Week 11 was an interesting one for NFL players from Utah. Free agent linebacker Brady Poppinga was picked up by the Dallas Cowboys. Former Utah quarterback Alex Smith, who suffered a concussion and sat out last week, was cleared to play, but the 49ers elected to start back-up Colin Kaepernick for the second week in a row, setting up a possible quarterback controversy in San Francisco.

Matt Asiata, Minnesota Vikings

Position: Running back

College: Snow College/Utah

High school: Hunter

Asiata was listed as his team's third-string running back, but did not record a stat in Minnesota's 28-10 loss to Chicago.

Zane Beadles, Denver Broncos

Position: Offensive line

College: Utah

High school: Hillcrest

Beadles started at left guard in Denver's 17-9 win over Kansas City.

Tony Bergstrom, Oakland Raiders

Position: Offensive line

College: Utah

High school: Skyline

Bergstrom backed up the left guard position in Oakland's 34-10 loss to Cincinnati.

Stewart Bradley, Arizona Cardinals

Position: Linebacker

College: Nebraska

High school: Highland

Bradley did not record a stat in Arizona's 31-17 loss to St. Louis.

Brandon Burton, Minnesota Vikings

Position: Cornerback

College: Utah

Burton did not record a stat in Minnesota's 28-10 loss to Chicago.

Jarrett Bush, Green Bay Packers

Position: Cornerback

College: Utah State

Bush had two solo tackles in Green Bay's 38-10 loss to the New York Giants.

John Chick, Jacksonville Jaguars

Position: Defensive End

College: Utah State

Chick was listed as a backup defensive end and recorded a solo tackle and knocked down a pass in Jacksonville's 24-19 win over Tennessee.

John Denney, Miami Dolphins

Position: Long Snapper

College: BYU

Denney did not record a stat, but did all the long-snapping in Miami's 24-21 win over Seattle.

Jordan Gross, Carolina Panthers

Position: Offensive Tackle

College: Utah

Gross started at left tackle and helped provide 398 yards of total offense in Carolina's 30-22 win over Philadelphia.

Stanley Havili, Philadelphia Eagles

Position: Running Back

College: USC

High School: Cottonwood

Havili had one reception for 5 yards and recorded a special teams tackle in Philadelphia's 30-22 loss to Carolina.

Robert Johnson, Tennessee Titans

Position: Safety

College: Utah

Johnson did not record a stat in Tennessee's 24-19 loss to Jacksonville.

Brett Keisel, Pittsburgh Steelers

Position: Defensive End

College: BYU, Snow College

Keisel had three tackles, a sack, a pass knockdown and a quarterback hurry in Pittsburgh's 20-14 loss to Cleveland.

Maake Kemoeatu, Baltimore Ravens

Position: Defensive Tackle

College: Utah

Kemoeatu started at nose tackle and had five total tackles, two of them solo, in Baltimore's 16-13 overtime win over San Diego.

Paul Kruger, Baltimore Ravens

Position: Linebacker

College: Utah

High School: Timpanogos

Kruger had four solo tackles, a sack and a quarterback hurry in Baltimore's 16-13 overtime win over San Diego.

Curtis Marsh, Philadelphia Eagles

Position: Cornerback

College: Utah State

Marsh had two solo tackles in Philadelphia's 30-22 loss to Carolina.

Brice McCain, Houston Texans

Position: Cornerback

College: Utah

McCain had three tackles in Houston's 34-31 overtime win over Detroit on Thanksgiving day.

Pat McQuistan, Arizona Cardinals

Position: Offensive Lineman

College: Weber State

McQuistan backed up the right tackle position in Arizona's 31-17 loss to St.. Louis.

Paul McQuistan, Seattle Seahawks

Position: Offensive Lineman

College: Weber State

McQuistan started at right guard in Seattle's 24-21 loss to Miami.

Koa Misi, Miami Dolphins

Position: Linebacker

College: Utah

Misi had seven total tackles, including a tackle-for-loss, in Miami's 24-21 win over Seattle.

Haloti Ngata, Baltimore Ravens

Position: Defensive Tackle

College: Oregon

High School: Highland

Ngata had three tackles in Baltimore's 16-13 overtime win over San Diego.

Stephen Paea, Chicago Bears

Position: Defensive Tackle

College: Oregon St, Snow College

High School: Timpview

Paea had three tackles in Baltimore's 16-13 overtime win over San Diego.

Donald Penn, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Position: Offensive Tackle

College: Utah State

Penn started at left tackle in Tampa Bay's 24-23 loss to Atlanta.

Dennis Pitta, Baltimore Ravens

Position: Tight end

College: BYU

Pitta had six receptions for 42 yards and a touchdown in Baltimore's 16-13 overtime win over San Diego.

Brady Poppinga, Dallas Cowboys

Position: Linebacker

College: BYU

Poppinga was signed as a free agent by the Cowboys over the weekend

Sione Pouha, New York Jets

Position: Defensive tackle

College: Utah

High school: East

Pouha had a solo tackle in New York's 49-19 loss to New England.

David Reed, Baltimore Ravens

Position: Wide receiver

College: Utah

Reed was not listed on the depth chart and did not play during Baltimore's 16-13 overtime win over San Diego.

Dallas Reynolds, Philadelphia Eagles

Position: Offensive guard

College: Utah

High School: Timpview

Reynolds started at center in Philadelphia's 30-22 loss to Carolina.

Caleb Schlauderaff, New York Jets

Position: Offensive line

College: Utah

Schlauderaff backed up the center position in New York's 49-19 loss to New England.

Derrick Shelby, Miami Dolphins

Position: Defensive end

College: Utah

Shelby had a solo tackle in Miami's 24-21 over Seattle.

Sealver Siliga, Denver Broncos

Position: Defensive line

College: Utah

High School: Copper Hills

Siliga was listed as a backup at defensive tackle, but did not record a stat in Denver's 17-9 win over Kansas City.

Alex Smith, San Francisco 49ers

Position: Quarterback

College: Utah

Smith was cleared to play, but backed up Colin Kaepernick in San Francisco's 31-21 win over New Orleans.

Michael Smith, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Position: Running Back

College: Utah State

Smith did not record a stat in Tampa Bay's 24-23 loss to Atlanta.

Sean Smith, Miami Dolphins

Position: Cornerback

College: Utah

Smith had three solo tackles in Miami's 24-21 win over Seattle.

Steve Smith, Carolina Panthers

Position: Wide receiver

College: Utah

Smith had four receptions for 60 yards in Carolina's 30-22 win over Philadelphia.

Paul Soliai, Miami Dolphins

Position: Defensive Tackle

College: Utah

Soliai had three tackles and assisted on a sack in Miami's 24-21 win over Seattle.

RJ Stanford, Miami Dolphins

Position: Cornerback

College: Utah

Stanford had three solo tackles in Miami's 24-21 win over Seattle.

Stevenson Sylvester, Pittsburgh Steelers

Position: Linebacker

College: Utah

Sylvester did not record a stat in Pittsburgh's 20-14 loss to Cleveland.

Tim Toone, Atlanta Falcons

Position: Wide Receiver

College: Weber State

Toone did not record a stat in Atlanta's 24-23 win over Tampa Bay.

Will Tukuafu, San Francisco 49ers

Position: Defensive tackle

College: Oregon

High School: East

Tukuafu did not record a stat, but was again played at fullback in short-yardage situations in San Francisco's 31-21 win over New Orleans.

Robert Turbin, Seattle Seahawks

Position: Running Back

College: Utah State

Turbin had two rushes for 9 yards and three receptions for 47 yards in Seattle's 24-21 loss to Miami.

Bobby Wagner, Seattle Seahawks

Position: Linebacker

College: Utah State

Wagner led his team with nine tackles and also had two pass knockdowns in Seattle's 24-21 loss to Miami.

Eric Weddle, San Diego Chargers

Position: Safety

College: Utah

Weddle had seven tackles and knocked down two passes in San Diego's 16-13 overtime loss to Baltimore.