Eagles Tight End Zach Ertz Claims Week 13 Pepsi NEXT NFL Rookie of the Week

December 07, 2013

2013 Pepsi NEXT NFL Rookie of the Week 13 Winner

Voters on NFL.com have made their choice. Tight end Zach Ertz of the Philadelphia Eagles is the Week 13 2013 Pepsi NEXT NFL Rookie of the Week for games played November 28-December 2 the NFL announced today. Ertz tallied five receptions for 68 yards and two touchdowns in the Eagles’ 24-21 win over the Arizona Cardinals.

Ertz was selected from among five finalists through fan votes on NFL.com. The other finalists for Week 13 were defensive end Ezekiel Ansah of the Detroit Lions, running back Montee Ball of the Denver Broncos, running back Le’Veon Bell of the Pittsburgh Steelers and safety Johnathan Cyprien of the Jacksonville Jaguars.

After the regular season, five players will be nominated for Pepsi NEXT NFL Rookie of the Year honors. Fans can vote for the winner on NFL.com/rookies throughout the month of January. The Pepsi NEXT NFL Rookie of the Year will be announced at the third annual NFL Honors awards show in New York City on on Saturday, February 2, the night before Super Bowl XLVIII.

In conjunction with the 2013 Pepsi NEXT 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. At the end of the regular season, Panini America will produce an actual trading card set of all weekly winners. Stay tuned to The Knight’s Lance for additional details.

2013 Pepsi NEXT NFL Rookie of the Week Winners

Week 1: Caleb Sturgis, K, Miami Dolphins
Week 2: EJ Manuel, QB, Buffalo Bills
Week 3: Giovani Bernard, RB, Cincinnati Bengals
Week 4: Kiko Alonso, LB, Buffalo Bills
Week 5: Geno Smith, QB, New York Jets
Week 6: Keenan Allen, WR, San Diego Chargers
Week 7: D.J. Fluker, OT, San Diego Chargers
Week 8: Sio Moore, LB, Oakland Raiders
Week 9: Eddie Lacy, RB, Green Bay Packers
Week 10: Tavon Austin, WR, St. Louis Rams
Week 11: Matt McGloin, QB, Oakland Raiders
Week 12: Keenan Allen, WR, San Diego Chargers
Week 13: Zach Ertz, TE, Philadelphia Eagles