New York, NY (Sports Network) - Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice,
Cleveland Browns linebacker D'Qwell Jackson and Indianapolis' T.Y. Hilton have
been selected as the AFC's top players for Week 12 of the NFL season.
Rice picked up the offensive award after totaling 67 receiving yards and 97
yards on the ground as the Ravens rallied to beat San Diego in overtime. He
helped force overtime by taking a short pass and converting a 4th-and-29 late
in the fourth quarter. Six plays later, Justin Tucker nailed the game-tying
Jackson garnered the defensive honor after posted a team-high nine tackles,
one forced fumble and one fumble recovery in the Browns' 20-14 win over
Pittsburgh. He was part of a unit that registered eight takeaways.
The rookie Hilton was recognized as the top special teams performer after
returning a punt 75 yards for a touchdown in the Colts' 20-13 victory over
Buffalo. He also recorded an 8-yard touchdown reception in the game, becoming
the first player in Colts history to have a punt-return TD and touchdown
reception in the same game.
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