The NFL playoffs are just about set and Penn State will once again be well-represented across the league with hopes of seeing another Nittany Lion or two lay claim to a Super Bowl ring at the end of the season. And in case you forgot, a Penn State player has played in every Super Bowl (except for five since 1967)…
As the NFL playoff picture comes into view, here is a look at what Penn State players are gearing up for the postseason with Super Bowl 56 on the horizon.
The only confirmed playoff teams without a Penn State player on the roster are the Kansas City Chiefs, Cincinnati Bengals, and New England Patriots. There are still a couple of spots in the AFC and NFC playoff picture to lock down, so this will be updated once the final playoff teams are confirmed.
Sam Ficken, Tennessee Titans
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Former Penn State kicker Sam Ficken unfortunately will not be handling placekicking duties for the Tennessee Titans this postseason. Ficken is on the injured reserve list.
Ryan Bates, Buffalo Bills
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The former All-Big Ten lineman has gone from protecting Trace McSorley in Happy Valley to protecting Josh Allen with the Buffalo Bills. Bates is a starter for the AFC East champions.
Adrian Amos, Green Bay Packers
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One of the defensive leaders for the Green Bay Packers, Adrian Amos is dangerous to throw the ball against. Amos and the Packers own the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs.
Michael Menet, Green Bay Packers
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Odds are you will not see Michael Menet take the field this postseason, but Menet is on the practice squad for the Packers. Menet was drafted in the seventh round of the 2021 NFL draft by the Arizona Cardinals but was signed to the Packers practice squad on Dec. 15, 2021.
Grant Haley, Los Angeles Rams
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The star of one of the most iconic plays in Penn State history, Grant Haley is currently on the practice squad for the Los…