Redskins RB Alfred Morris Named Week 7 2012 Pepsi Max NFL Rookie of the Week
Voters on NFL.com have made their choice. Running back Alfred Morris of the Washington Redskins is the Pepsi Max NFL Rookie of the Week for games played on October 18-22, the NFL announced today. Morris rushed for 120 yards on 22 carries in the Redskins’ 27-23 loss to the New York Giants.
Morris was selected from among five finalists through fan votes on NFL.com. The other finalists were linebacker Dont’a Hightower of the New England Patriots, quarterback Andrew Luck of the Indianapolis Colts, running back Doug Martin of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and safety Harrison Smith of the Minnesota Vikings.
After the regular season, five players will be nominated for Pepsi MAX NFL Rookie of the Year honors. Fans can vote for the winner on NFL.com throughout the month of January. The Pepsi MAX NFL Rookie of the Year will be announced at the second annual “NFL Honors” awards show in New Orleans on Saturday, February 2, the night before Super Bowl XLVII.
In conjunction with the 2012 Pepsi Max NFL Rookie of the Week promotion, Panini America produces virtual trading cards of each week’s five nominees and a virtual card for each week’s winner.
2012 Pepsi Max NFL Rookie of the Week Winners
Week 1: Robert Griffin III, QB, Washington Redskins
Week 2: Trent Richardson, RB, Cleveland Browns
Week 3: Andrew Luck, QB, Indianapolis Colts
Week 4: Robert Griffin III, QB, Washington Redskins
Week 5: Andrew Luck, QB, Indianapolis
Week 6: Robert Griffin III, QB, Washington Redskins
Week 7: Alfred Morris, RB, Washington Redskins