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.

Pats Moore earns top rookie honors for Week 17

Voters on NFL.com have made their choice. Defensive back Sterling Moore of the New England Patriots is the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week for games played on Jan. 1, the NFL announced Wednesday.

Moore had two interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown, in the Patriots' 49-21 victory over the Buffalo Bills. He also added two passes defensed and a tackle. He is the first undrafted player to win Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week honors this season.

Moore was selected from among five finalists through fan votes on NFL.com/rookies. The other finalists were defensive tackle Jurrell Casey of the Tennessee Titans, wide receiver Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons, linebacker Justin Houston of the Kansas City Chiefs and running back Evan Royster of the Washington Redskins

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 in Indianapolis, the site of Super Bowl XLVI, at "NFL Honors", a two-hour primetime awards special to air nationally on Feb. 4, 9-11 p.m. ET on NBC.

 

PEPSI ROOKIE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES

Jurrell Casey, Tennessee Titans

Casey had six tackles, including two for a loss, along with two quarterback hits and one and a half sacks in the Titans' 23-22 victory over the Houston Texans.

Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons

Jones caught four passes for 76 yards and two touchdowns in the Falcons' 45-24 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Justin Houston, Kansas City Chiefs

Houston had seven tackles, two of which were for a loss, three quarterback hits, one and a half sacks and one fumble recovery in the Chiefs' 7-3 win over the Denver Broncos.

Sterling Moore, New England Patriots

Moore had two interceptions, one of which he returned for a touchdown, in the Patriots' 49-21 victory over the Buffalo Bills. He also added two passes defensed and a tackle.

Evan Royster, Washington Redskins

Royster carried 20 times for 113 yards and caught five passes for 52 yards in the Redskins' 34-10 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

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