San Francisco at a Super Bowl LVI game

01/27/2022 09:11:00

Divisional Weekend Recap

The No. 6-seeded San Francisco 49ers and assistant defensive line coach Darryl Tapp traveled to Lambeau Field on Saturday night and upset the NFC’s No. 1-seeded Green Bay Packers. For the second week in a row, Tapp’s unit was the difference in the game as the 49ers fired QB Aaron Rodgers from the Packers five times and allowed just 67 rushing yards. The Packers’ T Yosh Nijman saw reserve action on special teams in the game.

LB Tremaine Edmunds and the Buffalo Bills played in one of the most memorable playoff games in NFL history on Sunday night as the Bills and Kansas City Chiefs combined for 25 points in the final two minutes of the fourth quarter . Despite the 42-36 overtime loss, Edmunds racked up nine tackles in his final action of the 2021 NFL season. The Danville, Va. native had 125 total tackles in the regular season and playoffs.

Tampa Bay head coach Bruce Arians and assistants Cody Grimm and Nick Rapone saw their season end in heartbreaking fashion after coming back from a 27-3 deficit to tie the game at 27-27, only to see the LA Rams kick the winner. field goal when time expires. Tennessee and secondary coach Anthony Midget also lost on a field goal as time expired in Cincinnati.

Championship Sunday

No. 6 San Francisco 49ers vs. No. 4 LA Rams – 6:30 p.m. ET – FOX

Tapp and the 49ers will face a familiar foe in Sunday night’s NFC Championship Game as they take on NFC West rival the LA Rams. Despite being the lowest seeded and road team this week, San Francisco went 2-0 against Los Angeles this season, winning a 31-10 game in Week 10 and winning. by a 27-24 margin in Week 18. Tapp’s defensive line had success in those games as it limited the Rams to just 116 combined rushing yards and sacked QB Matthew Stafford seven times in the two matchups .

Hokies on NFL rosters (as of January 26, 2022)

76 T Duane Brown Seattle
36 S Chuck Clark Baltimore
71 Christian Darrisaw Minnesota
5 LB Divine Deablo Vegas
34 S Terrell Edmunds Pittsburgh
49 LB Tremaine Edmunds Buffalo
33 RB Trey Edmunds Pittsburgh
35 CB Brandon Facyson Vegas
3 CB Caleb Farley Tennessee
87 WR Isaiah Ford Miami
23 CB Kyle Fuller denver
29 CB Kendall Fuller Washington
24 RB Khalil Herbert Chicago
62 DT Jarrod Hewitt Seattle
16 K Brian Johnson Washington
44 TE Dalton Keene New England
73 T Yosh Nijman Green Bay
97 DT Tim Settle Washington
3 K Joey Slye Washington
5 QB Tyrod Taylor Houston
77 G Wyatt Teller Cleveland
82 TE Logan Thomas Washington

Hokies on NFL staff

Bruce Arians – Head Coach, Tampa Bay
Malcolm Blacken – Senior Director of Player Development, Washington
Corey Fuller – Scout Assistant, Carolina
Cody Grimm – Defensive/Special Teams Assistant, Tampa Bay
Leah Joseph – Assistant to the General Manager, Jacksonville
Jeff King – Director of Professional Scouting, Chicago
Anthony Midget – High School, Tennessee
Nick Rapone – Security, Tampa Bay
Johnny Shelton – Team Chaplain, Baltimore
Nick Sorenson – Special Teams Coordinator, Jacksonville
Darryl Tapp – Defensive Line Assistant, San Francisco
Todd Washington – Offensive Line Assistant, Jacksonville