Worley Signed To Bears Practice Squad

Former Tennessee quarterback Justin Worley has signed with the Chicago Bears and been added to the team's practice squad.  In 2014, Worley started seven games as a senior and had a 62.3 completion percentage, completing 157-of-252 passes for 1,579 yards with 12 touchdowns and eight interceptions. His season came to early end due to a shoulder injury suffered in October.

In his career with the Vols (2011-14) Worley started 17 games, throwing for 3,556 yards and 23 touchdowns.

This Day In #Vols History (11/24/15)

The Vols are 14-3-1 all-time on Nov. 24 including an epic 4-overtime win at Kentucky on Nov. 24, 2007.

NOVEMBER 24 (14-3-1)
1892 L, 6-10 WAKE FOREST
1904 W, 5-0 Alabama (N) @ Birmingham, Ala.
1921 T, 0-0 Kentucky
1923 W, 10-0 MISSISSIPPI
1927 W, 20-0 Kentucky
1932 W, 26-0 KENTUCKY
1938 W, 46-0 KENTUCKY
1945 W, 14-0 Kentucky
1951 W, 28-0 No. 9 Kentucky
1956 W, 20-7 KENTUCKY
1962 L, 10-12 KENTUCKY
1973 W, 16-14 Kentucky
1979 W, 20-17 Kentucky
1984 L, 12-17 KENTUCKY
1990 W, 42-28 KENTUCKY
2001 W, 38-0 VANDERBILT
2007 W, 52-50 Kentucky (4 OT)
2012 W, 37-17 KENTUCKY

Vols In The NFL - Week 11 Update

Berry Returning To Form

VFL Eric Berry made a season-high eight tackles in the Kansas City Chiefs' 33-3 rout of San Diego on Nov. 22. It was his most tackles since recording 15 in the 2014 season opener vs. the Titans on Sept. 7, 2014.

Berry is one year removed from when he had to put his NFL career on hold to battle cancer. He is having a great season and has played a big role in the Chiefs' four-game winning streak.

Check out this great feature on Berry on ESPN.com! >>> After an offseason of chemo, Eric Berry is finding his form

Witten Ranks 11th All-Time In Catches

VFL Jason Witten had two catches for 27 yards against the Miami Dolphins on Nov. 22 and now has 994 career catches, 11th-most all-time. He is now six catches from Hines Ward (1,000) and 10th place.

Witten has 10,974 receiving yards and on Sunday he passed Joey Galloway (10,950) for 32nd place on the all-time list. He is is 85 yards away from 31st place and Chad Johnson (11,059).

Witten also played in his 197th consecutive game for the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, breaking franchise record set by Bob Lilly. Check out what he said to the Dallas Morning News about it: Another record for Cowboys' Jason Witten

He recently shared his memories of learning from former teammate current Miami Dolphins head coach Dan Campbell. Read the Dallas Morning News story here: Kristi Scales: Jason Witten on former mentor, current Miami Dolphins coach Dan Campbell

SportsDayDFW.com recently posted a great story on Witten's journey to 1,000 catches: Moore: The journey that led Jason Witten to 1,000 catches and what the Cowboys TE calls 'the greatest joy' in his career.

Player Pos. Team Last Week Result Week 11 Stats Week 12 Opponent
Robert Ayers DE NY Giants Bye at WASH, 1 pm ET, FOX
Eric Berry DB Kansas City at San Diego W, 33-3 8 tackles vs. BUF, 1 pm ET, CBS
Tyler Bray QB Kansas City at San Diego W, 33-3 Non-football Injury List vs. BUF, 1 pm ET, CBS
Justin Coleman DB New England vs. Buffalo W, 20-13 DNP at DEN, 8:30 pm ET, NBC
Britton Colquitt P Denver at Chicago W, 17-15 7 punts, 39.6 avg, 3 in 20 vs. NE, 8:30 pm ET, NBC
Dustin Colquitt P Kansas City at San Diego W, 33-3 5 punts, 40.6 avg, 4 in 20 vs. BUF, 1 pm ET, CBS
Morgan Cox LS Baltimore vs. St. Louis W, 16-13 -- at CLE, (MNF) 8:30 pm ET, ESPN
Matt Darr P Miami vs. Dallas L, 24-14 7 punts, 43.6 avg, 5 in 20 at NYJ, 1 pm ET, CBS
Arian Foster RB Houston vs. NY Jets W, 24-17 Injured Reserve vs. NO, 1 pm ET, FOX
Ramon Foster G Pittsburgh Bye at SEA, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Zach Fulton G Kansas City at San Diego W, 33-3 -- vs. BUF, 1 pm ET, CBS
Justin Hunter WR Tennessee at Jacksonville L, 19-13 Injured Reserve vs. OAK, 1 pm ET, CBS
Malik Jackson DE Denver at Chicago W, 17-15 Started at DE vs. NE, 8:30 pm ET, NBC
Ja'Wuan James T Miami vs. Dallas L, 24-14 DNP at NYJ, 1 pm ET, CBS
Austin Johnson FB New Orleans Bye Practice Squad at HOU, 1 pm ET, FOX
Peyton Manning QB Denver at Chicago W, 17-15 DNP vs. NE, 8:30 pm ET, NBC
Jerod Mayo LB New England vs. Buffalo W, 20-13 5 tackles at DEN, 8:30 pm ET, NBC
Daniel McCullers DT Pittsburgh Bye at SEA, 4:25 pm ET, CBS
Tony McDaniel DE Tampa Bay at Philadelphia W, 45-17 -- at IND, 1 pm ET, FOX
Denarius Moore WR Buffalo at New England L, 20-13 1 KR, 14 yards at KC, 1 pm ET, CBS
Cordarrelle Patterson WR Minnesota vs. Green Bay L, 30-13 3 KR, 34.0 avg, 52 long at ATL, 1 pm ET, FOX
Mychal Rivera TE Oakland at Detroit L, 18-13 1 rec, 21 yards at TENN, 1 pm ET, CBS
Chris Scott G Carolina vs. Washington W, 44-16 -- at DAL, 4:30 pm ET, CBS
Matt Simms QB Atlanta vs. Indianapolis L, 24-21 Practice Squad vs. MIN, 1 pm ET, FOX
James Stone C/G Atlanta vs. Indianapolis L, 24-21 DNP vs. MIN, 1 pm ET, FOX
Luke Stocker TE Tampa Bay at Philadelphia W, 45-17 Started at TE at IND, 1 pm ET, FOX
Dallas Thomas G Miami vs. Dallas L, 24-14 Started at LG at NYJ, 1 pm ET, CBS
Dan Williams DT Oakland at Detroit L, 18-13 3 tackles at TENN, 1 pm ET, CBS
Jason Witten TE Dallas at Miami W, 24-14 2 rec, 27 yards vs. CAR, 4:30 pm ET, CBS
-- = played, no stats

This Day In #Vols History (Nov. 23)

The Vols are 11-2 all-time on Nov. 23.

On Nov. 23, 2002, the Vols blanked Vanderbilt, 24-0 in Nashville. Cedric Houston ran for 140 yards and a score.

NOVEMBER 23 (11-2)
1899 W, 11-0 WASHINGTON & LEE
1901 W, 5-0 KENTUCKY A&M
1940 W, 33-0 KENTUCKY
1946 W, 7-0 KENTUCKY
1957 L, 6-20 Kentucky
1963 W, 19-0 Kentucky
1968 W, 24-7 KENTUCKY
1974 W, 24-7 KENTUCKY
1985 W, 42-0 Kentucky
1991 W, 16-7 Kentucky
1996 W, 56-10 KENTUCKY
2002 W, 24-0 Vanderbilt (N) @ Nashville, Tenn.

2014 L, 10-14 Vanderbilt

Vols In The NFL - Week 11 Schedule

Follow your favorite VFLs in the NFL in Week 11!

Player Pos. Team Week 11 Opponent
Robert Ayers DE NY Giants Bye
Eric Berry DB Kansas City at SD, 4:05 pm ET, CBS
Tyler Bray QB Kansas City at SD, 4:05 pm ET, CBS
Justin Coleman DB New England vs. BUF, MNF 8:30 pm ET, ESPN
Britton Colquitt P Denver at CHI, 1 pm ET, CBS
Dustin Colquitt P Kansas City at SD, 4:05 pm ET, CBS
Morgan Cox LS Baltimore vs. STL, 1 pm ET, FOX
Matt Darr P Miami vs. DAL, 1 pm, FOX
Arian Foster RB Houston vs. NYJ, 1 pm, CBS
Ramon Foster G Pittsburgh Bye
Zach Fulton G Kansas City at SD, 4:05 pm ET, CBS
Justin Hunter WR Tennessee at JAC, 8:25 pm ET (TH), NFLN
Malik Jackson DE Denver at CHI, 1 pm, CBS
Ja'Wuan James T Miami vs. DAL, 1 pm, FOX
Austin Johnson FB New Orleans Bye
Peyton Manning QB Denver at CHI, 1 pm, CBS
Jerod Mayo LB New England vs. BUF, MNF 8:30 pm ET, ESPN
Daniel McCullers DT Pittsburgh Bye
Tony McDaniel DE Tampa Bay at PHI, 1 pm ET, FOX
Denarius Moore WR Buffalo at HOU, 1 pm, CBS
Cordarrelle Patterson WR Minnesota vs. GB, 4:25 pm ET, FOX
Mychal Rivera TE Oakland at DET, 1 pm ET, CBS
Chris Scott G Carolina vs. WAS, 1 pm, FOX
Matt Simms QB Atlanta vs. IND, 1 pm, ET, CBS
James Stone C/G Atlanta vs. IND, 1 pm, ET, CBS
Luke Stocker TE Tampa Bay at PHI, 1 pm ET, FOX
Dallas Thomas G Miami vs. DAL, 1 pm ET, FOX
Dan Williams DT Oakland at DET, 1 pm ET, CBS
Jason Witten TE Dallas at MIA, 1 pm ET, FOX
-- = played, no stats

This Day in #Vols History (11/20/15)

The Vols stand 7-2-2 all-time on Nov. 20, having lost just once on the date since 1965

On Nov. 20, 1993, the Vols blanked Kentucky, 48-0, in Lexington as Heath Shuler threw for 221 yards and three TD passes (two to Troy Fleming). Charlie Garner ran for 186 yards and two TDs in the win. Joey Kent had 106 receiving yards, including two TDs (from Shuler and Jerry Colquitt).

On Nov. 20, 1999, the #7 Vols pounded UK, 56-21 in Lexington again. Travis Henry ran for 179 yards including three touchdowns (runs of 40, 61, 13 yards).

NOVEMBER 20 (7-2-2)
1909 T, 0-0 Chattanooga
1948 T, 0-0 KENTUCKY
1954 L, 13-14 KENTUCKY
1965 W, 19-3 Kentucky
1971 W, 21-7 Kentucky
1976 L, 0-7 KENTUCKY
1982 W, 28-7 KENTUCKY
1993 W, 48-0 Kentucky
1999 W, 56-21 Kentucky
2004 W, 38-33 Vanderbilt
2010 W, 24-10 Vanderbilt

Vols In The NFL - Week 10 Update/Week 11 Schedule

WATCH VFL Cordarrelle Patterson's 93-yard kickoff return vs. the Oakland Raiders HERE

Manning Milestone

VFL Peyton Manning became the NFL's new all-time leader in passing yards on his first completion in the Denver Broncos' 29-13 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. Manning hit Ronnie Hillman on a 4-yard pass to move past Brett Favre (71,838) for most career passing yards. He currently sits at 71,871 yards.

Player Pos. Team Last Week Result Week 10 Stats Week 11 Opponent
Robert Ayers DE NY Giants vs. New England L, 27-26 2 tackles, 1 FF Bye
Eric Berry DB Kansas City at Denver W, 29-13 2 tackles, 1 INT at SD, 4:05 pm ET, CBS
Tyler Bray QB Kansas City at Denver W, 29-13 Non-Football Injury List at SD, 4:05 pm ET, CBS
Justin Coleman DB New England at NY Giants W, 27-26 3 tackles, 1 FR vs. BUF, MNF 8:30 pm ET, ESPN
Britton Colquitt P Denver vs. Kansas City L, 29-13 6 punts, 46.2 avg at CHI, 1 pm ET, CBS
Dustin Colquitt P Kansas City at Denver W, 29-13 5 punts, 45.2 avg, 4 in 20 at SD, 4:05 pm ET, CBS
Morgan Cox LS Baltimore vs. Jacksonville L, 22-20 -- vs. STL, 1 pm ET, FOX
Matt Darr P Miami at Philadelphia W, 20-19 8 punts, 49.1 avg, 1 in 20 vs. DAL, 1 pm, FOX
Arian Foster RB Houston at Cincinnati W, 10-6 Injured Reserve vs. NYJ, 1 pm, CBS
Ramon Foster G Pittsburgh vs. Cleveland W, 30-9 Started at LG Bye
Zach Fulton G Kansas City at Denver W, 29-13 -- at SD, 4:05 pm ET, CBS
Justin Hunter WR Tennessee vs. Carolina L, 27-10 4 rec, 47 yards at JAC, 8:25 pm ET (TH), NFLN
Malik Jackson DE Denver vs. Kansas City L, 29-13 3 tackles, 1 pass def at CHI, 1 pm, CBS
Ja'Wuan James T Miami at Philadelphia W, 20-19 DNP vs. DAL, 1 pm, FOX
Austin Johnson FB New Orleans at Washington L, 47-14 Practice Squad Bye
Peyton Manning QB Denver vs. Kansas City L, 29-13 5-of-20, 35 yards at CHI, 1 pm, CBS
Jerod Mayo LB New England at NY Giants W, 27-26 3 tackles vs. BUF, MNF 8:30 pm ET, ESPN
Daniel McCullers DT Pittsburgh vs. Cleveland W, 30-9 1 tackle Bye
Tony McDaniel DE Tampa Bay vs. Dallas W, 10-6 1 tackle at PHI, 1 pm ET, FOX
Denarius Moore WR Buffalo at NY Jets W, 22-17 DNP at HOU, 1 pm, CBS
Cordarrelle Patterson WR Minnesota at Oakland W, 30-14 93-yd KR TD, 1 rush 6 yards vs. GB, 4:25 pm ET, FOX
Mychal Rivera TE Oakland vs. Minnesota L, 14-30 6 rec, 46 yards at DET, 1 pm ET, CBS
Chris Scott G Carolina at Tennessee W, 27-10 -- vs. WAS, 1 pm, FOX
Matt Simms QB Atlanta at San Francisco L, 17-16 Practice Squad vs. IND, 1 pm, ET, CBS
James Stone C/G Atlanta at San Francisco L, 17-16 DNP vs. IND, 1 pm, ET, CBS
Luke Stocker TE Tampa Bay vs. Dallas W, 10-6 Started at PHI, 1 pm ET, FOX
Dallas Thomas G Miami at Philadelphia W, 20-19 Started on OL vs. DAL, 1 pm ET, FOX
Dan Williams DT Oakland vs. Minnesota L, 14-30 5 tackles at DET, 1 pm ET, CBS
Jason Witten TE Dallas at Tampa Bay L, 10-6 5 rec, 42 yards at MIA, 1 pm ET, FOX
-- = played, no stats

This Day In #Vols History (11/19/15)

On Nov. 19, 2011, the Vols defeated Vanderbilt, 27-21, in as Eric Gordon's 90-yard interception return for victory capped a dramatic win:

On Nov. 19, 2005,Doug Atkins' No 91 was retired in a pregame ceremony before the Vols played Vanderbilt.

NOVEMBER 19 (7-4-2)
1904 W, 23-0 Grant
1906 L, 0-16 Clemson
1910 T, 6-6 CHATTANOOGA
1949 W, 6-0 No. 11 Kentucky
1955 L, 0-23 Kentucky
1960 T, 10-10 KENTUCKY
1966 W, 28-19 KENTUCKY
1977 L, 17-21 No. 7 Kentucky
1983 W, 10-0 Kentucky
1988 W, 28-24 KENTUCKY
1994 W, 52-0 KENTUCKY
2005 L, 24-28 VANDERBILT
2011 W, 27-21 VANDERBILT (OT)

This Day In #Vols History (11/18/15)

Tennessee has more wins on Nov. 18 than any other day in history, as the Vols have posted a 17-1 all-time record.

Among the most notable games on Nov. 18 are:

Nov. 18, 1989, Chuck Webb runs for a school record 294 yards in a 33-21 win over Ole Miss.

On Nov. 18, 1995, the Vols handed Kentucky a 34-31 defeat as UT rallied from down 24-9 in the third quarter. Peyton Manning threw for 274 yards and two touchdowns. Jay Graham ran for 147 yards. To watch that game, CLICK HERE

On Nov. 18, 2000, Tennessee blasted Kentucky, 56-20, as Travis Henry ran for 139 yards and three touchdowns on his way to setting the Vols career rushing record.

NOVEMBER 18 (17-1)
1893 W, 32-0 MARYVILLE
1905 W, 31-5 CENTRE
1907 W, 14-2 Arkansas (N) @ Little Rock, Ark.
1911 W, 22-0 SOUTHWESTERN
1916 W, 17-0 University of the South (N) @ Chattanooga, Tenn.
1922 W, 18-7 University of the South (N) @ Chattanooga, Tenn.
1933 W, 33-6 VANDERBILT
1939 W, 13-0 VANDERBILT
1944 W, 27-14 TEMPLE
1950 W, 35-0 MISSISSIPPI
1961 L, 10-24 No. 6 Mississippi (N) @ Memphis, Tennessee.
1967 W, 20-7 Mississippi (N) @ Memphis, Tenn.
1972 W, 17-0 MISSISSIPPI
1978 W, 41-17 MISSISSIPPI
1989 W, 33-21 MISSISSIPPI
1995 W, 34-31 Kentucky
2000 W, 56-20 KENTUCKY
2006 W, 39-10 Vanderbilt

This Day In #Vols History (11/17/15)

Tennessee stands 8-6 all-time on Nov. 17.

On Nov. 17, 1990, Tennessee handed No. 20 Ole Miss a 22-13 loss in Memphis.

On Nov. 17, 2001, #6 Tennessee won a thriller, 38-35, over Kentucky. Alex Walls' 44-yard field field with 2:49 left in the fourth secured the win. Casey Clausen threw for 285 yards with four touchdowns, three to Donte' Stallworth, to tie the Vols program record.


NOVEMBER 17 (8-6)

1892 L, 0-12 VANDERBILT
1923 L, 0-33 VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE
1928 W, 6-0 Vanderbilt
1934 W, 13-6 Vanderbilt
1951 W, 46-21 Mississippi
1956 W, 27-7 No. 19 MISSISSIPPI
1962 L, 6-19 No. 3 MISSISSIPPI
1973 L, 18-28 Mississippi (N) @ Jackson, Miss.
1979 L, 20-44 Mississippi (N) @ Jackson, Miss.
1984 W, 41-17 Mississippi (N) @ Jackson, Miss.
1990 W, 22-13 No. 15 Mississippi (N) @ Memphis, Tenn.
2001 W, 38-35 Kentucky
2007 W, 25-24 VANDERBILT
2012 L, 18-41 Vanderbilt

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