Sep
15

Sanchez and Jones Among Award Nominees

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Sanchez and Jones Among Award Nominees

QB Mark Sanchez and RB Thomas Jones are among the nominees for the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week and FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week awards respectively.

Sanchez recorded the third most passing yards in NFL history for a rookie in Week One with 272 yards completing 18 of 31 passes with one touchdown and one interception for a passer rating of 84.3 in the Jets' 24 - 7 win over the Houston Texans. Sanchez led a Jets offense that gained a total 462 yards and controlled the ball for nearly 39 minutes.

Jones carried the ball 20 times for 107 yards and two touchdowns in the Jets' 24 - 7 win over the Houston Texans.

The Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week will be announced Friday evening on NFL.com/rookies. After the regular season, five players will be nominated for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year honors.

The winner of FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week will be announced Friday evening on NFL.com.

 

Tags: mark sanchez, thomas jones

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