Favre, Hillis voted FedEx Air & Ground Players of the Week

Quarterback Brett Favre of the Minnesota Vikings and running back Peyton Hillis of the Cleveland Browns are the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week for games played on Nov. 7-8, the NFL announced on Friday.

Favre completed 36 of 47 passes for a career-high 446 yards with two touchdowns, including one with less than two minutes to go to tie the score and send the game into overtime, and two interceptions in the Vikings' 27-24 win over the Arizona Cardinals.

Hillis rushed the Browns to a win with 29 carries for 184 yards and two touchdowns in Cleveland's 34-14 win over the New England Patriots.

Favre 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 Eli Manning of the New York Giants and Phillip Rivers of the San Diego Chargers and running backs Arian Foster of the Houston Texans and Michael Turner of the Atlanta Falcons.

Fans voted for more than their favorite player. As part of the Air & Ground program, FedEx continues its support of Safe Kids USA by making weekly $2,000 donations in each of the winning players' names. The funding, allocated to local Safe Kids coalitions in that team's city, is used for pedestrian safety improvements throughout the year, from upgraded crosswalks and safety signs to traffic barriers and educational training.

As the Official Delivery Service Sponsor of the NFL, Super Bowl and Pro Bowl, FedEx understands the need for a winning game plan and created the Air & Ground program to highlight superior on-field performance among the league's top-performing quarterbacks and running backs. Because FedEx has thousands of delivery trucks on the roads each day, the company is committed to funding pedestrian safety improvements in local communities, donating more than $13 million to Safe Kids Worldwide since 2000. Follow FedEx on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter @FedExDelivers and track the conversation at #FedExNFL.

A closer look at the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week finalists:

  FedEx Air -- Quarterbacks 
  FedEx Ground -- Running Backs 
  Brett Favre, 
 [Minnesota Vikings](/teams/minnesotavikings/profile?team=MIN)

Favre completed 36 of 47 passes for a career-high 446 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions in the Vikings' 27-24 overtime win against the Arizona Cardinals.

  Peyton Hillis, 
 [Cleveland Browns](/teams/clevelandbrowns/profile?team=CLE)

Hillis rushed the Browns to a win with 29 carries for 184 yards and two touchdowns in Cleveland's 34-14 win over the New England Patriots.

Manning completed 21 of 32 passes for 290 yards and three touchdowns in the Giants' 41-7 win over the Seattle Seahawks.

  Michael Turner, 
 [Atlanta Falcons](/teams/atlantafalcons/profile?team=ATL)

Turner rushed 24 times for 107 yards and two touchdowns in the Falcons' 27-21 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Rivers completed 17 of 23 passes for 295 yards with four touchdowns and one interception in the Chargers' 29-23 win over the Houston Texans.

Foster had 27 carries for 127 yards and two touchdowns in the Texans' 29-23 loss to the San Diego Chargers.

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