Rookie quarterback Matthew Stafford has been nominated for two weekly awards: 2009 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week and FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week. Stafford was also nominated for 2009 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week for his Week 3 performance against Washington.
Fans can vote for both awards on NFL.com. Voting for both awards ends Friday, November 27 at 12 p.m. ET.
Vote Stafford for FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week: http://www.nfl.com/partner?partnerType=players-air-and-ground
Vote Stafford for 2009 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week: http://www.nfl.com/partner?partnerType=rookies
Stafford’s nominations come after a gutsy performance in Detroit’s win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
After the team fell behind 24-3 in the first quarter, Stafford helped rally the Lions’ offense to five touchdowns including what would prove to be the game-winner with no time remaining on the clock.
He finished the game 26-of-43 for 422 yards, five touchdowns and two interceptions for a QB rating of 112.7. His 422 yards were the third-most in team history and the most by a Lions’ rookie in franchise history. His five touchdown passes were also the most by a rookie league-wide since Ray Buivid of the Chicago Bears on December 5, 1937.
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