Vikings' 17-16 win over Cincinnati and Dan Orlovsky was 16 of 25 for 164 yards with one touchdown and an interception in Detroit's 30-17 win over Pittsburgh. Also, Tyvon Branch had three tackles for Arizona in a 31-10 loss to Oakland, the team he broke into the NFL with.
The news wasn't all positive. Geremy Davis, a second-year receiver for Giants, had two catches for 21 yards before leaving the game with a hamstring issue.