Pepsi Rookie of the Week

The Minnesota Vikings' Anthony Barr, Arizona Cardinals' John Brown, New Orleans Saints' Brandin Cooks, Buffalo Bills' Sammy Watkins and Pittsburgh Steelers' Martavis Bryant were standout rookies in Week 8. Read up on this week's nominees and then cast your vote for the Pepsi Rookie of the Week.


Anthony Barr, Minnesota Vikings

Barr had eight tackles, a sack, a pass defensed and a forced fumble, which he returned 27 yards for a touchdown in overtime to give the Vikings a 19-13 win over Tampa Bay.

John Brown, Arizona Cardinals

Brown had five catches for 119 yards (23.8 avg.) and the go-ahead 75-yard touchdown catch in the Cardinals' 24-20 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.

Brandin Cooks, New Orleans Saints

Cooks caught six passes for 94 yards and a 50-yard touchdown reception and added a touchdown run in the Saints' 44-23 win over the Green Bay Packers.

Sammy Watkins, Buffalo Bills

Watkins caught three passes for 157 yards (52.3 avg.) and a touchdown in the Bills' 43-23 win over the New York Jets.

Martavis Bryant, Pittsburgh Steelers

Bryant caught five passes for 83 yards and two touchdowns in the Steelers' 51-34 win over the Indianapolis Colts.


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    KelvinBenjamin WR - Panthers
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    SammyWatkins WR - Bills
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    KyleFuller CB - Bears
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    TeddyBridgewater QB - Vikings
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    BrandenOliver RB - Chargers
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    BrandenOliver RB - Chargers
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    SammyWatkins WR - Bills
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