QB Drew Stanton has been nominated for the FedEx Air Award based on his Week 15 performance at Tampa Bay. Stanton led the Lions to their first win on the road since 2007 completing 23 of 37 passes for 252 yards and one touchdown in the Lions’ 23 – 20 overtime win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Other nominees for FedEx Air are Chargers’ QB Philip Rivers and Eagles’ QB Michael Vick.
Fans can vote for one player in each category on NFL.com/FedEx from 9 a.m. EST on Tuesday through noon EST on Friday to determine the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week. The winners will be announced Friday evening on NFL.com. New this year, fans will be able to keep tabs on the achievements of their favorite Air & Ground players (and others) with the NFL Milestone Tracker, presented by FedEx.
RB Maurice Morris is up for the GMC Never Say Never Moment for Week 15. Morris carried the ball 15 times for 109 yards and a touchdown, including 35 in the Lions’ overtime drive to help setup K Dave Rayner’s 34-yard game winning field goal.
Other nominee’s for the GMC Never Say Never Moment are Philadelphia’s WR DeSean Jackson and New England’s G Dan Connolly.
Fans may vote for one of these three moments on NFL.com/gmc beginning immediately following Monday Night Football and ending on Friday at noon ET to determine the GMC Never Say Never Moment of the Week. The winner will be announced Friday during NFL Network’s “Around the League” show and then posted on NFL.com.
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