LOCALS IN THE NFL

Local Players Reach NFL Playoffs In Pursuit Of Super Bowl LVII

Jan 8, 2023, 9:53 PM

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A detail of the official National Football League NFL logo is seen painted on the turf as the New York Giants host the Atlanta Falcons during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at MetLife Stadium on January 8, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

(Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY – Local NFL players helped their teams qualify for the NFL postseason and will play for the chance to be in Super Bowl LVII.

#LocalsInTheNFL in the NFL Playoffs

Former Utah Utes

Tyler Huntley – Quarterback – Baltimore Ravens (10-7)

Next Game: Playoffs – Super Wild Card Round @ Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, January 15 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on KSL 5 TV

Marcus Williams – Safety – Baltimore Ravens (10-7)

Next Game: Playoffs – Super Wild Card Round @ Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, January 15 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on KSL 5 TV

Devin Lloyd – Linebacker – Jacksonville Jaguars (9-8)

Next Game: Playoffs – Super Wild Card Round vs. Los Angeles Chargers on Saturday, January 14 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on KSL 5 TV

Eric Rowe – Cornerback – Miami Dolphins (9-8)

Next Game: Playoffs – Super Wild Card Round @ Buffalo Bills on Sunday, January 15 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Britain Covey – Wide Receiver – Philadelphia Eagles (14-3)

Next Game: Playoffs – Divisional Round vs. TBD on Saturday, January 21, or Sunday, January 22

Mitch Wishnowsky – Punter – San Francisco 49ers (13-4)

Next Game: Super Wild Card Round vs. Seattle Seahawks on Saturday, January 14 @ 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Cody Barton – Linebacker – Seattle Seahawks (9-8)

Next Game: Super Wild Card Round @ San Francisco 49ers on Saturday, January 14 @ 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Practice Squad Players

  • Terrell Burgess – Safety – New York Giants
    • Next Game: Playoffs – Super Wild Card Round @ Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, January 15 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former BYU Cougars

Andy Reid – Head Coach – Kansas City Chiefs (14-3)

Next Game: Playoffs – Divisional Round vs. TBD on Saturday, January 21, or Sunday, January 22

Michael Davis – Cornerback – Los Angeles Chargers (10-7)

Next Game: Playoffs – Super Wild Card Round @ Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday, January 14 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on KSL 5 TV

Kyle Van Noy – Linebacker – Los Angeles Chargers (10-7)

Next Game: Playoffs – Super Wild Card Round @ Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday, January 14 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on KSL 5 TV

Khyiris Tonga – Defensive Tackle – Minnesota Vikings (13-4)

Next Game: Playoffs – Super Wild Card Round vs. New York Giants on Sunday, January 15 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Fred Warner – Linebacker – San Francisco 49ers (13-4)

Next Game: Super Wild Card Round vs. Seattle Seahawks on Saturday, January 14 @ 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Practice Squad Players

  • Zayne Anderson – Safety – Kansas City Chiefs
    • Next Game: Playoffs – Divisional Round vs. TBD on Saturday, January 21, or Sunday, January 22
  • James Empey – Offensive Lineman – Miami Dolphins
    • Next Game: Playoffs – Super Wild Card Round @ Buffalo Bills on Sunday, January 15 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Former Utah State Aggies

Jalen Davis – Cornerback – Cincinnati Bengals (12-4)

Next Game: Playoffs – Super Wild Card Round vs. Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, January 15 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on KSL 5 TV

Deven Thompkins – Wide Receiver – Tampa Bay Buccaneers (8-9)

Next Game: Playoffs – Super Wild Card Round vs. Dallas Cowboys on Monday, January 16 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ABC/ESPN/ESPN2

Practice Squad Players

  • Darwin Thompson – Running Back – Seattle Seahawks
    • Next Game: Super Wild Card Round @ San Francisco 49ers on Saturday, January 14 @ 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Former Weber State Wildcats

Taron Johnson – Cornerback – Buffalo Bills (13-3)

Next Game: Playoffs – Super Wild Card Round vs. Miami Dolphins on Sunday, January 15 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS

Former High School Players

Jay Tufele – Defensive Lineman – Cincinnati Bengals (Bingham/USC) (12-4)

Next Game: Playoffs – Super Wild Card Round vs. Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, January 15 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on KSL 5 TV

Dalton Schultz – Tight End – Dallas Cowboys (Bingham/Stanford) (12-5)

Next Game: Playoffs – Super Wild Card Round @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday, January 16 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ABC/ESPN/ESPN2

Simi Fehoko – Wide Receiver – Dallas Cowboys (Brighton/Stanford) (12-5)

Next Game: Playoffs – Super Wild Card Round @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday, January 16 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on ABC/ESPN/ESPN2

Alohi Gilman – Safety – Los Angeles Chargers (Orem/Notre Dame) (10-7)

Next Game: Playoffs – Super Wild Card Round @ Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday, January 14 at 6:15 p.m. (MDT) on KSL 5 TV

Bryan Mone – Defensive Lineman – Seattle Seahawks (Highland/Michigan) (9-8)

Next Game: Super Wild Card Round @ San Francisco 49ers on Saturday, January 14 at 2:30 p.m. (MDT) on FOX

Practice Squad Players

  • Marcus Kemp – Wide Receiver – Kansas City Chiefs (Layton/Hawai’i)
    • Next Game: Playoffs – Divisional Round vs. TBD on Saturday, January 21, or Sunday, January 22
  • Porter Gustin – Linebacker – Miami Dolphins (Salem Hills/USC)
    • Next Game: Playoffs – Super Wild Card Round @ Buffalo Bills on Sunday, January 15 at 11 a.m. (MDT) on CBS
  • Noah Togiai – Tight End – Philadelphia Eagles (Hunter/Oregon State)
    • Next Game: Playoffs – Divisional Round vs. TBD on Saturday, January 21, or Sunday, January 22

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

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