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Sherman's two picks highlight Stanford in the NFL

Richard Sherman duplicated his two-interception performance from last week with another pair in Week 16. Sherman, who leads the NFL with eight interceptions, was one of 17 former Stanford players active this Sunday.

Griff Whalen also had a big day on the receiving end of seven Andrew Luck passes. His 80 yards receiving were a game-high as Indianapolis beat Kansas City, 23-7.

Luck, meanwhile completed 26 of 37 passes for 241 yards and a touchdown. Two of his passes went to former Cardinal teammate Coby Fleener for eight yards.

In other games featuring Stanford alums:

David DeCastro started at right guard in Pittsburgh's 38-31 win at Green Bay.

Stepfan Taylor rushed twice for 15 yards in Arizona's 17-10 win at Seattle and Cardinals' tight end Jim Dray caught three passes for 16 yards.

Tight end Zach Ertz caught one pass for 27 yards in Philadelphia's 54-11 win against Chicago.

Wide receiver Chris Owusu caught two passes for 13 yards in Tampa Bay's 23-13 loss at St. Louis.

Wide receiver Doug Baldwin caught one pass for eight yards and returned two kickoffs for 57 yards in Seattle's loss to Arizona.

Fullback Erik Lorig caught two passes for five yards in Tampa Bay's loss at St. Louis.

Offensive tackle Will Svitek played in New England's 41-7 win at Baltimore.

Linebacker Thomas Keiser played in San Diego's 26-13 win over Oakland.

Defensive back Johnson Bademosi played in Cleveland's 24-13 loss to the New York Jets.

Safety Michael Thomas played in Miami's 19-0 loss at Buffalo.

Tight end Alex Smith made a special teams tackle in Cincinnati's 42-14 win against Minnesota and Vikings running back Toby Gerhart played in the loss to the Bengals.

— Stanford Athletics

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