Bengals' Joe Mixon nominated for Player of the Week award

Joe Mixon nominated for Player of the Week after Steelers win
Posted at 1:46 PM, Nov 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-29 20:29:45-05

NEW YORK — Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon was nominated for the FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week award after the Bengals' 41-10 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday.

Mixon had 28 carries for 165 yards and two touchdowns in Cincinnati's win, which moved the Bengals ahead of the Steelers for second place in the AFC North, a game behind the Baltimore Ravens.

Also nominated were Tampa Bay's Leonard Fournette, who rushed 17 times for 100 yards and three touchdowns in a win over the Indianapolis, and San Francisco's Elijah Mitchell, who rushed 27 times for 133 yards and one touchdown in a win over Minnesota.

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