Tuck voted Week 9 GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Week

Giants defensive end Justin Tuck is the GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Week for games played on Nov. 2-3.

Tuck was selected from among five finalists by voters on NFL.com/gmc. The other finalists were defensive end John Abraham of the Atlanta Falcons, cornerback Will Allen of the Miami Dolphins, safety Chris Hope of the Tennessee Titans and cornerback Darrelle Revis of the New York Jets.

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 NFL.com/gmc throughout the month of January.

  John Abraham, DE 
 Atlanta Falcons

Abraham led Atlanta's defensive effort with five tackles, three sacks and a forced fumble as the Falcons recorded their first shutout in six years, beating the host Raiders, 24–0.

Allen recorded four tackles and returned an interception 32 yards for a touchdown in the Dolphins' 26–17 win over the Broncos. Allen limited Broncos WR Brandon Marshall to only two catches for 27 yards in the victory.

  Chris Hope, S, 
 Tennessee Titans

Hope made five tackles and had his first career sack in the Titans' 19–16 overtime win against the Green Bay Packers. Hope also had an interception to help keep the Titans undefeated.

Revis contributed five tackles, a sack and an interception in the Jets' 26–17 win over the Buffalo Bills. Revis also forced and recovered a fumble that led to a field goal.

Tuck recorded six tackles and 2.5 sacks in the Giants' 35–14 win over the Dallas Cowboys. The first-place Giants improved to 7-1, while pushing the rival Cowboys to last place in the NFC East.

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