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Jamaal Williams Has Best Game Of Season For Packers

Jamaal Williams #30 of the Green Bay Packers celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the New York Jets during the second quarter at MetLife Stadium on December 23, 2018 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Steven Ryan/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former BYU running back Jamaal Williams had his best performance of the season for the Green Bay Packers with 136 total yards and one touchdown.

Eric Weddle returned to California to play against the Los Angeles Chargers, the team he played nine seasons for.

Here’s how the NFL players from Utah colleges performed in Week 16 of the NFL:

Former Utes

Zane Beadles – Atlanta Falcons (6-9)
Beadles started at right guard for the Falcons and played in 47 offensive snaps and 4 special teams snaps in the Falcons’ 24-10 win over the Carolina Panthers.
NEXT UP: at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-10), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Garett Bolles – Denver Broncos (6-8)
Bolles is expected to start for the Broncos against the Raiders on Monday Night Football.
NEXT UP: at Oakland Raiders (3-11), Monday at 6:15 p.m. on ESPN.

Devontae Booker – Denver Broncos (6-8)
Booker will likely get some reps on Monday Night Football against the Raiders.
NEXT UP: at Raiders (3-11), Monday at 6:15 p.m. on ESPN.

Star Lotulelei – Buffalo Bills (5-10)
The former Ute started on the defensive line for Buffalo while collecting three tackles in the Bills’ 24-12 loss to the New England Patriots.
NEXT UP: vs. Miami Dolphins (7-8), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Tim Patrick – Denver Broncos (6-8)
Patrick is expected to play against the Raiders on Monday Night Football.
NEXT UP: at Oakland Raiders (3-11), Monday at 6:15 p.m. on ESPN.

Sam Tevi – Los Angeles Chargers (11-4)
Tevi started at right tackle while playing every offensive snap and 2 special teams plays in the Chargers’ disappointing loss to the Baltimore Ravens 22-10.
NEXT UP: at Denver Broncos (6-8), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on CBS.

Eric Weddle – Baltimore Ravens (9-6)
Weddle had two tackles in an emotional game against his former team. The Ravens beat the Chargers 22-10 and are one win away from clinching a playoff spot.
NEXT UP: vs. Cleveland Browns (7-7-1), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on CBS.


Marcus Williams – New Orleans Saints (13-2)
Williams had two tackles for the Saints in their big win over the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-28. New Orleans has clinched the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs.
NEXT UP: vs. Carolina Panthers (6-9), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Former Aggies

Kyler Fackrell – Green Bay Packers (6-8-1)
Fackrell had two tackles including one for a loss and one sack in the Packers’ 44-38 overtime win over the New York Jets.
NEXT UP: vs. Detroit Lions (5-10), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Tyler Larsen – Carolina Panthers (6-9)
Larsen is played 43 offensive and 2 special teams snaps in the Panthers’ 24-10 loss to the Atlanta Falcons.
NEXT UP: at New Orleans Saints (13-2), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Nevin Lawson – Detroit Lions (5-10)
Lawson started at cornerback and collected 4 tackles, including 2 for a loss, one quarterback hit and his first sack of the season in the Lions loss to the Minnesota Vikings 27-9.
NEXT UP: at Green Bay Packers (6-8-1), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.


Patrick Scales – Chicago Bears (11-4)
Scales executed six special teams snaps in the Bears’ 14-9 win over the San Francisco 49ers.
NEXT UP: at Minnesota Vikings (8-6-1), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on FOX.

Nick Vigil – Cincinnati Bengals (6-9)
Vigil recorded six tackles, including four solo tackles as the Bengals lost to the Cleveland Browns 26-18.
NEXT UP: at Pittsburgh Steelers (8-6-1), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on CBS.

Zach Vigil – Washington Redskins (7-8)
Vigil participated in 19 special teams snaps in the Redskins’ 25-16 loss to the Tennessee Titans.
NEXT UP: vs. Philadelphia Eagles (8-7), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on FOX.

Bobby Wagner – Seattle Seahawks (9-6)
Wagner racked up his fifth game with double-digit tackles with 12 tackles in the Seahawks’ 38-31 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Seattle clinched a playoff spot with the win.
NEXT UP: vs. Arizona Cardinals (3-12), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on FOX.

Former Cougars

Michael Davis – Los Angeles Chargers (11-4)
In the Chargers’ disappointing 22-10 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, Davis had three tackles and two pass deflections.
NEXT UP: at Denver Broncos (6-8), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on CBS.

John Denney – Miami Dolphins (7-8)
The long time long snapper executed 8 special teams snaps in the Dolphins’ 17-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars.
NEXT UP: at Buffalo Bills (5-10), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Taysom Hill – New Orleans Saints (13-2)
Hill added to his long list of firsts in the season but it wasn’t a positive one. He threw an interception on his only pass attempt. Hill played 10 offensive and 23 special teams snaps in the Saints’ 31-28 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
NEXT UP: vs. Carolina Panthers (6-9), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Bronson Kaufusi – New York Jets (4-11)
The former Cougar played 28 defensive and 9 special teams snaps. He had a quarterback hit in the Jets 44-38 overtime loss to the Green Bay Packers.
NEXT UP: at New England Patriots (10-5), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Daniel Sorensen – Kansas City Chiefs (11-4)
Sorensen had 8 total tackles, including 4 solo take-downs and a quarterback hit Chiefs 38-31 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
NEXT UP: vs. Oakland Raiders (3-11), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on CBS.

Kyle Van Noy – New England Patriots (10-5)
Van Noy finished with three tackles and a quarterback hit in the Patriots’ 24-12 win over the Buffalo Bills.
NEXT UP: vs. New York Jets (4-11), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Fred Warner – San Francisco 49ers (4-11)
Warner had four tackles, including a half of a tackle-for-loss in the 49ers’ 14-9 loss to the Chicago Bears.
NEXT UP: at Minnesota Vikings (8-6-1), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on FOX.

Jamaal Williams – Green Bay Packers (6-8-1)
Williams had an outstanding performance as he started at running back for the Packers. He had 15 carries for 95 yards and one touchdown while catching six passes for 61 yards in the Packers’ 44-.8 overtime win over the New York Jets.
NEXT UP: vs. Detroit Lions (5-10), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.


Former Thunderbirds

Miles Killebrew – Lions (5-9)
Killabrew found the field for 25 special teams snaps in the Lions 27-9 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.
NEXT UP: at Green Bay Packers (6-8-1), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

LeShaun Sims – Tennessee Titans (9-6)
Sims made his first start at cornerback for the Titans. He had 4 tackles, including 3 solo take-downs, one tackle-for-loss and a quarterback hit. The Titans have a big game against the Colts with the winner taking the last AFC playoff spot.
NEXT UP: vs. Indianapolis Colts (9-6), Sunday at 6:20 p.m. on KSL.

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