WEEKLY WINNERS

Week 1: Caleb Sturgis

Sturgis made three field goals to help the Dolphins top the Browns.

Week 2: EJ Manuel

Manuel led Bills to win over Panthers in final seconds.

Week 3: Giovani Bernard

Bernard's touchdown helped the Bengals defeat the Packers.

Week 4: Kiko Alonso

Alonso had two interceptions in the Bills' stunning win over the defending Super Bowl champs.

Week 5: Geno Smith

Smith led the Jets to a last-second "Monday Night Football" win over the Falcons.

Week 6: Keenan Allen

Allen had 107 yards and a touchdown in the Chargers' win over the Colts.

Week 7: D.J. Fluker

Fluker helped pave the way for a season-high 158 yards rushing in the Chargers' win over the Jaguars.

Week 8: Sio Moore

Moore helped the Raiders defense shut down the Steelers.

Week 9: Eddie Lacy

Lacy rushed for 150 yards and a touchdown on "Monday Night Football".

Week 10: Tavon Austin

Austin had two receiving touchdowns and a punt return touchdown.

Week 11: Matt McGloin

McGloin, an undrafted rookie free agent, threw for three TDs in his first NFL start.

Week 12: Keenan Allen

Allen helped the Chargers pull off a big win over the Chiefs.

Week 13: Zach Ertz

Ertz scored two touchdowns to help the Eagles beat the Cardinals.

Week 14: Marlon Brown

Marlon Brown caught the winning touchdown in a wild win in the snow over the Vikings.

Week 15: Keenan Allen

Allen scored two touchdowns as the Chargers upset the Broncos in Denver.

Week 16: Le'Veon Bell

Bell had 124 yards rushing and a touchdown in a win over the Packers.

Week 17: Keenan Allen

Allen played a vital role in the Chargers' wild-card clinching overtime win over the Chiefs.

Texans Yates wins NFL Rookie of the Week honors

Voters on NFL.com have made their choice. Quarterback T.J. Yates of the Houston Texans is the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week for games played on Dec. 8-12, 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

Doug Baldwin, Seattle Seahawks

Baldwin -- who went undrafted in April -- blocked a punt that resulted in a touchdown, and then scored a touchdown of his own on a 29-yard reception. Baldwin finished the game with seven receptions for 93 yards.

Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons

Jones caught three passes for 104 yards and two scores in the Falcons' 31-23 victory over the Carolina Panthers. His second touchdown reception with 4:17 left in the fourth quarter proved to be the game-winner.

Jake Locker, Tennessee Titans

Locker converted 13 of 29 pass attempts for 282 yards and a score in under three quarters of play in the Titans' 22-17 loss to the New Orleans Saints. Locker also added 36 yards and a touchdown on six rushing attempts.

T.J. Yates, Houston Texans

Yates completed 26 of 44 passes for 300 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in the Texans' 20-19 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. Yates also added five carries for 36 rushing yards, and threw for the game-winning touchdown with just two seconds remaining in the game.

Titus Young, Detroit Lions

Young hauled in four passes for 87 yards and a touchdown in the Lions' 34-28 win over the Minnesota Vikings.

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