PITTSBURGH STEELERS S TYRONE CARTER VOTED
**WEEK 17 GMC SIERRA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
*Winner Selected By Fan Vote on NFL.com
SafetyTYRONE CARTERof the Pittsburgh Steelers is theGMC SIERRA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEKfor games played on December 28, the NFL announced today.
Carter recorded four tackles and two interceptions, one returned 32 yards for a touchdown, in the Steelers' 31 - 0 win over the Cleveland Browns.
Carter was selected from among five finalists by voters on NFL.com/gmc. The other finalists weredefensive endCHRIS CLEMONS of the Philadelphia Eagles, cornerbackANDRÉ GOODMAN of the Miami Dolphins, defensive endJARVIS GREEN of the New England Patriots and safetyED REED of the Baltimore Ravens.
After the regular season, five players will be nominated for GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Year honors. Fans can vote for the winner on NFL.com/gmc throughout the month of January.
*2008 GMC SIERRA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
|*Wk 1||LB LaMarr Woodley, PIT|
|Wk 2||SS Troy Polamalu, PIT|
|Wk 3||LB Joey Porter, MIA|
|Wk 4||DT Albert Haynesworth, TEN|
|Wk 5||CB Antoine Winfield, MIN|
|Wk 6||DE Juqua Parker, PHI|
|Wk 7||LB LaMarr Woodley, PIT|
|Wk 8||DT Shaun Rogers, CLE|
|Wk 9||DE Justin Tuck, NYG|
|Wk 10||LB Ray Lewis, BAL|
|Wk 11||LB James Harrison, PIT|
|Wk 12||S Ed Reed, BAL|
|Wk 13||LB James Harrison, PIT|
|Wk 14||CB Deshea Townsend, PIT|
|Wk 15||LB DeMarcus Ware, DAL|
|Wk 16||DE Jason Jones, TEN|
|Wk 17||S Tyrone Carter, PIT|