Browns defensive tackle Shaun Rogers is the GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Week for games played on Oct. 26-27.
Rogers was selected from among five finalists by voters on NFL.com/gmc. The other finalists were defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka of the New York Giants, linebacker Joey Porter of the Miami Dolphins, defensive end Richard Seymour of the New England Patriots and cornerback Josh Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks .
After the regular season, five players will be nominated for GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Year honors. Fans can vote for the winner on NFL.com/gmc throughout the month of January.
Kiwanuka put up a career-high three sacks in the
' 21–14 win over the
. Kiwanuka totaled five tackles and had a forced fumble.
Porter had four tackles, two sacks, a fumble recovery and a forced fumble that led to a safety in the
' 25–-16 victory against the
Rogers led the
' defensive effort with nine tackles, a sack and blocked a field goal attempt in the fourth quarter as Cleveland beat the
Richard Seymour, DE, New England
Seymour led New England's defense with seven tackles, a sack and knocked down quarterback Marc Bulger four times in the
' 23-16 win over St. Louis.
Wilson recorded six tackles and returned an interception 75-yards for a touchdown. The play ended J.T. O'Sullivan's day in the
' 34–13 victory against the