Andy Dalton's big day against the Kansas City Chiefs has him up for another weekly NFL award. The league announced Tuesday that the Cincinnati Bengals quarterback was nominated for the Week 4 FedEx Air Player of the Week, marking the second week in a row he's received the nomination.
In Week 3, Dalton lost out to Aaron Rodgers who won the award.
During Sunday's 36-21 win over the Chiefs, Dalton finished this game completing 17 of 24 passes (71 percent) for 321 yards and one score with no turnovers. He had passes of 36, 27, 52, 23, 55, 20, and 30 yards in those 17 completed attempts as he routinely burned the Chiefs for big plays. His 127.1 passer rating was the eighth-highest mark in his 68 career regular-season games. It was also his highest since the Bengals' Week 14 shootout with the Pittsburgh Steelers in 2014, which resulted in a loss.
After his 381-yard performance in Cincinnati's Week 3 win in Baltimore, this is the first two-game stretch in which Dalton has topped the 300-yard passing mark since October of 2013. He's simply playing the best football of his career, and it's a big reason why his team is 4-0 going into Week 5.