VOTE NOW: Matthew Stafford and Ziggy Ansah recognized for Week 3 performance

Posted Sep 24, 2013

Following Week 3 performance at Washington, QB Matthew Stafford nominated for FedEx Air & Ground NFL Player of the Week, while DE Ziggy Ansah is up for the Pepsi Next NFL Rookie of the Week

Following the Lions' Week 3 27-20 win at Washington, QB Matthew Stafford has been selected as one of six nominee's for the FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Week.

Stafford finished Sunday's game with 25 of 42 completions for 385 yards, 2 touchdowns and 1 interception for a quarterback passer rating of 95.8.

Other nominee's include quarterbacks Drew Brees and Peyton Manning, and running backs DeMarco Murray, Bilal Powell and DeAngelo Williams.

Fans can vote for one player in each category on until 3 p.m. EST on Friday.

Lions' rookie DE Ziggy Ansah has also been recognized for his Week 3 performance, being named a nominee for the Pepsi Next NFL Rookie of the Week.

Ansah finished Sunday with 7 tackles (3 solo), 2.0 sacks for a loss of 26 yards, 1 tackle-for-loss and a forced fumble.

Other nominee's include Giovani Bernard, Justin Hunter, Geno Smith, Ziggy and Barkevious Mingo.

Fans can vote on through Friday at 3 PM EST.