Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy Dalton Voted Week 9 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week

November 11, 2011

Voters on have made their choice. Quarterback Andy Dalton of the Cincinnati Bengals is the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week for games played on November 6-7, the NFL announced today. Dalton threw for 217 yards and three touchdowns in the Bengals’ 24-17 win over the Tennessee Titans.

Dalton was selected from among five finalists through fan votes on  The other finalists were running back Roy Helu of
the Washington Redskins, wide receiver Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons, running back DeMarco Murray of the Dallas Cowboys and cornerback/punt-returner Patrick Peterson of the Arizona Cardinals.

After the regular season, five players will be nominated for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year honors. Fans can vote for the winner on throughout the month of January. The winner will be announced at a press conference at Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis.

In conjunction with the Pepsi 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.

2011 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week Winners
Week 1: Randall Cobb, Green Bay Packers
Week 2: Denarius Moore, Oakland Raiders
Week 3: Stefen Wisniewski, Oakland Raiders
Week 4: Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers
Week 5: Aldon Smith, San Francisco 49ers
Week 6: Aldon Smith, San Francisco 49ers
Week 7: DeMarco Murray, Dallas Cowboys
Week 8: Marcell Dareus, Buffalo Bills
Week 9: Andy Dalton, Cincinnati Bengals