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Saints Mark Ingram, Brandin Cooks Nominated For NFL Weekly Awards


After a big 44-23 home win against the Green Bay Packers you knew this was coming. Saints dominated in all phases of the game but two offensive player really stood out on Sunday Night.

Both running back Mark Ingram and rookie wide receiver Brandin Cooks had carrer days against a confused Packers’ defense. Ingram ran for 172 yards on 24 touches, averaging more than 7 yards per carry. He scored a touchdown on the ground and added one reception for 3 yards. Click the link featured below to vote for Ingram, who is challanged by fellow backs Arian Foster and Demarco Murray for the “FedEx Ground Player of the Week” award.

While Rodgers stealed Brees’ spot for the “Air Player of the Week” despite his two interceptions, rookie wide receiver Brandin Cooks is running for the “Pepsi Rookie of the Week” award. Cooks finished with 6 receptions for 94 yards and one rushing attempt for 4 yards. He scored a touchdown on his lone rushing attempt and another on a deep bomb by Brees. Click on the link below and vote for Brandin too!

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