The big quarterback landed AFC Offensive Player of the Week honors for his huge performance, the league announced Wednesday.
Lining up all over the field, Johnson caught passes from the wide receiver spot and running back spot to the tune of nine receptions for 91 yards and a score. On the ground, the big tailback gobbled up 84 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries, including a critical fourth-and-1 conversion late in the fourth quarter that helped the Cardinals move to 5-6-1 this season.
Defensively, Eric Berry's emotional return to Atlanta netted him AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors. The Kansas City Chiefs safety, playing in his hometown of Atlanta for the first time since he went through chemotherapy treatments at Emory University for Hodgkin's lymphoma, recorded not just a 37-yard pick six off Matt Ryan in the first half, but also a 100-yard, two-point conversion interception late in the fourth quarter off Ryan that ultimately won the game for Kansas City. Berry also added two tackles in the win.
A pair of kickers, Lions' Matt Prater and Patriots' Stephen Gostkowski, earned NFC and AFC Special Teams Players of the Week honors for their efforts in wins. Prater booted five field goals, including a 52-yarder, to help lift the Lions over the New Orleans Saints, 28-13. Gostkowski made all four of his field goal attempts, meanwhile, including a 48-yarder in the Patriots' 26-10 win over the Rams.