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Stanford in the NFL: Former Cardinal kick off NFL season

There are a lot of NFL teams to cheer for this season if you're a Stanford fan

Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

While the 2016 Stanford team was playing Kansas State in their season opener, some familiar faces were on the sidelines cheering them on: Joshua Garnett, Shayne Skov, and Devon Cajuste all made an appearance at the game.


(picture: gostanford on snapchat)

However, you shouldn’t get used to seeing Cajuste in the Bay Area. He was recently cut by the 49ers and will join the Green Bay Packers practice roster. In Green Bay, he will be playing with Ty Montgomery, Blake Martinez, and Kyle Murphy. Their first game is on September 11th against the Jaguars.


On the 49ers, Joshua Garnett has a good chance of starting and Shayne Skov is on the practice squad. Their first game is on Monday, September 12th, versus the Rams.

Other NFL teams with Stanford athletes on their rosters:

Indianapolis - Andrew Luck, Henry Anderson and David Parry

Pittsburgh - David DeCastro

Seattle - Doug Baldwin and Richard Sherman

Detroit - Johnson Bademosi and Alex Carter (practice squad)

Philadelphia - Zach Ertz

Cincinnati - Ryan Hewitt

Philadelphia - Aziz Shittu (practice squad)

Washington - Trent Murphy

New Orleans - Andrus Peat and Coby Fleener

New England - Cameron Fleming, Jordan Richards and Tyler Gaffney (injured reserve)

Arizona - Stepfan Taylor and Josh Mauro

Buffalo - Jim Dray

Cleveland - Kevin Hogan (practice squad) and Ed Reynolds (practice squad)

Carolina - David Yankey (practice squad)

San Diego - Ben Gardner (practice squad)

Miami - Michael Thomas

Atlanta - Austin Hooper and Levine Toilolo

Houston - Brennan Scarlett