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Fire Haley
12-11-2008, 06:51 PM
Townsend voted GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Week
NFL.com

Cornerback Deshea Townsend of the Pittsburgh Steelers is the GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Week for games played on Dec. 4-8.

Townsend was selected from among five finalists by voters on NFL.com/gmc. The other finalists were linebacker Gerald Hayes of the Arizona Cardinals, safety Danieal Manning of the Chicago Bears, linebacker Shaun Phillips of the San Diego Chargers and safety Ed Reed of the Baltimore Ravens.


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That should mess with the Ratbird fans - he beat out Ed Reed.

stillers4me
12-11-2008, 06:51 PM
Yeeehaaww!

GutterflowerSteel
12-11-2008, 06:57 PM
[B]That should mess with the Ratbird fans - he beat out Ed Reed.

It wasn't even close - the last time I looked, Deshea was at 62% while Reed was 28% :tt02:

CONGRATULATIONS, DESHEA!!

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The Steelers win every week that they're nominated :tt02:

NJarhead
12-11-2008, 06:57 PM
Wow. At this point don't we need to count how many weeks we DIDN'T have a player at least in the mix? :applaudit: Good stuff...., and well deserved.

Crow-Magnon
12-11-2008, 06:59 PM
Townsend voted GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Week
NFL.com

Cornerback Deshea Townsend of the Pittsburgh Steelers is the GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Week for games played on Dec. 4-8.

Townsend was selected from among five finalists by voters on NFL.com/gmc. The other finalists were linebacker Gerald Hayes of the Arizona Cardinals, safety Danieal Manning of the Chicago Bears, linebacker Shaun Phillips of the San Diego Chargers and safety Ed Reed of the Baltimore Ravens.


http://www.nfl.com/partner?partnerType=players-defense

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That should mess with the Ratbird fans - he beat out Ed Reed.

Both were deserving.

Look at these stats from the past five weeks. Wow!


Week 10: Ray Lewis, Baltimore Ravens
Week 11: James Harrison, Pittsburgh Steelers
Week 12: Ed Reed, Baltimore Ravens
Week 13: James Harrison, Pittsburgh Steelers
Week 14: Deshea Townsend, Pittsburgh Steelers

GutterflowerSteel
12-11-2008, 07:01 PM
Both were deserving.

Look at these stats from the past five weeks. Wow!


Week 10: Ray Lewis, Baltimore Ravens
Week 11: James Harrison, Pittsburgh Steelers
Week 12: Ed Reed, Baltimore Ravens
Week 13: James Harrison, Pittsburgh Steelers
Week 14: Deshea Townsend, Pittsburgh Steelers
AFC NORTH!! :drink:

markymarc
12-12-2008, 07:17 AM
This is a very pleasant surprise. I really thought Ed Reed would easily win this week. Congrats to Deshea. Now let's go out and get another defensive player of the week following Sunday's game.