Bengals running back Joe Mixon has been named the FedEx Ground Player of the Week for his performance against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 1, the NFL announced Wednesday.
Mixon finished with 129 rushing yards on 29 carries and a touchdown. He also had four receptions for 23 yards. Mixon's rushing total was the highest of any player across the league in Week 1.
For Mixon, this is his second FedEX Ground Player of the Week award. He previously earned the honors on Oct. 2, 2020 with his Week 4 performance against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Fans were able to vote for the FedEx Ground Player of the Week on Twitter and on NFL.com.