Vols in the NFL – Week 2 Update

September 20, 2022

Shy Tuttle had a career day up front for the New Orleans Saints’ defense, highlighting the second week of action for the former Tennessee Volunteers in the NFL.

Tuttle, who started at defensive tackle, made nine tackles in Sunday’s contest against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The fourth-year lineman also recorded a half-sack and broke up a would-be pass from Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady.

On the other side of the country, Joshua Palmer had his first touchdown reception of the 2022 season, coming on Thursday Night Football against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Brampton, Ontario native now has five career touchdown catches in the NFL.

A full recap of Vols around the league can be found below.

Micah Abernathy—S—Packers
Practice Squad

Derek Barnett – DE – Eagles
Injured reserve

Matthew Butler – DT – Raiders
Did not play

Marquez Callaway – WR – Saints
Did not play

Justin Coleman – DB – Seahawks
Did not play

Morgan Cox – LS – Titans
Recorded seven snaps on Monday night for Tennessee, six being punts and one extra point

Joshua Dobbs – QB – Browns
Did not play

Theo Jackson – DB – Titans
Practice Squad

Ja’Wuan James – OL – Ravens
Injured reserve

Jauan Jennings – WR – 49ers
Had one catch for four yards

Jakob Johnson – FB – Raiders
Did not play

Velus Jones Jr. – WR – Bears
Did not play

Alvin Kamara – RB – Saints
Did not play

John Kelly – RB – Browns
Practice Squad

Jonathan Kongbo – DE – Broncos
Practice Squad

Cade Mays – OL – Panthers
Did not play

Khalil McKenzie – OL – Ravens
Practice Squad

Emmanuel Moseley – CB – 49ers
Made three tackles and had a pass breakup in the 27-7 win over Seattle

Joshua Palmer – WR – Chargers
Caught his fifth professional touchdown and first of the season on Thursday Night Football as he totaled four catches for 30 yards

Cordarrelle Patterson – WR – Falcons
Ran 10 times for 41 yards against the Rams

Jalen Reeves-Maybin – LB – Texans
Did not play

Trey Smith – OL – Chiefs
Started at right guard and saw 88 snaps in a 27-24 win over the Chargers

Cameron Sutton – CB – Steelers
Made his second start and had two tackles and a pass Breakup against the Patriots

Alontae Taylor – CB – Saints
Broke up his first pass as a professional against Tampa Bay

Darrell Taylor – DE – Seahawks
Made the start and had three solo tackles against San Francisco

Shy Tuttle – DL – Saints
Set a new career high in single-game tackles with nine against Tampa Bay. The Saints’ defensive lineman also had 0.5 sacks and a pass breakup in the game

Kendal Vickers – DE – Raiders
Had a strong game for Las Vegas, pulling down four tackles against Arizona

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