Tech alums featured in Week 15 primetime games

16/12/2021 15:06:00

Notable performance in week 14

LB Tremaine Edmunds

In Buffalo’s overtime loss to Tampa Bay last week, LB Tremaine Edmunds led the Bills with 12 tackles and recorded one pass defensed. The Daleville, Va. native leads Buffalo with 82 tackles (50 solo) this season. Edmunds and the Bills host Carolina at 1 p.m. ET Sunday. The match will be televised by CBS.

More Week 15 Matches
Saturday December 18

Las Vegas at Cleveland – 4:30 p.m. ET – NFL Network

Saturday’s first NFL game of the 2021 season will feature a pair of Hokies wearing silver and black. KG divine unlock, CB Brandon Facyson and the Raiders visit the Browns for a late afternoon game. Last week, Deablo made his first career start at linebacker and had 10 tackles, while Facyson recorded a pair of tackles in Las Vegas’ loss to Kansas City. Teller started at right guard in the Browns’ win over Baltimore but is on the Reserve/COVID roster for Saturday’s game.

Sunday, December 19

Tennessee at Pittsburgh – 1 p.m. ET – CBS

S Terrell Edmunds and the Steelers prepare to host the Titans in a game with many playoff implications. Currently, Pittsburgh is half a game behind the AFC’s seventh seed, while Tennessee is tied for the conference-best record at 9-4. Last week, Edmunds had five tackles and one pass defended in Pittsburgh’s Thursday Night Football loss to Minnesota.

NY Jets at Miami – 1 p.m. ET – CBS

After enjoying their bye last week, WR Isaiah Ford and the Dolphins are ready to put their six-game winning streak on the line against AFC East rival NY Jets. This season, Ford had his first two career touchdown passes and recorded a career-high 52-yard reception.

Washington at Philadelphia – 1 p.m. ET – FOX

Washington and his trio of Hokies narrowly missed victory last week against NFC East rival Dallas, but have another chance against a division opponent this Sunday when they travel to Philadelphia. CB Kendall Fuller had six tackles and recorded two passes defended, while DT Tim Settle recorded three tackles. Both Fuller and Settle are on the Reserve/COVID roster for Sunday’s game. TE Logan Thomas will miss the rest of the season after Washington placed him on injured reserve with a torn ACL. K Brian Johnson should be active for Washington.

Cincinnati at Denver – 4:05 p.m. ET – CBS

With Cincinnati and Denver holding 7-6 records, the two teams vie for AFC playoff position as the Bengals visit CB Kyle Fuller and the Broncos. Fuller had three tackles in Denver’s win over Detroit last week.

Green Bay at Baltimore – 4:25 p.m. ET – FOX

T Yosh Nijman and the Packers travel to Baltimore for a meeting with the Ravens and S Chuck Clark. Nijman started and played every offensive snap in Green Bay’s win over Chicago last week, while Clark recorded seven tackles in Baltimore’s loss to Cleveland. Clark also picked up an onside kick from the Ravens in the game.

Seattle at LA Rams – 4:25 p.m. ET – FOX

T Duane Brown and the Seahawks picked up a big win last week over Houston as Brown started at left tackle and took 100% of the offensive snaps. Seattle travels to Los Angeles this Sunday for a division game with the Rams.

Monday, December 20

Minnesota at Chicago – 8:15 p.m. ET – ESPN

J Christian Darrisaw suffers from an ankle injury and has missed the Vikings’ previous two games. It’s unclear if the rookie will be able to dress when Minnesota travel to Chicago and face fellow rookie RB Khalil Herbert and the Bears on Monday Night Football. Last week, Herbert returned five kickoffs for 128 yards with a 42-yard long. He also had a recovered kick and a three-yard run in Chicago’s loss to Green Bay.

Hokies on NFL rosters (as of December 16, 2021)

76 T Duane Brown Seattle
36 S Chuck Clark Baltimore
71 J Christian Darrisaw Minnesota
5 KG divine unlock Vegas
34 S Terrell Edmunds Pittsburgh
49 LB Tremaine Edmunds Buffalo
33 RB Trey Edmunds (PS) Pittsburgh
35 CB Brandon Facyson Vegas
3 CB Caleb Farley (IR) 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 (PS) Seattle
16 K Brian Johnson Washington
44 TE Dalton Keene (IR) New England
73 T Yosh Nijman Green Bay
97 DT Tim Settle Washington
3 K Joey Slye (IR) Washington
5 QB Tyrod Taylor Houston
77 G Wyatt Teller Cleveland
82 TE Logan Thomas (IR) 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