VFLs in NFL: Cordarrelle Patterson Runs Past Seattle

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    Atlanta Falcons RB/WR Cordarelle Patterson at fall camp. Photo via Atlanta Falcons Team Website.

    The NFL season is underway with week three in the rearview. Let’s see how active Vols performed at the highest level of football this weekend.

    VFLs in NFL — Week Three

    Pittsburgh @ Cleveland

    Cameron Sutton — PIT CB

    • Five tackles and one pass deflection in 29-17 win.
    • 96% of defensive snaps, 14% of special teams snaps

    Las Vegas @ Tennessee

    Morgan Cox — TEN LS

    • 29% of special teams snaps in 24-22 win

    Matthew Butler — LAV DT

    • One tackle
    • 9% of defensive snaps

    Jakob Johnson — LAV FB

    • One tackle
    • 23% of offensive snaps, 29% of special teams snaps

    Kendal Vickers — LAV DE

    • 16% of defensive snaps, 21% of special teams snaps

    Houston @ Chicago

    Jalen Reeves-Maybin — HOU LB

    • 13% of defensive snaps, 86% of special teams snaps in 23-20 loss

    Kansas City @ Indianapolis

    Trey Smith — KC OG

    • 100% of offensive snaps, 17% of special teams snaps in 20-17 win

    New Orleans @ Carolina

    Alvin Kamara — NO RB

    • 15 carries for 61 yards in 22-14 loss
    • Two catches for 12 yards
    • 70% of offensive snaps

    Shy Tuttle — NO DT

    • Seven tackles
    • 74% of defensive snaps

    Marquez Callaway — NO WR

    • One catch for four yards and a touchdown
    • 19% of offensive snaps, 21% of special teams snaps

    Jacksonville @ Los Angelas

    Josh Palmer — LAC WR

    • Six catches for 99 yards in 38-10 loss
    • 93% of offensive snaps

    Atlanta @ Seattle

    Cordarrelle Patterson — ATL RB

    • 17 rushes for 141 yards in 27-23 win
    • One catch for 12 yards
    • 61% of offensive snaps, 24% of special teams snaps

    Darrell Taylor — SEA DE

    • Three tackles, one sack, one forced fumble
    • 67% of defensive snaps, 20% of special teams snaps

    San Fransisco @ Denver

    Jauan Jennings — SF WR

    • One catch for five yards in 11-10 loss
    • 46% of offensive snaps, 32% of special teams snaps

    Emmanuel Moseley — SF CB

    • Eight tackles and one pass deflection
    • 99% of defensive snaps, 11% 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.