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Ja'Marr Chase Earns Fifth Nomination For The Pepsi Zero Sugar Rookie Of The Week


Bengals wide receiver Ja'Marr Chase earned a nomination for the fifth time this season for the Pepsi Zero Sugar Rookie of the Week thanks to a stellar Week 7 performance against the Baltimore Ravens. 

Fans can vote at and a winner will be announced later in the week.

Against the Ravens, Chase finished with eight receptions for 201 yards, highlighted by the hitch route that he took 82 yards to the house in the third quarter. The 201 yards are the most by a rookie receiver in a single game since the Buccaneers' Mike Evans went for 209 in 2014.

Chase now has 754 yards on the season, the most from a rookie receiver through his first seven games.

Overall Chase leads the NFL in yards per reception (21.5) and ranks second behind only the Los Angeles Rams Cooper Kupp in receiving yards.

Chase previously won the award after his Week 1 performance against the Minnesota Vikings with five catches for 101 yards and a touchdown, Week 5 against the Green Bay Packers when he made six catches for 159 yards, highlighted by a 70-yard touchdown and Week 7 against the Detroit Lions after a four-catch, 97 yard game.