Bengals Defensive End Carlos Dunlap Nominated For AFC Defensive Player Of The Week

Andy Lyons

The Cincinnati Bengals put together one of their best all-around performances in a long time and it showed today when the league handed out weekly awards.

On Wednesday Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week, putting together arguably one of his best games against the New York Giants during his young NFL career. However he wasn't the only Bengals player recognized this week.

Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap was nominated for AFC Defenisve Player of the Week, generating five tackles, 1.5 quarterback sacks, three hits on the quarterback and a fumble recovery -- that was forced by Adam Jones on running back Ahmad Bradshaw. The award eventually went to Indianapolis Colts cornerback Darius Butler, who killed it against the Jacksonville Jaguars with two picks, one pick-six, a fumble recovery and four tackles.

Defensive end Michael Johnson is the only Bengals player to win AFC Defensive Player of the Week award this year, back in Week Three where he generated three quarterback sacks on Robert Griffin III.

Still the Bengals had one of their best all-around games in a very long time. And it shows.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Cincy Jungle

You must be a member of Cincy Jungle to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Cincy Jungle. You should read them.

Join Cincy Jungle

You must be a member of Cincy Jungle to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Cincy Jungle. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker