Townsend voted defensive player of the week

PITTSBURGH STEELERS CB DESHEA TOWNSEND VOTED
WEEK 14 GMC SIERRA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK


 
*Winner Selected By Fan Vote on NFL.com


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Cornerback
DESHEA TOWNSENDof the Pittsburgh Steelers is theGMC SIERRA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEKfor games played on December 4 – 8, the NFL announced today.
 
Townsend made three tackles and returned an interception 25 yards for the game-winning touchdown with 1:40 left in the game in the Steelers' 20-13 victory over the Dallas Cowboys.
 
Townsendwas selected from among five finalists by voters on NFL.com/gmc.  The other finalists were linebacker
GERALD HAYESof the Arizona Cardinals, safetyDANIEAL MANNINGof the Chicago Bears, linebackerSHAUN PHILLIPSof the San Diego Chargers 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

 
 

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