NEW YORK, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is the AFC Offensive Player of the Week for the first time this season and the fifth time in his career.
The six-year veteran from Miami-Ohio passed for a franchise-record 503 yards with three touchdowns, including a game-ending 19-yard touchdown pass to rookie wide receiver Mike Wallace in the Steelers' 37-36 victory over Green Bay.
He was joined in the AFC by Baltimore cornerback Dominique Foxworth (Defense) and Cleveland kick returner Joshua Cribbs (Special Teams).
Foxworth, from Maryland, made a career-high two interceptions with three tackles in the Ravens' 31-7 romp over the Chicago Bears.
Cribbs, in his fifth season, had two electrifying touchdowns on 100- and 103-yard kickoff returns in the Browns' 41-34 win at Kansas City.
The Kent State product is the ninth player in league history with two kick-return touchdowns in the same contest and holds the NFL record with eight in his career.