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Former Ohio State players plagued by injuries in Week 14 of the NFL

Not great, Bob.

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We are in the final quarter of the NFL season, and several former Ohio State players will have their chance at the postseason and possibly the Super Bowl. The season has ended early for some and others have been battling injuries most of the season. With three weeks left, this is the final push to show value to their teams, especially for players who have spent time as a free agent in 2015.

Browns woes continue

Wideout Brian Hartline was questionable (hip) heading into Sunday's contest, but was able to rack up 107 yards on eight receptions before being sidelined for the season with a broken collarbone.

The Browns activated Terrelle Pryor on Sunday as a wide receiver and third quarterback on the depth chart. He didn't see much action, but could have an increased role with Hartline out for the year.

Smith's emergence cut short

It took most of the season for rookie Devin Smith to record his first touchdown, and just weeks later, could be looking at missing the rest of the season. Smith went down in Sunday's matchup against the Titans and was carted off the field; he'll have an MRI Monday to assess the damage. His rookie season started with an injury and could end with one, hopefully an offseason to get healthy can set up a successful year two.

Jenkins leading in Philadelphia

Safety Malcolm Jenkins has been a big factor in the Eagles resurgence, all starting with his Week 13 Pick-6 against Tom Brady. He has continued to be a leader for the defense and is often the talking head for the group.

Plays of the week

Ted Ginn Jr. (x2)

The Carolina Panthers are still undefeated and Ginn played a big role in the team's Week 14 matchup. He was on the receiving end of two touchdown passes from Cam Newton on back-to-back drives. The former Buckeye had 120 yards and two touchdowns in the first quarter.

Kurt Coleman

It seems to be a weekly tradition -- Coleman had his seventh interception of the season, and fifth in a row. He is one game away from breaking a franchise-record six games in a row with an interception.

Other note

Niners running back Carlos Hyde was placed on the injured reserve list ahead of Sunday's game due to a lingering foot issues.