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Watson up for FedEx ground award

Bengals running back Kenny Watson is one of three finalists for FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week honors following his performance in last Sunday's 38-31 win over the New York Jets.

Subbing for the injured Rudi Johnson, Watson rushed for 130 yards on 31 carries and scored three touchdowns in helping the Bengals snap a four-game losing streak. It was Watson's third 100-yard effort in six NFL seasons.



Fans can cast their votes from 9 a.m. EST on Tuesday 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 Watson wins this week's award, FedEx will donate $5000 to Cincinnati Children's Hospital. Click here to vote for Kenny now!

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