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.

Tom Brady, Brandon Bolden are FedEx Air & Ground Players of the Week

The NFL announced Friday that quarterback Tom Brady of the New England and running back Brandon Bolden of the New England Patriots are the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week for games played on Sept. 27 to Oct. 1.


Brady completed 22 of 36 passes for 340 yards and three touchdowns with zero interceptions in the Patriots' 52-28 victory over the Buffalo Bills.


Bolden rushed for 137 yards and scored one touchdown on 16 carries in the Patriots' defeat of the Bills.


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 New England. 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 NOMINEES

Tom Brady, New England Patriots

Brady was 22 of 36 for 340 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions in the Patriots victory over the Buffalo Bills 52-28.

Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos

Manning threw for 338 yards on 30 of 38 attempts and three touchdowns. He finished his day with a 130.0 passer rating in the Broncos win over the Oakland Raiders 37-6.

Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons

Ryan completed 25 of 40 passes for 369 yards and three scores. Ryan connected on a 59-yard pass to WR Roddy White which put the Falcons into position to kick the game-winning field goal to beat the Carolina Panthers 30-28.

FEDEX GROUND -- RUNNING BACK NOMINEES

Brandon Bolden, New England Patriots

Bolden rushed for 137 yards and scored one touchdown on 16 carries in the Patriots' defeat of the Buffalo Bills 52-28.

Chris Johnson, Tennessee Titans

Johnson tallied 141 yards on the ground on 25 carries in the Titans 38-14 loss to the Houston Texans.

Willis McGahee, Denver Broncos

McGahee gained 112 yards on 19 carries and scored one touchdown as the Broncos beat the Oakland Raiders 37-6.

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