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Denver's Cutler, Hillis voted FedEx Air & Ground Players of the Week

Denver Broncos quarterback Jay Cutler and fullback Peyton Hillis are the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week for games played on Nov. 27-Dec. 1, the NFL announced Friday.

Cutler passed for 357 yards and two touchdowns, completing 27 of 43 attempts, while Hillis amassed 129 rushing yards and a touchdown in the Broncos' 34-17 win over the New York Jets.

Cutler and Hillis were selected from among six finalists in Air and Ground categories. The other FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week finalists were quarterbacks Donovan McNabb of the Philadelphia Eagles and Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys, and running backs Brian Westbrook of the Philadelphia Eagles and DeAngelo Williams of the Carolina Panthers.

Fans voted for more than their favorite players. The weekly FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week Awards are also a win for local communities. Along with the player awards, FedEx is making a $2,000 donation in the winning players' names to the local Safe Kids USA coalition in Denver to support pedestrian safety efforts. Safe Kids USA is a national non-profit organization that works to prevent accidental injury among children. This season, FedEx plans to surpass the $1 million mark in terms of charity donations they have made to deliver safe kids through the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Player of the Week Awards program.

New this season, fans can tune into the "FedEx Air & Ground Lowdown" posted only on 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 

Cutler completed 27 of 43 passes for 357 yards and two touchdowns in the Broncos' 34-17 win over the New York Jets.

  Peyton Hillis, 
 Denver Broncos

Hillis amassed 129 rushing yards and a touchdown on 22 attempts in the Broncos' 34-17 win over the New York Jets.

  Donovan McNabb, 
 Philadelphia Eagles

McNabb completed 27 of 39 passes for 260 yards and four touchdowns in the Eagles' 48-20 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Thanksgiving.

  Brian Westbrook, 
 Philadelphia Eagles

Westbrook rushed for 110 yards and two touchdowns on 22 carries in the Eagles' 48-20 victory over the Arizona Cardinals.

Romo threw for three touchdowns and 331 yards on 22 of 34 passing in the Cowboys' 34-9 Thanksgiving victory over the Seattle Seahawks.

Williams rushed for 72 yards and four touchdowns on 21 attempts as the Panthers defeated the Packers 35-31.

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