The Carolina Panthers had a big 24-20 win over the New England Patriots with three players with local ties playing key roles.

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Ezekiel Ansah, DE, Detroit Lions (BYU)

Ansah was inactive due to injury in Detroit's 37-27 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers

Matt Asiata, RB, Minnesota Vikings (Utah/Snow College/Hunter HS)

Asiata was listed as inactive due to injury in Minnesota’s 41-20 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.

Zane Beadles, OL, Denver Broncos (Utah/Hillcrest HS)

Beadles started at left guard in Denver's 27-17 win over the Kansas City Chiefs.

Jarrett Bush, DB, Green Bay Packers (Utah State)

Bush had three tackles, two of them solo, and defended a pass in Green Bay's 27-13 loss to the New York Giants.

Will Davis, DB, Miami Dolphins (Utah State)

Davis did not record a stat in Miami’s 20-16 win over the San Diego Chargers.

John Denney, DL, Miami Dolphins (BYU)

Denney handled the long-snapping but did not record a stat in Miami’s 20-16 win over the San Diego Chargers.

Loni Fangupo, DL, Pittsburgh Steelers (BYU)

Fangupo was listed as inactive due to injury in Pittsburgh's 37-27 win over the Detroit Lions.

Jordan Gross, OL, Carolina Panthers (Utah)

Gross started at left tackle in Carolina’s big 24-20 win over the New England Patriots on Monday Night Football.

Stanley Havili, RB, Indianapolis Colts (USC/Cottonwood HS)

Havili had one reception for nine yards and one rush for four yards in his team's 30-27 win over the Tennessee Titans.

Brett Keisel, DL, Pittsburgh Steelers (BYU/Snow College)

Keisel was listed as inactive due to injury in Pittsburgh's 37-27 win over the Detroit Lions.

Paul Kruger, LB, Cleveland Browns (Utah/Timpanogos HS)

Kruger had two tackles in Cleveland's 41-20 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.

Star Lotulelei, DL, Carolina Panthers (Utah/Snow College/Bingham HS)

Lotulelei had five tackles, four of them solo, and a sack in Carolina's big 24-20 win over the New England Patriots on Monday Night Football.

Brice McCain, DB, Houston Texans (Utah)

McCain had a tackle in Houston's 28-23 loss to the Oakland Raiders.

Paul McQuistan, OL, Seattle Seahawks (Weber State)

McQuistan backed up the left tackle position in Seattle's 41-20 win over the Minnesota Vikings.

Koa Misi, LB, Miami Dolphins (Utah)

Misi had three tackles, two of them solo, in Miami's 20-16 win over the San Diego Chargers.

Haloti Ngata, DL, Baltimore Ravens (Oregon/Highland HS)

Ngata was listed as inactive due to injury in Baltimore's 23-20 overtime loss to the Chicago Bears.

Stephen Paea, DL, Chicago Bears (Oregon State/Snow College/Timpview HS)

Paea was inactive with a toe injury in Chicago's 23-20 overtime win over the Baltimore Ravens.

Donald Penn, OL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Utah State)

Penn started at left tackle in Tampa's 41-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons.

David Reed, WR, Indianapolis Colts (Utah)

Reed had three kickoff returns for a combined 56 yards in his team's 30-27 win over the Tennessee Titans.

Caleb Schlauderaff, OL, New York Jets (Utah)

Schlauderaff was listed as the backup center in New York's 37-14 loss to the Buffalo Bills.

Derrick Shelby, DE, Miami Dolphins (Utah)

Shelby had one solo tackle in Miami's 20-16 win over the San Diego Chargers.

Alex Smith, QB, Kansas City Chiefs (Utah)

Smith went 21-45 passing for 230 yards and two touchdowns in Kansas City's 27-17 loss to the Denver Broncos. He also ran the ball five times for 52 yards.

Sean Smith, DB, Kansas City Chiefs (Utah)

Smith had two solo tackles and defended a pass in Kansas City's 27-17 loss to the Denver Broncos.

Steve Smith, WR, Carolina Panthers (Utah)

Smith had four receptions for 62 yards in Carolina's 24-20 win over the New England Patriots.

Paul Soliai, DL, Miami Dolphins (Utah)

Soliai had three tackles, two of them solo, in Miami's 20-16 win over the San Diego Chargers.

Brad Sorensen, QB, San Diego Chargers (Southern Utah)

Sorensen was listed as the third-string quarterback in San Diego's 20-16 loss to the Miami Dolphins.

RJ Stanford, DB, Miami Dolphins (Utah)

Stanford did not record a stat in his team's 20-16 win over the San Diego Chargers.

Robert Turbin, RB, Seattle Seahawks (Utah State)

Turbin had seven rushes for 17 yards and caught a pass for 12 yards in Seattle's 41-20 win over the Minnesota Vikings.

Bobby Wagner, Seattle Seahawks (Utah State)

Wagner led his team with nine tackles, six of them solo, in Seattle's 41-20 win over the Minnesota Vikings. He also had a sack, defended two passes and recorded an interception in the win.

Eric Weddle, San Diego Chargers (Utah)

Weddle led his team with seven solo tackles in San Diego's 20-16 loss to the Miami Dolphins. He also had a sack and defended a pass.