CB Charles Woodson Nominated For Defensive Player Of The Week

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Packers CB Charles Woodson is a finalist for the GMC Defensive Player of the Week honors, the NFL announced Tuesday.

Woodson made four tackles (three solo) and one interception in addition to the game-winning, 57-yard fumble return for a touchdown in the Packers' 17-14 victory over the Washington Redskins.

Fans can vote for one of these five players on NFL.com beginning immediately following Monday Night Football and ending on Thursday at 4:00 pm EST to determine the GMC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK. The winner will be announced Thursday evening on NFL.com.

After the regular season, five players will be nominated for GMC Defensive Player of the Year honors. Fans can vote for the winner on NFL.com throughout the month of January.

A closer look at the finalists:

-Green Bay Packers CB CHARLES WOODSON made four tackles (three solo) and one interception in addition to the game-winning, 57-yard fumble return for a touchdown in the Packers' 17-14 victory over the Washington Redskins.

-Kansas City Chiefs DE JARED ALLEN posted three tackles (two solo), 2.5 sacks for 19 yards in losses and forced one fumble in the Chiefs' 27 - 20 win over the Cincinnati Bengals.

-Tampa Bay Buccaneers CB PHILLIP BUCHANON made eight solo tackles and one interception in the Buccaneers' 13 - 10 win over the Tennessee Titans. Buchanon intercepted Vince Young's throw at the Tampa Bay 5 keeping the Bucs ahead 3 - 0 going into the half.

-Carolina Panthers DE JULIUS PEPPERS picked up his first sack of the season in the Panthers' 25 - 10 win over the Arizona Cardinals. Peppers finished with seven tackles (six solo), 1.5 sacks and two forced fumbles.

-San Diego Chargers LB SHAUN PHILLIPS posted nine tackles (seven solo), two sacks and one forced fumble in the Chargers' 28 - 14 win over the Oakland Raiders. Phillips helped the Chargers limit the Raiders to 246 yards of total offense.

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