Charles Woodson Named Defensive Player Of The Week

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Winner Selected By Fan Vote on NFL.com

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Cornerback CHARLES WOODSON of the Green Bay Packers is the GMC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK for games played on October 14 - 15, the NFL announced Thursday.

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.

Woodson was selected from among five finalists by voters on NFL.com. The other finalists were defensive end JARED ALLEN of the Kansas City Chiefs, cornerback PHILLIP BUCHANON of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, defensive end JULIUS PEPPERS of the Carolina Panthers and linebacker SHAUN PHILLIPS of the San Diego Chargers.

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.

2007 GMC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK:

Wk 1

DE Robert Geathers, CIN.

Wk 2

CB Nate Clements, SF.

Wk 3

LB Nick Barnett, GB.

Wk 4

DE Osi Umenyiora, NY.

Wk 5

CB Ike Taylor, PIT.

Wk 6

CB Charles Woodson, GB.

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