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Utes in the Pros: Week 12 Preview, Week 11 Recap

Nov 24, 2021

SALT LAKE CITY – It's one of the best weekends in the NFL and Utah fans can watch former Utes go head-to-head in the trio of games offered on Thanksgiving. Jaylon Johnson and the Chicago Bears will go up against John Penisini and the Detroit Lions to start the day on FOX, with a classic matchup.

Following that game, Francis Bernard and the Dallas Cowboys will host Jackson Barton and the Las Vegas Raiders on CBS.

Closing out the night, Zack Moss and the Buffalo Bills travel to New Orleans to take on Marcus Williams and the Saints on NBC.

How to watch your Utes in Week 12 (Active Players)

Date    Game Time (MT) TV Utes to Watch
Thurs., Nov. 25 Chicago at Detroit 10:30 a.m. FOX #33 Jaylon Johnson (Chicago)
#98 John Penisini (Detroit)
Thurs., Nov. 25 Las Vegas at Dallas 2:30 p.m. CBS #53 Francis Bernard (Dallas)
#78 Jackson Barton (Las Vegas)
Thurs., Nov. 25 Buffalo at New Orleans 6:20 p.m. NBC #20 Zack Moss (Buffalo)
#43 Marcus Williams (Saints)
Sun., Nov. 28 NY Jets at Houston 11 a.m. CBS #40 Javelin Guidry (NY Jets)
Sun., Nov. 28 Philadelphia at NY Giants  11 a.m. FOX #28 Devontae Booker (NY Giants)
Sun., Nov. 28 Carolina at Miami 11 a.m. FOX #21 Eric Rowe (Miami)
Sun., Nov. 28 LA Chargers at Denver 2:05 p.m. CBS #81 Tim Patrick 
Sun., Nov. 28 LA Rams at Green Bay  2:25 p.m. FOX #26 Terrell Burgess (LA Rams)
#8 Matt Gay (LA Rams)
Sun., Nov. 28 Minnesota at San Francisco 2:25 p.m. FOX #18 Mitch Wishnowsky (San Francisco)
Sun., Nov. 28 Cleveland at Baltimore  6:20 p.m. NBC #2 Tyler Huntley (Baltimore)
Mon., Nov. 29 Seattle at Washington 6:15 p.m. ESPN #57 Cody Barton (Seattle)

In week 11, former QB1 Tyler Huntley earned his first career start at quarterback over the weekend. Huntley certainly made the most of the opportunity, completing 26 passes for 219 yards and added 40 yards on the ground. Huntley led the charge in a comeback win on the road over former teammate Jaylon Johnson and the Chicago Bears, 16-13.

Eric Rowe and the Miami Dolphins have won three in a row after beating the New York Jets on Sunday, 24-17. Rowe garnered five tackles on the day, totaling 53 for the season and moved him in a tie for third in total tackles on the Miami defense.  
Marcus Williams had a strong day collecting seven tackles and 3 pass deflections in New Orleans' loss to Philadelphia. Williams has started every game this season and ranks third on the Saints defense in tackles.

NFL Week 11 Recap

Player, Team Game Result Stats
Cody Barton, Seattle vs. Arizona L, 23-13 Played at LB
Francis Bernard, Dallas at Kansas City W, 19-9 1 tackle
Devontae Booker, NY Giants at Tampa Bay L, 30-10 3 rush, 15 yds, 1 rec, 5 yds
Leki Fotu, Arizona at Seattle W, 23-13 2 Tackles
Javelin Guidry, NY Jets vs. Miami L, 24-17 Played at CB
Tyler Huntey, Baltimore at Chicago W, 16-13 Started at QB; 26/36 for 219 yds, 1 INT, 7 rush, 40yds
Jaylon Johnson, Chicago vs. Baltimore L, 16-13 Started at CB; 2 tackles, 1 PD
Zack Moss, Buffalo vs. Indianapolis L, 41-15 3 rush, 5 yds
John Penisini, Detroit at Cleveland L, 13-10 1 tackle
Eric Rowe, Miami at NY Jets W, 24-17 5 tackles
Marcus Williams, New Orleans at Philadelphia L, 40-29 Started at FS; 7 tackles, 3 PD's
Mitch Wishnowsky, San Francisco at Jacksonville W, 30-10 2 punts, 88 yds (44 avg), LG 45