Derrick Henry Candidate for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week


Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey, Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry, Chicago Bears running back Jordan Howard and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescottare the nominees for the PEPSI NFL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK for Week 15, the NFL announced today. 

Henry rushed for 58 yards on nine carries and scored both of the team's touchdowns, setting a new career high for touchdowns in a game.  In the second quarter, he scored on a four-yard run, and in the fourth quarter, he crossed the goal line on a one-yard run.  It gave the second-round pick four career touchdowns.

Fans can vote for one of these five players on through Friday at 3 PM ET to determine the PEPSI NFL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK. The PEPSI NFL ROOKIE OF THE WEEKwill be announced Friday on NFL Total Access on NFL Network and on

After the regular season, five players will be nominated for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year honors. Fans can vote for the winner on throughout the month of January. 

This is Pepsi's 15th year as the official soft drink sponsor of the NFL and the 14th year that Pepsi will present the NFL Rookie of the Week and NFL Rookie of the Year awards.

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