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NFL hands out Player of Month awards for Oct.

Posted on: November 4, 2010 2:32 pm

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 Defensive Player: Michael Griffin, S, Titans

Led the AFC and ranked second in the NFL with four interceptions.

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.

NFC Offensive Player: Roddy White, WR, Falcons

29 receptions for an NFC-best 489 yards and three touchdowns in October as the Falcons went 3-1.

NFC Defensive Player: Osi Umenyiora, DE, Giants

Led the NFL with seven sacks and six forced fumbles as the Giants posted a 4-0 record.

NFC Special Teams Player: Stefan Logan, KR/PR, Lions

Led the NFL with a 35.9-yard kick-return average and ranked third averaging 18.4 yards per punt return.

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NFL hands out Player of Month awards for Oct.

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Since: Oct 30, 2010
Posted on: November 4, 2010 5:09 pm

NFL hands out Player of Month awards for Oct.

I agreee absoulutley about everything but Michael Griffin.

Since: Oct 27, 2010
Posted on: November 4, 2010 4:08 pm

NFL hands out Player of Month awards for Oct.

Nice to see Rivers get a little recognition this year, just wish it wasn't at the expense of the Chargers getting W's. If only we had our 2nd best offensive weapon (Vincent Jackson) since week 1.

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