The NFL announced today that quarterbacks Matt Cassel of the Kansas City Chiefs,
Fans can vote for one player in each category on NFL.com from 8 a.m. CST on Tuesday through 2 p.m. CST on Friday to determine the Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week. The winners will be announced Friday on NFL Total Access on NFL Network and on NFL.com.
A closer look at the Air NFL Player of the Week finalists:
- Kansas City’s MATT CASSEL completed 21 of 29 passes for 257 yards and four touchdowns in the Chiefs’ 28-24 win over the Indianapolis Colts. His 138.9 passer rating was the highest of the weekend.
- Green Bay’s AARON RODGERS threw for 396 yards and two scores in the Packers’ 25-14 victory over the Atlanta Falcons.
- Pittsburgh’s BEN ROETHLISBERGER tossed five touchdowns and one interception, and tallied 228 yards through the air in the Steelers’ 38-17 win over the Tennessee Titans.