Dolphins running back Myles Gaskin (37) catches a pass in the first half of a game against the Bills on Jan. 3, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Munson)

Dolphins running back Myles Gaskin (37) catches a pass in the first half of a game against the Bills on Jan. 3, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/John Munson)

How local NFL products fared in Week 17

Lynnwood native Myles Gaskin scores another TD and finishes as the season rushing leader for Miami.

Here’s how players from Snohomish County fared in Week 17 of the NFL season:

Myles Gaskin

— This week: The Lynnwood native and Miami Dolphins running back rushed seven times for 20 yards and a touchdown and also caught four passes for 57 yards in the Dolphins’ 56-26 road loss to the Buffalo Bills.

— Season: Gaskin, who started seven of the 10 games he played in, finished the season as Miami’s leading rusher, gaining 584 yards on 142 carries with three touchdowns, and he also finished third on the team in receptions (41) and receiving yards (388) while adding two more TDs. However, the 10-6 Dolphins missed out on the playoffs because of Sunday’s loss.

Devante Downs

— This week: The Mountlake Terrace High School graduate and New York Giants linebacker made one tackle in the Giants’ 23-19 home victory over the Dallas Cowboys.

— Season: Downs appeared in all 16 of New York’s games, starting eight. He finished the season with 33 tackles (25 solo, eight assisted) to rank 12th on the team, adding one pass defensed, one fumble recovered and one quarterback hit. New York finished 6-10 and missed the playoffs by one game.

Jake Luton

— This week: The Marysville Pilchuck High School graduate and Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback was not active for the Jaguars’ 28-14 road loss to the Indianapolis Colts.

— Season: Luton finished the season with three starts, going 60-for-110 for 624 yards with two touchdowns and six interceptions. He also ran the ball once for a 13-yard touchdown. The Jaguars finished with the league’s worst record at 1-15.

Jacob Eason

— This week: The Lake Stevens High School graduate and Indianapolis Colts quarterback was not active for the Colts’ 28-14 home victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

— Season: Eason was not active once this season for the 11-5 Colts, who earned an AFC wild card playoff spot and hit the road to face the Buffalo Bills on Saturday.

KeiVarae Russell

— This week: The Mariner High School graduate and Green Bay Packers cornerback was not elevated from the practice squad for the Packers’ 35-16 road victory over the Chicago Bears.

— Season: Russell appeared in one game without recording a stat for the 13-3 Packers, who earned the NFC’s No. 1 seed and a bye for the first round of the playoffs.

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