St. Louis Rams running back Todd Gurley finished with 146 yards on 19 carries in a win over the Arizona Cardinals to earn Pepsi Rookie of the Week honors. Gurley raked in 46 percent of the vote to finish ahead of San Diego Chargers kicker Josh Lambo (19 percent), Baltimore Ravens linebacker Za'Darius Smith (14), Cleveland Browns running back Duke Johnson (12) and Jacksonville Jaguars running back T.J. Yeldon (9).
PEPSI ROOKIE OF THE WEEK NOMINEES
Todd Gurley, St. Louis Rams
Josh Lambo, San Diego Chargers
Duke Johnson, Jr., Cleveland Browns
Johnson had 116 scrimmage yards (31 rushing, 85 receiving) including a 34-yard touchdown reception at San Diego.