The NFL announced today that quarterbacks Drew Brees of the New Orleans Saints, Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers and Matt Schaub of the Houston Texans are the finalists for the Air NFL Player of the Week honors for games played on October 18-22.
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 FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week finalists:
- New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees completed 27 of 37 passes for 377 yards and four touchdowns in the Saints’ 35-28 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
- Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdowns, going 30 of 37 for 342 yards as the Packers beat the St. Louis Rams 30-20.
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- Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub was 23 of 37 for 255 yards and two touchdowns in the Texans’ 43-13 victory over the Baltimore Ravens.