VFLs In NFL: Former Vol Receivers Perform On Sunday Night Football

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    Wide Receiver Josh Palmer (5) of the Los Angeles Chargers. Photo via LA Chargers (@chargers) on Twitter.

    The NFL season is underway with week 10 coming to a close Monday night. Let’s see how active Vols performed at the highest level of football in week 10.

    VFLs in NFL — Week 10

    Atlanta @ Carolina

    Cordarrelle Patterson — Atl RB

    • Five carries for 18 yards in 25-15 loss
    • One catch for two yards
    • One tackle
    • 38% of offensive snaps, 24% of special teams snaps

    Seattle vs. Tampa (Germany)

    Darrell Taylor — Sea OLB

    • One tackle in 21-16 loss
    • 37% of defensive snaps, 19% of special teams snaps

    Denver @ Tennessee

    Morgan Cox — Ten LS

    • 38% of special teams snaps in 17-10 win

    Jacksonville @ Kansas City

    Trey Smith — KC OG

    • 100% of offensive snaps, 13% of special teams snaps in 27-17 win

    Houston @ New York Giants

    Jalen Reeves-Maybin — Hou LB

    • One tackle in 24-16 loss
    • 83% of special teams snaps

    New Orleans @ Pittsburgh

    Cameron Sutton — Pit DB

    • Two tackles in 20-10 win
    • 100% of defensive snaps, 12% of special teams snaps

    Alvin Kamara — NO RB

    • Eight carries for 26 yards
    • Three catches for 19 yards
    • 79% of offensive snaps

    Marquez Callaway — NO WR

    • Three catches for 24 yards
    • 57% of offensive snaps

    Shy Tuttle — NO DT

    • Two tackles
    • 40% of defensive snaps, 25% of special teams snaps

    Alontae Taylor — NO CB

    • Six tackles
    • 95% of defensive snaps

    Indianapolis @ Las Vegas

    Kendal Vickers — LAV DE

    • One tackle in 25-20 loss
    • 45% of defensive snaps, 17% of special teams snaps

    Jakob Johnson — LAV FB

    • One tackle
    • 29% of offensive snaps, 43% of special teams snaps

    Los Angelas Chargers @ San Fransisco

    Jauan Jennings — SF WR

    • Four catches for 40 yards in 22-16 win
    • 32% of offensive snaps, 7% of special teams snaps

    Josh Palmer — LAC WR

    • Three catches for 44 yards
    • 95% of offensive 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.