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Locals In The NFL: Williams Stiff-Arms Sherman, Smith Leads Redskins To Victory

Oct 16, 2018, 5:03 PM | Updated: 7:17 pm
LANDOVER, MD - OCTOBER 14: Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the Washington Redskins looks to throw the...
Quarterback Alex Smith #11 of the Washington Redskins looks to throw the ball in the second quarter against the Carolina Panthers at FedExField on October 14, 2018 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
(Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Week 6 of the NFL season is in the books. There were thrilling upsets, heartbreaking losses in overtimes and loads of hard-hitting action. The Los Angeles Rams, with one former star from the Beehive State, remained undefeated as the other unbeaten team, the Kansas City Chiefs, were defeated by the New England Patriots. Here’s how the former college stars from NFL did on the pro grid iron this week:

Former Utes

Brian Allen – Steelers (3-2-1)
In his second game of the season, Allen appeared in 20 special teams snaps in the Steelers’ 28-21 win over the Bengals.
20 special teams snaps
NEXT UP: BYE

Tony Bergstrom – Redskins (3-2)
Bergstrom started at center and played all 70 offensive snaps in the Redskins’ 23-17 victory against the Panthers.
NEXT UP: vs. Cowboys (3-3), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on CBS.

Garett Bolles – Broncos (2-4)
Bolles got the start at left tackle and played every snap in the Broncos’ 23-20 loss to the undefeated Rams.
NEXT UP: at Cardinals (1-5), Thursday at 6:20 p.m. on FOX.

Devontae Booker – Broncos (2-4)
The former Ute running back had two carries for 15 yards as well as two receptions for 14 yards in Denver’s 23-20 loss to the Rams.
two receptions for 14 yards two rushes for 15 yards
NEXT UP: at Cardinals (1-5), Thursday at 6:20 p.m. on FOX.

Dominique Hatfield – Rams (6-0)
Hatfield was on the gridiron for 17 special teams snaps in the undefeated Rams’ win over Denver.
NEXT UP: at 49ers (1-5), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on CBS.

Star Lotulelei – Bills (2-4)
The defensive lineman took 28 defensive snaps and four special teams snaps in the Bills’ 20-13 loss to Houston.
NEXT UP: at Colts (1-5), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Tim Patrick – Broncos (2-4)
Patrick was on the field for two offensive snaps and 16 special teams snaps in the Broncos’ loss to the Los Angeles Rams.
NEXT UP: at Cardinals (1-5), Thursday at 6:20 p.m. on FOX.

Eric Rowe – Patriots (4-2)
Rowe made one solo tackle for the Patriots, which defeated the previously unbeaten Chiefs 43-40.
NEXT UP: at Bears (3-2), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS

Alex Smith – Redskins (3-2)
Smith had a decent game, completing 21-for-36 attempts for 163 yards and two touchdowns in the Redskins’ 23-17 win over the Panthers.
NEXT UP: vs. Cowboys (3-3), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on CBS.

Sam Tevi – Chargers (4-2)
Tevi started at right tackle and played every snap in the Chargers’ 38-14 win over the Browns.
NEXT UP: vs. Titans (3-3) at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday at 7:30 a.m. on CBS.

Eric Weddle – Ravens (4-2)
Weddle was responsible for four tackles, two of which were unassisted, in the Ravens 21-0 shutout win over the Titans.
NEXT UP: vs. Saints (4-1), Sunday at 2:05 p.m. on FOX.

Former Aggies

Maurice Alexander – Seahawks (3-3)
The former Aggie safety was in on seven special teams plays in the Seahawks’ big 27-3 win over the Raiders in London.
NEXT UP: BYE

Kyler Fackrell – Packers (3-2-1)
Fackrell made four solo tackles in the Packers’ thrilling 33-30 win against San Francisco on Monday Night Football.
NEXT UP: BYE

Patrick Scales – Bears (3-2)
Scales was in on seven special teams snaps in the Bears’ overtime loss to the Dolphins.
NEXT UP: vs. Patriots (4-2), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Robert Turbin – Colts (1-5)
In his second game of the season, Turbin got his first touches of the season with four carries for 10 yards. He also had one catch for three yards in the Colts’ 42-34 loss to the New York Jets.
NEXT UP: vs. Bills (2-4), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Zach Vigil – Redskins (3-2)
Vigil was in the game for 19 special teams snaps in the Redskins’ win over the Panthers.
NEXT UP: vs. Cowboys (3-3), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on CBS.

Nick Vigil – Bengals (4-2)
Vigil made two assisted tackles in the Bengals 28-21 loss to Pittsburgh. He was forced to leave the game early with a sprained MCL in his knee and is expected to miss two to four weeks.
NEXT UP: at Chiefs (5-1), Sunday at 6:20 p.m. on KSL.

Bobby Wagner – Seahawks (3-3)
In the Seahawks’ win across the pond, Wagner had four solo tackles and a pass deflection.
NEXT UP: BYE

Tyler Larson – Panthers (3-2)
Larson got in on two special teams plays in the Panthers’ loss to the Redskins.
NEXT UP: at Eagles (3-3), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Former Cougars

Michael Davis – Chargers (4-2)
The former Cougar safety made three solo tackles in the Chargers’ win over the Browns.
NEXT UP: vs. Titans (3-3) at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday at 7:30 a.m. on CBS.

John Denney – Dolphins (4-2)
The longtime long snapper made nine special teams snaps in the Dolphins’ 31-28 win over the Bears.
NEXT UP: vs. Lions (2-3), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Kyle Van Noy – Patriots (4-2)
Van Noy made one solo and two assisted tackles in the Patriots’ win over previously undefeated Kansas City.
NEXT UP: at Bears (3-2), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS

Fred Warner – 49ers (1-5)
Warner made three solo tackles and one assisted tackle as the 49ers saw their would-be victory slip away at the hands of Aaron Rodgers and the Packers on Monday Night Football.
NEXT UP: vs. Rams (6-0), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on CBS.

Jamaal Williams – Packers (3-2-1)
Williams had six carries for 29 yards and one reception for the victorious Packers against the 49ers. He had a brutal stiff arm on San Francisco cornerback Richard Sherman that caught the attention of social media.
NEXT UP: BYE

Former Wildcats

Taron Johnson – Bills (2-4)
The rookie cornerback made one solo tackle and three assisted tackles in the Bills’ loss to Houston.
NEXT UP: at Colts (1-5), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Former Thunderbirds

LeShaun Sims – Titans (3-3)
Sims was in on defensive play and 19 special teams snaps in the Titans’ 21-0 loss to the Ravens.
NEXT UP: at Chargers (4-2) at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday at 7:30 a.m. on CBS.

 

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