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AFC, NFC players of the week to be revealed on NFL Network

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The NFL will announce the AFC and NFC Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week during Wednesday's "NFL AM" on NFL Network. "NFL AM" airs at 6 a.m. ET and re-airs at 10 a.m. ET.

Teams submit their own nominees for weekly honors. Here are Week 5's nominees:

AFC Offensive Player of the Week


Jamaal Charles, RB: Rushed for 108 yards on 22 carries with one touchdown in the Kansas City Chiefs' 26-17 win over the Tennessee Titans.
T.Y. Hilton, WR: Had five receptions for 140 yards (28 average) with two touchdowns in the Indianapolis Colts' 34-28 win over the Seattle Seahawks.
Terrelle Pryor, QB: Completed 18 of 23 passes for 221 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions in the Oakland Raiders' 27-17 win over the San Diego Chargers.
Julius Thomas, TE: Had nine receptions for 122 yards with two touchdowns in the Denver Broncos' 51-48 win over the Dallas Cowboys.
Geno Smith, QB: Completed 16 of 20 passes for 199 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions in the New York Jets' 30-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons.
Peyton Manning, QB: Passed for 414 yards with four touchdowns and one interception in the Denver Broncos' 51-48 win over the Dallas Cowboys.
Torrey Smith, WR: Had six receptions for 121 yards in the Baltimore Ravens' 26-23 win over the Miami Dolphins.

NFC Offensive Player of the Week


Sam Bradford, QB: Passed for 222 yards with three touchdowns and no interceptions in the St. Louis Rams' 34-20 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Drew Brees, QB: Completed 29 of 35 passes for 288 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions in the New Orleans Saints' 26-18 win over the Chicago Bears.
Jimmy Graham, TE: Had 10 catches for 135 yards in the New Orleans Saints' 26-18 win over the Chicago Bears.
DeSean Jackson, WR: Had seven catches for 132 yards and a touchdown in the Philadelphia Eagles' 36-21 win over the New York Giants.
Alshon Jeffery, WR: Had 10 catches for a franchise-record 218 yards and a touchdown in the Chicago Bears' 26-18 loss to the New Orleans Saints.
Tony Romo, QB: Completed 25 of 36 passes for a franchise-record 506 yards with five touchdowns and one interception in the Dallas Cowboys' 51-48 loss to the Denver Broncos.

AFC Defensive Player of the Week


Wallace Gilberry, DE: Had four tackles, two sacks and one forced fumble in the Cincinnati Bengals' 13-6 win over the New England Patriots.
Robert Mathis, LB: Posted six tackles, two sacks, one pass defensed and forced one fumble in the Indianapolis Colts' 34-28 win over the Seattle Seahawks.
Danny Trevathan, LB: Had five tackles, one interception and one pass defensed in the Dallas Cowboys' 51-48 loss to the Denver Broncos.
Terrell Suggs, LB: Posted five tackles and three sacks in the Baltimore Ravens' 26-23 win over the Miami Dolphins.
T.J. Ward, S: Posted five tackles, one pass defensed and a 44-yard interception-return touchdown in the Cleveland Browns' 37-24 win over the Buffalo Bills.
Muhammad Wilkerson, DE: Had seven tackles, one sack and one forced fumble in the New York Jets' 30-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons.
Charles Woodson, S: Had four tackles, one interception and a fumble recovery touchdown in the Oakland Raiders' 27-17 win over the San Diego Chargers.

NFC Defensive Player of the Week


Tramaine Brock, CB: Had two interceptions, including an 18-yard touchdown return, and two tackles in the San Francisco 49ers' 34-3 win over the Houston Texans.
Calais Campbell, DE: Had two sacks, a forced fumble and four tackles in the Arizona Cardinals' 22-6 win over the Carolina Panthers.
Morris Claiborne, CB: Had an interception and a tackle in the Dallas Cowboys' 51-48 loss to the Denver Broncos.
Matt Giordano, S: Had an 82-yard interception-return touchdown and four tackles in the St. Louis Rams' 34-20 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Mychal Kendricks, LB: Had an interception, a fumble recovery and four tackles in the Philadelphia Eagles' 36-21 win over the New York Giants.
Mike Neal, DE: Had six tackles and a sack in the Green Bay Packers' 22-9 win over the Detroit Lions.
Nick Perry, LB: Had two sacks, a forced fumble and five tackles in the Green Bay Packers' 22-9 win over the Detroit Lions.

AFC Special Teams Player of the Week


Travis Benjamin, PR: Returned seven punts for 179 yards, including a 79-yard touchdown, in the Cleveland Browns' 37-24 win over the Buffalo Bills.
Nick Folk, K: Made all three field goals (22, 36 and 43 yards), inlcuding the game-winner, in the New York Jets' 30-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons.
Delano Howell, S: Returned a blocked field goal for a 61 yard-TD in the Indianapolis Colts' 34-28 win over the Seattle Seahawks.
Matt Prater, K: Made all three field goals (48, 50 and 28 yards) in the Denver Broncos' 51-48 win over the Dallas Cowboys.
Justin Tucker, K: Made four field goals (42, 50, 25 and 44 yards), including the game-winner, in the Baltimore Ravens' 26-23 win over the Miami Dolphins.
Ryan Succop, K: Made four field goals (29, 24, 33 and 48) in the Kansas City Chiefs' 26-17 win over the Tennessee Titans.

NFC Special Teams Player of the Week


Mason Crosby, K: Scored 16 points by converting all five field-goal attempts and one PAT in the Green Bay Packers' 22-9 win over the Detroit Lions.
Jay Feely, K: Converted both field-goal attempts and both PATs in the Arizona Cardinals' 22-6 win over the Carolina Panthers.
Alex Henery, K: Converted all five field-goal attempts and three PATs in the Philadelphia Eagles' 36-21 win over the New York Giants.

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