By Susan Lulgjuraj | Beckett Football Editor
Veterans of the Week
Vernon Davis, TE, San Francisco 49ers (View full checklist here)
The veteran tight end put on a show in a 32-20 win over the Arizona Cardinals. He had 180 yards and two touchdowns on eight receptions.
Cam Newton, QB, Carolina Panthers (checklist)
Newton bounced back an awful game against the Cardinals two Sundays ago to complete 20-for-26 passes for 242 yards and three touchdowns in a 35-10 win over Minnesota.
Nick Foles, QB, Philadelphia Eagles (checklist)
Foles has shown that he can be a No. 1 quarterback so far. In a 31-20 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Foles completed 22-of-31 passes for 296 yards and three touchdowns.
Rookies of the Week
Eddie Lacy, RB, Green Bay Packers (checklist)
The rookie running back ran for 120 yards on 23 carries in a 19-17 win over the Ravens.
Joseph Fauria, TE, Detroit Lions (checklist)
Detroit’s tight end didn’t have a lot of yards (34), but he made them count scoring three times against the Cleveland Browns.
Honorable mentions: Jordan Cameron, TE, Cleveland Browns (64 yards); Kiko Alonso, LB, Buffalo Bills (22 tackles)
Breakout Player of the Week
Riley Cooper, WR, Philadelphia Eagles (checklist)
Cooper made headlines for the wrong reasons this summer, but he’s looking to get back in there for his play. He had four catches for 120 yards and a touchdown – his first 100-yard game of his career.