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.

Joe Flacco, Jamaal Charles named FedEx Players of Week 3

The NFL announced Friday that quarterback Joe Flacco of the Baltimore Ravens and running back Jamaal Charles of the Kansas City Chiefs are the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week for games played on Sept. 20-24.

Flacco completed 28 of 39 passes for 382 yards and three touchdowns as the Ravens defeated the New England Patriots 31-30.

Charles rushed for 233 yards on 33 carries and one touchdown in the Chiefs' overtime win against the New Orleans Saints 27-24. His day included a franchise-long 91 yard touchdown run in the third quarter to ignite the Chiefs' comeback victory.

Flacco and Charles were selected from among six finalists in Air and Ground categories. The other FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week finalists were quarterbacks Jake Locker of the Tennessee Titans and Matt Schaub of Houston Texans, and running backs Andre Brown of the New York Giants and Maurice Jones-Drew of the Jacksonville Jaguars.

FEDEX AIR -- QUARTERBACK NOMINEES

Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens

Flacco completed 28 of 39 passes for 382 yards and three touchdowns as the Ravens defeated the New England Patriots 31-30.

Jake Locker, Tennessee Titans

Locker finished his day going 29 of 42 for 378 yards and two touchdowns in the Titans 44-41 overtime victory against the Detroit Lions.

Matt Schaub, Houston Texans

Schaub threw for 290 yards, completing 17 of 30 passes and four touchdowns as the Texans beat the Denver Broncos 31-25.

FEDEX GROUND -- RUNNING BACK NOMINEES

Andre Brown, New York Giants

Brown carried the football 20 times, rushing for 113 yards and scoring twice as the Giants handled the Carolina Panthers 36-7 on Thursday night.

Jamaal Charles, Kansas City Chiefs

Charles rushed for 233 yards on 33 carries and one touchdown in the Chiefs overtime win against the New Orleans Saints 27-24. His day included a franchise long 91 yard gallop into the end zone in the third quarter to ignite the Chiefs comeback victory.

Maurice Jones-Drew, Jacksonville Jaguars

Jones-Drew had a break out day gaining 177 yards on 28 carries and one touchdown as the Jaguars beat the Indianapolis Colts 22-17.

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