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#LocalsInTheNFL: Players On NFL Rosters Entering 2022 Regular Season

Aug 30, 2022, 5:02 PM | Updated: Sep 5, 2022, 2:46 pm
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A general view of the NFL logo on the field is seen before the game between the Arizona Cardinals and the Los Angeles Rams at SoFi Stadium on October 03, 2021 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images)
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SALT LAKE CITY – The 2022 NFL season is nearly here and the league’s 32 franchises have reduced their active rosters the maximum number of players allowed following the conclusion of training camp and preseason.

Following the 53-man active roster cuts, more than 50 local players made NFL rosters ahead of the regular season.

Here are the players with ties to the state of Utah that are on active rosters as of August 30:

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Former Utah Utes

  • Brian Johnson – Quarterbacks Coach – Philadelphia Eagles
  • Alex Whittingham – Defensive Quality Control Coach – Kansas City Chiefs
  • Leki Fotu – Defensive Tackle – Arizona Cardinals
  • Javelin Guidry – Cornerback – Arizona Cardinals
  • Tyler Huntley – Quarterback – Baltimore Ravens
  • Marcus Williams – Safety – Baltimore Ravens
  • Zack Moss – Running Back – Buffalo Bills
  • Jaylon Johnson – Cornerback – Chicago Bears
  • Garett Bolles – Offensive Lineman – Denver Broncos
  • Tim Patrick – Wide Receiver – Denver Broncos (Injured Reserve – ACL)
  • Julian Blackmon – Safety – Indianapolis Colts
  • Devin Lloyd – Linebacker – Jacksonville Jaguars
  • Jackson Barton – Offensive Lineman – Las Vegas Raiders
  • Terrell Burgess – Safety – Los Angeles Rams
  • Matt Gay – Kicker – Los Angeles Rams
  • Eric Rowe – Cornerback – Miami Dolphins
  • Mitch Wishnowsky – Punter – San Francisco 49ers
  • Cody Barton – Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks

Former BYU Cougars

  • Andy Reid – Head Coach – Kansas City Chiefs
  • Porter Ellett – Offensive Quality Control Coach – Kansas City Chiefs
  • Tyler Allgeier* – Running Back – Atlanta Falcons
  • Brady Christensen – Offensive Lineman – Carolina Panthers
  • Sione Takitaki – Linebacker – Cleveland Browns
  • Jamaal Williams – Running Back – Detroit Lions
  • Matt Bushman – Tight End – Kansas City Chiefs (Injured Reserve – Clavicle)
  • Michael Davis – Cornerback – Los Angeles Chargers
  • Kyle Van Noy – Linebacker – Los Angeles Chargers
  • Taysom Hill – Tight End – New Orleans Saints
  • Daniel Sorensen – Safety – New Orleans Saints
  • Zach Wilson – Quarterback – New York Jets
  • Fred Warner – Linebacker – San Francisco 49ers
  • Dax Milne – Wide Receiver – Washington Commanders

Former Utah State Aggies

  • Nick Vigil – Linebacker – Arizona Cardinals
  • Patrick Scales – Long Snapper – Chicago Bears
  • Jalen Davis – Cornerback – Cincinnati Bengals
  • Dallin Leavitt – Safety – Green Bay Packers
  • Jordan Love – Quarterback – Green Bay Packers
  • Tipa Galeai – Linebacker – Green Bay Packers
  • Bobby Wagner – Linebacker – Los Angeles Rams
  • Tyler Larsen – Offensive Lineman – Washington Commanders (Physically Unable to Perform – Achilles Tendon)

Former Weber State Wildcats

  • Taron Johnson – Cornerback – Buffalo Bills
  • Jonah Williams – Defensive End – Los Angeles Rams
  • Sua Opeta – Offensive Lineman – Philadelphia Eagles

Former Southern Utah Thunderbirds

  • Braxton Jones* – Offensive Lineman – Chicago Bears
  • Miles Killebrew – Safety – Pittsburgh Steelers

Former High School Players

  • Jay Tufele – Defensive Tackle – Cincinnati Bengals (Bingham/USC)
  • Dalton Schultz – Tight End – Dallas Cowboys (Bingham/Stanford)
  • Simi Fehoko – Wide Receiver – Dallas Cowboys (Brighton/Stanford)
  • Penei Sewell – Offensive Lineman – Detroit Lions (Desert Hills/Oregon)
  • Andre James – Offensive Lineman – Las Vegas Raiders (Herriman/UCLA)
  • Alohi Gilman – Safety – Los Angeles Chargers (Orem/Notre Dame)
  • Kaden Elliss – Linebacker – New Orleans Saints (Judge Memorial/Idaho)
  • Jaylen Warren* – Running Back – Pittsburgh Steelers (East/Snow College/Oklahoma State)
  • Bryan Mone – Defensive Tackle – Seattle Seahawks (Highland/Michigan)

*Rookie

NFL Regular Season Begins

Week One of the 2022 NFL season begins when the reigning Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams host the Buffalo Bills on Thursday, September 8. The game will start at 6:20 p.m. and will be televised on KSL TV.

The first full Sunday slate of games will take place on September 11.

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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