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Bengals Ndukwe and Watson nominated for weekly awards.

Kenny Watson is nominated for FedEx Ground NFL Player of the week after his 130-yard performance during Cincinnati's 19-14 win over the Cleveland Browns. The others:

  • New York Giants BRANDON JACOBS carried the ball 24 times for 145 yards and scored two touchdowns in the Giants’ 38-21 win over the Buffalo Bills.
  • New England’s LAURENCE MARONEY totaled 156 yards over 14 carries and scored one touchdown in the Patriots’ 28-7 win over the Miami Dolphins.

Also Chinedum Ndukwe is nominated for the Diet Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week after recording nine tackles and two interceptions. Others nominated for the award are:

  • Kansas City’s DWAYNE BOWE made eight receptions for 97 yards and one 34 –yard touchdown in the Chiefs’ 25 – 20 loss to the Detroit Lions. Bowe’s touchdown made it 22 – 20 early in the fourth quarter to keep the Chiefs in the game.
  • New York Giants’ AHMAD BRADSHAW carried the ball 17 times for 151 yards including an 88-yard touchdown in the Giants’ 38 – 21 win over the Buffalo Bills.
  • Buffalo’s MARSHAWN LYNCH led the Bills with 18 carries for 70 yards and one touchdown in the Bills’ 38 – 21 loss to the New York Giants.
  • San Francisco’s PATRICK WILLIS recorded 20 tackles, two sacks, one forced fumble and one pass defensed in the 49ers’ 21 – 19 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.