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Haynesworth voted GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Week

Defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth of the Tennessee Titans is the GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Week for games played on Sept. 28-29.

Haynesworth was selected from among five finalists by voters on The other finalists were defensive end Charles Grant of the New Orleans Saints, linebacker Derrick Johnson of the Kansas City Chiefs, cornerback Darrelle Revis of the New York Jets and linebacker Barrett Ruud of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

After the regular season, five players will be nominated for GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Year honors. Fans can vote for the winner on throughout the month of January.

  Charles Grant, DE, 
 New Orleans Saints

Grant put constant pressure on 49ers quarterback J.T. O'Sullivan and recorded two sacks, six tackles and one pass defensed as the Saints defeated the 49ers, 31-17.

  Albert Haynesworth, DT, 
 Tennessee Titans

Haynesworth was the man in the middle as he recorded two sacks, six tackles and one pass defensed in the Titans' 30-17 win over the Vikings as Tennessee improved to 4-0.

Johnson made six tackles, defensed one pass and made an interception as the Chiefs won their first game by defeating the Broncos, 33-19, in one of the week's biggest upsets.

Revis intercepted Cardinals QB Kurt Warner twice, including a 32-yard return for a touchdown, as the Jets survived a second-half rally to defeat the Cardinals, 56-35.

  Barrett Ruud, LB, 
 Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Ruud totaled five tackles, one sack and notched an interception as the Buccaneers defeated former NFC Central rival Green Bay, 30-21, to improve to 3-1 on the season.

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