Connect with us

Pitt in the Pros

A Look Into How Former Pitt Stars Fared During the 2022 NFL Regular Season



The 2022 NFL regular season has come to an end, and Pitt has players on five different teams going to the playoffs.

And there are former Pitt stars serving as starters at just about every position across the league. Pitt’s presence in the NFL was on full display this season, so let’s take a look at how they all did.

Kenny Pickett — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback

13 games – 245-of-389 pass attempts (63%) for 2,404 yards 7 touchdowns and nine interceptions, 55 carries for 237 yards (4.3 yards per attempt) with three touchdowns.

James Conner — Arizona Cardinals running back

13 games – 183 carries for 782 yards (4.3 yards per carry) and seven touchdowns, 46 receptions for 300 yards (6.5 yards per catch) and a touchdown.

Damar Hamlin — Buffalo Bills safety

15 games – 91 tackles (63 solo), six tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, two pass breakups and a forced fumble.

Dane Jackson — Buffalo Bills cornerback

15 games – 57 tackles (49 solo), one tackle for loss, two interceptions, 12 pass breakups and a forced fumble.

Tyler Boyd — Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver

16 games – 58 receptions for 762 yards (13.1 yards per reception) and five touchdowns.

Damarri Mathis — Denver Broncos cornerback

16 games – 65 tackles (54 solo), one tackle for loss and seven pass breakups.

K’Waun Williams — Denver Broncos cornerback

14 games – 44 tackles (30 solo), two tackles for loss, one sack, one interception and four pass breakups.

Aaron Donald — Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle

11 games — 49 tackles (27 solo), 10 tackles for loss, five sacks, two pass breakups, a forced fumble and a recovery.

Brian O’Neill — Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman

16 games — 100% of snaps on offensive line (hurt in Week 17).

Jason Pinnock — New York Giants cornerback

14 games – 41 tackles (34 solo), two tackles for loss, 1.5 sacks, three pass breakups, a forced fumble and a recovery.

Jordan Whitehead — New York Jets safety

17 games – 89 tackles (58 solo), four tackles for loss, two interceptions and eight pass breakups.

Avonte Maddox — Philadelphia Eagles cornerback

9 games – 43 tackles (28 solo), three tackles for loss, one sack, an interception, three pass breakups, three forced fumbles and a recovery.

Rashad Weaver — Tennessee Titans defensive end

16 games – 27 tackles (18 solo), seven tackles for loss, 5.5 sacks, six pass breakups, two forced fumbles and a recovery.

Andy Lee — Arizona Cardinals punter

17 games – 67 punts, 47.1 yards per punt, 18 punts inside the 20 and a long of 65 yards.

Jimmy Morrissey — Houston Texans offensive lineman

8 games – reserve snaps on the offensive line.

Nathan Peterman — Chicago Bears quarterbacks

3 games – 14-of-25 pass attempts (56%) for 139 yards with a touchdown and an interception.

Patrick Jones II — Minnesota Vikings defensive end

16 games – 27 tackles (16 solo), eight tackles for loss and four sacks.

Cal Adomitis — Cincinnati Bengals long snapper

15 games — two tackles (one solo).

Pitt NFL Roster

QB – Kenny Pickett

RB – James Conner

WR – Tyler Boyd

TE – Lucas Krull (New Orleans Saints PS)

OL – Brian O’Neill

IOL – Jimmy Morrissey

DE – Patrick Jones II

DL – Aaron Donald

OLB – Rashad Weaver

S – Damar Hamlin

S – Jordan Whitehead

CB – Dane Jackson / Avonte Maddox / Jason Pinnock

CB – K’Waun Williams / Damarri Mathis

P – Andy Lee

LS – Cal Adomitis

Sandy Schall, Coldwell Banker
Notify of
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
1 year ago

Andy Lee has had an impressive run in the NFL. If punters made the hall of fame with any regularity, he’d be in.

1 year ago

Turner was in the return game for the Raiders

1 year ago

Also forgot JP Holtz

1 year ago

Impressive group! Amazing how many CB’s and safety’s are starting in the NFL from Pitt. Weaver causing havoc. Love it.

Phillip Ashe
Phillip Ashe
1 year ago

What about. Joe Flacco?

Get PSN in your inbox!

Enter your email and get all of our posts delivered straight to your inbox.

Like Pittsburgh Sports Now on Facebook!
Send this to a friend