Former Techs appear in all three prime-time matches of Week 5, two Hokie vs. Hokie clashes on the slate
LB Tremaine Edmunds
Edmunds helped the Bills earn their second straight shutout victory, this time 40-0 over Houston, and led the team in tackles for the second straight week, recording six saves and their first interception of the season to win the AFC Defensive Player of the Week. honors for the first time in his career. The Danville, Va. Native leads Buffalo with 21 tackles (13 solo) this year. Edmunds and the Bills (3-1) visit the Kansas City Chiefs (2-2) during Sunday Night Football in a rematch of the 2020 AFC Championship game.
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: @NFLonCBS pic.twitter.com/gzs7U31KzB
– Buffalo Bills (@BuffaloBills) October 3, 2021
MAAAAAINE !! ??@ Maine_Savage23 Named AFC Defensive Player of the Week: https://t.co/PjDoDNY6gL pic.twitter.com/Aa4BCuLZk1
– Buffalo Bills (@BuffaloBills) October 6, 2021
S Chuck Clark
Clark and the Ravens beat the undefeated Broncos on Sunday as he recorded seven tackles, including one TFL. Clark is second on the team with 24 tackles (18 solo). He also has a sack and three assists defended in four games this season. The Ravens (3-1) will host Indianapolis (1-3) on Monday Night Football.
More matches of week 5
Thursday October 7
LA Rams in Seattle – 8:20 p.m. ET – FOX
In an NFC West divisional battle, the Seahawks (2-2) welcome the Rams (3-1) to Lumen Field for Thursday night’s soccer game. The Seahawks’ T Duane Brown started Seattle’s four games on left tackle.
Sunday October 10
Denver to Pittsburgh – 1 p.m. ET – FOX
The only Hokies vs. Hokies game of the 1 p.m. ET window is in Pittsburgh with two former Tech defensive backs on the opposite sideline. CB Kyle Fuller and the Broncos (3-1) travel to Pittsburgh after their first loss of the season to face S Terrell Edmunds and the Steelers (1-3). In Week 4, Edmunds made seven tackles in Pittsburgh’s loss to Green Bay and Fuller made five tackles against Baltimore.
New Orleans to Washington – 1 p.m. ET – CBS
CB Kendall Fuller, DT Tim Settle, TE Logan Thomas and Washington (2-2) claimed a last-minute victory in Week 4 and host New Orleans (2-2) at FedEx Field on Sunday. Fuller had three tackles and defended two assists – including the last Hail Mary of the game – while Settle recorded his first TFL of the season in Atlanta. TE Logan Thomas, second on the team with two touchdowns and tied for second in receptions with 12, started in Washington’s win in Week 4 before leaving the game with a hamstring injury. Thomas was placed on the injured list on Wednesday and will miss Sunday’s game.
Green Bay in Cincinnati – 1 p.m. ET – FOX
T Yosh Nijman started his second straight left tackle game for the Packers in their victory over Pittsburgh and has played all offensive snaps for the past two weeks. Green Bay (3-1) visits Cincinnati (3-1) in the Division Chiefs game.
Yosh Nijman shuts down Melvin Ingram to help set up Rodgers’ TD at Cobb
– Joe Kipp (@joepkipp) October 3, 2021
Detroit Minnesota – 1 p.m. ET – FOX
T of the first round of the Vikings Christian darrisaw made his NFL debut on Sunday after missing training camp and the first three weeks of the season with surgery. Darrisaw played a reserve role on special teams in Minnesota’s loss to Cleveland. The Vikings (1-3) host the Lions (0-4) in an NFC North clash.
Tennessee to Jacksonville – 1 p.m. ET – CBS
CB Caleb Farley did not play in the Week 4 loss to Tennessee as he continues to recover from a shoulder injury. Farley is unlikely to play when the Titans (2-2) visit divisional rival Jacksonville (0-4).
Chicago to Las Vegas – 4:05 p.m. ET – CBS
Second Hokie vs. Hokie match of week 5 sees RB Khalil Herbert and the Bears (2-2) visit LB Divine deablo, newly signed CB Brandon Facyson and the Raiders (3-1). Herbert recorded three carries for seven yards and returned a kickoff for 33 yards, giving him 234 kickoff return yards this season, the second most in the NFL. Deablo played on special teams in the Monday Night Football loss to Las Vegas and recorded a tackle while Facyson was signed with the LA Chargers practice squad this week.
Cleveland at LA Chargers – 4:05 p.m. ET – CBS
G Wyatt Teller made his fourth straight start for the Browns in their Week 4 win at Minnesota. Cleveland (3-1) visits the LA Chargers (3-1) in the late afternoon.
San Francisco, Arizona – 4:25 p.m. ET – FOX
K Joey Slye signed with San Francisco this week after scoring four goals with 53 yards in three games with Houston. Slye and the 49ers (2-2) visit the Cardinals (4-0) in an NFC West showdown on Sunday afternoon.
Hokies on the NFL rosters (as of October 6, 2021)
|76||T Duane Brown||Seattle|
|36||S Chuck Clark||Baltimore|
|71||T Christian darrisaw||Minnesota|
|5||KG Divine deablo||Las Vegas|
|34||S Terrell Edmunds||Pittsburgh|
|49||LB Tremaine Edmunds||Buffalo|
|33||RB Trey Edmunds (PS)||Pittsburgh|
|CB Brandon Facyson||Las Vegas|
|3||CB Caleb Farley||Tennessee|
|87||WR Isaiah Ford (PS)||Miami|
|23||CB Kyle Fuller||Denver|
|29||CB Kendall Fuller||Washington|
|24||RB Khalil Herbert||Chicago|
|62||DT Jarrod hewitt (PS)||Seattle|
|17||K Brian johnson (PS)||Chicago|
|44||TE Dalton Keene (IR)||New England|
|73||T Yosh Nijman||Green Bay|
|97||DT Tim Adjust||Washington|
|17||K Joey Slye||San Francisco|
|5||QB Tyrod Taylor (IR)||Houston|
|77||G Wyatt Teller||Cleveland|
|82||TE Logan Thomas (IR)||Washington|
Hokies on the NFL staff
Bruce Arians – Head Coach, Tampa Bay
Malcolm Blacken – Senior Director of Player Development, Washington
Corey Fuller – Assistant Scout, Caroline
Cody Grimm – Defensive / Special Team Assistant, Tampa Bay
Leah Joseph – Assistant to the General Manager, Jacksonville
Jeff King – Director of Pro Scouting, Chicago
Anthony Midget – Secondary, 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 – Assistant Offensive Line, Jacksonville
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