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VFLs in NFL Week 10: Josh Dobbs Continues Improbable Run, Leads Team to Big Win

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Former Vol Josh Dobbs with the Minnesota Vikings. Photo via Josh Dobbs (@JoshDobbs)/Minnesota Vikings on Instagram.

Week 10 of the NFL season has officially concluded.

Thirty former Vols are on rosters this NFL season, representing 20 different teams. Seventeen saw action in Week 10.

See how each VFL fared in this past weekend’s action below.

S Micah Abernathy – Atlanta Falcons

Didn’t record a stat or play a defensive snap in Atlanta’s loss to Arizona but played 88 percent of special teams snaps.

DE Derek Barnett – Philadelphia Eagles


DT Matthew Butler – Las Vegas Raiders

On the practice squad.

LS Morgan Cox – Tennessee Titans

Snapped for three field goal attempts, two successful and one unsuccessful, and four punts in the Titans’ 20-6 loss to the Buccaneers.

QB Joshua Dobbs – Minnesota Vikings

Dobbs’ wild season continued as he made his first start for the Vikings and completed 23 of 34 passes for 268 yards and a touchdown while also rushing for 44 yards and a touchdown on eight carries.

Dobbs led his team to another upset win, beating the Saints 27-19 in Minnesota, and is in great position to lead his team to the playoffs where he would start the first postseason game of his career.

Some Dobbs’ highlights are below.

To see Dobbs do an epic Jordan pose, click here.

TE/FB Princeton Fant – Dallas Cowboys

On the practice squad.

QB Hendon Hooker – Detroit Lions

Inactive as he remains on the NFI list still rehabbing his ACL injury.

WR Jalin Hyatt – New York Giants

Failed to catch his lone target in the Giants’ 49-17 blowout loss to the Cowboys on the road. Hyatt unfortunately sustained a concussion in the loss, and his status is in doubt for next week’s game against the Commanders.

Hyatt played 30 percent of offensive snaps in the loss.

S Theo Jackson – Minnesota Vikings

Recorded three tackles, one solo, played 9 percent of defensive snaps and 66 percent of special teams snaps.

WR Jauan Jennings – San Francisco 49ers

Caught one of two targets for eight yards and played 29 percent of offensive snaps in the 49ers’ 34-3 win over the Jaguars in Jacksonville.

LB Alexander Johnson – Miami Dolphins

On the practice squad.

FB Jakob Johnson – Las Vegas Raiders

Was inactive in the Raiders’ 16-12 win over the Jets as he continued to tend to a concussion.

WR/PR Velus Jones Jr. – Chicago Bears

Was inactive in Chicago’s Thursday Night Football win over the Carolina Panthers. Jones was a healthy scratch.

RB Alvin Kamara – New Orleans Saints

Remained heavily involved in the Saints’ loss to the Vikings, totaling 42 yards on nine carries and 33 yards on seven catches (caught all seven targets), while playing 76 percent of offensive snaps.

Kamara also ran in two two-point conversions.

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RB John Kelly Jr. – Cleveland Browns

On practice squad.

OL Cade Mays – Carolina Panthers

Played four special teams snaps (14 percent) but no offensive snaps in Carolina’s 16-13 loss to the Bears on Thursday Night Football.

CB Emmanuel Moseley – Detroit Lions


WR Joshua Palmer – Los Angeles Chargers

Did not play as he remains on injured reserve due to a knee injury.

RB Cordarrelle Patterson – Atlanta Falcons

Recorded three carries for 13 yards and caught both targets for seven yards in Atlanta’s 25-23 loss to the Cardinals on the road.

Patterson played 31 percent of offensive snaps and 23 percent of special teams snaps in the loss.

DE Kyle Phillips – New Orleans Saints

Made his season debut for the Saints and totaled one tackle, which was a TFL, in the Saints’ loss to Minnesota.

Phillips played seven percent of defensive snaps.

LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin – Detroit Lions

Played 73 percent of special teams snaps as the Lions’ ST captain but did not play a defensive snap in Detroit’s thrilling 41-38 win over the Chargers in SoFi Stadium.

OG Trey Smith – Kansas City Chiefs


CB Cameron Sutton – Detroit Lions

Recorded five tackles, all solo, one TFL, and one pass deflection in the Lions’ win over the Chargers. Sutton played 93 percent of defensive snaps and three percent (one) special teams snap in the victory.

CB Alontae Taylor – New Orleans Saints

Logged five total tackles, four solo, one TFL and two pass deflections in the Saints’ loss to Minnesota. Taylor played 77 percent of defensive snaps and 21 percent of special teams snaps in the loss as a starting defensive back.

DE Darrell Taylor – Seattle Seahawks

Recorded a solo tackle and one QB hit while playing 52 percent of defensive snaps and 14 percent of special teams snaps in the Seahawks’ 29-26 win over the Commanders as a reserve defensive end.

WR Cedric Tillman – Cleveland Browns

Failed to haul in any of his three targets while playing 85 percent of offensive snaps in the Browns’ huge 33-31 win over the Ravens.

DL Shy Tuttle – Carolina Panthers

Started but did not log a defensive stat while playing 46 percent of defensive snaps and 18 percent of special teams snaps in the Panthers’ loss to Chicago.

DT Kendal Vickers – Buffalo Bills

On the practice squad.

OT Darnell Wright – Chicago Bears

Played 100 percent of offensive snaps as the starting right tackle for the Bears in their win over Carolina.

DE Byron Young – Los Angeles Rams


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