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TE Evan Engram nominated for Rookie of the Week


*Tight end Evan Engram has been nominated for Pepsi Rookie of the Week for his performance in Week 9: *

Evan Engram is not only one of the most productive rookies in the league, he's also emerging as a top tight end.

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The Giants' first-round draft choice has been nominated for Pepsi Rookie of the Week after catching four passes for 70 yards and a touchdown this past Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams. Fans can vote for him at through Friday at 3 p.m., and the winner will be announced later that day on NFL Total Access on NFL Network and on

Engram, the 23rd overall pick out of Ole Miss, is tied for first among all NFL rookies – regardless of position -- in touchdown catches (four) and ranks second in receiving yards (412) and third in receptions (34). Among all tight ends, including veterans, he is tied for fourth in touchdowns, seventh in yards, tied for eighth in receptions, and tied for fifth in first downs gained with 23.

After the regular season, five players will be nominated for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year honors. This is the 15th year that Pepsi is presenting the NFL Rookie of the Week and NFL Rookie of the Year awards.

Here are the Pepsi Rookie of the Week nominees:

Evan Engram, New York Giants
Engram recorded four receptions for 70 yards and a touchdown in the Giants' loss to the Los Angeles Rams.

Alvin Kamara, New Orleans Saints
Kamara had 152 yards from scrimmage and two touchdowns in the Saints' 30-10 win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Corey Clement, Philadelphia Eagles
Clement rushed for 51 yards and two touchdowns on 12 carries while adding a 15-yard touchdown reception in the Eagles' 51-23 win over the Denver Broncos.

Christian McCaffrey, Carolina Panthers
McCaffrey rushed for 66 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries while adding five receptions for 28 yards in the Panthers' 20-17 win over the Atlanta Falcons.

Adoree' Jackson, Tennessee Titans
Jackson recorded eight tackles, one pass break-up and also rushed for 20 yards on one carry in the Titans' 23-20 win over the Baltimore Ravens.

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