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.
Gary Brackett, LB, [Indianapolis Colts](/teams/indianapoliscolts/profile?team=IND)
Travis LaBoy, DE, [Arizona Cardinals](/teams/arizonacardinals/profile?team=ARI)
Winfield recovered a blocked field goal and returned it for a 59-yard touchdown in the first quarter and on one second-quarter play sacked QB Drew Brees, forced and recovered a fumble on Monday Night Football.