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Redskins RB Alfred Morris Claims Week 17 Pepsi Max NFL Rookie of the Week

January 4, 2013

2012 Pepsi Max NFL ROW Week 17 Winner

Voters on NFL.com have made their choice.  Running back Alfred Morris of the Washington Redskins is the Pepsi Max NFL Rookie of the Week for games played on December 30, the NFL announced today. Morris rushed for 200 yards on 33 carries and scored three touchdowns in a 28-18 win over the Dallas Cowboys.

Morris was selected from among five finalists through fan votes on NFL.com. The other finalists were linebacker Zach Brown of the Tennessee Titans, linebacker Vontaze Burfict of the Cincinnati Bengals, wide receiver T.Y. Hilton of the Indianapolis Colts and quarterback Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks.

After the regular season, five players will be nominated for Pepsi MAX NFL Rookie of the Year honors. Fans can vote for the winner on NFL.com throughout the month of January. The Pepsi MAX NFL Rookie of the Year will be announced at the second annual “NFL Honors” awards show in New Orleans on Saturday, February 2, the night before Super Bowl XLVII.

In conjunction with the 2012 Pepsi Max NFL Rookie of the Week promotion, Panini America produces virtual trading cards of each week’s five nominees and a virtual card for each week’s winner.

2012 Pepsi Max NFL Rookie of the Week Winners

Week 1: Robert Griffin III, QB, Washington Redskins
Week 2: Trent Richardson, RB, Cleveland Browns
Week 3: Andrew Luck, QB, Indianapolis Colts
Week 4: Robert Griffin III, QB, Washington Redskins
Week 5: Andrew Luck, QB, Indianapolis
Week 6: Robert Griffin III, QB, Washington Redskins
Week 7: Alfred Morris, RB, Washington Redskins
Week 8: Andrew Luck, QB, Indianapolis Colts
Week 9: Doug Martin, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Week 10: Russell Wilson, QB, Seattle Seahawks
Week 11: Robert Griffin III, QB, Washington Redskins
Week 12: Robert Griffin III, QB, Washington Redskins
Week 13: Robert Griffin III, QB, Washington Redskins
Week 14: Alfred Morris, RB, Washington Redskins
Week 15: Kirk Cousins, QB, Washington Redskins
Week 16: Robert Griffin III, QB, Washington Redskins
Week 17: Alfred Morris, RB, Washington Redskins

6 Comments leave one →
  1. Tushawny permalink
    January 4, 2013 10:09 am

    Good to see a player who deserves to win actually win.

  2. January 4, 2013 10:39 am

    Any word on when we’ll see actual physical cards yet?

  3. John Smith permalink
    January 4, 2013 11:16 am

    The Redskins’ rookies took 11 of the 17 weeks. Impressive.

  4. The YaK permalink
    January 4, 2013 1:39 pm

    Just Alfred!!! HTTR!

  5. Sport Card Collectors permalink
    January 7, 2013 4:59 am

    Was fun participating in posting these every week and hopefully going to do it again next year! Thanks again Panini and Tracy!

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