Week 1 of the regular-season schedule is under way, and Mormon Times counts 27 Latter-day Saints on NFL team rosters

Among the most notable names are Baltimore tight end Todd Heap and nose tackle Haloti Ngata, San Diego safety Eric Weddle and linebacker Derek Smith, Philadelphia receiver Kevin Curtis, Pittsburgh defensive end Brett Keisel, Green Bay linebacker Brady Poppinga and Chicago offensive lineman John Tait.

Heap, who played college ball at Arizona State, is in his eighth season with the Ravens. He has started in 82 of the 88 professional games he has played and is a two-time Pro Bowl selection.

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