The NFL announced today that quarterback Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers has been voted the Air NFL Player of the Week for his performance against the New York Giants in Week 13.
Rodgers completed 28 of 46 pass attempts for 369 yards, four touchdowns and one interception in the Packers’ 38-35 win over the New York Giants. This is his sixth win in the Air category this season.
Rice tallied 204 yards and a touchdown on 29 carries in the Ravens’ 24-10 victory over the Cleveland Browns. His yardage total was the highest on the weekend, and his 7.0 yards per carry average was the highest of any back with more than 10 carries.
Rodgers and Rice were selected from among six finalists in Air and Ground categories. The other FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week finalists were quarterbacks DREW BREES of the New Orleans Saints and ALEX SMITH of the San Francisco 49ers, and running backs CHRIS JOHNSON of the Tennessee Titans and MARSHAWN LYNCH of the Seattle Seahawks.
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