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Josh Wilson Named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Per Farnsworth, beating out Jason Jones, Ed Reed, Leon Hall, and Jason Taylor. Wilson's performance against the Jets was a great bright spot in a tough season peppered with legit concerns about Seattle's secondary.

"I see you, Maryland!"

A closer look at the finalists (from the NFL's media site):

 

Cincinnati’s LEON HALL made two tackles and three interceptions returning them for a combined 87 yards, including a 50-yard touchdown return in the Bengals’ 14-0 win against the Cleveland Browns. 

 

Tennessee’s JASON JONES had 3.5 sacks, forced three fumbles and recorded five tackles in the Titans’ 31-14 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.

 

Baltimore’s ED REED notched two interceptions and added a tackle in the Ravens’ 33-24 win over the Dallas Cowboys on NFL Network’s Saturday Night Football.

 

Washington’s JASON TAYLOR had two sacks and caused a forced fumble that set-up the Redskins’ only touchdown in their 10-3 win over the Philadelphia Eagles.

 

Seattle’s JOSH WILSON contributed five tackles including a sack and three defensed passes including two interceptions to Seattle’s defensive effort as the Seahawks defeated the New York Jets 13-3.