If you take a step back, you'll realize that Forsett was averaging more than eight yards per carry against a talented but under-performing Saints defense. His patient running style has been a blessing in disguise for the Ravens this year as they attempted to adjust to life without Ray Rice in the backfield.
Over in the NFC, another running back, Eddie Lacy, stole the show. Despite some stiff competition from Odell Beckham, Lacy's 138 yards from scrimmage were the deciding factor in a tight 24-21 win over the Vikings. With the game on the line, the Vikings' stout defensive line wanted no part of the second-year player out of Alabama.
Here are the rest of this week's award winners: