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Locals In NFL: Marcus Williams Has Interception, 4 Deflections In Saints Loss

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Former Utah Utes and current New Orleans Saints safety Marcus Williams had a productive afternoon in their loss to the Atlanta Falcons.

The third-year defensive back had 7 tackles, 4 pass deflections and an interception. It’s his third pick this season and the 9th of his career.

Here is how all of the players with ties to the state of Utah fared during Week 10 of the NFL.

Former Utes

Star Lotulelei, DT, Buffalo Bills (6-3)
Lotulelei started at defensive tackle and played 49 snaps on defense, but didn’t record any statistics in the Bills’ 19-16 loss to the Cleveland Browns.
Next Up: at Miami Dolphins (2-7), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Devontae Booker, RB, Denver Broncos (3-6)
Booker and the Broncos had a bye this past week.
Next Up: at Minnesota Vikings (7-3), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Garett Bolles, OL, Denver Broncos (3-6)
Bolles and the Broncos had a bye this past week.
Next Up: at Minnesota Vikings (7-3), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Sam Tevi, OL, Los Angeles Chargers (4-6)
Tevi was inactive due to a knee injury. The Chargers lost to the Oakland Raiders, 26-24 on Thursday Night Football.
Next Up: vs. Kansas City Chiefs (6-4), Monday at 6:15 p.m. on ESPN.

Eric Weddle, S, Los Angeles Rams (5-4)
The former Ute picked up seven tackles in the Rams’ 17-12 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Next Up: vs. Chicago Bears (4-5), Sunday at 6:20 p.m. on KSL TV.

Eric Rowe, CB, Miami Dolphins (2-7)
Rowe started at cornerback and had the second-most tackles on the team with 7, along with a pass deflection in the Dolphins’ 16-12 win over the Indianapolis Colts.
Next Up: vs. Buffalo Bills (6-3), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Marcus Williams, S, New Orleans Saints (7-2)
Williams was very productive for the Saints, recording 7 tackles, 4 pass deflections and an interception. New Orleans lost to the Atlanta Falcons, 26-9.
Next Up: at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-6), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Mitch Wishnowsky, P, San Francisco 49ers
Wishnowsky punted for 232 yards in the 49ers overtime loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
Next Up: vs. Arizona Cardinals (3-6-1), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Marquise Blair, S, Seattle Seahawks
The former Ute played 15 snaps in Seattle’s Monday Night Football victory.
Next Up: Bye Week

Cody Barton, LB, Seattle Seahawks
Barton posted one tackle in Seattle’s overtime win over the San Francisco 49ers.
Next Up: Bye Week

Matt Gay, K, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-6)
Gay nailed all three field-goal attempts and all three extra-point attempts, his longest was from 45-yards in the Buccaneers’
Next Up: vs. New Orleans Saints (7-2), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Tony Bergstrom, OL, Washington Redskins (1-8)
Bergstrom and the Redskins had a bye this past week.
Next Up: vs. New York Jets (2-7), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Former Cougars

Sione Takitaki, LB, Cleveland Browns (3-6)
The former Cougar recorded two tackles in the Browns 19-16 win over the Buffalo Bills.
Next Up: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (5-4), Thursday at 6:20 p.m. on FOX/NFL Network.

Jamaal Williams, RB, Green Bay Packers (8-2)
Williams split carries with Packer running back Aaron Jones with 13 rushes each. The former BYU RB averaged 4.8 yards per rush for 63 yards in Green Bay’s 24-16 win over the Carolina Panthers.
Next Up: Bye Week

Daniel Sorensen, S, Kansas City Chiefs (6-4)
Sorensen led the Chiefs in tackles in their 35-32 loss at Tennessee. The former Cougar DB had six tackles including three assisted tackles.
Next Up: 
at Los Angeles Chargers (4-6), Monday at 6:15 p.m. on ESPN.

Michael Davis, CB, Los Angeles Chargers (4-6)
The former BYU defensive back had a pass breakup and four tackles in the Chargers’ 26-24 loss to the Oakland Raiders on Thursday night.
Next Up: vs. Kansas City Chiefs (6-4), Monday at 6:15 p.m. on ESPN.

Kyle Van Noy, LB, New England Patriots (8-1)
Van Noy and the Patriots had a bye week.
Next Up: at Philadelphia Eagles (5-4), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on CBS.

Taysom Hill, QB, New Orleans Saints (7-2)
The former Cougar QB completed a pass to Michael Thomas for 17 yards in the Saints’ 26-9 loss against the Atlanta Falcons. Hill also ran the ball once for 11 yards and had a catch for a 3-yard gain.
Next Up: at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (3-6), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Harvey Langi, New York Jets (2-7)
Langi recorded two tackles in the Jets’ 34-27 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday. The former BYU LB posted one of the tackles as a tackle-for-loss.
Next Up: at Washington Redskins (1-8), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Fred Warner, LB, San Francisco 49ers
Warner started for the 49ers and posted nine tackles with two tackles for loss and one forced fumble is the 49ers loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
Next Up: vs. Arizona Cardinals (3-6-1), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Ezekiel Ansah, DE, Seattle Seahawks
Ansah played 14 snaps for the Seahawks in their Monday Night Football win over the 49ers.
Next Up: Bye Week

Former Aggies

Maurice Alexander, S, Buffalo Bills (6-3)
Alexander did not play in the Bills’ 19-16 loss to the Cleveland Browns.
Next Up: at Miami Dolphins (2-7), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Tyler Larsen, OL, Carolina Panthers (5-4)
Larsen played two snaps on special teams in the Panthers’ 24-16 loss to the Green Bay Packers.
Next Up: vs. Atlanta Falcons (2-7), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Patrick Scales, LS, Chicago Bears (4-5)
Scales played 12 snaps on special teams as the long snapper in the Bears’ 20-13 win over the Detroit Lions.
Next Up: at Los Angeles Rams (5-4), Sunday at 6:20 p.m. on KSL TV.

Nick Vigil, LB, Cincinnati Bengals (0-9)
Vigil started at linebacker and was able to get 4 tackles, including one sack and a hit on the quarterback in the Bengals’ 49-13 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.
Next Up: at Oakland Raiders (5-4), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on CBS.

Kyler Fackrell, LB, Green Bay Packers (8-2)
The former Aggie had one hit on the quarterback in the Packers’ 24-16 win over the Carolina Panthers.
Next Up: Bye Week

Darwin Thompson, RB, Kansas City Chiefs (6-4)
The rookie running back had one carry for negative yards, but had a catch for 8 yards in the Chiefs’ 35-32 loss to the Tennessee Titans.
Next Up: at Los Angeles Chargers (4-6), Monday at 6:15 p.m. on ESPN.

JoJo Natson, WR, Los Angeles Rams (5-4)
Natson returned four kickoffs for 94 yards, his longest was 30 yards. He also had 3 punt returns for 21 yards in the Rams’ loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Next Up: vs. Chicago Bears (4-5), Sunday at 6:20 p.m. on KSL TV.

Dallin Leavitt, S, Oakland Raiders (5-4)
Leavitt participated in 23 snaps on special teams and assisted on one tackle in the Raiders’ 26-24 win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday Night Football.
Next Up: vs. Cincinnati Bengals (0-9), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on CBS.

Nevin Lawson, CB, Oakland Raiders (5-4)
Lawson played three snaps on defense and 23 on special teams, but didn’t record any statistics in the Raiders’ win over the Chargers on Thursday Night Football.
Next Up: vs. Cincinnati Bengals (0-9), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on CBS.

Bobby Wagner, LB, Seattle Seahawks
Wagner started for the Seahawks on Monday Night Football. The former Aggie posted two tackles.
Next Up: Bye Week

Donald Penn, OL, Washington Redskins (1-8)
Penn and the Redskins had a bye this past week.
Next Up: vs. New York Jets (2-7), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Former Wildcats

Taron Johnson, CB, Buffalo Bills (6-3)
Johnson had four tackles in the Bills’ 19-16 loss to the Cleveland Browns.
Next Up: at Miami Dolphins (2-7), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Former Thunderbirds

Miles Killebrew, S, Detroit Lions (3-5-1)
Killebrew was listed as inactive in the Lions’ 20-13 loss to the Chicago Bears.
Next Up: vs. Dallas Cowboys (5-4), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

LeShaun Sims, CB, Tennessee Titans (5-5)
Sims started at cornerback and picked up 11 tackles in the Titans’ 35-32 win over the Kansas City Chiefs.
Next Up: Bye Week

Former High School Stars

Dalton Schultz, TE, Dallas Cowboys (5-4)
The former Bingham high star played two snaps on offense and five on special teams, but didn’t record any statistics in the Cowboys loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday Night Football.
Next Up: at Detroit Lions (3-5-1), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Xavier Su’a-Filo, OL, Dallas Cowboys (5-4)
The Timpview alum did not play in the Cowboys’ 28-24 loss to the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday Night Football.
Next Up: at Detroit Lions (3-5-1), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Andre James, OL, Oakland Raiders (5-4)
The Herriman high star played one snap on the offensive line in the Raiders’ 26-24 win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Thursday Night Football.
Next Up: vs. Cincinnati Bengals (0-9), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on CBS.

John Ursua, WR, Seattle Seahawks
Ursua was inactive for the Seahawk’s game against the 49ers.
Next Up: Bye Week