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Robert Griffin III Named A Finalist For Weekly Awards
ASHBURN – The NFL announced Tuesday that Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is a finalist for the FedEx Air Player of the Week and the Pepsi Max Rookie of the Week awards.
Griffin completed 14 of 15 passes for 200 yards and four touchdowns for a perfect 158.3 passer rating and ran 12 times for 84 yards in the Redskins’ 31-6 victory over Philadelphia.
Both awards are given through fan balloting, which will take place the rest of the week at NFL.com before a winner is determined on Friday.
Griffin won the Rookie of the Week Award after each of the Redskins’ previous three victories this season.