Starters, inactives, snaps played, stats on Vols in NFL Week 1

49ers CB Emmanuel Moseley / Credit: ESPN Images

By Vince Ferrara / @VinceSports

Let’s take a look at what each VFL in the NFL did in Week 1 of the NFL season in my blog Vince’s View.

VFLs – Week 1 (22)

OG – Zach Fulton (73) Houston Texans
Started at RG
Played 100% of snaps on offense
Lost to Kansas City 34-20

FB – Jakob Johnson (47) New England Patriots
Played 33% of snaps on offense
56% of special teams plays
Defeated Miami 21-11

DE – Derek Barnett (96) Philadelphia Eagles
Inactive – hamstring injury
Lost to Washington 27-17

DT – Malik Jackson (97) Philadelphia Eagles
Started at DT
2 tackles
2 QB hurries
Played 79% of snaps on defense
15% of special teams plays
Lost to Washington 27-17

TE – Luke Stocker (88) Atlanta Falcons
1 target
Played 32% of snaps on offense
48% of special teams plays
Lost to Seattle 38-25

LS – Morgan Cox (46) Baltimore Ravens
38% of special teams plays
Defeated Cleveland 38-6

DE – Kyle Phillips (98) New York Jets
1 tackle
1 TFL
Played 47% of snaps on defense
Lost to Buffalo 27-17

WR – Josh Malone (83) New York Jets
Called up late from practice squad, then returned to it after the game
1 KOR for 16 yds
Played 38% of snaps on offense
Lost to Buffalo 27-17

DE – Kendal Vickers (78) Las Vegas Raiders
Played 15% of snaps on defense
Defeated Carolina 34-30

TE – Jason Witten (82) Las Vegas Raiders
1 rec 2 yds
Played 44% of snaps on offense
21% of special teams plays
Defeated Carolina 34-30

WR – Cordarrelle Patterson (84) Chicago Bears
1 rec for 12 yds
4 carries for 19 yds
3 KOR for 36.7 yds per
Played 15% of snaps on offense
34% special teams plays
Defeated Detroit 27-23

OLB – Jalen Reeves-Maybin (44) Detroit Lions
78% special teams plays
Lost to Chicago 27-23

P – Britton Colquitt (2) Minnesota Vikings
2 punts at 40.0 yds per
Lost to Green Bay43-34

RB – Alvin Kamara (41) New Orleans Saints
Started at RB
12 car for 16 yds and 1 TD (6 yd run)
5 rec for 51 yds and 1 TD (12 yd catch)
Played 66% of snaps on offense
3% special teams plays
Defeated Tampa Bay 34-23

DT – Shy Tuttle (99) New Orleans Saints
Inactive
Defeated Tampa Bay 34-23

WR – Marquez Callaway (12) New Orleans Saints – x
Inactive
Defeated Tampa Bay 34-23

CB – Emmanuel Moseley (41) San Francisco 49ers
Started at CB
Team and career-high 15 tackles (previous was 10 in 2019 vs. Seattle)
Played 100% of snaps on offense
4% special teams plays
Lost to Arizona 24-20

DB – Cameron Sutton (20) Pittsburgh Steelers
1 tackle
Played 29% of snaps on defense
46% special teams plays
Defeated N.Y. Giants 26-16

QB – Joshua Dobbs (5) Pittsburgh Steelers
Inactive
Defeated N.Y. Giants 26-16

P – Dustin Colquitt (4) Pittsburgh Steelers
4 punts for 45.8 per
Defeated N.Y. Giants 26-16

ILB – Alexander Johnson (45) Denver Broncos
Started at ILB
Team high 12 tackles
1 QB hurry
Played 100% of snaps on defense
25% special teams plays
Lost to Tennessee 16-14


One-Time Vols That Transferred – Week 1 (4)

P – Tommy Townsend (5) Kansas City Chiefs (U. of Tennessee/Florida) – x
3 punts at 45.3 per
Defeated Houston 34-20

TE – Lee Smith (85) Buffalo Bills (Powell HS/U. of Tennessee/Marshall)
Inactive
Defeated N.Y. Jets 27-17

QB – Nathan Peterman (3) Las Vegas Raiders (U. of Tennessee/Pitt)
DNP
Defeated Carolina 34-30

WR – Preston Williams (18) Miami Dolphins (U. of Tennessee/Colorado St)
Started at WR
2 rec for 41 yds
Played 90% of snaps on offense
Lost to New England 21-11


Non-UT Knoxville Area Players – Week 1 (5)

WR – Randall Cobb (18) Houston Texans (Alcoa HS/Kentucky)
2 rec for 23 yds
Played 78% of snaps on offense
Lost to Kansas City 34-20

S – Harrison Smith (22) Minnesota Vikings (Catholic HS/Notre Dame)
Started at SS
4 tackles
Played 100% of snaps on defense
27% special teams snaps
Lost to Green Bay 43-34

RB – Nathan Cottrell (31) Jacksonville Jaguars (West HS/Georgia Tech) – x
Called up late from practice squad, then returned to it after the game
Played 2% of snaps on offense
79% special teams plays
Defeated Indianapolis 27-20

WR – Tee Higgins (85) Cincinnati Bengals (Oak Ridge HS/Clemson) – x
Played 22% of snaps on offense
Lost to L.A. Chargers 16-13

P – Chris Jones (6) Dallas Cowboys (Carson-Newman)
4 punts for 39.0 yds per
Lost to L.A. Rams 20-17


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