LIONS DT NDAMUKONG SUH VOTED WEEK 8 PEPSI NFL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK Defensive tackle NDAMUKONG SUH of the Detroit Lions is the PEPSI NFL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK for games played on October 31 – November 1, the NFL announced today
News-Sports.net - Nov 05,2010 - Voters on NFL.com have made their choice. Defensive tackle NDAMUKONG SUH of the Detroit Lions is the PEPSI NFL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK for games played on October 31 – November 1, the NFL announced today.
Suh registered two sacks (for 17 yards loss), four tackles including two tackles for loss and put an exclamation point on the victory with a 17-yard fumble return for a touchdown with 1:36 to play in the game that gave the Lions a 37-25 win over the Washington Redskins.
Suh was selected from among five finalists through fan votes on NFL.com/rookies. The other finalists were safety ERIC BERRY of the Kansas City Chiefs, running back LeGARRETTE BLOUNT of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, quarterback SAM BRADFORD of the St. Louis Rams, cornerback DEVIN McCOURTY of the New England Patriots.
After the regular season, five players will be nominated for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year honors. Fans can vote for the winner on NFL.com/rookies throughout the month of January. The winner will be announced at a press conference at Super Bowl XLV in North Texas.
This is Pepsi’s ninth year as the official soft drink sponsor of the NFL and the ninth year that Pepsi will present the NFL Rookie of the Week and NFL Rookie of the Year awards.
2010 PEPSI NFL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Wk 1 Chiefs WR-PR Dexter McCluster (Mississippi)