Green Bay Packers running back Ahman Green's 98-yard touchdown run against the Denver Broncos is among the five Week 17 nominees for the "NFL Play of the Week - Presented by Levitra" (vardenafil HCI) - introduced by the NFL this season.
The award is presented each week during the NFL regular season to recognize the single most exciting play that week as determined by the fans. Voting is open to the fans this week from Monday at 4 P.M. ET until Wednesday at Noon ET, exclusively on NFL.com.
Each weekly winner will be a finalist for the "NFL Play of the Year - Presented by Levitra" - to be awarded at Super Bowl XXXVIII in Houston, Texas. Fans who vote at NFL.com each week can also be entered into a sweepstakes that will send one lucky winner and a guest to Super Bowl XXXVIII in February.
New Orleans Saints wide receiver Donte' Stallworth's 42-yard reception from Aaron Brooks and lateral to Michael Lewis, Deuce McAllister and Jerome Pathon for a 75-yard touchdown against the Jacksonville Jaguars was last week's winner as voted by the fans at NFL.com.
For details and video of this week's nominees, past winners and the results of fan voting, log onto NFL.com.
Week #17 Nominees
Nathan Poole, WR - Arizona Cardinals - Game-winning 28-yard touchdown reception from Josh McCown
With four seconds left in the game, on fourth and 24 and the Cardinals trailing by 5, Josh McCown finds Nathan Poole with a 28-yard pass in the end zone. The touchdown gave the Cardinals the win in a game which helped determine the NFC North winner.
Priest Holmes, RB - Kansas City Chiefs - Record-breaking 2-yard touchdown run
With a minute left in the third quarter, the Pro Bowl running back leaped over the Chicago defense, into the end zone and into the record books. Holmes finished the game scoring two touchdowns; his first touchdown score broke Emmitt Smith's season record of 25 rushing touchdowns. His second of the game, and 27th of the season, broke Marshall Faulk's overall touchdown record set in the 2000 season.
Brandon Lloyd, WR - San Francisco 49ers - One-handed 14-yard reception from Jeff Garcia
On third and 15, late in the fourth quarter with his team trailing by a touchdown, the 49ers receiver makes a one-handed catch along the sideline. Lloyd managed to keep both feet in-bounds as he secured possession while falling out of bounds. Lloyd finished with three catches for 63 yards.
Ahman Green, RB - Green Bay Packers - 98-yard touchdown run
On the first play of Green Bay's opening fourth quarter drive, the Packers' Pro Bowl running back scores on a 98-yard run - the second-longest run in NFL history - giving the Packers a 24-3 lead. Green set a franchise record with 218 rushing yards and ran for two scores, giving him 20 on the season. He also ran for a team record 1,883 yards this season.
Koren Robinson, WR - Seattle Seahawks - 30-yard touchdown reception from Matt Hasselbeck
With 3:18 left in the third quarter, the third-year receiver takes a 29-yard pass from Matt Hasselbeck into the end zone giving his team its first lead of the game at 21-17. The Seahawks added a field goal later in the game and won 24-17. The win helped the Seahawks secure a Wild Card berth. They head to Green Bay to battle the Packers this weekend.
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