PITTSBURGH STEELERS CB DESHEA TOWNSEND VOTED
WEEK 14 GMC SIERRA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
*Winner Selected By Fan Vote on NFL.com
CornerbackDESHEA 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 linebackerGERALD 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
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|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|