Lamar Jackson, Russell Wilson among Week 1 Avid gamers of the Week

The predominant week of the 2020 season is within the books and the first NFL Avid gamers of the Week are unveiled.

Main the record, nothing’s modified for Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, because the reigning AP Most In fact useful Player picked up AFC Offensive Player of the Week in Week 1 for the 2nd straight year.

Jackson’s accolade comes along with one amongst the league’s diversified well-known particular person quarterbacks, Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks, taking home NFC Offensive Player of the Week honors.

Jackson reeled within the glory five cases preferrred year, together with sharing it with Wilson in Week 9.

Jackson is the AFC Offensive Player of the Week after throwing for 275 yards and three touchdowns on 20-of-25 passing (80%) without a interceptions and a 151.2 ranking in Baltimore’s lopsided 38-6 take over the AFC North-rival Browns. It turn out to be as soon as Jackson’s third occupation sport with at the least three passing ratings and a ranking of 150 or higher, which is the most for any QB in his first three seasons.

Wilson lit up the scoreboard with four touchdown tosses within the Seahawks’ 38-25 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. Phenomenally true on the day, Wilson turn out to be as soon as 31 for 35, polishing off 88.6% of his throws for 322 yards and a 143.1 ranking without a interceptions. The 88.6 completion share turn out to be as soon as the third-best likely in an NFL sport in league history (min. 35 attempts).

In the aftermath of the Los Angeles Chargers’ nailbiting 16-13 victory over the host Cincinnati Bengals, cornerback Casey Hayward turn out to be as soon as named AFC Defensive Player of the Week. Hayward mute a sport-excessive 12 tackles and added two passes defensed as L.A. held the Bengals to appropriate 295 total yards.

With out a excellent day from kicker Daniel Carlson, it’s not truly the Las Vegas Raiders would absorb defeated the Carolina Panthers, 34-30, on Sunday. Thus, Carlson turn out to be as soon as voted AFC Special Teams Player of the Week. The Silver and Sunless booter turn out to be as soon as excellent on the day, piling up 10 capabilities as he hit all four of his extra capabilities and both of his field goals, together with one from a occupation-lengthy 54 yards.

The Washington Soccer Crew’s Ryan Kerrigan moved past Philadelphia Eagles blockers and broken-down Washington well-known particular person Dexter Manley on Sunday in Washington’s surprise 27-17 take. Kerrigan tallied two sacks (and a fumble recovery) to provide him 92 for his occupation and the tip pickle on Washington’s all-time sack record. Manley had 91.

As the Unusual Orleans Saints held down the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for a 34-23 take on Sunday, it turn out to be as soon as a tall effort by Saints punter Thomas Morstead that pinned down the Bucs offense all over again and all over again. Morstead had five punts for the length of the 20-yard line on Sunday. In six total punts he averaged 44 yards per boot and role up the Bucs with unfortunate field pickle for the length of.