Nominees Announced for 2014 Week 6 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week (Card Gallery)

October 14, 2014

2014 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week Week 6 Nom Oliver

We love NFL rookies at Panini America. We love interacting with them at the NFLPA Rookie Premiere every summer. We love the fact that with their potential and their performances, they drive sales of every NFL product we make every year. But you want to know who loves NFL rookies as much as we do? Pepsi and football collectors.

Indeed, the folks at Pepsi get just as excited we all do about NFL Rookie performances each week during the season. And that’s exactly why once again this season, for the fourth straight year, Panini America and Pepsi have joined forces to help promote Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week voting and Panini America NFL Rookie Cards.

The payoff for collectors and NFL fans everywhere will be some sweet virtual cards that will be highlighted on the NFL Facebook page each week in a special 2014 Pepsi Rookie of the Week gallery, as well as across social media platforms and Each week during the 2014 NFL season, Panini America will feature the five Pepsi Rookie of the Week Nominees on a different Panini America 2014 football card design. (Stay tuned to The Knights Lance, the Panini America Facebook page and the Panini America Twitter account to find out about new Panini America designs and what weeks they will be incorporated into the Pepsi Rookie of the Week promotion.

Fans can vote for the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week each week during the 2014 NFL regular season. After you vote, be sure to share the virtual card image of the Pepsi Rookie of the Week Nominee you voted for on Twitter. Be sure to mention @PaniniAmerica to be eligible to win prizes throughout the season.

We’ll have more details as the season progresses. But for now, here are your Week 6 nominees for 2014 Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week:

  • San Diego Chargers running back Branden Oliver had 124 scrimmage yards (101 rush, 23 receiving) and the game-winning touchdown in the Chargers’ 31-28 win over the Oakland Raiders.
  • Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams had six catches for 77 yards, including a 12-yard reception to set up the game-winning touchdown pass in the Packers’ 27-24 win over the Miami Dolphins.
  • Cleveland Browns running back Isaiah Crowell had 11 carries for 77 yards and a touchdown in the Browns’ 31-10 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Denver Broncos cornerback Bradley Roby had three solo tackles, a sack and two passes defensed in the Broncos’ 31-17 victory over the New York Jets.
  • San Francisco 49ers cornerback Dontae Johnson had a game-clinching 20-yard interception return for a touchdown in the 49ers’ 31-17 win over the St. Louis Rams.