Accolades keep coming for Wentz
Carson Wentz on Wednesday was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week after passing for 301 yards and two touchdowns in the Eagles 34-3 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers this past Sunday.
Carson Wentz on Wednesday was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week after passing for 301 yards and two touchdowns to lift the Eagles to a 34-3 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers this past Sunday.
Wentz is the first rookie to earn player of the week honors this season. He had competition.
Cowboys rookie quarterback Dak Prescott threw for 248 yards and one TD, and rushed for another score to lead his team to a 31-17 win over the Bears.
Previously, Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston and Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs were NFC offensive player of the week winners this season.
The Eagles are 3-0 with Wentz in the starting saddle.
Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen is the NFC defensive player of the week, kicker Dustin Hopkins of Washington is the NFC special teams player of the week. Griffen notched three sacks while Hopkins went 5 for 5 on field goals and 2 for 2 on PATs in leading their teams to victories.
The AFC player of the week honors went to quarterback Trevor Siemian (Broncos, offense), cornerback Marcus Peters (Chiefs, defense) and punter Ryan Allen (Patriots, special teams).
After his 301-yard, two-touchdown performance against Pittsburgh, Carson Wentz was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week on Wednesday.