Beast Mode is up for his first weekly award as a member of the Raiders. His performance in Miami in which he ran 14 times for 57 yards and 2 touchdowns has him nominated for Castrol EDGE Clutch Player of the Week.
His first touchdown came from 22 yards out to put the Raiders up 20-9 in the third quarter. The Dolphins scored on the following possession to pull to 20-16. Late in the 4th quarter, Marshawn took the handoff from the 3-yard-line, cut from right guard to left guard and took it in for the score to put the Raiders up 27-16. They would hold on for the 27-24 victory.
Others nominated include:
Josh Doctson, Washington
Doctson caught a 38-yard pass from Kirk Cousins with 1:16 on the clock to put the Redskins in a first-and-goal situation. It ultimately helped the Redskins pull off a 17-14 victory over the Seattle Seahawks.
Robert Woods, LA Rams
Woods recorded four receptions for 70 yards and two touchdowns in the Rams' 51-17 win over the New York Giants. He also had a 52-yard touchdown reception.
Carson Wentz, Philadelphia Eagles
Wentz completed 15 passes for 199 yards and four touchdowns in the Eagles' 51-23 win over the Denver Broncos.
Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys
Prescott completed 21 passes for 249 yards and two touchdowns while adding a rushing touchdown in the Cowboys' 28-17 win over the Kansas City Chiefs.