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Blake Gillikin named NFC special teams player of the month

The Saints went 3-1 in the month of October and their strength on special teams was one reason why. Punter Blake Gillikin has been named special teams player of the month for his performances in the four games. Gillikin averaged 46.9 yards on his 17 punts in the month, with a 45.5-yard net average. He […]

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Nick Bolton named defensive rookie of the month

Kansas City’s defense has struggled as a unit, currently ranking 25th in points allowed and 29th in yards allowed. But the defense has still featured some decent individual performances. The Chiefs were 3-2 in October and linebacker Nick Bolton has been named defensive rookie of the month. Bolton, a second-round pick out of Mizzou, recorded […]

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Najee Harris named October’s top offensive rookie

The Steelers made Najee Harris the first running back off the board in this year’s draft and his play in October illustrated why they wanted to add him to their offense. Harris ran 88 times for 356 yards and three touchdowns to help the Steelers go 3-1 in their four October games. Harris also caught […]

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Kevin Byard tabbed as AFC defensive player of the month

The Titans are riding a four-game winning streak into Week Nine and safety Kevin Byard has been in the thick of the action during that run. Byard has interceptions in three of the last four games, including one in overtime against the Colts last Sunday that set up Randy Bullock‘s game-winning field goal. He also […]

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Cooper Kupp named NFC offensive player of the month

Cooper Kupp is putting up numbers like no receiver has since Jerry Rice in the 1990 season. Now he’s been named the NFC’s offensive player of the month for a second consecutive time. Just like he did in September, Kupp earned the honor after an outstanding October. In five games, Kupp caught 38 passes for […]

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Jonathan Taylor is the AFC offensive player of the month

The Colts went 3-2 in October and running back Jonathan Taylor had a big hand in helping them get on track after an 0-3 start to the season. Taylor ran 79 times for 478 yards and six touchdowns over those five games and now has 649 rushing yards on the season. He also had 13 […]