Here's how NFL players with ties to the state of Utah fared in Week 1 of the NFL regular season:

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Ezekiel Ansah, Detroit Lions (BYU)

— Ansah played extensively and tallied three tackles, one of them solo, and assisted on a sack in the Lions' 34-24 win over the Minnesota Vikings.

Matt Asiata, Minnesota Vikings (Utah)

— Asiata did not record a stat in Minnesota's 34-24 loss to the Detroit Lions.

Zane Beadles, Denver Broncos (Utah)

— Beadles started at left guard and helped produce 49 points and 510 yards of total offense in Denver's 49-27 win over the Baltimore Ravens.

Brandon Burton, Buffalo Bills (Utah)

— Burton recorded a solo tackle in Buffalo's 23-21 loss to the New England Patriots.

Jarrett Bush, Green Bay Packers (Utah State)

— Bush did not record a stat in Green Bay's 34-28 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

Will Davis, Miami Dolphins (Utah State)

— Davis did not record a stat in Miami's 23-10 win over the Cleveland Browns.

John Denney, Miami Dolphins (BYU)

— Denney was the deep snapper and recorded a solo tackle in Miami's 23-10 win over the Cleveland Browns.

Loni Fangupo, Pittsburgh Steelers (BYU)

— Fangupo was listed as the backup nose tackle, but did not record a stat in Pittsburgh's 16-9 loss to the Tennessee Titans.

Jordan Gross, Carolina Panthers (Utah)

— Gross started at left tackle in Carolina's 12-7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Bryan Kehl, Washington Redskins (BYU)

— Kehl recorded a solo tackle in Washington's 33-27 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Brett Keisel, Pittsburgh Steelers (BYU)

— Keisel recorded six tackles, four of them solo, in Pittsburgh's 16-9 loss to the Tennessee Titans

Paul Kruger, Cleveland Browns (Utah)

— Kruger recorded four tackles, four of them solo, in Cleveland's 23-10 loss to the Miami Dolphins. Kruger also tallied a sack and two of his tackles went for losses of yardage.

Star Lotulelei, Carolina Panthers (Utah)

— Lotulelei had four solo tackles, one of them for a loss of yardage, in Carolina's 12-7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Brice McCain, Houston Texans (Utah)

— McCain recorded a solo tackle in Houston's 31-28 win over the San Diego Chargers. He played primarily at nickel back during the game.

Paul McQuistan, Seattle Seahawks (Weber State)

— McQuistan started at left guard in Seattle's 12-7 win over the Carolina Panthers.

Koa Misi, Miami Dolphins (Utah)

— Misi had five tackles, three of them solo, in Miami's 23-10 win over the Cleveland Browns.

Haloti Ngata, Baltimore Ravens (Highland High)

— Ngata had four tackles, including a tackle for loss, in Baltimore's 49-27 loss to the Denver Broncos.

Stephen Paea, Chicago Bears (Timpview High and Snow College)

— Paea had six tackles, two of them solo, in Chicago's 24-21 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.

Donald Penn, Tampa Buccaneers (Utah State)

— Penn started at left tackle in Tampa Bay's 18-17 loss to the New York Jets.

David Reed, Indianapolis Colts (Utah)

— Reed did not record a stat in the Colts' 21-17 win over the Oakland Raiders.

Caleb Schlauderaff, New York Jets (Utah)

— Schlauderaff was listed as the backup center in New York's 18-17 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Derrick Shelby, Miami Dolphins (Utah)

— Shelby had two solo tackles and a sack in Miami's 23-10 win over the Cleveland Browns.

Alex Smith, Kansas City Chiefs (Utah)

— Smith went 21-34 for 173 yards and two touchdowns against no interceptions in Kansas City's 28-2 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars. He also ran the ball four times for 25 yards.

Michael Smith, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Utah State)

— Smith didn't record a stat in Tampa Bay's 18-17 loss to the New York Jets.

Sean Smith, Kansas City Chiefs (Utah)

— Smith recorded a solo tackle in Kansas City's 28-2 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Steve Smith, Carolina Panthers (Utah)

— Smith caught six passes for 51 yards and scored Carolina's lone touchdown in a 12-7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Paul Soliai, Miami Dolphins (Utah)

— Soliai had two tackles and knocked down two passes in Miami's 23-10 win over the Cleveland Browns.

Brad Sorensen, San Diego Chargers (Southern Utah)

— Sorensen was listed as the third-string quarterback in San Diego's 31-28 loss to the Houston Texans.

RJ Stanford, Miami Dolphins (Utah)

— Stanford did not record a stat in Miami's 23-10 win over the Cleveland Browns.

Will Tukuafu, San Francisco 49ers (East High)

— Tukuafu did not record a stat in San Francisco's 34-28 win over the Green Bay Packers.

Robert Turbin, Seattle Seahawks (Utah State)

— Turbin had three rushes for 17 yards and two receptions for 13 yards in Seattle's 12-7 win over the Carolina Panthers.

Bobby Wagner, Seattle Seahawks (Utah State)

— Wagner had seven tackles, four of them solo, in Seattle's 12-7 win over the Carolina Panthers.

Eric Weddle, San Diego Chargers (Utah)

— Weddle had 11 tackles and defended a pass in San Diego's 31-28 loss to the Houston Texans.