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Raiders Mario Edwards Jr nominated for Rookie of the Week

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Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

After leading the Raiders in tackles on Sunday and showing some of his tremendous athletic potential -- and being named Raiders Top Baller for his efforts -- Mario Edwards Jr has been nominated for Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week.

Here are all the nominees:

Jeremy Langford, Chicago Bears
Langford recorded 182 total yards (109 receiving, 73 rushing) and two touchdowns (one rushing, one receiving) in the Bears' 37-13 win over the St. Louis Rams.

Matt Jones, Washington Redskins
Jones compiled 187 total yards (131 receiving, 56 rushing), including a 78-yard receiving touchdown in the Redskins' 47-14 win over the New Orleans Saints.

Mario Edwards, Jr., Oakland Raiders
Edwards had 11 tackles and a sack against the Minnesota Vikings.

Malcom Brown, New England Patriots
Brown recorded seven tackles and a sack in the Patriots' 27-26 win over the New York Giants.

Marcus Peters, Kansas City Chiefs
Peters recorded an interception, two tackles and two passes defensed in the Chiefs' 29-13 win over the Denver Broncos.

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