NFL.com voters select Robert Griffin III and Arian Foster as week 12 Fedex Air & Ground® NFL players of the week

The NFL announced today that quarterback Robert Griffin III of the Washington Redskins and running back Arian Foster of the Houston Texans are the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week for games played on November 22-26.

Griffin III completed 20 of 28 passes for 311 yards and four touchdowns in the Redskins' 38-31 victory over the Dallas Cowboys.

Foster gained 102 yards on 20 carries and scored two touchdowns in the Texans' 34-31 overtime victory against the Detroit Lions.

Griffin III and Foster were selected from among six finalists in Air and Ground categories. The other FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week finalists were quarterbacks Tom Brady of the New England Patriots and Eli Manning of the New York Giants, and running backs Ben Jarvus Green-Ellis of the Cincinnati Bengals and Steven Jackson of the St. Louis Rams.

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 Washington D.C. and Houston. 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

Tom Brady, New England Patriots

Brady completed 18 of 28 passes for 323 yards and three touchdowns as the Patriots beat the New York Jets 49-19.

Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

RG3 completed 20 of 28 passes for 311 yards and four touchdowns in the Redskins' 38-31 victory over the Dallas Cowboys.

Eli Manning, New York Giants

Manning threw three touchdowns while going 16 of 30 for 249 yards as the Giants beat the Green Bay Packers 38-10.

FEDEX GROUND -- RUNNING BACK NOMINEES

BenJarvus Green-Ellis, Cincinnati Bengals

Green-Ellis tallied 129 yards on 19 carries and scored one touchdown as the Bengals beat the Oakland Raiders 34-10.

Steven Jackson, St. Louis Rams

Jackson rushed for 139 yards on 24 carries as the Rams beat the Arizona Cardinals 31-17.

Arian Foster, Houston Texans

Foster gained 102 yards on 20 carries and scored two touchdowns in the Texans' 34-31 overtime victory against the Detroit Lions.

WEEKLY WINNERS

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GROUND
  • 1
    MattRyan QB - Falcons
    1
    KnowshonMoreno RB - Dolphins
  • 2
    PhilipRivers QB - Chargers
    2
    DeMarcoMurray RB - Cowboys
  • 3
    KirkCousins QB - Redskins
    3
    Le'VeonBell RB - Steelers
  • 4
    PhilipRivers QB - Chargers
    4
    DeMarcoMurray RB - Cowboys
  • 5
    PeytonManning QB - Broncos
    5
    DeMarcoMurray RB - Cowboys
  • 6
    JoeFlacco QB - Ravens
    6
    DeMarcoMurray RB - Cowboys
  • 7
    PeytonManning QB - Broncos
    7
    DeMarcoMurray RB - Cowboys
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