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Categories: Big 12 Column 2 NFL Pros Exclusive Articles West Virginia Mountaineers

With the final week of the NFL Regular Season come and gone, we take a look at the five Mountaineers making a Super Bowl run.

Raiders vs. Texans

Sat, Jan 7, 4:35 ESPN

Bruce Irvin stepped up his game over the last quarter of the season as the Raiders enter the playoffs without QB Derek Carr. In his first year in Oakland, Irvin had the best season of his career with 57 total tackles, 7 sacks, and an NFL-leading 6 forced fumbles.

Karl Joseph missed the last four games with a toe injury, but it is thought the that the team chose to rest him for the last two weeks after clinching the a playoff berth. He ended up playing only 10 games on defense during this, his rookie season, but still finished fifth on the team in tackles with 60.

Lions vs. Seahawks

Sat, Jan 7, 8:15 ESPN

In his second NFL season, Mark Glowinski has started every game for Seattle at left guard.

Giants vs. Packers

Sun, Jan 8, 4:40 FOX

Don Barclay is a backup offensive lineman for the Packers. Both Will Johnson and J.T. Thomas are on the Giants’ injured reserve.

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