Posted by Andy Benoit
The NFL has announced the Players of the Month for October. Here’s the rundown:
AFC Offensive Player: Philip Rivers, QB, Chargers
For the month, completed 125 of 185 passes (67.6 percent) for an NFL-high (and NFL all-time record for month of October) 1,562 passing yards with eight touchdowns versus three interceptions. Had a 101.2 passer rating.
AFC Special Teams Player: Dan Carpenter, K, Dolphins
Led the NFL with 13 field goals for the month, including a pair of five field goal games. Ironically, Carpenter’s special teams coach, John Bonamego, was also canned during this month.