FedEx Air & Ground Players of the Week 5: Smith and Bradshaw

The NFL announced today that quarterback ALEX SMITH of the SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS and running back AHMAD BRADSHAW of the NEW YORK GIANTS are the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week for games played on October 4-8. Smith completed 18 of 24 passes for 303 yards and three touchdowns. He finished the day with a 156.3 passer rating in the 49ers' 45-3 defeat of the Buffalo Bills. Bradshaw rushed for 200 yards and scored one touchdown on 30 carries in the Giants' 41-27 win over the Cleveland Browns.

FEDEX AIR -- QUARTERBACK NOMINEES

Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints

Brees was 29 of 45 for 370 yards and four touchdowns in the Saints' 31-24 victory over the San Diego Chargers. Brees threw a touchdown in his 48th straight game breaking Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas' record.

Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts

Luck threw for 362 yards on 31 of 55 attempts and two touchdowns as the Colts beat the Green Bay Packers 30-27.

Alex Smith, San Francisco 49ers

Smith completed 18 of 24 passes for 303 yards and three touchdowns. He finished the day with a 156.3 passer rating in the 49ers' 45-3 defeat of the Buffalo Bills.

FEDEX GROUND -- RUNNING BACK NOMINEES

Ahmad Bradshaw, New York Giants

Bradshaw rushed for 200 yards and scored one touchdown on 30 carries in the Giants' 41-27 win over the Cleveland Browns.

Arian Foster, Houston Texans

Foster had 29 carries for 152 yards and a touchdown as the Texans improved to 5-0 with a 23-17 win over the New York Jets.

Stevan Ridley, New England Patriots

Ridley gained 151 yards on 28 carries and scored one touchdown in the Patriots' victory over the Denver Broncos 31-21.

WEEKLY WINNERS

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    MattRyan QB - Falcons
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    KnowshonMoreno RB - Dolphins
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    PhilipRivers QB - Chargers
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    DeMarcoMurray RB - Cowboys
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    KirkCousins QB - Redskins
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    Le'VeonBell RB - Steelers
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    PhilipRivers QB - Chargers
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    DeMarcoMurray RB - Cowboys
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    PeytonManning QB - Broncos
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    DeMarcoMurray RB - Cowboys
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    JoeFlacco QB - Ravens
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    DeMarcoMurray RB - Cowboys
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    PeytonManning QB - Broncos
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    DeMarcoMurray RB - Cowboys
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    BenRoethlisberger QB - Steelers
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    MarkIngram RB - Saints
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    BenRoethlisberger QB - Steelers
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    JeremyHill RB - Bengals
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    AaronRodgers QB - Packers
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    MarshawnLynch RB - Seahawks
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    AaronRodgers QB - Packers
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    Le'VeonBell RB - Steelers
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    TonyRomo QB - Cowboys
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    JustinForsett RB - Ravens
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    RyanFitzpatrick QB - Texans
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    C.J.Anderson RB - Broncos
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    BenRoethlisberger QB - Steelers
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    Le'VeonBell RB - Steelers
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    BenRoethlisberger QB - Steelers
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    JeremyHill RB - Bengals
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