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The Daily Nole — Dec. 31, 2018: 15 Former Noles Make NFL Playoffs

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It’s New Year’s Eve, Florida State fans. As your day and year wind down, keep it here for the latest in FSU athletics. The news and notes section of this post may be updated throughout the day.

Lead Story

The NFL playoff field of 12 teams is set and that includes 15 former Florida State football players.

Kelvin Benjamin, Derrick Nnadi and Terrence Smith of the Kansas City Chiefs will have to wait an extra week to play after receiving a first-round bye. The same is true of Ryan Izzo of the New England Patriots, Lamarcus Joyner of the Los Angeles Rams and Patrick Robinson and P.J. Williams of the New Orleans Saints.

Houston Texans’ tackle Roderick Johnson will be in uniform on Saturday as they host the Indianapolis Colts as will veteran kicker Sebastian Janikowski as the Seattle Seahawks visit the Dallas Cowboys. Rookie safety Derwin James of the Los Angeles Chargers makes his playoff debut against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. Also, Nigel Bradham, Ronald Darby, Timmy Jernigan and Josh Sweat of the defending champion Philadelphia Eagles will visit Eddie Goldman and the Chicago Bears.

Between the Lines

There were no FSU athletic events scheduled for Sunday.

On the Agenda

There are no FSU athletic events scheduled for Monday.

News and Notes

The ACC will name players of the week for various sports.

FSU basketball remains No. 9 in the AP Poll. FSU also remained ninth in the USA Today Coaches Poll.

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Mike Ferguson is the editor of The Daily Nole. Follow Mike on Twitter @MikeWFerguson

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