Rodgers, Willis highlight NFC weekly winners
New York, NY (Sports Network) - Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis and St. Louis Rams kicker Greg Zuerlein were named NFC Players of the Week for Week 4.
Rodgers completed 31-of-41 passes for 319 yards, four touchdowns and one interception as the Packers squeaked past the New Orleans Saints, 28-27.
The Green Bay offense amassed a season-high 421 yards of offense and 30 first downs, the most in a game by the Packers since November 12, 1989. Green Bay is 8-0 when Rodgers throws at least four touchdown passes.
Willis recorded a team-high 10 tackles, an interception and two passes defensed in the 49ers' 34-0 victory over the New York Jets. Six of Willis' 10 tackles came within three yards of the line of scrimmage.
Zuerlein, a rookie out of Western Missouri State, set the Rams franchise record with a 60-yard field goal in the team's 19-13 win over the Seattle Seahawks. He also kicked field goals from 58, 48 and 24 yards out. He is a perfect 12-for-12 in field goal attempts in his young NFL career.
10/03 14:43:27 ET