Ryan Grant Named FedEx Ground Player Of The Week

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Quarterback MATT HASSELBECK of the Seattle Seahawks and running back RYAN GRANT of the Green Bay Packers are the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week for games played on December 6 - 10, the NFL announced Thursday.

Matt Hasselbeck scored four touchdowns passing for 272 yards and completing 22 of 33 passes in the Seahawks' 42 - 21 win over the Arizona Cardinals.

Ryan Grant rushed for 156 yards over 29 carries and one touchdown in the Packers' 38 - 7 win over the Oakland Raiders.

Hasselbeck and Grant were selected from among finalists in air and ground categories. The other FedEx Express NFL Player of the Week finalists were quarterbacks TOM BRADY of the New England Patriots, JAY CUTLER of the Denver Broncos, while running backs FRED TAYLOR of the Jacksonville Jaguars and LA DAINIAN TOMLINSON of the San Diego Chargers were the other finalists for the FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week.

Fans voted for more than their favorite players. The weekly FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week Awards are also a win for the local community. Along with the player awards, FedEx is awarding Children's Hospital Foundation and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation, the children's hospitals in the winning markets, two checks for $5,000.

The children's hospitals in the two season-long winner's markets, announced at Super Bowl XLII in Arizona, will be awarded $25,000 each. That means that FedEx will deliver nearly $250,000 to local children's hospitals around the country in recognition of the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week Award winners.

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.

2007 FEDEX AIR & GROUND NFL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Wk 1

Tony Romo, DAL. - Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Crippled Children

Chris Brown, TEN. - Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt

Wk 2

Derek Anderson, CLE. - Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital

Jamal Lewis, CLE. - Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital

Wk 3

Brett Favre, GB. - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation

Brian Westbrook, PHI. - Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Wk 4

Brett Favre, GB. - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation

Justin Fargas, OAK. - Children's Hospital and Research Center at Oakland

Wk 5

Philip Rivers, SD. - Rady Children's Hospital Foundation

Michael Turner, SD. - Rady Children's Hospital Foundation

Wk 6

Tom Brady, NE. - Children's Hospital of Boston

Adrian Peterson, MIN. - University of Minnesota Children's Hospital, Fairview

Wk 7

Tom Brady, NE. - Children's Hospital of Boston

Kenny Watson, CIN. - Children's Hospital of Cincinnati

Wk 8

Brett Favre, GB. - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation

Willie Parker, PIT. - Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Wk 9

Ben Roethlisberger, PIT. - Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Adrian Peterson, MIN. - University of Minnesota Children's Hospital, Fairview

Wk 10

Brett Favre, GB. - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation

Ryan Grant, GB. - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation

Wk 11

Tom Brady, NE. - Children's Hospital of Boston

Chester Taylor, MIN. - University of Minnesota Children's Hospital, Fairview

Wk 12

Brett Favre, GB. - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation

Frank Gore, SF. - UCSF Children's Hospital Foundation

Wk 13

Tony Romo, DAL. - Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Crippled Children

LaDainian Tomlinson, SD. - Rady Children's Hospital Foundation

Wk 14

Matt Hasselbeck, SEA. - Children's Hospital Foundation

Ryan Grant, GB. - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Foundation

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