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How Former Vols Fared in Week 3 of the NFL Preseason

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The NFL is back. Well, kind of.

Week 3 of the preseason has concluded, and several former Vols saw action throughout the league. Here’s a look at how each of the former Vols performed during the third week of NFL preseason action.

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Atlanta Falcons

Luke Stocker, TE — Stocker played 13 snaps in the Falcons’ 19-7 loss to. He did not record a catch.

Matt Simms, QB —  Simms did not play in Atlanta’s loss to the Redskins last Thursday night.

Baltimore Ravens

Morgan Cox, LS —  The Ravens beat the Eagles 26-15.

Buffalo Bills

Jason Croom, TE —  Croom did not play in the Bills’ 24-20 win over the Lions due to a hamstring injury. The former Tennessee tight end had returned to practice following the injury, but then he missed practice because of the same injury last week. He is expected to play in Buffalo’s preseason finale.

Carolina Panthers

Rashaan Gaulden, DB — Gaulden’s Panthers lost 10-3 to the Patriots, but the former Tennessee defensive back did not play.

Michael Palardy, K — Palardy had a busy day in the Panthers’ loss to the Patriots for the second game in a row. He punted eight times, one of which went an impressive 62 yards. Palardy averaged 51.9 yards per punt.

Chicago Bears

Tyler Bray, QB — Bray had a strong outing for the Bears as he played the entire second half of the 27-17 win over the Colts. The former Tennessee quarterback was 11-of-16 for 136 yards and a touchdown. Bray did throw an interception, though.

Cordarrelle Patterson, WR — Patterson did not play in the Bears’ win over the Colts.

Cincinnati Bengals

Josh Malone, WR — Malone caught a two-yard touchdown on a jump ball in the end zone during Cincinnati’s 25-23 loss to the Giants. He finished with two catches and played 33 snaps.

Cleveland Browns

Britton Colquitt, P — Colquitt did not record a punt during the Browns’ 13-12 loss to Tampa Bay.

Dallas Cowboys

Jason Witten, TE — Witten started and played 15 snaps but was not targeted in the Cowboys’ 34-0 win over the Texans.

Denver Broncos

Ja’Wuan James, OL — James did not play for his new team on Saturday in Denver’s 10-6 loss to the Rams.

AJ Johnson, LB — While James did not start, Johnson did. He recorded seven tackles on 36 total snaps.

Detroit Lions

Justin Coleman, DB — Coleman played nine snaps for the Lions in their 24-20 loss to the Bills and forced a fumble.

Jalen Reeves-Maybin, LB — Reeves-Maybin would have had an interception in Detroit’s loss, but it was called back due to a roughing the passer penalty. Instead, he finished the game with two tackles, a tackle for a loss, and a quarterback hurry in 34 snaps.

Houston Texas

Zach Fulton, OL — Fulton started at right guard for the Texans in their 34-0 loss to the Cowboys.

Trevor Daniel, P —Daniel punted three times in Houston’s loss for an average of 47.7 yards per punt. One punt was blocked and returned for a touchdown. Daniel’s longest punt went 53 yards.

Jacksonville Jaguars

Ethan Wolf, TE — Wolf played nine snaps in Jacksonville’s 22-7 loss to the Dolphins. He did not record any catches.

Kansas City Chiefs

Kahlil McKenzie, OL — McKenzie played 28 snaps at right guard in the Chiefs’ 27-17 loss to the 49ers.

Dustin Colquitt, P — Colquitt punted three time for Kansas City, averaging 53.7 yards per punt. He had a long of 67 yards.

Los Angeles Rams

John Kelly, RB — Kelly carried the ball 10 times for 32 yards in the Rams’ 10-6 win over Denver. He also caught a pass for 12 yards.

Miami Dolphins

Preston Williams, WR — Williams continues to impress in Dolphins training camp, though he didn’t have as strong of a third game as his first in the preseason. Against Jacksonville in Miami’s 22-7 loss, the former Tennessee transfer turned Colorado State receiver didn’t catch a pass, but he was targeted twice.

New England Patriots

Jakob Johnson, FB — Johnson played nine snaps on offense and 10 special teams snaps during New England’s 10-3 win over the Panthers. He was targeted once in the passing game.

New Orleans Saints

Alvin Kamara, RB — Kamara carried the ball twice in the Saints’ 28-13 win over the Jets. He also caught two passes for 29 yards, with 25 of the 29 receiving yards coming on one catch.

Colton Jumper, LB — Jumper played 31 snaps and recorded two tackles in the New Orleans’ win over the weekend.

Shy Tuttle, DT — Tuttle played 31 snaps along with Jumper, recording two tackles and a quarterback hurry.

New York Jets

Kyle Phillips, DE — Phillips played 28 snaps and recorded two tackles in the Jets’ 28-13 loss to New Orleans.

Matt Darr, P — Darr punted the ball three times for an average of 49.7 yards per punt. He had a long of 55 yards.

Oakland Raiders

Nathan Peterman, QB — The former Tennessee transfer turned Pittsburgh quarterback was 23-of-37 for 210 yards and two touchdowns in the Raiders’ 22-21 win over Green Bay. Peterman didn’t thrown an interception.

Pittsburgh Steelers

Josh Dobbs, QB — Dobbs played the entire second half of the Steelers’ 18-6 win over the Tennessee Titans. The former Tennessee quarterback was 4-of-9 passing for 79 yards and an interception. The interception came on a tipped pass. Dobbs added 12 rushing yards on two carries.

Ramon Foster, OL — Foster started at left guard for the Steelers as the veteran prepares for another season in Pittsburgh.

Cameron Sutton, DB — After being declared the MVP of Steelers training camp, Sutton recorded just one tackle against the Titans.

Daniel McCullers, DT — McCullers was active against the Titans, recording four tackles.

Philadelphia Eagles

Derek Barnett, DE — Barnett did not play in the Eagles’ 26-15 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

Malik Jackson, DL — In the Eagles’ loss to the Ravens, Jackson started and recorded one tackle in 14 snaps.

Alex Ellis, TE — After signing with the Eagles just last week, Ellis caught a 9-yard touchdown in his second game with Philadelphia this preseason. Ellis was targeted twice in the outing and played 24 snaps.

San Francisco 49ers

Emmanuel Moseley, DB — Moseley made two tackles and broke up two passes in 20 snaps during San Francisco’s 27-17 win over the Chiefs.

Jalen Hurd, WR — After an impressive debut in the preseason, the former Tennessee running back turned Baylor wide receiver has not caught a pass in the 49ers’ previous two games. Hurd hasn’t practiced as of late due to a back injury.

Tennessee Titans

LaTroy Lewis, LB — In Tennessee’s loss to the Steelers, Lewis recorded a quarterback hurry and a pass breakup.

Jordan Williams, DL — Williams is on the reserve list for the Titans.

Quart’e Sapp, LB – In his first preseason game with the Titans, Sapp had two tackles and a tackle for a loss.

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