Week 12 VFL in NFL Update: Stone released by Bears, Bray moved up to active roster

By Vince Ferrara / @VinceSports

Here’s a complete list of University of Tennessee players in the National Football League as the 2018 season heading into Week 12 of the NFL season.

I’ve included some notes, jersey numbers and depth chart positions of VFLs in the NFL. You will also see the list of players with local ties to the Knoxville area or didn’t end their college careers there.

Tennessee Vols NFL Notes This Week
-OL James Stone was released recently from the Chicago practice squad
-The Bears also elevated QB Tyler Bray from their practice squad
-4 Offense/Defense Starters in Week 11: Alvin Kamara, Ramon Foster, Zach Fulton, Justin Coleman
-1 Active but DNP in Week 11: Josh Dobbs
-6 Deactives from Week 11: Eric Berry, Reginald McKenzie, John Kelly, Justin Hunter, Josh Malone, AJ Johnson
-Currently there are 32 U. of Tennessee players on NFL teams
-26 of the 32 are on 53-player rosters (4 practice squad/4 IR)
-7 VFL rookies are in the NFL right now (3 draft picks)
-Pittsburgh has the most UT players with 5
-DB is the largest position of VFLs in the league right now with 5
-22 of the 32 teams have a UT player
-24 of the 32 have a UT player or a local player

(All times Eastern) (U. of Tennessee players in that game in parenthesis of the 22 on main rosters that are playing this week)
Bye: LA Rams (Kelly) and Kansas City (Berry/McKenzie/Colquitt)

Thursday, November 22
Chicago at Detroit, 12:30 PM (CBS) (Bray-Chi vs. Reeves-Maybin-Det)
Washington at Dallas, 4:30 PM (FOX)
Atlanta at New Orleans, 8:20 PM (NBC) (Kamara-NO)

Sunday, November 25
Jacksonville at Buffalo, 1:00 PM (Jackson-Jac vs. Croom-Buf)
Cleveland at Cincinnati, 1:00 PM (Colquitt-Cle vs. Malone-Cin)
New England at NY Jets, 1:00 PM (Patterson-NE)
NY Giants at Philadelphia, 1:00 PM
San Francisco at Tampa Bay, 1:00 PM
Seattle at Carolina, 1:00 PM (Coleman-Sea vs. Palardy/Gaulden-Car)
Oakland at Baltimore, 1:00 PM (Cox-Bal)

Arizona at LA Chargers, 4:05 PM
Pittsburgh at Denver, 4:25 PM (Foster/McCullers/Dobbs/Sutton/Hunter-Pit vs. Johnson-Den)
Miami at Indianapolis, 4:25 PM (James-Mia)

Green Bay at Minnesota, 8:20 PM (NBC)

Monday, November 26
Tennessee at Houston, 8:15 PM (ESPN) (Stocker-Ten vs. Fulton/Daniel-Hou)

*There are 4 match-ups this week with U. of Tennessee players on both teams among the 26 active VFLs in the league
*6 players are not on active rosters (Barnett-Phi-IR, Moseley-SF-IR, Williams-NYG-IR, Ellis-KC-IR, Lewis-Ten-PS & Wolf-GB-PS) putting the league-wide total of VFLs at 32

Tennessee Volunteers On NFL Teams as of 11/22/18 (32) x = rookie
Baltimore Ravens
Morgan Cox (46) LS (LS)

Buffalo Bills
Jason Croom (80) TE (2nd team TE)

Carolina Panthers
Michael Palardy (5) P (P/H)
Rashaan Gaulden (28) DB (2nd team FS)-x

Chicago Bears
Tyler Bray (9) QB (3rd team QB)

Cincinnati Bengals
Josh Malone (80) WR (2nd team WR)

Cleveland Browns
Britton Colquitt (4) P (P/H)

Denver Broncos
AJ Johnson (45) LB (3rd team ILB)-x

Detroit Lions
Jalen Reeves-Maybin (44) LB (2nd team OLB)

Green Bay Packers
Ethan Wolf (86) TE (practice squad)-x

Houston Texans
Zach Fulton (73) OL (starting RG)
Trevor Daniel (8) P (P/H)-x

Jacksonville Jaguars
Malik Jackson (97) DT (starting DT)

Kansas City Chiefs
Eric Berry (29) S (starting SS)
Dustin Colquitt (2) P (P/H)
Reginald “Kahlil” McKenzie (66) OG (2nd team LG)-x
Alex Ellis (82) TE (reserve/injured)

Los Angeles Rams
John Kelly (42) RB (4th team RB)-x

Miami Dolphins
Ja’Wuan James (70) OT (starting RT)

New England Patriots
Cordarrelle Patterson (84) WR (2nd team WR, starting KR)

New Orleans Saints
Alvin Kamara (41) RB (starting RB)

New York Giants
Jordan Williams (79) DL (reserve/injured)

Philadelphia Eagles
Derek Barnett (96) DE (reserve/injured)

Pittsburgh Steelers
Ramon Foster (73) OG (starting LG)
Daniel McCullers (93) NT (2nd team NT)
Cameron Sutton (20) DB (2nd team RCB)
Joshua Dobbs (5) QB (2nd team QB)
Justin Hunter (11) WR (2nd team RWR)

San Francisco 49ers
Emmanuel Moseley (41) CB (injured reserve)-x

Seattle Seahawks
Justin Coleman (28) DB (2nd team CB)

Tennessee Titans
Luke Stocker (88) TE (starting TE)
LaTroy Lewis (45) LB (practice squad)

Teams Without Any Players From UT On 53-Player Rosters (10)
Dallas *
LA Chargers
Minnesota *
NY Jets
Tampa Bay
*Do have a local player

UT Players In The NFL By Position (32)
QB – 2
RB – 2
WR – 3
TE – 4
FB – 0
OL – 4
DL – 4
LB – 3
DB – 5
P – 4
PK – 0
LS – 1

Knoxville Area Players/Finished College Elsewhere (5) x = rookie
Dallas Cowboys
Chris Jones (6) P *Carson-Newman (starting P/H)

Green Bay Packers
Randall Cobb (18) WR *Alcoa HS/Kentucky (starting WR)

Minnesota Vikings
Harrison Smith (22) S *Catholic HS/Notre Dame (starting FS)

Oakland Raiders
Lee Smith (86) TE *Powell HS/Marshall (2nd team TE)

Philadelphia Eagles
Dorren Miller (84) WR *Carson-Newman (practice squad)-x

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