AFC & NFC Players of Week 9

After an exciting week 9 of action, the NFL named its weekly award winners.

American Football Conference (AFC)

  • Marcus Mariota, quarterback for the Tennessee Titans, has been named the AFC Offensive Player of week 9.
    • Mariota willed his team to victory, with a 371 yard/4 touchdown performance in the win over the New Orleans Saints.
  • Darius Butler, CB for the Indianapolis Colts, has been named the AFC Defensive Player of week 9.
    • Butler helped seal the win over the Denver Broncos with a late interception of Peyton Manning.
  • Ryan Quigley, punter for the New York Jets, has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of week 9.
    • In addition to punting, Quigley took over kicking duties, going 4/4 on extra points during the team’s win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

National Football Conference (NFC)

  • Cam Newton, quarterback for the Carolina Panthers, has been named the NFC Offensive Player of week 9.
    • Newton passed for 297 yards and three touchdowns, while adding another score on a rushing touchdown in the team’s victory over the Green Bay Packers.
  • Linval Joseph, defensive tackle for the Minnesota Vikings, has been named the NFC Defensive Player of week 9.
    • Joseph recorded 10 tackles, including three for a loss during the Vikings win over the St. Louis Rams.
  • Josh Brown, kicker for the New York Giants, has been named the NFC Special Teams Player of week 9.
    • Brown was 4/4 on field goal attempts, with a long of 53 in his team’s win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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