Mariota up for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week


Tennessee Titans QB Marcus Mariota, Philadelphia Eagles LB Jordan Hicks, Buffalo Bills RB Karlos Williams, Oakland Raiders WR Amari Cooperand Chicago Bears RB Jeremy Langford are the nominees for the PEPSI NFL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK for Week 9, the NFL announced today.

— Click HERE to vote for Marcus Mariota!


• Mariota completed 28 of 39 passes (71.8 percent) for 371 yards and four touchdowns for a 135.7 passer rating in the Titans' 34-28 overtime win over the New Orleans Saints.

• Hicks recorded six tackles and had a 67-yard interception-return touchdown in the Eagles' 33-27 overtime win over the Dallas Cowboys.

• Williams rushed for 110 yards and two touchdowns in the Bills' 33-17 win over the Miami Dolphins.

• Cooper caught seven passes for 88 yards and a touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

•Langford rushed for 72 yards and a touchdown, had 70 yards receiving and also scored on a two-point conversion try in the Bears' 22-19 win over the San Diego Chargers.

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. The Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year will be announced at the "5th Annual NFL Honors" awards show in San Francisco on CBS on Saturday, Feb. 6, the night before Super Bowl 50.

This is Pepsi's 14th year as the official soft drink sponsor of the NFL and the 13th year that Pepsi will present the NFL Rookie of the Week and NFL Rookie of the Year awards.


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