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Vols In The NFL Update (10/29)

There were 22 NFL Vols in action last weekend with 13 of them making starts for their respective teams.

Player Pos. Team Opponent Score Stats
Robert Ayers DE Denver vs. Washington W, 45-21 3 tackles, 1 TFL, 1 QBH
Eric Berry DB Kansas City vs. Cleveland W, 23-17 Started at SS, 4 tackles, 1 TFL
Tyler Bray QB Kansas City vs. Cleveland W, 23-17 Not Active
Kevin Burnett LB Oakland vs. Pittsburgh W, 21-18 Started at WLB, 5 tackles
Britton Colquitt P Denver vs. Washington W, 45-21 3 punts, 49.0 avg. 1 I-20
Dustin Colquitt P Kansas City vs. Cleveland W, 23-17 5 punts, 48.0 avg. 1 I-20
Morgan Cox LS Baltimore Bye Week

Arian Foster RB Houston Bye Week

Ramon Foster OT Pittsburgh at Oakland L, 21-18 Started at LG
Aubrayo Franklin DT Indianapolis  Bye Week

Omar Gaither LB Atlanta at Arizona L, 27-13 Played, no stats
Jabari Greer CB New Orleans vs. Buffalo W, 35-17 Started at LCB, 3 tackles, 2 PD
Parys Haralson LB New Orleans vs. Buffalo W, 35-17 Started at OLB, 1 tackles, 2 QBH
Montario Hardesty RB Cleveland


Justin Hunter WR Tennessee Bye Week

Malik Jackson DE Denver vs. Washington W, 45-21 1 tackle, 2 QBH
Austin Johnson FB New Orleans vs. Buffalo W, 35-17 Practice Squad 
Peyton Manning QB Denver vs. Washington W, 45-21 Started at QB, 30-44-354-4 TDs
Jerod Mayo LB New England vs. Miami L, 27-17 Injured Reserve 
Jacques McClendon OL Jacksonville vs. San Francisco (London) L, 42-10 Not Active
Tony McDaniel DE Seattle at St. Louis W, 14-9 Started at LDT, 5 tackles 
Robert Meachem WR New Orleans vs. Buffalo W, 35-17 1 rec. 15 yds. 
Marvin Mitchell LB Minnesota vs. Green Bay L, 44-31 Started at WLB
Denarius Moore WR Oakland vs. Pittsburgh W, 21-18 Started at WR, 2 rec. 32 yds. 
Cordarrelle Patterson WR Minnesota vs. Green Bay L, 44-31 2 rec. 26 yds. 5 KR, 228 yds, 1 TD *109 Return Tied NFL Record 
Tauren Poole RB Carolina at Tampa Bay W, 31-13 Practice Squad
Mychal Rivera TE Oakland vs. Pittsburgh W, 21-18 Played, no stats
Chris Scott OL Carolina at Tampa Bay W, 31-13 Started at RG
Matt Simms QB NY Jets at Cincinnati L, 49-9 3-7-17-0 TDS, first action of season
Luke Stocker TE Tampa Bay vs. Carolina L, 31-13 Injured Reserve 
Dallas Thomas OL Miami at New England L, 27-17 Not Active
Scott Wells C St. Louis vs. Seattle L, 14-9 Started at C
Dan Williams DT Arizona vs. Atlanta W, 27-13 Started at NT, 
Jason Witten TE Dallas at Detroit L, 31-30 Started at TE, 2 rec. 15 yds. 

NEWS AND NOTES
CBS Sports: CP Ties NFL Record WIth 109-Yard Kickoff Return
VOTE FOR PATTERSON FOR NFL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Monday Night Football Scott Wells Feature
Sports Mole: NFL Debut was "good experience"
CBSSports.com: Peyton throwing absolute darts in practice


CP STRIKES AGAIN
For the second time this season, Viking Cordarrelle Patterson took back a kickoff return for a touchdown, the first NFL player to do so in 2013.

His 109-yard kick return set an NFL record for longest kick return and propelled him into the NFL lead for kick return yards in 2013 with 703.

Some more NFL records for CP:
  • Patterson set an NFL record for longest kick return in NFL history
  • Patterson set an NFL record for longest kickoff return in NFL history by a rookie.
1) 109t Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota vs. Green Bay, 10/27/2013
2t) 108t Randall Cobb, Green Bay vs. New Orleans, 9/8/2011

  • Patterson tied an NFL record for longest play in NFL history. Both plays occurred in the Metrodome.
1t) 109t Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota vs. Green Bay, 10/27/2013 (kickoff return)
1t) 109t Antonio Cromartie, San Diego @ Minnesota, 11/4/2007 (field goal return)

  • Patterson set an NFL record for most plays of 105 yards or more, most TDs of 105 yards or more and most kickoff returns of 105 yards or more by a rookie.
1) 2 Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota, 2013
2t) 1 Randall Cobb, Green Bay, 2011
2t) 1 Roy Green, St. Louis, 1979
2t) 1 Noland Smith, Kansas City, 1967
  • Patterson tied an NFL record for most plays of 105+ yards in a career.
  • Patterson tied an NFL record for most plays of 105 yards or more in a season/most kickoff return yards in a season/career.
1t) 2 Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota, 2013
1t) 2 Jacoby Jones, Baltimore, 2012

  • Patterson tied a team record for most kickoff return touchdowns in a season (both were rookies)
1t) 2 Cordarrelle Patterson, 2013
1t) 2 Percy Harvin, 2009

  • Patterson set a team record for longest kickoff return.
  • Patterson becomes the fifth player to gain 200 kickoff return yards in a game.
1) 237 Nate Jacquet @ Philadelphia, 11/11/2001
2) 228 Cordarrelle Patterson vs. Green Bay, 10/27/2013
3) 225 Bethel Johnson vs. St. Louis, 12/31/2006
4) 216 Robert Smith @ Detroit, 12/17/1994
5) 207 Qadry Ismail @ Detroit, 11/23/1995

  • Patterson set a team record for most kickoff return yards in a game by a rookie.
1) 228 Cordarrelle Patterson vs. Green Bay, 10/27/2013
2) 225 Bethel Johnson vs. St. Louis, 12/31/2006


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