New York, NY (Sports Network) - Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, St.
Louis Rams cornerback Janoris Jenkins and Seattle Seahawks kick returner/punt
returner Leon Washington were recognized as the NFC's top Week 12 performers.
Newton completed 18-of-28 passes for 306 yards with two touchdowns for
a 125 passer rating in Carolina's 30-22 win at Philadelphia to earn the
offensive award. He also rushed for a team-best 52 yards and two touchdowns.
Jenkins received defensive honors by returning two interceptions for
touchdowns in the Rams' 31-17 win at Arizona. He is the first player in
franchise history to return two interceptions for a touchdown in a regular
Washington returned a kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown in the Seahawks' 24-21
loss at Miami to take home the special teams award. It marked Washington's
eighth career kickoff return for a touchdown, tying him with Josh Cribbs for
the most in NFL history.
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