Tech alumni had great performances in week 6

20/10/2021 15:00:00

Notable performances in week 6

RB Khalil Herbert

Herbert got his first start for the Bears last week, recording 19 carries for 97 yards with his first pro score, a one-yard TD. He also recorded two receptions for 20 yards. Herbert and the Bears prepare for a test with reigning Super Bowl Buccaneers Tampa Bay champions and head coach Bruce Arians at 4:25 p.m. ET on Sunday.

LB Tremaine Edmunds

Edmunds led the Bills with 10 tackles, including one for a loss, in the Buffalo Monday Night Football loss to Tennessee. The Danville, Va. Native leads Buffalo with 40 tackles (28 solo) this season and is one of six Bills to record an interception in 2021. Buffalo is enjoying his goodbye this weekend.

T Christian darrisaw

Darrisaw made his first start as left tackle in Minnesota’s 34-28 win over Carolina. The 2021 first-round pick took 52 pass blocking snaps and didn’t clear a sack on his first start in the NFL. Darrisaw and the Vikings are enjoying their week off this week.

More matches of week 7
Thursday, October 21

Denver to Cleveland – 8:20 p.m. ET – FOX

This week’s Thursday Night Football sees a Hokie vs. Hokie clash as CB Kyle Fuller and the Broncos travel to Cleveland to take on G Wyatt Teller and the Browns. Fuller saw the high school reserve action in Denver’s loss to Las Vegas a week ago, while Teller started off in Cleveland’s loss to Arizona.

Sunday October 24

Washington to Green Bay – 1 p.m. ET – FOX

CB Kendall Fuller recorded his first interception of the season last week against his former team, the Kansas City Chiefs. Despite INT and Fuller’s eight tackles and DT Tim Settle’s two tackles and 1.0 TFL, Washington lost 31-13 to the Chiefs. Washington is visiting Green Bay this week for a clash with the Packers and T Yosh Nijman, who saw reserve duty on special teams in the Packers’ 24-14 victory in Chicago.

Cincinnati to Baltimore – 1 p.m. ET – CBS

Ravens S Chuck Clark posted five tackles and one assist in Baltimore’s 34-6 win over the LA Chargers. Clark ranks second on the team with 33 tackles (21 solo) over the six weeks of the 2021 season. Baltimore (5-1) hosts Cincinnati (4-2) in a key divisional clash on Sunday.

Kansas City, Tennessee – 1 p.m. ET – CBS

Titans’ CB Caleb Farley got his career debut on Monday Night Football in Tennessee’s 34-31 win over Buffalo. Sadly, Farley suffered a knee injury during the competition and will be missing the rest of the season. The rookie ends his season with four tackles and one pass defended.

Philadelphia to Las Vegas – 4:05 p.m. ET – FOX

CB Brandon Facyson won for his new team with his first career interception in the Raiders’ victory over Denver. LB teammate Divine deablo played a reserve role on special teams in the Las Vegas victory a week ago. Facyson, Deablo and the Raiders (4-2) host Philadelphia (2-4) this week.

Indianapolis to San Francisco – 8:20 p.m. ET – NBC

Virginia Tech’s all-time top scorer K Joey Slye is preparing for his second game with the 49ers after a perfect start two weeks ago. Slye delivered a 47-yard FG and PAT in Week 5. After a week off, Slye and the 49ers (2-3) host Indianapolis (2-4) for a Sunday night soccer contest.

Monday, October 25

New Orleans to Seattle – 8:15 p.m. ET – ESPN

This week’s Monday Night Football features K Brian Johnson’s debut for New Orleans after the Saints pulled him off the Chicago practice squad last week. The Saints enjoyed their time off last week while T Duane Brown and the Seahawks lost in overtime in Sunday Night Football to Pittsburgh. New Orleans (3-2) travel to Seattle (2-4) to close the Week 7 roster.

Goodbye hokies

In addition to Buffalo and Minnesota, Pittsburgh is also enjoying its week off this week, which means a break for S Terrell Edmunds of the Steelers. Edmunds recorded three tackles in Pittsburgh’s thrilling overtime victory over Seattle in Sunday Night Football. Edmunds and the Steelers will return to action in Week 8.

Hokies on the NFL rosters (as of October 20, 2021)

76 T Duane Brown Seattle
36 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
35 CB Brandon Facyson Las Vegas
3 CB Caleb Farley (IR) 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
6 K Brian johnson New Orleans
44 TE Dalton Keene (IR) New England
73 T Yosh Nijman Green berry
97 DT Tim Adjust Washington
14 K Joey Slye San Francisco
5 Quarterback 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