Vols In The NFL Update (8/13)

One week of preseason games down -- another coming up at the end of the week and here is your NFL Vols update.

First and foremost: Watch This One-on-One with Jason Witten

The NFL Vol rookies are impressing early in the preseason:
Mychal Rivera
Sports World Report: Rookies Impress In Preseason Game
"I've been really impressed," Allen said of Rivera. "Like I said [last Thursday], one of the question marks you had on Mychal Rivera is his ability to block. We knew he was going to be skilled in the passing game, which he has been, but I've been impressed with the fullness of his game and his ability in the running game as well as in protection."

Portland Press Herald: Patterson Seems Vikings' Catch-All
Fox Sports North: Cordarrelle Patterson Shows Flashes In First NFL Game
All For Tennessee: Terrell Davis Loves Him Some Cordarrelle Patterson
1500 ESPN: Cordarrelle Patterson impresses, but is far from satisfied

Sports Mole: Mike Munchak: 'Justin Hunter strong in Tennessee Titans practice'

The Kansas City Star: Chiefs are ideal environment for Tyler Bray to mature

Britton Colquitt got some good news this week:
DenverBroncos.com: Colquitt a Bronco Through 2016
Denver Post: Britton Colquitt agrees to new Broncos deal, now among NFL's richest punters
NFL.com: Britton Colquitt, Denver Broncos agree on 3-year extension
NBCSports.com: Britton joins Dustin on highly paid Colquitt list

Some news on Britton's NFL Vol teammates:
Denver Post: Malik Jackson catches Jack Del Rio's attention
Denver Post: Coming off sensational year, Peyton Manning not showing age
USA Today: Pistol is an action weapon for Manning, Broncos

And a wrap up of some more NFL Vols:
ESPN: Donte' Stallworth (hamstring) out
Cleveland.com: Hardesty returns to practice on limited basis: Cleveland Browns quick snaps
ESPN: Hardesty Injures Thumb
Panthers.com: Notes: RB Poole Practices Patience
Thoughts from the Dark Side: Kevin Burnett says he and the Raiders are hungry to win

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