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The NFL announced Tuesday that quarterbacks Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints, Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers and Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions are the finalists for the Air NFL Player of the Week honors for games played on December 22-26.
 
Fans can vote for one player in each category on NFL.com from 9 a.m. EST on Tuesday through 3 p.m. EST on Friday to determine the Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week. The winners will be announced Friday on NFL Total Access on NFL Network and on NFL.com.

A closer look at the Air NFL Player of the Week finalists:

  • New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees completed 23 of 39 passes for 307 yards, four touchdowns and two interceptions in a 45-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons. Brees set a new single-season passing yardage record, eclipsing Dan Marino's mark set in 1984.
  • Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers completed 21 of 29 passes for 283 yards and five touchdowns in the Packers' 35-21 victory over the Chicago Bears.
  • Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford completed 80.6 percent of his passes for 373 yards and three touchdowns in the Lions' 38-10 win over the San Diego Chargers, which clinched the Lions its first playoff berth since 1999.

2011 AIR NFL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Week 1: Tom Brady, New England Patriots
Week 2: Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions
Week 3: Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens
Week 4: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

Week 5: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

Week 6: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

Week 7: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

Week 8: Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Steelers
Week 9: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

Week 10: Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys
Week 11: Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions
Week 12: Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
Week 13: Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

Week 14: Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons
Week 15: Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints

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