The NFL announced today that quarterback ALEX SMITH of the SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS and running back AHMAD BRADSHAW of the NEW YORK GIANTS are the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week for games played on October 4-8. Smith completed 18 of 24 passes for 303 yards and three touchdowns. He finished the day with a 156.3 passer rating in the 49ers' 45-3 defeat of the Buffalo Bills. Bradshaw rushed for 200 yards and scored one touchdown on 30 carries in the Giants' 41-27 win over the Cleveland Browns.
Published: Oct 08, 2012 at 05:02 PM
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