Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, Carolina Panthers linebacker Jon Beason and Tampa Bay Buccaneers return man Michael Spurlock were named the NFC players of the week.
Cutler had one of his best games in a Bears uniform on Monday night against the Vikings, completing 20 of 35 passes for 273 yards. His four touchdown passes included the game-winner in overtime.
Beason had nine total tackles, a sack and a forced fumble and also knocked down a pass as the Panthers dominated the Giants.
Spurlock returned a punt 77 yards for a touchdown to bring the Bucs to a 17-17 tie with the Saints in the fourth quarter on Sunday. Tampa Bay went on to win the game in overtime.