Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones was named the Castrol EDGE Clutch Performer of the Week following his standout game against the Dallas Cowboys. Jones made a 45-yard touchdown catch to spearhead the Falcons' 39-28 comeback victory. He finished with 164 receiving yards and tallied 51 percent of the Castrol EDGE Clutch Performer of the Week votes. Oakland Raiders safety Charles Woodson finished second in voting (20 percent) followed by Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green (13), Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman (13) and Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (3).
CLUTCH PERFORMER OF THE WEEK NOMINEES
A.J. Green, Cincinnati Bengals
Wide receiver A.J. Green caught a 7-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Andy Dalton with 2:10 remaining in the game to give the Bengals a 28-24 win over the Baltimore Ravens and remain unbeaten on the season. Green's score capped a big day for the receiver, who had 227 yards and two touchdowns in the game.
Andrew Luck, Indianapolis Colts
Josh Norman, Carolina Panthers
Charles Woodson, Oakland Raiders
Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons
The Dallas Cowboys jumped out to a 21-7 lead on the Falcons, but a 45-yard touchdown reception for Julio Jones helped inspire Atlanta's come-from-behind 39-28 road win. Jones had 137 of his 164 receiving yards in the second half as the unbeaten Falcons scored 25 unanswered points to surge past the Cowboys.