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Utes in the Pros: Week 3 Preview, Week 2 Recap

Sep 23, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY – With only seven undefeated teams left in the league, 21 former University of Utah football players will suit up for their respective teams as they enter the third week of regular season play of the 2021 NFL season.

Mitch Wishnowsky and the 49ers, Terrell Burgess, Matt Gay and the Los Angeles Rams, and Leki Fotu, Kylie Fitts and the Cardinals are in a three-way tie for first in the NFC West (2-0) while Tim Patrick, Garett Bolles and the Broncos are tied with the Raiders for the AFC West lead (2-0).

How to watch your Utes in Week 3

Date Game Time (MT) TV Utes to Watch
Sunday, Sept. 26 Washington at Buffalo 11 a.m.  FOX #50 Jared Norris (Washington)
#98 Star Lotulelei (Buffalo)
#20 Zack Moss (Buffalo)
Sunday, Sept. 26 Chicago at Cleveland 11 a.m.  FOX #33 Jaylon Johnson (Chicago)
Sunday, Sept. 26  Baltimore at Detroit   11 a.m.  CBS  #2 Tyler Huntley (Baltimore)
#98 John Penisini (Detroit)
Sunday, Sept. 26  Indianapolis at Tennessee 11 a.m.  CBS  #32 Julian Blackmon (Indianapolis)
Sunday, Sept. 26  New Orleans at New England 11 a.m.  FOX #43 Marcus Williams (New Orleans)
Sunday, Sept. 26  Atlanta at NY Giants  11 a.m. FOX #28 Devontae Booker (NY Giants)
Sunday, Sept. 26  Arizona at Jacksonville 11 a.m. FOX #49 Kylie Fitts (Arizona)
#95 Leki Fotu (Arizona)
Sunday, Sept. 26  NY Jets at Denver 2:05 p.m. CBS #40 Javelin Guidry (NY Jets)
#72 Garett Bolles (Denver)
#81 Tim Patrick (Denver)
Sunday, Sept. 26 Miami at Las Vegas  2:05 p.m.  CBS #21 Eric Rowe (Miami)
Sunday, Sept. 26 Tampa Bay at LA Rams   2:25 p.m.   FOX   #8 Matt Gay (LA Rams)
#26 Terrell Burgess (LA Rams)
Sunday, Sept. 26 Seattle at Minnesota 2:25 p.m.  FOX  #57 Cody Barton (Seattle)
#27 Marquise Blair (Seattle)
Sunday, Sept. 26  Green Bay at San Francisco 6:20 p.m. NBC #18 Mitch Wishnowsky (San Francisco)
Monday, Sept. 27  Philadelphia at Dallas  6:15 p.m. ESPN #56 Bradlee Anae (Dallas)

Standout performances was the name of the game in week two for the Utes as several players recorded season and career-bests, including former cornerback Jaylon Johnson for the Bears.

Johnson recorded his first-career interception as a pro against Cincinnati, also notching a career-best four passes defended.

Johnson's former teammate, running back Zack Moss, also had a strong performance in Buffalo's week two matchup against Miami where they won 35-0. Moss scored two touchdowns in the game with eight rushes for 26 total yards.

NFL Week Two Recap

Player  Game  Result Stats
Bradlee Anae, Dallas at LA Chargers   W, 20-17  1 tackle
Cody Barton, Seattle vs. Tennessee L, 33-30 1 tackle
Marquise Blair, Seattle  vs. Tennessee L, 33-30 Played at FS & special teams
Julian Blackmon, Indianapolis vs. LA Rams L, 27-24 Started at FS; 4 tackles, 1 PD
Garett Bolles, Denver at Jacksonville W, 23-13 Started at LT
Devontae Booker, NY Giants at Washington  L, 30-29 2 rush, 9 yds; 1 rec., 2 yds
Terrell Burgess, LA Rams at Indianapolis  W, 27-24 Played on special teams
Kylie Fitts, Arizona vs. Minnesota W, 34-33 Played at LB & special teams
Leki Fotu, Arizona  vs. Minnesota W, 34-33 Played on DL & special teams
Matt Gay, LA Rams at Indianapolis   W, 27-24 3-3 PATs, 34, 38-yd FGs (9 pts)
Javelin Guidry, NY Jets vs. New England  L, 25-6 4 tackles
Jaylon Johnson, Chicago vs. Cincinnati  W, 20-17 Started at CB; 2 tackles, 1 INT, 4 PD
Star Lotulelei, Buffalo   at Miami W, 35-0 Started at DT; 1 tackle
Zack Moss, Buffalo  at Miami W, 35-0 8 rush, 26 yds (2 TDs); 2 rec., 8 yds
Jared Norris, Washington vs. NY Giants W, 30-29 Played on special teams
Tim Patrick, Denver  at Jacksonville W, 23-13  Started at WR; 3 rec., 37 yds, 1 TD
John Penisini, Detroit at Green Bay  L, 35-17 Played on DL & special teams
Eric Rowe, Miami  vs. Buffalo L, 35-0  2 tackles
Marcus Williams, New Orleans at Carolina  L, 26-7  Started at FS; 8 tackles, 1 PD
Mitch Wishnowsky, San Francisco at Philadelphia W, 17-11 5 punts, 226 yds (45.2), 3 IN20, 52 LG