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Pick Six: Players of the Week

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Byron Maxwell

Six secondary standouts from football’s week that was:

1. Byron Maxwell, CB, Dolphins (NFL): Outweighed by about 30 pounds and giving up three inches in height to the monster of a receiver that is Brandon Marshall, Maxwell already had a tall task ahead of him in Sunday’s game against the Jets.

It was made worse in the days leading up to the game, as Marshall dragged Maxwell into a one-sided war of words by complaining about Maxwell’s physical style of coverage and accusing Maxwell of constantly holding and grabbing.

Maxwell didn’t return fire in front of the media. He just went out and held Marshall to six catches for 45 yards in Miami’s 27-23 victory. Continue reading

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Pick Six: Players of the Week

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Six secondary standouts from football’s week that was:

Dwight Lowery, FS, Indianapolis Colts (NFL): One week after Paul Kruger and John Hughes of the Cleveland Browns gave Tennessee Titans rookie QB Marcus Mariota his official welcome to the NFL moment with a tandem sack that separated the kid from his helmet, a shoe, and the football, Lowery added to the initiation by providing Mariota’s first pro interception and his first pick-six. Those happened on one play in the second quarter. Later on, Lowery intercepted Mariota again to set up another Colts TD in an eventual 35-33 victory.

Charles Woodson, FS, Oakland Raiders (NFL): The 38-year-old sealed the Raiders’ 27-20 win in Cleveland — snapping the team’s 11-game road losing streak — with an interception on the Browns’ final drive in the final minute. Woodson also had six tackles and two pass breakups. His 61 career interceptions are the most among active NFL players, and he’s now had at least one pick in each of his 18 pro seasons. Continue reading

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