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Local watch: How NFL players with Utah ties fared in Week 6

Philadelphia receiver Kevin Curtis, a Utah State grad, slips by the tackle of David Harris of the Jets for a touchdown.
Philadelphia receiver Kevin Curtis, a Utah State grad, slips by the tackle of David Harris of the Jets for a touchdown.
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A brief look at how NFL players with Utah ties fared in Week 6:

• Miami QB John Beck (BYU) did not play.

• San Diego DL Ryon Bingham (Nebraska/Alta HS) played Sunday against Raiders.

• Philadelphia LB Stewart Bradley (Nebraska/Highland HS) played Sunday but recorded no stats.

• Green Bay DB Jarrett Bush (Utah State) had an interception, a deflection, a solo tackle and a fumble against Redskins.

• Buffalo RT Kirk Chambers (Stanford/Provo HS) played in Sunday's win over Jets.

• Cincinnati TE Daniel Coats (BYU/Northridge HS) started against Chiefs.

• Washington TE Chris Cooley (Utah State/Logan HS) had nine receptions for 105 yards and recorded a TD for the fourth straight game.

• Philadelphia WR Kevin Curtis (Utah State/Bingham HS) had five catches for 121 yards and a TD against the Jets.

• Miami OL John Denney (BYU) played in Dolphins' loss to Browns.

• N.Y. Jets CB Andre Dyson (Utah/Clearfield HS) had a deflection and a near-interception against the Eagles.

• Miami DL Steve Fifita (Utah) played against Browns.

• Arizona DB Aaron Francisco (BYU) had two solo tackles against the Panthers.

• Carolina OT Jordan Gross (Utah) started and played against Cardinals.

• Pittsburgh NT Chris Hoke (BYU) had a tackle against Cardinals.

• San Diego LB Marques Harris (Southern Utah) had a tackle against the Raiders.

• Carolina NT Maake Kemoeatu (Utah) had three solo tackles against Cardinals.

• Arizona OL Taitusi "Deuce" Lutui (Snow/East HS) started Sunday against Panthers.

• Oakland TE John Madsen (Utah/Hunter HS) started against Raiders but recorded no stats.

• Philadelphia RB Reno Mahe (BYU/Brighton HS) played against the Jets.

• Dallas OT Pat McQuistan played against New England and Oakland OT Paul McQuistan (Weber State) played against Chargers.

• Baltimore DT Haloti Ngata (Oregon/Highland HS) recorded seven tackles (five solo) against Rams.

• Tampa Bay OT Donald Penn (Utah State) started for second straight week.

• Green Bay LB Brady Poppinga (BYU) had four tackles against Redskins.

• N.Y. Jets DT Sione Pouha (Utah/East HS) had a tackle against Eagles.

• Oakland OG Barry Sims (Utah/Park City HS) started and played against Chargers.• Injured San Francisco QB Alex Smith (Utah) threw in practice and is listed as day-to-day.

• Carolina WR Steve Smith (Utah) caught 10 passes for 136 yards and ran twice for 15 yards in win over Cardinals.

• Chicago OT John Tait (BYU) returned to starting lineup against Vikings.

• Minnesota RB Naufahu Tahi (BYU/Granger HS) played against Bears.

• San Diego S Eric Weddle (Utah) had five solo tackles against Raiders.

• Philadelphia G Scott Young (BYU,/Hillcrest HS) did not play.


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