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Subject: Week 8: POW, Rankings, and Week 9's GOW November 16th 2011, 3:38 pm
Power Rankings and Game of the Week: Here
Offensive Player of the Week
The offensive star player of Week 8 belongs to the Eagles ridiculously elusive RB Lesean McCoy. In only 15 carries, McCoy rushed for 161 yards and 3 TDs against a tough Cowboys front-line. The Eagles have been on a strong winning streak and hope to continue that vs a tough Bears team in Week 9.
Runner up: WAS QB Rex Grossman - 13 of 24 for 205 yards, 3 TDs
Defensive Player of the Week
The defensive standout player of Week 8 belongs to the Redskins monster OLB Brian Orakpo. Against the Buffalo Bills, Orakpo recorded 3 Sacks and 5 tackles. His constant attack on the the QB helped the Redskins overwhelm the Bills in a 40 - 7 victory. The Skins play the #1 ranked 49ers in Week 9 and will need this kind of performance to come out victorious.
Runner up: WAS Ryan Kkerrigan DE - 1 FF, 2 Sacks, 3 Tackles