Michigan in the NFL: Opening Day

September, 5, 2012
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Charles WoodsonJeff Hanisch/US PresswireCharles Woodson is set to begin his 16th NFL season since finishing his storied Michigan career.
Each week, we will take a look at former Michigan players and how their weeks went in the National Football League. As the season kicks off Wednesday, 26 former Wolverines have made a 53-man roster.

Here's that list, along with their opponents for the opening week, which kicks off tonight with the New York Giants facing Dallas.

*listed alphabetically by team

Jay Feely, K, Arizona: vs. Seattle, Sunday 4:25 p.m.

Leon Hall, CB, Cincinnati: vs. Baltimore, Monday 7 p.m.

Jeff Backus, OT, Detroit: vs. St. Louis, Sunday 1 p.m.

Charles Woodson, CB, Green Bay: vs. San Francisco, Sunday 4:25 p.m.

Tim Jamison, DE, Houston: vs. Miami, Sunday 1 p.m.

Chad Henne, QB, Jacksonville: vs. Minnesota, Sunday 1 p.m.

Steve Breaston, WR, Kansas City: vs. Atlanta, Sunday, 1 p.m.

Jake Long, OT, Miami: vs. Houston, Sunday 1 p.m.

Tom Brady, QB, New England: vs. Tennessee, Sunday 1 p.m.

Zoltan Mesko, P, New England: vs.Tennessee, Sunday 1 p.m.

Adrian Arrington, WR, New Orleans: vs. Washington, Sunday, 1 p.m.

David Baas, C, New York Giants: vs. Dallas, tonight, 8:30 p.m.

Stevie Brown, DB, New York Giants: vs. Dallas, tonight, 8:30 p.m.

David Harris, LB, New York Jets: vs. Buffalo, Sunday 1 p.m.

Jason Avant, WR, Philadelphia: vs. Cleveland, Sunday 1 p.m.

Brandon Graham, DE, Philadelphia: vs. Cleveland, Sunday 1 p.m.

Larry Foote, LB, Pittsburgh: vs. Denver, Sunday 8:30 p.m.

LaMarr Woodley, LB, Pittsburgh: vs. Denver, Sunday 8:30 p.m.

David Molk, C, San Diego: vs. Oakland, Monday 10:15 p.m.

Jonas Mouton, LB, San Diego: vs. Oakland, Monday 10:15 p.m.

Jonathan Goodwin, OL, San Francisco: vs. Green Bay, Sunday 4:25 p.m.

Mario Manningham, WR, San Francisco: vs. Green Bay, Sunday 4:25 p.m.

Alan Branch, DT, Seattle: vs. Arizona, Sunday 4:25 p.m.

Braylon Edwards, WR, Seattle: vs. Arizona, Sunday 4:25 p.m.

Steve Hutchinson, OG, Tennessee: vs. New England, Sunday 1 p.m.

Mike Martin, DT, Tennessee: vs. New England, Sunday 1 p.m.

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