Last month, Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor told Erik Kuselias of Pro Football Talk that the weekly award winners in the NFL get a sheet of paper.
This week, one of Taylor’s teammates will get that sheet of paper declaring him to be the AFC special-teams player of the week for Week 13 of the 2012 NFL season.
Veteran kicker Shaun Suisham has won the weekly award for the third time in his career. He secured the honor after a Week Five win over the Eagles, and he previously won it in November 2007, when he was named the NFC’s special-teams player of the week with the Redskins. On Sunday, Suisham made three field goals in an unlikely road win over the Ravens, including a game-winning 42-yarder to that secured the victory.
For the year, Suisham has made 24 of 25 field goals, including his last 13.