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Buffalo Bills Players Lead Locals With Week 10 Performances

Nov 14, 2021, 9:31 PM | Updated: Nov 15, 2021, 9:20 pm
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Zack Moss #20 of the Buffalo Bills runs the ball during the second quarter against the Green Bay Packers at Highmark Stadium on August 28, 2021 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Bryan M. Bennett/Getty Images)
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Multiple local players that are members of the Buffalo Bills had big performances during Week 10 of the 2021 NFL season.

Here is how all of the players with ties to the state of Utah fared during the 10th week of the season.

Former Utah Utes

Urban Meyer – Head Coach – Jacksonville Jaguars (2-7)

The former Utah head coach and the Jaguars suffered a 23-17 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.

Next Game: vs. San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Kylie Fitts – Defensive Tackle – Arizona Cardinals (8-2)

The former Utah defensive lineman was placed on Injured Reserve prior to Week 7 and will miss the rest of the 2021 season. Arizona lost to the Carolina Panthers, 34-10.

Next Game: @ Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, November 21 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Leki Fotu – Defensive Tackle – Arizona Cardinals (8-2)

The former Utah defensive lineman had three total tackles, two solo tackles, and a tackle for loss in Arizona’s 34-10 loss to the Carolina Panthers.

Next Game: @ Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, November 21 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Tyler Huntley – Quarterback – Baltimore Ravens (6-3)

The former Utah quarterback did not play in Baltimore’s 22-10 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Thursday, November 11.

Next Game: @ Chicago Bears on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Star Lotulelei – Defensive Tackle – Buffalo Bills (6-3)

The former Utah defensive lineman is currently on Buffalo’s COVID-19/Reserve list and did not play in the Bills’ 45-17 win over the New York Jets.

Next Game: vs. Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Zack Moss – Running Back – Buffalo Bills (6-3)

The former Utah running back had five carries for 16 yards and a touchdown in Buffalo’s 45-17 win over the New York Jets.

Next Game: vs. Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jaylon Johnson – Cornerback – Chicago Bears (3-5)

The former Utes defensive back and the Bears had a bye week in Week 10.

Next Game: vs. Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Francis Bernard – Linebacker – Dallas Cowboys (7-2)

The former Utah linebacker had one tackle in Dallas’ 43-3 win over the Atlanta Falcons.

Next Game: @ Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, November 21 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Garett Bolles – Offensive Tackle – Denver Broncos (5-5)

The former Utah offensive lineman was inactive for Denver’s 30-13 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Next Game: Bye Week

Tim Patrick – Wide Receiver – Denver Broncos (5-5)

The former Utah receiver had three receptions for 14 yards in Denver’s 30-13 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Next Game: Bye Week

John Penisini – Defensive Tackle – Detroit Lions (0-8-1)

The former Utah defensive lineman and the Lions tied the Pittsburgh Steelers after overtime, 16-16.

Next Game: @ Cleveland Browns on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Julian Blackmon – Safety – Indianapolis Colts (5-5)

The former Utah safety suffered a season-ending injury during the practice before Week 7 and will miss the entire year for the Colts. Indianapolis defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars, 23-17.

Next Game: @ Buffalo Bills on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Sam Tevi – Offensive Tackle – Indianapolis Colts (5-5)

The former Utah offensive lineman suffered a season-ending knee injury during the preseason and will miss the entire year for the Colts. Indianapolis defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars, 23-17.

Next Game: @ Buffalo Bills on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jackson Barton – Offensive Tackle – Las Vegas Raiders (5-4)

The former Utah offensive lineman was inactive for Las Vegas’ 41-14 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Next Game: vs. Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, November 21 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Terrell Burgess – Safety – Los Angeles Rams (7-3)

The former Utah defensive back had one tackle in Los Angeles’ 31-10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

Next Game: Bye Week

Matt Gay – Kicker – Los Angeles Rams (7-3)

The former Utah kicker was 1/1 on field goals and 1/1 on PATs in Los Angeles’ 31-10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

Next Game: Bye Week

Eric Rowe – Safety – Miami Dolphins (3-7)

The former Utah defensive back had four total tackles, three solo tackles, and a pass breakup in Miami’s 22-10 win over the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday, November 11.

Next Game: @ New York Jets on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Chase Hansen – Safety – New Orleans Saints (5-4)

The former Utah defensive back is currently on the Saints’ Reserve/Injured list and did not play in New Orleans’ 23-21 loss to the Tennessee Titans.

Next Game: @ Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Marcus Williams – Safety – New Orleans Saints (5-4)

The former Utah defensive back had three tackles in New Orleans’ 23-21 loss to the Tennessee Titans.

Next Game: @ Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Devontae Booker – Running Back – New York Giants (3-6)

The former Utes running back and the Giants had a bye week in Week 10.

Next Game: @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday, November 22 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ESPN

Javelin Guidry – Safety – New York Jets (2-7)

The former Utah defensive back had two tackles in New York’s 45-17 loss to the Buffalo Bills.

Next Game: vs. Miami Dolphins on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Mitch Wishnowsky – Punter – San Francisco 49ers (4-5)

The former Utah punter punted three times with an average of 42.3 yards per kick in San Francisco’s 31-10 win over the Los Angeles Rams.

Next Game: @ Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Cody Barton – Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks (3-6)

The former Utah linebacker was inactive for Seattle’s 17-0 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

Next Game: vs. Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, November 21 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Marquise Blair – Safety – Seattle Seahawks (3-6)

The former Utah defensive back is currently on Seattle’s Reserve/Injured list and did not play in the Seahawks’ 17-0 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

Next Game: vs. Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, November 21 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Jared Norris – Linebacker – Washington Football Team (3-6)

The former Utah linebacker is currently on Washington’s Reserve/Injured list. Washington beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 29-19.

Next Game: @ Carolina Panthers on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Practice Squad Players

  • Bradlee Anae – Dallas Cowboys

Former BYU Cougars

Andy Reid – Head Coach – Kansas City Chiefs (6-4)

The former BYU player and graduate assistant and the Chiefs beat the Las Vegas Raiders, 41-14.

Next Game: vs. Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, November 21 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Ty’Son Williams – Running Back – Baltimore Ravens (6-3)

The former BYU running back played six snaps on special teams in Baltimore’s 22-10 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Thursday, November 11.

Next Game: @ Chicago Bears on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Brady Christensen – Offensive Tackle – Carolina Panthers (5-5)

The former BYU offensive lineman and the Panthers defeated the Arizona Cardinals, 34-10.

Next Game: vs. Washington Football Team on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Khyiris Tonga – Defensive Tackle – Chicago Bears (3-5)

The former BYU defensive lineman and the Bears had a bye week in Week 10.

Next Game: vs. Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Sione Takitaki – Linebacker – Cleveland Browns (5-5)

The former BYU linebacker had five total tackles, two solo tackles, and a tackle for loss in Cleveland’s 45-7 loss to the New England Patriots.

Next Game: vs. Detroit Lions on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Jamaal Williams – Running Back – Detroit Lions (0-8-1)

The former BYU running back was inactive for Detroit’s 16-16 tie with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Next Game: @ Cleveland Browns on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Chris Wilcox – Cornerback – Indianapolis Colts (5-5)

The former BYU defensive back and the Colts beat the Jacksonville Jaguars, 23-17.

Next Game: @ Buffalo Bills on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Daniel Sorensen – Safety – Kansas City Chiefs (6-4)

The former BYU defensive back had a pass breakup and interception in Kansas City’s 41-14 win over the Las Vegas Raiders.

Next Game: vs. Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, November 21 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Michael Davis – Cornerback – Los Angeles Chargers (5-4)

The former BYU defensive back was inactive for Los Angeles’ 27-20 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.

Next Game: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, November 21 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Kyle Van Noy – Linebacker – New England Patriots (6-4)

The former BYU linebacker had five tackles, one sack, one tackle for loss, and a quarterback hit in New England’s 45-7 win over the Cleveland Browns.

Next Game: @ Atlanta Falcons on Thursday, November 18 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on FOX/NFL Network

Harvey Langi – Linebacker – New England Patriots (6-4)

The former BYU linebacker is currently on the Patriots’ Injured/Reserve list and did not play in New England’s 45-7 win over the Cleveland Browns.

Next Game: @ Atlanta Falcons on Thursday, November 18 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on FOX/NFL Network

Taysom Hill – Quarterback – New Orleans Saints (5-4)

The former BYU quarterback was 2/2 passing for 11 yards in New Orleans’ 23-21 loss to the Tennessee Titans. Hill also had three carries for 23 yards and one catch for 15 yards.

Next Game: @ Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Zach Wilson – Quarterback – New York Jets (2-7)

The former BYU quarterback was inactive for New York’s 45-17 loss to the Buffalo Bills.

Next Game: vs. Miami Dolphins on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Fred Warner – Linebacker – San Francisco 49ers (4-5)

The former BYU linebacker had eight total tackles, five solo tackles, and a pass breakup in San Francisco’s 31-10 win over the Los Angeles Rams.

Next Game: @ Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Dax Milne – Wide Receiver – Washington Football Team (3-6)

The former BYU wide receiver had two catches for 22 yards and a fumble in Washington’s 29-19 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Next Game: @ Carolina Panthers on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Practice Squad Players

  • Tristen Hoge – Cleveland Browns
  • Bronson Kaufusi – Green Bay Packers
  • Zayne Anderson – Kansas City Chiefs
  • Matt Bushman – Las Vegas Raiders
  • Troy Warner – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Former Utah State Aggies

Patrick Scales – Long Snapper – Chicago Bears (3-5)

The former Aggie long snapper and the Bears had a bye week in Week 10.

Next Game: vs. Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jalen Davis – Cornerback – Cincinnati Bengals (5-4)

The former Utah State defensive back and the Bengals had a bye week in Week 10.

Next Game: @ Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday, November 21 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Jordan Love – Quarterback – Green Bay Packers (8-2)

The former Utah State quarterback did not play in Green Bay’s 17-0 win over the Seattle Seahawks.

Next Game: @ Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Dallin Leavitt – Cornerback – Las Vegas Raiders (5-4)

The former Utah State defensive back had five tackles in Las Vegas’ 41-14 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Next Game: vs. Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, November 21 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Nevin Lawson – Cornerback – Jacksonville Jaguars (2-7)

The former Utah State defensive back and the Jaguars suffered a 23-17 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.

Next Game: vs. San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Kyler Fackrell – Linebacker – Los Angeles Chargers (5-4)

The former USU linebacker had two tackles in Los Angeles’ 27-20 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.

Next Game: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, November 21 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Nick Vigil – Linebacker – Minnesota Vikings (4-5)

The former Utah State linebacker had two total tackles, one solo tackle, and a quarterback hit in Minnesota’s 27-20 win over the Los Angeles Chargers.

Next Game: vs. Green Bay Packers on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Bobby Wagner – Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks (3-6)

The former Utah State linebacker had eight total tackles and four solo tackles in Seattle’s 17-0 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

Next Game: vs. Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, November 21 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Tyler Larsen – Center – Washington Football Team (3-6)

The former USU offensive lineman and Washington beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 29-19.

Next Game: @ Carolina Panthers on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Practice Squad Players

  • JoJo Natson – Cleveland Browns
  • Darwin Thompson – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Former Weber State Wildcats

Taron Johnson – Cornerback – Buffalo Bills (6-3)

The former Weber State defensive back had four tackles, one pass breakup, and an interception in Buffalo’s 45-17 win over the New York Jets.

Next Game: vs. Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Sua Opeta – Offensive Guard – Philadelphia Eagles (4-6)

The former Weber State offensive lineman and the Eagles beat the Denver Broncos, 30-13.

Next Game: vs. New Orleans Saints on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former Southern Utah Thunderbirds

Miles Killebrew – Safety – Pittsburgh Steelers (5-3-1)

The former Thunderbirds safety had one tackle in Pittsburgh’s 16-16 tie with the Detroit Lions.

Next Game: @ Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday, November 21 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Former High School Players

Xavier Su’a-Filo (Timpview/UCLA) – Offensive Guard – Cincinnati Bengals (5-4)

The former Timpview star is currently on Cincinnati’s Reserve/Injured list. The Bengals had a bye week in Week 10.

Next Game: @ Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday, November 21 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Dalton Schultz (Bingham/Stanford) – Tight End – Dallas Cowboys (7-2)

The former Bingham star had one catch for 14 yards in Dallas’ 43-3 win over the Atlanta Falcons.

Next Game: @ Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, November 21 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Simi Fehoko (Brighton/Stanford) – Wide Receiver – Dallas Cowboys (7-2)

The former Brighton star was inactive for Dallas’ 43-3 win over the Atlanta Falcons.

Next Game: @ Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, November 21 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Penei Sewell (Desert Hills/Oregon) – Offensive Tackle – Detroit Lions (0-8-1)

The former Desert Hills star and the Lions tied the Pittsburgh Steelers, 16-16.

Next Game: @ Cleveland Browns on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Jay Tufele (Bingham/USC) – Defensive Tackle – Jacksonville Jaguars (2-7)

The former Bingham star is currently on Jacksonville’s Reserve/Injured list and did not play in the Jaguars’ 23-17 loss to the Indianapolis Colts.

Next Game: vs. San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Marcus Kemp (Layton/Hawaii) – Wide Receiver – Kansas City Chiefs (6-4)

The former Layton star had one catch for 16 yards and one tackle in Kansas City’s 41-14 win over the Las Vegas Raiders.

Next Game: vs. Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, November 21 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Alohi Gilman (Orem/Notre Dame) – Safety – Los Angeles Chargers (5-4)

The former Orem star had six total tackles and two solo tackles in Los Angeles’ 27-20 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.

Next Game: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, November 21 at 6:20 p.m. (MDT) on KSL TV

Andre James (Herriman/UCLA) – Offensive Tackle – Las Vegas Raiders (5-4)

The former Herriman star and the Raiders suffered a 41-14 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs.

Next Game: vs. Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, November 21 at 2:05 p.m. (MDT) on CBS

Kaden Elliss (Judge Memorial/Idaho) – Linebacker – New Orleans Saints (5-4)

The former Judge Memorial star had two tackles in New Orleans’ 23-21 loss to the Tennessee Titans.

Next Game: @ Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, November 21 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on FOX

Bryan Mone (Highland/Michigan) – Defensive Tackle – Seattle Seahawks (3-6)

The former Highland star had four total tackles and one solo tackle in Seattle’s 17-0 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

Next Game: vs. Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, November 21 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

John Ursua (Westlake/Cedar City/Hawaii) – Wide Receiver – Seattle Seahawks (3-6)

The former Westlake and Cedar City star suffered a season-ending knee injury during the preseason and will miss the entire year for the Seahawks. Seattle lost to the Green Bay Packers, 17-0.

Next Game: vs. Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, November 21 at 2:25 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Practice Squad Players

  • Porter Gustin (Salem Hills) – Cleveland Browns
  • Noah Togiai (Hunter) – Philadelphia Eagles

Kyle Ireland is a Locals in the NFL Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Yards After College Podcast. Follow him on Twitter (@kyleireland) and Instagram (@kyleirelandksl).

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