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.

FedEx A&G: Robert Griffin III and C.J. Spiller

The NFL announced today that quarterback Robert Griffin III of the Washington Redskins and running back C.J. Spiller of the Buffalo Bills are the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week for games played on Sept. 5 to 10.


Griffin III and Spiller were selected from among six finalists in Air and Ground categories. The other FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week finalists were quarterbacks Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys and Matt Ryan of the Atlanta Falcons, and running backs Frank Gore of the San Francisco 49ers and Stevan Ridley of the New England Patriots.


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 Buffalo. 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.


FEDEX AIR -- QUARTERBACK WINNER

Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins

Griffin completed 19 of 26 passes for 320 yards and two touchdowns, finishing his regular season debut with a 139.9 passer rating in the Redskins' win over the New Orleans Saints 40-32.

FEDEX GROUND -- RUNNING BACK WINNER

C.J. Spiller, Buffalo Bills

Spiller had 14 carries for 169 yards and a touchdown for the Bills' in a 48-28 loss to the New York Jets.

FEDEX AIR -- QUARTERBACK NOMINEES

Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys

Romo completed 22 of 29 passes for 307 yards and three touchdowns in the Cowboys' 24-17 Kickoff victory over the New York Giants.

Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons

Ryan completed 23 of 31 passes for 299 yards and three touchdowns in the Falcons' 40-24 win over the Kansas City Chiefs.

FEDEX GROUND -- RUNNING BACK NOMINEES

Frank Gore, San Francisco 49ers

Gore rushed for 112 yards on 16 carries and one touchdown in the 49ers 30 -22 victory over the Green Bay Packers.

Stevan Ridley, New England Patriots

Ridley had 21 carries for 125 yards and a touchdown in the Patriots' 34-13 win over the Tennessee Titans.

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