Vols In The NFL Update (10/1)

There were 24 NFL Vols in action during Week four of the NFL regular season, including three that were playing in London as Vikings Marvin Mitchell and Cordarrelle Patterson and Steeler Ramon Foster.

Player Pos. Team Opponent Score Stats
Robert Ayers DE Denver vs. Eagles W, 52-20 6 tackles, 0.5 sack
Eric Berry DB Kansas City vs. NY Giants W, 31-7 Started at SS, 2 tackles, 1 QBH, 2 PD, 1 FR
Tyler Bray QB Kansas City vs. NY Giants W, 31-7 Not Active
Kevin Burnett LB Oakland vs. Redskins L, 24-14 Started at WLB, 5 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 FR
Britton Colquitt P Denver vs. Eagles W, 52-20 2 punts, 46.0 yds. 1 I-20
Dustin Colquitt P Kansas City vs. NY Giants W, 31-7 5 punts, 44.6 avg. 2 I-20
Morgan Cox LS Baltimore at Bills L, 23-20 Snapped on all punts and kicks
Arian Foster RB Houston vs. Seahawks L, 23-20 OT Started at RB, 27 rush, 102 yds. 6 rec. 69 yds 1 TD
Ramon Foster OT Pittsburgh vs. Minnesota L, 34-27 Started at LG
Aubrayo Franklin DT Indianapolis  at Jaguars W, 37-3 Started at NT, 1 tackle
Omar Gaither LB Atlanta vs. Patriots L, 30-23 2 tackles
Jabari Greer CB New Orleans vs. Dolphins W, 38-17 Started at LCB, 3 tackles, 1 INT
Parys Haralson LB New Orleans vs. Dolphins W, 38-17 1 QBH
Montario Hardesty RB Cleveland vs. Bengals W, 17-6 Injured Reserve - Released 9/31
Justin Hunter WR Tennessee vs. NY Jets W, 38-13 1 rec. 16 yds. 1 TD
Malik Jackson DE Denver vs. Eagles W, 52-20 Played, no stats
Austin Johnson FB

Peyton Manning QB Denver vs. Eagles W, 52-20 Started at QB, 28-34-327-4 TDs
Jerod Mayo LB New England at Falcons W, 30-23 Started at LB, 8 tackles
Jacques McClendon OL Jacksonville vs. Colts L, 37-3 Did Not Play
Tony McDaniel DE Seattle at Texans W, 23-20 OT Started at LDT, 3 tackles, 1 sack, 2 QBH
Robert Meachem WR New Orleans vs. Dolphins W, 38-17 Started at WR
Marvin Mitchell LB Minnesota vs. Steelers W, 34-27 Started at WLB, 1 PD
Denarius Moore WR Oakland vs. Redskins L, 24-14 Started at WR, 4 rec. 66 yds. 
Cordarrelle Patterson WR Minnesota vs. Steelers W, 34-27 1 rec. 9 yds. 5 KR, 144 yds. 
Tauren Poole RB Carolina Bye Week

Mychal Rivera TE Oakland vs. Redskins L, 24-14 2 rec. 44 yds. 1 TD
Chris Scott OL Carolina Bye Week

Matt Simms QB NY Jets at Titans L, 38-13 Did Not Play
Luke Stocker TE Tampa Bay vs. Cardinals L, 13-10 Injured Reserve
Dallas Thomas OL Miami at Saints L, 38-17 Not Active
Scott Wells C St. Louis vs. 49ers L, 35-11 Started at C
Dan Williams DT Arizona at Bucs W, 13-10 Not Active
Jason Witten TE Dallas at Chargers L, 30-21 Started at TE, 5 rec. 43 yds. 


Another week and another NFL Record for Peyton Manning.

This week, against the Eagles, Peyton Manning threw for 327 yards on 28-of-34 passing and for four touchdowns.
During the game:
  • Manning extended his 300+ passing yard games NFL record to 76
  • His four-touchdown effort was the 24th time in his career he has achieved the feat, an NFL record besting Brett Favre (23)
  • His 16 touchdown passes through four games is a new NFL record
  • His 16 TDs and 0 INTs, tie Milt Plum (1960) for the most TD passes w/o INT to start a year
Rookie tight end Mychal Rivera recorded his first career touchdown this weekend as the Oakland Raiders took on the Washington Redskins.
Rivera hauled in an 18-yard touchdown near the end of the first quarter to give Oakland a 14-0 lead.
Relive Rivera's TD Here

Jabari Greer recorded his 13th career INT in the Saints Monday Nigh Football victory over the Dolphins.
The 10 year NFL veteran also notched a fumble recovery in the win
Greer has at least one INT each season in the last seven years, including a career best three last season.

Jerod Mayo had eight tackles against the Falcons on Sunday Night Football, giving him 38 on the season.
His 38 tackles ranks fourth in the NFL this year, just four behind leader Vontaze Burfict of the Cincinnati Bengals


Tribune-Review: Foster suffers minor pectoral sprain
Arrowhead Addict: Berry predicts Eli Manning Will Cough Up Ball
Kansas City Star: Colquitt, Charles are fine
ESPN: Browns waive Hardesty
The Virginian-Pilot: Justin Hunter does it again
Denver Post: Manning the real Surgeon General
USA Today: Broncos rip Eagles as Peyton Manning adds to record book

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