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      Local players in the NFL: Week 16

      Lamar's John Abraham sacked Drew Brees and had an interception for the Falcons Monday night against the Saints.
      Players with Local Ties in the NFL - Week 16

      John Abraham (Lamar HS - Atlanta Falcons) - 1 interception, 3 tackles including 1 sack vs New Orleans

      Robert Ayers (Marlboro County HS - 2003 WPDE All-Zoner - Denver Broncos) - 1 tackle, 1 QB hit vs Houston

      Fred Bennett (Manning HS - 2001 WPDE All-Zoner - Cincinnati Bengals) - active, 0 tackles vs San Diego

      Justin Durant (Wilson HS, 2002 WPDE Zoneman Finalist - Jacksonville Jaguars) - inactive due to injury

      Clifton Geathers (Carvers Bay HS, 2005 WPDE All-Zoner - Dallas Cowboys) - inactive

      Robert Geathers, Jr. (Carvers Bay HS, 2000 WPDE All-Zoner - Cincinnati Bengals) - 3 tackles, 1 pass defended vs San Diego

      Michael Hamlin (Lamar HS - 2003 WPDE All-Zoner - Jacksonville Jaguars) - 0 tackles vs Washington

      Albert Haynesworth (Hartsville HS - Washington Redskins) - suspended for the rest of the season

      Rendrick Taylor (Marlboro County HS - 2004 WPDE Zoneman Finalist - Tampa Bay Buccaneers) - inactive

      Lawrence Timmons (Wilson HS - 2003 WPDE Zoneman - Pittsburgh Steelers) - 5 tackles vs Carolina

      Anthony Waters (Lake View HS - 2001 WPDE Zoneman Finalist - New Orleans Saints) - 0 tackles vs Atlanta

      COASTAL CAROLINA PLAYERS in the NFL

      Maurice Simpkins - St. Louis Rams - practice squad

      Jerome Simpson - Cincinnati Bengals - 6 catches, 124 yards, 2 TD's *career high vs San Diego

      Quinton Teal (Marlboro County HS - 2001 WPDE All-Zoner - San Diego Chargers) - 0 tackles vs Cincinnati

      Tyler Thigpen - Miami Dolphins - backup QB did not play against Detroit

      Mike Tolbert - San Diego Chargers - 4 carries, -2 yards vs Cincinnati

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