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Eli Manning nominated for FedEx "Air" Award

Against a defense that hadn't allowed a touchdown in three weeks and pitched back-to-back shutouts in Weeks 13 and 14, the New York Giants put up a season-high 514 yards of offense in last Sunday's 37-27 victory over the St. Louis Rams.

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Leading the way was Eli Manning, whose 148.8 passer rating was the best for a full game in his 177 career starts, including the postseason.

And in recognition of his performance, Manning has been nominated for the FedEx "Air" NFL Player of the Week, along with fellow quarterbacks Ryan Tannehill of the Dolphins and Philip Rivers of the Chargers.
Cast your vote now, and when the winners are announced, FedEx will make a $2,000 donation in the winning player's name to the American Red Cross.

FEDEX AIR -- QUARTERBACK NOMINEES

Eli Manning, New York Giants

Manning threw for 391 yards and three touchdowns for a 148.8 passer rating in the Giants' 37-27 win against the St. Louis Rams.

Ryan Tannehill, Miami Dolphins

Check out photos of Eli Manning vs. the Rams

Tannehill threw for 396 yards for a 118.8 passer rating in the Dolphins' 37-35 win over the Minnesota Vikings.

Philip Rivers, San Diego Chargers

Rivers threw for 356 yards and four touchdowns in the Chargers' 38-35 overtime win over the San Francisco 49ers.

2014 Winners

Week 1 - Matt Ryan (Falcons)

Weeks 2 & 4 - Philip Rivers (Chargers)

Week 3 - Kirk Cousins (Redskins)

Weeks 5 & 7 - Peyton Manning (Broncos)

Week 6 - Joe Flacco (Ravens)

Weeks 8, 9, 14 & 15 - Ben Roethlisberger (Steelers)

Weeks 10 & 11 - Aaron Rodgers (Packers)

Week 12 - Tony Romo (Cowboys)

Week 13 - Ryan Fitzpatrick (Texans)

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