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Lions Matthew Stafford, Kevin Smith nominated for NFL weekly honors

For the third time this season Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford has been nominated for the NFL’s Air player of the week. In the 49-35 comeback win over the Panthers on Sunday he connected on 77.8 percent of his passes for 335 yards, five touchdowns and two interceptions.

Also nominated are Miami’s Matt Moore and Dallas’ Tony Romo.

In just his second game of the season, Lions running back Kevin Smith was nominated for Ground player of the week. He tallied 140 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries in the Lions’ 49-35 victory over the Carolina Panthers.

His yardage total and 8.8 yards per carry were the highest of any back on the weekend.

Also nominated are Cleveland’s Chris Ogbonnaya and Baltimore’s Ray Rice.

To vote go to

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