VFLs In NFL: Shy Tuttle’s Big Day Leads The Way

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    The NFL season is underway with just two week two matchups remaining on Monday Night Football.

    Let’s see how former Vols performed at the highest level of football in week two of the season.

    * Morgan Cox and the Titans play on Monday Night Football

    VFLs in NFL — Week Two

    LAC @ Buffalo

    Trey Smith — KC OG

    • 100% of offensive snaps, 16% of special teams stats in 27-24 win

    Josh Palmer — LAC WR

    • Four catches, 30 yards and a touchdown
    • 75% of offensive snaps, 4% of defensive snaps

    Tampa @ New Orleans

    Marquez Callaway — NO WR

    • 0 targets in 20-10 loss
    • 25% of offensive snaps, 15% of special teams snaps

    Shy Tuttle — NO DT

    • 0.5 sacks, nine tackles, one quarterback hit and one pass deflection
    • 61% of defensive snaps, 19% of special teams snaps

    Alontae Taylor — NO CB

    • One pass deflection
    • 28% of offensive snaps, 73% of special teams snaps

    New England @ Pittsburgh

    Cameron Sutton — Pit DB

    • One tackle, one pass break up in 17-14 loss
    • 100% of defensive snaps, 18% of special teams snaps

    Atlanta @ LAR

    Cordarrelle Patterson — ATL RB

    • 10 carries for 41 yards in 31-27 loss
    • 59% of offensive snaps, 30% of special teams snaps

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    Seattle @ San Fransisco

    Jauan Jennings — SF WR

    • One catch for four yards in 27-7 win
    • 46% of offensive snaps, 17% of special teams snaps

    Emmanuel Moseley — SF CB

    • Three tackles and one pass break up
    • 100% of defensive snaps, 9% of special teams snaps

    Darrell Taylor — Sea OLB

    • Three tackles, two tackles for loss
    • 70% of offensive snaps, 26% of special teams snaps

    Houston @ Denver

    Jalen Reeves-Maybin — Hou LB

    • 3% of defensive snaps, 85% of special teams snaps

    Arizona @ Las Vegas

    Jakob Johnson — LAV FB

    • 25% of offensive snaps, 27% of special teams snaps in 29-23 loss

    Kendal Vickers — LAV DT

    • Four tackles
    • 67% of defensive snaps, 14% of special teams snaps
    Ryan Schumpert is a recent graduate of the University of Tennessee-Knoxville who has covered University of Tennessee athletics since the moment he stepped on campus. Ryan spent three years with the Daily Beacon, the last two of which as the Sports Editor. Ryan also spent three years at Volquest providing strong Tennessee baseball coverage of Tony Vitello's resurgent program before joining RTI. While the bulk of Ryan's responsibilities involved beat coverage and writing, he also recorded podcasts for both the Beacon and Volquest. Ryan's work ethic, versatility, and strong writing skills are but three reasons why Vol Nation will be hearing from Ryan for years to come.