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Aaron Rodgers nominated for Air Player of the Week

Vote for the Packers QB online and on social media


GREEN BAY -- Packers QB Aaron Rodgers is one of three nominees for the FedEx Air Player of the Week for Week 1 in the NFL.

Fans can vote for Rodgers online or by using the league's Twitter and Facebook polls.

Rodgers completed 20-of-30 passes for 286 yards, three touchdowns and a 130.7 passer rating in bringing the Packers back from a 20-point deficit to beat the Bears, 24-23. Rodgers was out of the game from the middle of the second quarter through the middle of the third due to a knee injury, but he returned to lead the rally.

The other Week 1 nominees are Tampa Bay QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, who was 21-of-28 for 417 yards, four TDs and a 156.3 passer rating in the Buccaneers' 48-40 win at New Orleans, and Kansas City QB Patrick Mahomes, who was 15-of-27 for 256 yards, four TDs and a 127.5 rating in the Chiefs' 38-28 triumph over the Chargers.

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