Merriman, Brees up for weekly honors

San Diego Chargers quarterback Drew Brees and rookie linebacker Shawne Merriman are up for FedEx Air Player of the Week and Diet Pepsi Rookie of the Week honors, respectively.

Shawne Merriman recorded four tackles and two sacks in the Chargers' 48-10 victory over the Buffalo Bills. Merriman recorded sacks of minus-4 and minus-8 yards and now leads the team with seven sacks this season. He ranks sixth on the team with 32 tackles.

Drew Brees completed 28-of-33 for 339 yards and four touchdowns in Sunday's win and his passer rating for the season is 100.0. He has led San Diego to three straight wins.

You can vote for both by visiting NFL.com


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