Pepsi Rookie of the Week: Chris Borland

Niners linebacker Chris Borland is having himself a season. The rookie defender continued his strong run of play, this time picking off Eli Manning twice as San Francisco outlasted the New York Giants on Sunday. Along with 12 tackles, it was a good enough performance to secure Borland as Week 11's Pepsi Rookie of the Week.

PEPSI ROOKIE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES

Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Evans had seven catches for 209 yards and two touchdowns in the Buccaneers' 27-7 win over the Washington Redskins.

Alfred Blue, Houston Texans

Blue had 36 carries for 156 rushing yards in the Texans' 23-7 win against the Cleveland Browns.

Chris Borland, San Francisco 49ers

Borland had 12 tackles, two interceptions and three passes defensed in the 49ers' 16-10 win over the New York Giants.

Jeremy Hill, Cincinnati Bengals

Hill had 27 carries for 152 yards in the Bengals' 27-10 win against the New Orleans Saints.

Tre Mason, St. Louis Rams

Mason had 29 carries for 113 yards in the Rams' 22-7 win against the Denver Broncos.

WEEKLY WINNERS

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  • 1
    KelvinBenjamin WR - Panthers
  • 2
    SammyWatkins WR - Bills
  • 3
    KyleFuller CB - Bears
  • 4
    TeddyBridgewater QB - Vikings
  • 5
    BrandenOliver RB - Chargers
  • 6
    BrandenOliver RB - Chargers
  • 7
    SammyWatkins WR - Bills
  • 8
    SammyWatkins WR - Bills
  • 9
    JeremyHill RB - Bengals
  • 10
    ChrisBorland LB - 49ers
  • 11
    ChrisBorland LB - 49ers
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