Voters on NFL.com have made their choice. Quarterback Andy Dalton of the Cincinnati Bengals is the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week for games played on Nov. 6-7, the NFL announced Friday.
After the regular season, five players will be nominated for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year honors. Fans can vote for the winner on NFL.com/rookies throughout the month of January. The winner will be announced at a press conference at Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis.
PEPSI ROOKIE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES
Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals
Dalton threw for 217 yards and three touchdowns in the Bengals' 24-17 win over the Tennessee Titans.
Roy Helu, Washington Redskins
Helu caught 14 passes for 105 yards and ran 10 times for 41 yards in the Redskins' 19-11 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. His 14 receptions are a franchise single-game record.
Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
Jones had three catches for 131 yards and two touchdowns and two carries for 33 yards in the Falcons' 31-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts.
DeMarco Murray, Dallas Cowboys
Murray tallied 139 yards on 22 carries in the Cowboys' 23-13 victory over the Seattle Seahawks.
Patrick Peterson, Arizona Cardinals
Peterson returned a punt 99 yards for the game-winning touchdown in overtime, as the Cardinals downed the St. Louis Rams 19-13 in the extra period. Peterson also recorded three tackles and an interception.