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Local NFL watch: How local players fared in Week 15 of the NFL season (32 items)

By , Deseret News

Dec. 18, 2013

Week 15 was a big one for former Utes, including seldom-used Matt Asiata, who had a big day as Minnesota's primary running back.

1 of 32. Ezekiel Ansah, DE, Detroit Lions (BYU)

Ansah did not record a stat in Detroit's 18-16 loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

2 of 32. Matt Asiata, RB, Minnesota Vikings (Utah/Snow College/Hunter HS)

Asiata was the Vikings' main running back, due to injuries to both Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhardt, and responded with three touchdowns. He carried the ball 30 times for 51 yards and added three receptions for 15 yards in Minnesota's 48-30 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.

3 of 32. Zane Beadles, OL, Denver Broncos (Utah/Hillcrest HS)

Beadles started at left guard in Denver's 27-20 loss to the San Diego Chargers.

4 of 32. Jarrett Bush, DB, Green Bay Packers (Utah State)

Bush defended a critical pass late to help assure a 37-36 win over the Dallas Cowboys. He also recorded two solo tackles.

5 of 32. Austin Collie, WR, New England Patriots (BYU)

Collie had two receptions for 25 yards in New England's 24-20 loss to the Miami Dolphins
1. StGtoSLC
Dec. 18, 2013

Brandon, once again you omitted Sam Brenner, who started at guard in Miami's win over the Patriots.

2. UtesBy5
Syracuse, UT,
Dec. 18, 2013

And Brandon, once again you omitted Stevenson Sylvester, who plays inside linebacker for the Pittsburgh Steelers.