Mendenhall, Revis and Ford AFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall, Jets CB Darrelle Revis and Raiders WR Jacoby Ford were named AFC Players of Week Six.

Mendenhall rushed for 146 yards, which included a career-long 68-yard run, and a touchdown in the Steelers' 17-13 win over the Jaguars. It is Mendenhall's second career Offensive Player of the Week award.

Revis led the Jets' strong defensive performance in Monday night's 24-6 over the Dolphins. He had two interceptions, one of which was returned 100 yards for the first touchdown of the game. It is Revis' second career defensive player of the week.

Ford was big on special teams in the Raiders' 24-17 win over the Browns, returning a kickoff 101 yards for a touchdown.  It was his fourth career kickoff return for a touchdown and this is the third time he has been named Special Teams Player of the Week.