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Palmer up for FedEx award



Carson Palmer is one of three finalists for FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week honors following his performance in Sunday's 38-25 win over the Miami Dolphins. Palmer completed 23 of 32 passes for 316 yards, three touchdowns and a season-high passer rating of 121.4.

In the process, Palmer surpassed his own single-season franchise passing mark as he finished with 4,131 yards passing on the season.

Palmer was named FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week twice last season and a league-record five times during the 2005 season.

Fans can cast their votes from 3 p.m. EST on Monday through 5 p.m. EST on Thursday to determine the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week. The winners will be announced Thursday afternoon on

In addition, NFL fans may cast their votes for the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week using Sprint or Nextel wireless service - an opportunity available only to Sprint customers. This fast, convenient voting method involves texting the word FEDEX to short code 7777. Sprint customers will then receive an interactive text message that links fans to the ballot with the six finalists each week. Data and text messaging rates may apply.

If Palmer wins this week's award, FedEx will donate $5000 to Cincinnati Children's Hospital. Click here to vote for Carson now!

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