Green Among Nominees For NFL Ground Player Of The Week


Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green is among the nominees for FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week honors for games played on October 12-13, the NFL announced Tuesday.

William Green of the Cleveland Browns, and Jamal Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens also are finalists for the award.

Fans can vote for one player in each category on from Tuesday morning through noon on Thursday to determine the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week.

The FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week will be announced Thursday on and Friday in USA Today.

A closer look at the FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week finalists:

Green Bay's Ahman Green rushed for 139 yards and a touchdown on 26 carries in the Packers' 40-34 overtime loss to Kansas City. Green also caught six passes for 51 yards and a score.

Cleveland's William Green rushed for 145 yards and the game-winning touchdown on 26 carries in the Browns' 13-7 win over Oakland. Green gained over 100 yards rushing for the second consecutive game.

Baltimore's Jamal Lewis rushed for 131 yards on 21 carries in the Ravens' 26-18 win over Arizona. Lewis leads the league with 742 yards rushing.

A closer look at the FedEx Express NFL Player of the Week finalists:

Kansas City's Trent Green completed 27 of 45 attempts for 400 yards and three touchdowns for a passer rating of 111.3 in the Chiefs' 40-34 overtime win over Green Bay.

Tampa Bay's Brad Johnson completed 22 of 30 attempts for 268 yards and four touchdowns for a 140.0 passer rating in the Buccaneers' 35-13 win over Washington.

Tennessee's Steve McNair completed 18 of 27 pass attempts for 421 yards and three touchdowns for a 146.8 passer rating in the Titans' 38-17 win over Houston.

FedEx, the premier global provider of transportation, e-commerce and supply-chain management services, is the Official Delivery Service Sponsor of the NFL, Super Bowl and Pro Bowl. Through the weekly FedEx Air and Ground Awards, FedEx recognizes those NFL players who represent the same speed, precision and teamwork that their customers have come to expect from the full range of FedEx air, ground, freight and international shipping services.

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