Weekly Winners

Week 1: Manning and McCoy

Prime-time performers Peyton Manning and LeSean McCoy took season's first honors.

Week 2: Rodgers and Starks

Aaron Rodgers and James Starks helped the Packers win in a rout over the Redskins.

Week 3: Manning and Murray

Peyton Manning and DeMarco Murray had huge games in big Week 3 wins.

Week 4: Brees and Peterson

Drew Brees and Adrian Peterson each performed admirably on the big stage.

Week 5: Romo and Charles

Tony Romo had a memorable game, while Jamaal Charles helped the Chiefs move to 5-0.

Week 6: Foles and Lacy

Nick Foles and Eddie Lacy each helped their teams win games on the road.

Week 7: Ryan and Ivory

Ryan threw for 273 yards and three scores, while Ivory had 104 yards rushing in the Jets' win.

Week 8: Brees and Ellington

Brees threw for five touchdowns, and Ellington went for 154 yards and a score.

Week 9: Foles and Johnson

Nick Foles tied an NFL record, while Chris Johnson ran past the Rams.

Week 10: Brees and Ingram

Drew Brees and Mark Ingram play huge roles in the Saints' rout of the Cowboys.

Week 11: Roethlisberger and Rainey

Ben Roethlisberger threw for four scores, Bobby Rainey rushed for two touchdowns.

Week 12: Rivers and Peterson

Philip Rivers shocked the Chiefs; Adrian Peterson ran through the Packers.

Week 13: Manning and Peterson

Peyton Manning threw for five TDs; Adrian Peterson ran for more than 200 yards.

Week 14: Brees and McCoy

Drew Brees and LeSean McCoy each led their teams to pivotal wins in games with playoff implications.

Week 15: Cassel and Lacy

Matt Cassel sparked an upset of the Eagles; Eddie Lacy helped the Packers run to win.

Week 16: Manning and McCoy

Peyton Manning set a new passing TD record; LeSean McCoy helped the Eagles rout the Bears in a must-win game.

Week 17: Blount and Brees

LeGarrette Blount had two touchdowns vs. Buffalo; Drew Brees had four touchdowns vs. Tampa Bay.

NFL.com voters select Joe Flacco & Adrian Peterson as Week 10 FedEx Air & Ground® NFL Players of the Week

The NFL announced today that quarterback Joe Flacco of the Baltimore Ravens and running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings are the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week for games played on November 8-12.


Flacco was 21 of 33 for 341 yards and three touchdowns as the Ravens beat the Oakland Raiders 55-20.


Peterson tallied 171 yards on 27 carries and scored one touchdown in the Vikings’ 34-24 win over the Detroit Lions.


Flacco and Peterson 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 Andy Dalton of the Cincinnati Bengals, and running backs Chris Johnson of the Tennessee Titans and Marshawn Lynch of the Seattle Seahawks.


Fans voted for more than their favorite players. The weekly FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week Awards are also a win for local communities. Along with the player awards, FedEx is making a $2,000 donation in each of the winning players’ names to the local area offices of Junior Achievement in Baltimore and Minneapolis. The funding is used to help U.S. small business development, by educating the next generation of entrepreneurs on how to start and grow their own businesses.


During the week leading up to Super Bowl XLVII, FedEx plans to announce the 2012 FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Year in New Orleans, as well as make a $25,000 donation in each winning player’s name to Junior Achievement offices in the their city.


As the Official Delivery Service Sponsor of the NFL, Super Bowl and Pro Bowl, FedEx is proud to sponsor the 10th annual Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week program. The Awards highlight superior on-field performance among the league’s top-performing quarterbacks and running backs, while supporting small business efforts and providing business solutions that matter to fans and customers alike. Follow FedEx on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter @FedExDelivers.


FEDEX AIR -- QUARTERBACK NOMINEES

Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints

Brees completed 21 of 32 passes for 298 yards and three touchdowns in the Saints' 31-27 win over the Atlanta Falcons.

Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals

Dalton threw four touchdowns, going 21 of 30 for 199 yards in the Bengals' 31-13 victory over the New York Giants.

Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens

Flacco was 21 of 33 for 341 yards and three touchdowns as the Ravens beat the Oakland Raiders, 55-20.

FEDEX GROUND -- RUNNING BACK NOMINEES

Chris Johnson, Tennessee Titans

Johnson rushed for 126 yards on 23 carries and one score as the Titans beat the Miami Dolphins, 37-3.

Marshawn Lynch, Seattle Seahawks

Lynch gained 124 yards on 27 carries and added a score as the Seahawks beat the New York Jets, 28-7.

Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings

Peterson tallied 171 yards on 27 carries and scored one touchdown in the Vikings' 34-24 win over the Detroit Lions.

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