PFL Alumni in the NFL: Week 5

Tuesday, October 11, 2022
by Cody Bush, PFL Media Relations

The Pioneer Football League saw seven alumni on NFL active rosters to begin the 2022 NFL campaign. All seven saw action during the NFL's Week 5, with Stetson alumnus Donald Parham making his season's first appearance with the Los Angeles Chargers. In addition, Adam Trautman became the fourth PFL alumnus to record a touchdown in 2022. Here is a quick snapshot of the PFL's alumni performances.

  • Donald Parham Jr., Tight End, Los Angeles Chargers (Stetson) | Parham made his season debut in the Chargers' victory at Cleveland, seeing action on 18 offensive snaps.
  • Adam Trautman, Tight End, New Orleans Saints (Dayton) | Trautman scored his first touchdown of 2022 in a two-reception, 32-yard day as New Orleans defeated Seattle.
  • Ross Dwelley, Tight End, San Francisco 49ers (San Diego) | Dwelley saw action on 27 snaps, mostly on special teams, in San Francisco's win at Carolina.
  • Jamal Agnew, Wide Receiver, Jacksonville Jaguars (San Diego) | Agnew had a rush for three yards, three kick returns for 62 yards, and two punt returns for 21 yards in Jacksonville's loss to Houston.
  • Jason Myers, Kicker, Seattle Seahawks (Marist) | Myers connected on field goals from 56 and 31 yards and was 2-of-3 on PATs in Seattle's loss at New Orleans.
  • Eric Saubert, Tight End, Denver Broncos (Drake) | Saubert had his season best performance with five receptions for 36 yards in Denver's loss to Indianapolis.
  • Michael Bandy, Wide Receiver, Los Angeles Chargers (San Diego) | Bandy saw action on five offensive snaps in the Chargers' victory at Cleveland.

The following PFL alumni were listed on an NFL practice squad roster: 

  • Josh Johnson, Quarterback, Denver Broncos (San Diego)
  • Michael Niese, Offensive Lineman, Chicago (Dayton)

PFL Alumni Touchdown Counter: 5

  • Ross Dwelley 38 yard pass from Jimmy Garoppolo (9/18 vs. Seattle)
  • Eric Saubert 22 yard pass from Russell Wilson (9/18 vs. Houston)
  • Jamal Agnew 4 yard pass from Trevor Lawrence (10/2 at Philadelphia)
  • Jamal Agnew 8 yard pass from Trevor Lawrence (10/2 at Philadelphia)
  • Adam Trautman 22 yard pass from Taysom Hill (10/9 vs. Seattle)