Mike McCarthy of the Green Bay Packers, Tom Cable of the Oakland Raiders and Jim Haslett of the New Orleans Saints are the finalists for the Motorola Coach of the Week honors for games played on October 19-20.
Fans can vote for one player in each category from 9 a.m. ET on Tuesday through noon ET on Friday. The winners will be announced Friday on NFL.com.
Mike McCarthy, Green Bay Packers
Packers coach Mike McCarthy stopped the upward momentum of the Indianapolis Colts with a 34-14 win. Packers QB Aaron Rodgers connected on 21 of 28 passes for 186 yards and a touchdown. The Green Bay defense added to the scoring efforts with two interceptions returned for touchdowns -- a third-quarter 62-yard return by FS Nick Collins and a 99-yard fourth-quarter score by SS Aaron Rouse.
Tom Cable, Oakland Raiders
Oakland's Tom Cable recorded his first win as the Raiders coach in a 16-13 overtime victory against the New York Jets. Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell led the offense by completing 17 of 30 passes for 203 yards and a touchdown. The defense prevented Jets QB Brett Favre from throwing a touchdown pass, caused two interceptions and had three sacks. The win came off the foot of Sebastian Janikowski who connected on a game-winning, career-long 57-yard field goal in overtime.
Jim Haslett, St. Louis Rams
In his second game as coach of the Rams, Jim Haslett orchestrated a 34-14 win over the Dallas Cowboys. Rams QB Marc Bulger completed 14 of 19 passes for 173 yards and one touchdown and RB Steven Jackson added three touchdowns and 160 yards on the ground. The Rams defense caused three interceptions and had three sacks in the win.