Vols In The NFL Update (11/12)

There were 22 NFL Vols in action during Week 10 of the NFL Regular Season, 13 of which made the start for their team including all three Oakland Raiders (Kevin Burnett, Denarius Moore and Mychal Rivera)

Player Pos. Team Opponent Score Stats
Robert Ayers DE Denver at San Diego W, 28-20 1 tackle, 1 QBH
Eric Berry DB Kansas City Bye Week

Tyler Bray QB Kansas City Bye Week

Kevin Burnett LB Oakland At NY Giants L, 24-20 Started at WLB, 4 tackles, 1 TFL
Britton Colquitt P Denver at San Diego W, 28-20 5 punts, 46.6 avg. 
Dustin Colquitt P Kansas City Bye Week

Morgan Cox LS Baltimore vs. Cincinnati W, 20-17 Snapped on all punts, kicks incl. GW in OT, 1 tackle
Arian Foster RB Houston at Arizona L, 27-24 Injured Reserve
Ramon Foster OT Pittsburgh vs. Buffalo W, 23-10 Started at LG, left game with ankle injury
Aubrayo Franklin DT Indianapolis  vs. St. Louis L, 38-8 Started at NT, 2 tackles
Omar Gaither LB Atlanta vs. Seattle L, 33-10 Played, no stats
Jabari Greer CB New Orleans vs. Dallas W, 49-17 Started at LCB, 3 tackles, 3 PD
Parys Haralson LB New Orleans vs. Dallas W, 49-17 1 sack - 8 yd. loss
Montario Hardesty RB Cleveland

Released 9/30
Justin Hunter WR Tennessee vs. Jacksonville L, 29-27 2 rec. 51 yds. 
Malik Jackson DE Denver at San Diego W, 28-20 3 tackles, 1 TFL
Austin Johnson FB New Orleans vs. Dallas W, 49-17 Practice Squad
Peyton Manning QB Denver at San Diego W, 28-20 Started at QB, 25-36-330 yds. 4 TD
Jerod Mayo LB New England Bye Week
Injured Reserve
Jacques McClendon OL Jacksonville at Tennessee W, 29-27 Saw action on O Line
Tony McDaniel DE Seattle at Atlanta W, 33-10 Started at LDT, 3 tackles
Robert Meachem WR New Orleans vs. Dallas W, 49-17 1 rec. 17 yds 
Marvin Mitchell LB Minnesota vs. Washington W, 34-27 Started at WLB, 4 tackles
Denarius Moore WR Oakland At NY Giants L, 24-20 Started at WR, 3 rec. 45 yds
Cordarrelle Patterson WR Minnesota vs. Washington W, 34-27 2 rec. 22 yds 1TD; 2 KR 37 yds.
Tauren Poole RB Carolina at San Francisco W, 10-9 Practice Squad
Mychal Rivera TE Oakland At NY Giants L, 24-20 Started at TE, 2 rec. 22 yds. 
Chris Scott OL Carolina at San Francisco W, 10-9 Not Active
Matt Simms QB NY Jets Bye Week

Luke Stocker TE Tampa Bay vs. Miami W, 22-19 Injured Reserve
Dallas Thomas OL Miami vs. Tampa Bay L, 22-19 Not Active
Scott Wells C St. Louis at Indianapolis W, 38-8 Started at Center
Dan Williams DT Arizona vs. Houston W, 27-24 Started at NT, 4 tackles
Jason Witten TE Dallas at New Orleans L, 49-17 Started at TE, 2 rec. 27 yds. 


On Thursday Night, Marvin Mitchell, Cordarrelle Patterson and the Vikings defeated the Redskins. Mitchell started the game at WLB finished with four tackles. Patterson recorded his first career receiving touchdown on a two-yard strike from Christian Ponder finishing with two catches for 22 yards and 2 kick returns for 37 yards in the 34-27 win.
CP's first career receiving TD: WATCH
ESPN NFL: Vikings use more WR, Patterson

In a close fight on the road at San Diego Sunday Peyton Manning continued to do what he does best, helping the Broncos to a 28-20 victory.
During the game:
Manning reached 300 yards passing for the 8th time in Denver's nine games, tying for the most in NFL history at this point (also had 8 in '09). With his 300-yard passing game, Manning extended his NFL record to 80.
Manning also threw for four TDs in the win, the fifth time in nine games while extending his NFL record to 27 games.
Three of Manning's TD passes came in the first half of the game, the 25th time in his career (and third this season) that he has accomplished that feat.
Through nine games this season, Peyton has thrown for 33 touchdowns, tied with Tom Brady (33, 2007) for the most through nine games.
Peyton also currently hold the NFL's longest active streak of consecutive games with a TD pass (32)

Though he had just two catches against New Orleans on Sunday night, Jason Witten moved up the career receptions chart breaking a tie with Irving Fryar for 19th all-time (853) in NFL History.
Witten has also now caught at least one pass in 80-straight games, second all-time in Cowboys history (Michael Irvin, 117 from 1990-98). Witten's last game without a reception was at the New York Giants on Nov. 2, 2008.

ESPN NFL: Back Surgery for Foster
NFL.com: Justin Hunter's Big 40-yard catch
NewOrleansSaints.com: Greer Named Community Player of the Week
9News: Manning had San Diego defense spellbound
NFL.com: Manning (ankle) to start for Broncos vs. Chiefs
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Steelers' Foster has high-ankle sprain
Rant Sports: Colquitts battle on Sunday Night

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