In the wake of his 123-yard effort off the bench in Sunday's 24-19 victory over San Diego, Bengals running back Giovani Bernard has been nominated for FedEx Air & Ground® NFL Players of the Week.
Bernard also added three catches for 16 yards and with a total of 227 has the eighth most scrimmage yards in the NFL.
Quarterbacks Ben Roethlisberger(Steelers), Tom Brady(Patriots)*andDerek Carr(Raiders) and running backsMatt Jones (Redskins),Giovani Bernard (Bengals) andAdrian Peterson (Vikings) are the nominees forFedEx Air & Ground® NFL Players of the Week* for Week 2, the NFL announced today.
In honor of Super Bowl 50, FedEx is celebrating epic air and ground performances from yesterd
ay, today and tomorrow. Will this year's rookies become air and ground stars? Which veterans will join the ranks of air and ground legends?
Fans have the chance to weigh in and vote for the one quarterback and the one running back they feel had this week's most epic Air & Ground performances. Voting is open until Thursday at 3:00 p.m. ET at NFL.com/FedEx. As part of the FedEx NFL Air & Ground program and its commitment to serving the community, FedEx will support the American Red Cross by making weekly $2,000 donations to the local chapters of the winning players' cities. The funding is used to help assist the American Red Cross in its efforts to provide disaster relief and health services to Americans nationwide.