After recording a career-best 3.5 sacks in last Thursday’s win over the 49ers, Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week.
The Seahawks sacked Colin Kaepernick six times in the game and held the 49ers to 142 total yards.
Bennett is up to 6.5 sacks on the season. He had 7 sacks last season.
This is Bennett’s first career player of the week award.