The NFL announced Friday that quarterback
Charles rushed for 233 yards on 33 carries and one touchdown in the Chiefs' overtime win against the New Orleans Saints 27-24. His day included a franchise-long 91 yard touchdown run in the third quarter to ignite the Chiefs' comeback victory.
Flacco and Charles were selected from among six finalists in Air and Ground categories. The other FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week finalists were quarterbacks Jake Locker of the Tennessee Titans and Matt Schaub of Houston Texans, and running backs Andre Brown of the New York Giants and Maurice Jones-Drew of the Jacksonville Jaguars.