ATLANTA - SEPTEMBER 19: Jason Snelling #44 of the Atlanta Falcons trotts off the field after their 41-7 win over the Arizona Cardinals at Georgia Dome on September 19 2010 in Atlanta Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Week 2 NFL Players Of The Week: Andre Johnson, Jason Snelling Are Winners

The NFL has announced the Week 2 players of the week.

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Week 2 NFL Players Of The Week: Andre Johnson, James Harrison And Mike Nugent In The AFC

The Week 2 NFL players of the week for the AFC have come in. The list includes one of the best receivers in the NFL, a former defensive player of the year and a kicker who was responsible for all of his team's points in a victory.

Offense: Texans WR Andre Johnson

Matt Schaub threw for 497 yards and 158 of those went to Johnson on 12 catches. That helped propel the Texans to a 30-27 victory over the Redskins.

Read more about Johnson at Battle Red Blog.

Defense: Steelers LB James Harrison

Harrison dominated the Steelers win over the Titans. He had 10 tackles, two sacks, two forced fumbles and a recovered fumble.

Read more about Harrison at Behind The Steel Curtain.

Special Teams: Bengals K Mike Nugent

This was a no-brainer for Nugent. He scored all the Bengals points in a 15-10 victory over the Ravens. Those five field goals are a career high for him.

Read more on Nugent at Cincy Jungle.


Week 2 NFL Players Of The Week: Jason Snelling, Clay Matthews And Garrett Hartley In The NFC

The Week 2 NFL player of the week awards for the NFC have come in. The list includes a backup running back, the NFL's sack-leader and a Super Bowl-winning kicker.

Offense: Falcons RB Jason Snelling

Snelling won't have an opportunity to win this award very often. He came into the game after starter Michael Turner went down with an injury. The results were impressive: 129 yards rushing, 57 yards receiving and three total touchdowns. This comes after accumulating just seven total yards in week one.

Read more on Snelling at The Falcoholic.

Defense: Packers LB Clay Matthews

Matthews' three-sack performances are becoming the norm. On Sunday against the Bills for the second straight game he got to the quarterback three times bringing hit total to a NFL-leading six sacks.

Read more on Matthews at Acme Packing Company.

Special Teams: Saints K Garrett Hartley

Harley accounted for 11 of the Saints 25 points in their Week 2 victory against the 49ers on Monday Night Football. He had a pair of extra points three field goals including the game-winner as time expired.

Read more on Hartley at Canal Street Chronicles.

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