Central Louisiana stars get first crack in NFL action

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ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - A few players from the area got their first few cracks at NFL preseason action.

Buffalo Bills' Cody Ford during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/David Dermer)

Cody Ford and Ed Oliver both suited up for the Buffalo Bills Thursday night against the Indianapolis Colts.

The former Pineville Rebel was drafted by the Bills in the 2nd round of this year's draft but has had a promising camp.

As for Ed Oliver, his roots are in Marksville, despite attending high school in Houston. Oliver was drafted 9th overall.
During the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos game, former NSU Demon Jazz Ferguson finished the game with 4 catches, for 54 yards, and one touchdown.

On the other side of that game, former Menard Eagle John Leglue played in his second pre-season game. In the fourth quarter, he helped to keep the pocket clean for Drew Lock to throw a touchdown pass to Devontae Jackson to make the score 22 to 14.

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