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Barton, Wagner Combine For 20 Tackles In Seahawks’ Win Over Panthers

Dec 15, 2019, 7:05 PM | Updated: Dec 16, 2019, 9:17 am
Seattle Seahawks linebacker Cody Barton (57) wraps up Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCa...
Seattle Seahawks linebacker Cody Barton (57) wraps up Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey (22) on the play during the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Carolina Panthers on December 15, 2019 at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte,NC. (Photo by Dannie Walls/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)
(Photo by Dannie Walls/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – A pair of local linebackers had great performances for the Seattle Seahawks in their 30-24 win over the Carolina Panthers.

Former Utah linebacker Cody Barton and former Utah State star Bobby Wagner each had 10 tackles in the win. Wagner added an interception.

Here is how all of the players with ties to the state of Utah fared during Week 15 of the NFL season.

Former Utes

Star Lotulelei, DT, Buffalo Bills (10-4)
Lotulelei played 30 snaps on defense but didn’t record any stats as the Bills defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 17-10 on Sunday Night Football.
Next Up: at New England Patriots (11-3), Saturday at 2:30 p.m. on NFL Network.

Devontae Booker, RB, Denver Broncos (5-9)
The former Ute had one carry for five rushing yards in the Broncos’ 23-3 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.
Next Up: vs. Detroit Lions (3-10-1), Sunday at 2:05 p.m. on CBS.

Garett Bolles, OL, Denver Broncos (5-9)
Bolles started at left tackle and played all 59 snaps on offense for the Broncos in their loss to the Chiefs.
Next Up: vs. Detroit Lions (3-10-1), Sunday at 2:05 p.m. on CBS.

Tim Patrick, WR, Denver Broncos (5-9)
Patrick caught three passes for 26 yards in the Broncos loss to the Chiefs.
Next Up: vs. Detroit Lions (3-10-1), Sunday at 2:05 p.m. on CBS.

Sam Tevi, OL, Los Angeles Chargers (5-9)
Tevi started at right tackle and played all 62 offensive snaps for the Chargers in their 39-10 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.
Next Up: vs. Oakland Raiders (6-8), Sunday at 2:05 p.m. on CBS.

Eric Weddle, S, Los Angeles Rams (8-6)
Weddle had 5 tackles in the Rams’ 44-21 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.
Next Up: at San Francisco 49ers (11-3), Saturday at 6:15 p.m. on NFL Network.

Eric Rowe, CB, Miami Dolphins (3-11)
Rowe recorded 4 tackles, including 3 solo tackles in the Dolphins’ 36-20 loss to the New York Giants.
Next Up: vs. Cincinnati Bengals (1-13), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Marcus Williams, S, New Orleans Saints (MNF)
Williams and the Saints will face the Indianapolis Colts on Monday Night Football.
Next Up: vs. Indianapolis Colts (6-7), Monday at 6:15 p.m. on ESPN.

Mitch Wishnowsky, P, San Francisco 49ers (11-3)
Wishnowsky punted the ball 4 times for 184 yards, averaging 46 yards per kick. His longest punt was 55 yards and two of them landed inside the 20 in the 49ers’ 29-22 loss to the Falcons.
Next Up: vs. Los Angeles Rams (8-6), Saturday at 6:15 p.m. on NFL Network.

Marquise Blair, S, Seattle Seahawks (11-3)
The rookie picked up one tackle for the Seahawks in their 30-24 win over the Carolina Panthers.
Next Up: vs. Arizona Cardinals (4-9-1), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on FOX.

Cody Barton, LB, Seattle Seahawks (11-3)
Barton started at linebacker and tied Bobby Wagner for a team-high 10 tackles, including a quarterback hit.
Next Up: vs. Arizona Cardinals (4-9-1), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on FOX.

Matt Gay, K, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (7-7)
Gay made one of his two field goal attempts from 46 yards. He also nailed all five extra point attempts in the Buccaneers’ 38-17 win over the Detroit Lions.
Next Up: vs. Houston Texans (9-5), Saturday at 11 a.m. on NFL Network.

Tony Bergstrom, OL, Washington Redskins (3-11)
Bergstrom played 12 snaps on the offensive line and 5 snaps on special teams for the Redskins in their 37-27 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
Next Up: vs. New York Giants (3-11), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Nate Orchard, LB, Washington Redskins (3-11)
The former Ute racked up five tackles in the Redskins loss to the Eagles.
Next Up: vs. New York Giants (3-11), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Former Cougars

Sione Takitaki, LB, Cleveland Browns (6-8)
Takitaki had one solo tackle in the Browns’ 38-24 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.
Next Up: vs. Baltimore Ravens (12-2), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Jamaal Williams, RB, Green Bay Packers (11-3)
The former Cougar had 8 carries for 26 yards and one reception for 7 yards in the Packers’ 21-13 win over the Chicago Bears.
Next Up: at Minnesota Vikings (10-4), Monday at 6:15 p.m. on ESPN.

Daniel Sorensen, S, Kansas City Chiefs (10-4)
Sorensen had two tackles and a pass deflection in the Chiefs’ 23-3 win over the Denver Broncos.
Next Up: 
at Chicago Bears (7-7), Sunday at 6:20 p.m. on KSL TV.

Michael Davis, CB, Los Angeles Chargers (5-9)
Davis returned from his two game suspension and picked up five tackles and two pass deflections in the Chargers’ 39-10 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.
Next Up: vs. Oakland Raiders (6-8), Sunday at 2:05 p.m. on CBS.

Kyle Van Noy, LB, New England Patriots (11-3)
Van Noy recorded 2 tackles for the Patriots in their 34-13 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.
Next Up: vs. Buffalo Bills (10-4), Saturday at 2:30 p.m. on NFL Network.

Taysom Hill, QB, New Orleans Saints (MNF)
Hill and the Saints will play the Indianapolis Colts on Monday Night Football.
Next Up: vs. Indianapolis Colts (6-7), Monday at 6:15 p.m. on ESPN.

Harvey Langi, New York Jets (5-9)
Langi played 14 snaps on special teams, but didn’t record any statistics in the Jets’ 42-21 loss to the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday Night Football.
Next Up: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers (8-6), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Fred Warner, LB, San Francisco 49ers (11-3)
Warner led the 49ers with 9 tackles, including one tackle for a loss and a pass deflection in their loss to the Atlanta Falcons.
Next Up: vs. Los Angeles Rams (8-6), Saturday at 6:15 p.m. on NFL Network.

Ezekiel Ansah, DE, Seattle Seahawks (11-3)
Ansah was inactive for the Seahawks in their win over the Carolina Panthers.
Next Up: vs. Arizona Cardinals (4-9-1), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on FOX.

Former Aggies

Tyler Larsen, OL, Carolina Panthers (5-9)
Larsen played 4 snaps on special teams for the Panthers in their 30-24 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
Next Up: at Indianapolis Colts(6-7), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Patrick Scales, LS, Chicago Bears (7-7)
Scales played seven snaps on special teams as the long snapper for the Bears in their loss to the Green Bay Packers.
Next Up: vs. Kansas City Chiefs (10-4), Sunday at 6:20 p.m. on KSL TV.

Nick Vigil, LB, Cincinnati Bengals (1-13)
The former Aggie racked up 5 tackles in the Bengals’ 34-13 loss to the New England Patriots.
Next Up: at Miami Dolphins (3-11), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

Kyler Fackrell, LB, Green Bay Packers (11-3)
Fackrell played 42 snaps on defense and 12 on special teams in the Packers’ 31-23 win over the Chicago Bears, but didn’t record any stats.
Next Up: at Minnesota Vikings (10-4), Monday at 6:15 p.m. on ESPN.

Darwin Thompson, RB, Kansas City Chiefs (10-4)
Thompson had a game-high 38 rushing yards on 8 carries. He also had one catch for one yard in the Chiefs’ 23-3 win over the Denver Broncos.
Next Up: at Chicago Bears (7-7), Sunday at 6:20 p.m. on KSL TV.

JoJo Natson, WR, Los Angeles Rams (8-6)
Natson was inactive for the Rams in their 44-21 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.
Next Up: at San Francisco 49ers (11-3), Saturday at 6:15 p.m. on NFL Network.

Dallin Leavitt, S, Oakland Raiders (6-8)
Leavitt picked up two tackles for the Raiders in their loss to the Jaguars.
Next Up: at Los Angeles Chargers (5-9), Sunday at 2:05 p.m. on CBS.

Nevin Lawson, CB, Oakland Raiders (6-8)
Lawson racked up 8 tackles, including one tackle for loss in the Raiders’ 20-16 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Next Up: at Los Angeles Chargers (5-9), Sunday at 2:05 p.m. on CBS.

Bobby Wagner, LB, Seattle Seahawks (11-3)
Wagner had 10 tackles, two pass deflections and an interception in the Seahawks’ 30-24 win over the Carolina Panthers.
Next Up: vs. Arizona Cardinals (4-9-1), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on FOX.

Donald Penn, OL, Washington Redskins (3-11)
Penn started at left tackle and played all 53 offensive snaps for the Redskins in their 37-27 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.
Next Up: vs. New York Giants (3-11), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Former Wildcats

Taron Johnson, CB, Buffalo Bills (10-4)
Johnson had six tackles including five solo tackles in Buffalo’s 17-10 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday Night Football.
Next Up: at New England Patriots (11-3), Saturday at 2:30 p.m. on NFL Network.

Iosua Opeta, OL, Philadelphia Eagles (7-7)
Opeta was inactive for the Eagles in their 37-27 win over the Washington Redskins.
Next Up: vs. Dallas Cowboys (7-7), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on FOX.

Former Thunderbirds

Miles Killebrew, S, Detroit Lions (3-10-1)
Killebrew picked up one tackle in the Lions’ 38-17 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Next Up: at Denver Broncos (5-9), Sunday at 2:05 p.m. on CBS.

LeShaun Sims, CB, Tennessee Titans (8-6)
Sims finished with four tackles in the Titans’ 24-21 loss to the Houston Texans.
Next Up: vs. New Orleans Saints (10-3), Sunday at 11 a.m. on FOX.

Former High School Stars

Dalton Schultz, TE, Dallas Cowboys (7-7)
The former Bingham Miner played 16 snaps on offense and 9 on special teams for the Cowboys in their 44-21 win over the Los Angeles Rams, but didn’t record any stats.
Next Up: at Philadelphia Eagles (7-7), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on FOX.

Xavier Su’a-Filo, OL, Dallas Cowboys (7-7)
The Timpview alum started at left guard and played all 70 offensive snaps for the Cowboys in their win over the Rams.
Next Up: at Philadelphia Eagles (7-7), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on FOX.

Andre James, OL, Oakland Raiders (6-8)
The Herriman high school product played six snaps on special teams for the Raiders in their 20-16 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Next Up: at Los Angeles Chargers (5-9), Sunday at 2:05 p.m. on CBS.

John Ursua, WR, Seattle Seahawks (11-3)
The former Cedar and Westlake star played 2 snaps on offense in the Seahawks win over the Carolina Panthers.
Next Up: vs. Arizona Cardinals (4-9-1), Sunday at 2:25 p.m. on FOX.

Porter Gustin, DE, Cleveland Browns (6-8)
The former Salem Hills star recorded a tackle in the Browns loss to the Cardinals.
Next Up: vs. Baltimore Ravens (12-2), Sunday at 11 a.m. on CBS.

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