Colts QB Andrew Luck Honored as Week 5 2012 Pepsi Max NFL Rookie of the Week

October 12, 2012

Voters on NFL.com have made their choice. Quarterback Andrew Luck of the Indianapolis Colts is the Pepsi Max NFL Rookie of the Week for games played October 4-8, the NFL announced today. Luck threw for 362 yards and two touchdowns (on 31-of-55 passing) as the Colts beat the Green Bay Packers, 30-27. The win is Luck’s second of the young season.

Luck was selected from among five finalists through fan votes on NFL.com. The other finalists were punter Johnny Hekker of the St. Louis Rams, linebacker Luke Kuechly of the Carolina Panthers, wide receiver Rueben Randle of the New York Giants and quarterback Ryan Tannehill of the Miami Dolphins.

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 Colts

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