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How former Arizona Wildcats fared in the NFL in 2019

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The 2019 NFL regular season has come to a close, so now is a good time to check in and see how all the former Arizona Wildcats fared in the league.

Note that this list, which is very short, does not include practice-squad players like Demetrius Flannigan-Fowles (49ers) or PJ Johnson (Chargers).

QB Nick Foles, Jacksonville Jaguars

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2019 stats: 4 games (4 starts), 736 passing yards, 65.8 completion percentage, 4 touchdowns, 3 interceptions, 84.6 QB rating

Age, year in league: 30, 8

Pro Football Focus grade: 65.0 (backup-caliber)

Contract status: In first year of four-year, $88 million contract.

Notable: Foles broke his collarbone in Week 1, sidelining him until Week 11. He returned to the starting lineup when healthy, taking over for former Washington State Cougars quarterback Gardner Minshew, but struggled and was benched in Week 13. Foles went 0-4 as a starter. He is guaranteed at least $50 million during the life of his contract and will carry a dead cap hit of roughly $33.8 million if he is cut prior to next season, so it’s hard to imagine the Jaguars releasing him. A trade could be possible.

S Will Parks, Denver Broncos

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2019 stats: 14 games (7 starts), 34 tackles, 1 sack, 1 interception, 2 passes defended

Age, year in league: 25, 4

PFF grade: 57.7 (replaceable)

Contract status: In final year of four-year, $2.44 million contract. Scheduled to hit free agency this spring.

Notes: The former sixth-round pick broke his hand against the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday Night Football on Oct. 18, sidelining him for two games. He recorded his first career sack in Week 13 vs. the Los Angeles Chargers.

K Nick Folk, New England Patriots

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2019 stats: 7 games, 14 for 17 on field goals, 12 for 12 on extra points, 8 for 8 from 20-39 yards, 4 for 7 from 40-49 yards, 1 for 1 from 50+ yards

Age, year in league: 35, 11

Contract status: Signed a one-year, $1.03 million contract. Scheduled to hit free agency in the spring.

Playoffs? Yes. The Patriots will host the Tennessee Titans on Saturday, Jan. 4 at 6:15 p.m. MST

Notes: After being out of the NFL in 2018, Folk signed with the Patriots in Week 9 but was cut prior to Week 13 after undergoing an appendectomy. He returned to the Patriots in Week 14.

DE/LB Brooks Reed, Arizona Cardinals

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2019 stats: 9 games, 8 tackles, 1 sack

Age, year in league: 32, 9

PFF grade: 53.2 (replaceable)

Contract status: Signed a one-year, $1.6 million deal with Cardinals. Scheduled to hit free agency in the spring.

Playoffs? No.

Notes: Reed (hamstring) was placed on injured reserve in Week 10, ending his season.

S Dane Cruikshank, Tennessee Titans

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2019 stats: 16 games, 10 tackles

Age, year in league: 24, 2

PFF grade: 71.2 (starter-caliber)

Contract status: In second year of four-year, $2.7 million deal with Titans.

Playoffs? Yes. The Titans face the Patriots on Saturday, Jan. 4 at 6:15 p.m. MST.

Notes: The former fifth-round pick does most of his work on special teams.

DE/LB Reggie Gilbert, Tennessee Titans

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2019 stats: 11 games (5 starts), 22 tackles, 1 sack, 1 pass defended

Age, year in league: 26, 2

PFF grade: 67.7 (backup-caliber)

Contract status: On a one-year, $570,000 contract. Scheduled to hit free agency this spring.

Playoffs? Yes. The Titans face the Patriots on Saturday, Jan. 4 at 6:15 p.m. MST.

Notes: He was a healthy scratch for several games.