Cutler, Peterson voted FedEx Air & Ground Players of the Week

Quarterback Jay Cutler of the Denver Broncos and running back Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings are the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week for games played from Nov. 6-10.

Cutler completed 24 of 42 passes for 447 yards with three touchdowns in Denver's 34-30 win over the Cleveland Browns. After Week 10, Cutler was third in the NFL with 18 touchdown passes.

Peterson carried the ball 30 times for 192 yards and a touchdown as the Vikings beat the Packers 28-27 to move into a tie for first place in the NFC North at 5-4.

Cutler and Peterson were selected from among six finalists in Air and Ground categories. The other FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week finalists were quarterbacks Kurt Warner of the Arizona Cardinals and Peyton Manning of the Indianapolis Colts along with running backs Thomas Jones of the New York Jets and Maurice Jones-Drew of the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Fans will be voting for more than their favorite player. As part of the Air & Ground program, for the first time, FedEx is teaming up with Safe Kids USA -- a national non-profit organization that works to prevent accidental injury among children -- to deliver safer kids by making weekly $1,000 donations in the winning players' names. The funding directly benefits local Safe Kids coalitions in that team's city, to fund pedestrian safety improvements throughout the year. This year, FedEx celebrates its fifth year of the program and will surpass the $1 million mark in funding to create safer communities for children.

New this season, fans can tune into the "FedEx Air & Ground Lowdown" posted only on NFL.com/FedEx starting Wednesday mornings. The show examines the nominees in the Air & Ground categories through exclusive video highlights and expert analysis. NFL Network's Marshall Faulk and Terrell Davis host the weekly show.

FedEx, the premier global provider of transportation, e-commerce and supply-chain management services, is the Official Delivery Service Sponsor of the NFL, Super Bowl and Pro Bowl. Through the weekly FedEx Air & Ground Awards, FedEx recognizes those NFL players who represent the same speed, precision and teamwork that their customers have come to expect from the full range of FedEx air, ground, freight and international shipping services, delivering safer kids in the process. With thousands of trucks out on the roads each day, FedEx is committed to improving pedestrian safety for children, by funding education programs and environmental improvements, from signage and crosswalks to pedestrian walkways near schools and playgrounds.

  FedEx Air -- Quarterbacks 
  FedEx Ground -- Running Backs 
  Kurt Warner, 
 [Arizona Cardinals](/teams/arizonacardinals/profile?team=ARI)

Warner completed 32 of 42 passes for 328 yards and three touchdowns in the Cardinals' 29-24 win over the San Francisco 49ers on Monday Night Football.

  Thomas Jones, 
 [New York Jets](/teams/newyorkjets/profile?team=NYJ)

Jones rushed for 149 yards and three touchdowns on 26 carries in the Jets' 47-3 win over the St. Louis Rams.

Cutler threw for 447 yards and three touchdowns, completing 24 of 42 passes in the Broncos' 34-30 win over the Cleveland Browns on NFL Network's Thursday Night Football.

Jones-Drew posted three touchdowns on three consecutive possessions, running 11 times for 70 yards in the Jaguars' 38-14 win over the Detroit Lions.

Manning completed 21 of 40 passes for 240 yards and three touchdowns in the Colts' 24–20 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Peterson rushed for 192 yards and one touchdown on 30 attempts in the Vikings' 28-27 win over the NFC North rival Green Bay Packers.

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