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After 4th Straight 100-Yard Outing, Peterson Up For Weekly Award

Posted by Mike Wobschall on November 13, 2012 – 9:57 am

The best RB in the NFL had the best performance of any RB in the NFL this week. But do fans agree? If so, Peterson will FedEx NFL Ground Player of the Week honors.

Peterson was named a finalist for the award after rushing for 171 yards and 1 TD on 27 carries and leading the Vikings to a 34-24 victory over the Lions. The performance marked Peterson’s fourth consecutive 100-yard outing and puts him on pace for a career-high 1,804 rushing yards.

Fans can vote for Peterson at NFL.com/FedEx now through 2:00 p.m. CT on Friday to determine the FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week. The winner will be announced Friday on NFL Total Access on NFL Network and on NFL.com.


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Jarius Wright Up For Pepsi Max NFL Rookie Of The Week Honors

Posted by Mike Wobschall on November 13, 2012 – 9:49 am

It didn’t take long for Jarius Wright to make an impact in his first career regular season game. And it didn’t take long for Wright to gain recognition for it, either.

Wright caught 3 passes for 65 yards and 1 TD in Sunday’s win over Detroit, and for that effort he’s been named a finalist for Pepsi Max NFL Rookie of the Week honors. Joining Wright as finalists this week are Rams P Johnny Hekker, Tampa Bay CB Leonard Johnson, Colts QB Andrew Luck and Seahawks QB Russell Wilson.

Fans can vote for Wright by going to NFL.com/rookies beginning now through Friday at 2:00 p.m. CT to determine the Pepsi Max NFL Rookie of the Week. The winner will be announced Friday on NFL Total Access on NFL Network and on NFL.com.


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