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Stanford in the NFL: Baldwin, Sherman come up big for Seahawks

Stanford alumni on the Seattle Seahawks stole the show this week, as wide receiver Doug Baldwin and cornerback Richard Sherman, who tallied seven tackles and a key fumble recovery, played big-time roles in Seattle’s 31-24 road win against the Patriots. However, on an otherwise quiet offensive day, Stanford alumni produced several strong defensive efforts with key contributions from Green Bay’s Blake Martinez, Washington’s Trent Murphy, Cleveland’s Ed Reynolds and Arizona’s Josh Mauro.

Stanford in the NFL: Alumni receivers star in Week 9

Former members of the Stanford receiving corps put together an impressive Week 9. Behind touchdowns by Falcons tight ends Austin Hooper and Levine Toilolo, Stanford tight ends and receivers were active across the NFL, with Philadelphia’s Zach Ertz, New Orleans’ Coby Fleener, Green Bay’s Ty Montgomery and Seattle’s Doug Baldwin also making notable contributions. On defense, Stanford alumnus Richard Sherman, an ex-Stanford receiver turned cornerback himself, led a strong showing for Seattle in the team’s Monday night victory.

Last three meetings: Stanford vs. Colorado

Stanford-Colorado is not a matchup rich with history. In fact, outside of the games played in 2011 and 2012, the last time these teams played each other was in 1993. As of late, Stanford has stood atop the Pac-12 rankings, while Colorado has dwelled at the bottom. Many expect Saturday’s contest in Boulder to fit…