The weekly NFL awards have been handed out, and Colts QB Andrew Luck collected his third AFC Offensive Player of the Week honor in his career. Luck was dominant in the the Colts 44-17 win over the Jaguars. He was 31-of-39 for 370 yards with four touchdowns, for a career-high passer rating of 140.4.
His completion percentage of 79.5 set a career-high and his 370 yards passing is his third-highest single-game total. Luck’s four touchdown passes tied a career-high, which he last set vs. the Bengals in Week 14 of the 2013 season.
Falcons QB Matt Ryan was 21-of-24 passing for 286 yards and had three scores with no picks, generating a QB rating of 155.9 while throwing for 11.92 yards per attempt.
Here are the other Week 3 award winners:
AFC Defensive Player of the week: Chargers DE Corey Liuget: Six tackles, one sack and a forced fumble in a win over the Bills.
AFC Special Teams Player of the week: Ravens K Justin Tucker: Converted all three field goals, including the game-winner as time expired against the Browns.
NFC Defensive Player of the week: Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor: Recorded a key interception, one forced fumble, two passes defensed and nine tackles in Seattle's 26-20 overtime win against the Broncos.
NFC Special Teams Player of the week: Falcons return man Devin Hester: Set an NFL record with his 20th career return touchdown when he brought back a punt 62 yards for a TD. He added a 20-yard TD run.