Vols in the NFL – Week 5 Update

Marquez Callaway registered two touchdown catches in an emphatic win over Washington to secure a strong weekend of performance from Vols in the NFL.

Teammate Alvin Kamara scored his first rushing touchdown of the season and made 16 carries for 71 yards. The veteran tailback added 51 yards on five catches and an aerial score.

Jalen Reeves-Maybin forced and recovered a fumble late in the game against Minnesota. The stop allowed Detroit to score the go-ahead touchdown, but the team fell for the second-straight week on a last second field goal.

Cordarrelle Patterson continued his strong season, recording 54 yards rushing and 60 receiving. He and teammate Dustin Colquitt, who was signed to the 53-man roster and assumed the punting duties this week.

A pair of VFLs were signed to practice squads last week as wide receiver Josh Malone inked a deal with the Denver Broncos. Bryce Thompson rejoined the New Orleans Saints as a member of their practice squad.

Derek Barnett – DE – Eagles
Made three tackles and started in a victory at Carolina

Marquez Callaway – WR – Saints
Made four receptions for 85 yards and two touchdowns, including a 49-yard hail mary to end the first half in a 33-22 win over Washington

Justin Coleman – DB – Dolphins
Had one solo tackle against Tampa Bay

Dustin Colquitt – P – Falcons
Punted twice, one downed inside the 20, against the Jets in London, England

Morgan Cox – LS – Titans
Snapped one made field goal and three punts in a 37-19 win over Jacksonville

Jason Croom – TE – Eagles
Injured Reserve

Joshua Dobbs – QB – Steelers
Injured Reserve

Malik Jackson – DT – Browns
Had one tackle in his fifth start of the season against the Chargers

Ja’Wuan James – OL – Ravens
Injured Reserve

Jauan Jennings – WR – 49ers
Did not play against Arizona

Alexander Johnson – LB – Broncos
Made his first fumble recovery of the season against the Steelers and had six tackles and one PBU

Jakob Johnson – FB – Patriots
Saw 16 snaps at fullback in a 25-22 win over Houston

Alvin Kamara – RB – Saints
Scored his first rushing touchdown of the season and had 71 yards on 16 carries. Also made five catches for 51 yards and a receiving touchdown

John Kelly – RB – Browns
Practice Squad

Josh Malone – WR – Broncos
Signed to the Broncos practice squad last Tuesday

Kahlil McKenzie – DT – Ravens
Practice Squad

Emmanuel Moseley – CB – 49ers
Started the third straight game and made five tackles and one PBU against Arizona

Michael Palardy – P – Dolphins
Made four punts, one inside the 20, for 154 yards against Tampa Bay

Joshua Palmer – WR – Chargers
Had a pair of catches for 12 yards in a 47-42 win over Cleveland 

Cordarrelle Patterson – WR – Falcons
Had a season-best 14 rushes for 54 yards and made seven catches for 60 yards in a 27-20 win over the Jets in London, England

Kyle Phillips – DL – Jets
Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform

Jalen Reeves-Maybin – LB – Lions
Forced a fumble and recovered one late in the game against Minnesota while adding four tackles in his first start of the season. Ranked by PFF as the fifth best performance of the week

Trey Smith – OL – Chiefs
Saw 86 snaps in a Sunday night bout with Buffalo at right guard and started

Cameron Sutton – CB – Steelers
Did not play against Denver due to injury

Darrell Taylor – DE – Seahawks
Tallied a sack in his third consecutive game against the Rams

Bryce Thompson – CB – Saints
Signed to the Saints practice squad on Oct. 6

Shy Tuttle – DL – Saints
Made three stops in a win over the Football Team

Kendal Vickers – DE – Raiders
Practice Squad

Nigel Warrior – DB – Seahawks
Injured Reserve

Ethan Wolf – TE – Saints
Practice Squad