Gurley, Lindsay receive Player of Week honors
Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley recorded his second NFC Offensive Player of the Week honor this season, the NFL announced Wednesday.
Gurley helped the Rams clinch the outright NFC West title after rushing for 132 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday’s 30-16 win over the Detroit Lions. He also had three receptions for 33 yards.
Denver Broncos rookie running back Phillip Lindsay captured AFC Offensive Player of the Week honors after erupting for 157 yards on just 19 carries in Sunday’s 24-10 victory over the struggling Cincinnati Bengals.
Miami Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard was named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week after reeling in two interceptions and making three tackles in Sunday’s 21-17 win over the Buffalo Bills.
Seattle Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner secured NFC Offensive Player of the Week honors after recording a game-high eight tackles and a 98-yard interception return for a touchdown in Sunday’s 43-16 triumph over the San Francisco 49ers.
Los Angeles Chargers returner Desmond King was tabbed as the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week after collecting nine tackles and a 73-yard punt return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of Sunday night’s 33-30 victory versus the Pittsburgh Steelers.
New York Giants kicker Aldrick Rosas captured NFC Special Teams Player of the Week honors after making all three field-goal attempts — including a 44-yarder in overtime — during Sunday’s 30-27 win versus the Chicago Bears. He is 26 of 27 on field-goal attempts, with his lone misfire coming from 52 yards out.