Pepsi Next Rookie of the Week: EJ Manuel

Voters on NFL.com have made their choice. EJ Manuel of the Buffalo Bills is the Pepsi Next NFL Rookie of the Week for games played during Week 2, the NFL announced Friday.


Manuel passed for 296 yards and added a touchdown in the Bills' 24-23 comeback victory over the Carolina Panthers.

PEPSI NEXT ROOKIE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES

Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota Vikings

Patterson returned three kickoffs for 149 yards, including a 105-yard touchdown against the Chicago Bears.

Tavon Austin, St. Louis Rams

Austin had six catches for 47 yards and two touchdowns against the Atlanta Falcons.

EJ Manuel, Buffalo Bills

Manuel passed for 296 yards and added a touchdown in the Bills' 24-23 comeback victory over the Carolina Panthers.

DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans

Hopkins tallied seven receptions for 117 yards and a touchdown in the Texans' 30-24 overtime victory over the Tennessee Titans.

Tyrann Mathieu, Arizona Cardinals

Mathieu recorded six tackles, including one for a loss, and also added a pass defensed. His final tackle sealed Arizona's four-point victory over the Detroit Lions.

WEEKLY WINNERS

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    CalebSturgis K - Dolphins
  • 2
    EJManuel QB - Bills
  • 3
    GiovaniBernard RB - Bengals
  • 4
    KikoAlonso LB - Bills
  • 5
    GenoSmith QB - Jets
  • 6
    KeenanAllen WR - Chargers
  • 7
    D.J.Fluker OT - Chargers
  • 8
    SioMoore LB - Raiders
  • 9
    EddieLacy RB - Packers
  • 10
    TavonAustin WR - Rams
  • 11
    MattMcGloin QB - Raiders
  • 12
    KeenanAllen WR - Chargers
  • 13
    ZachErtz TE - Eagles
  • 14
    MarlonBrown WR - Ravens
  • 15
    KeenanAllen WR - Chargers
  • 16
    Le'VeonBell RB - Steelers
  • 17
    KeenanAllen WR - Chargers
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