Among the Packers who have stepped into starting roles due to this year's avalanche of injuries are key rookies. Green Bay fans aren't the only ones taking notice. Rookie running back Tony fisher is among nominees for the
Fisher, running back William Green
of the Cleveland
Browns, tight end Doug Jolley
of the Oakland
Raiders, running back Clinton Portis
of the Denver
Broncos and tight end Jeremy Shockey
of the New York Giants are the finalists for Pepsi NFL Rookie Of The Week honors for games played on December 8-9, the NFL announced Tuesday.
Fans can vote for one of these five players on NFL.com from Tuesday morning through Wednesday afternoon to determine the Pepsi NFL Rookie Of The Week. The Pepsi NFL Rookie Of The Week will be announced Thursday on NFL.com. It is the first weekly NFL honor to be selected solely by NFL fans.
Fisher rushed for a career-high 96 yards and scored the game-wining touchdown in the Packers' 26-22 win over Minnesota. Fisher scored the game-winning touchdown on a 14-yard run with 1:06 remaining in the game, and also caught five passes for 19 yards.