Following what may have been his best performance as a member of the New York Giants, safety Antrel Rolle has been named the NFC Defensive Player of Week. He is the first Giants safety to win the award since Percy Ellsworth in Week 16 of the 1998 season, and the first defensive back to win the award since Aaron Ross in Week 8 of the 2008 season.
In a 26-3 victory over the San Francisco 49ers, Rolle had six tackles, one stuff, two passes defended and two interceptions which be brought back for 42 yards. Following each of his interceptions, the Giants' offense was able to capitalize and put points on the board.
During his time with the Arizona Cardinals, Rolle was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week three times, including twice in 2007.
In addition to Rolle, running back Ahmad Bradshaw has been nominated for the FedEx Ground Player of the Week. You can vote for him here.
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