A week after being named the FedEx NFL Air Player of the Week, Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman has taken home another award. Freeman was named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week for Week 17.
Freeman won the award for leading the Buccaneers to a 23-13 victory in New Orleans over the defending Super Bowl Champions. Freeman completed 21-of-26 passes for 255 yards with two touchdowns and zero interceptions, while compiling a QB rating of 133.2. He extended his franchise record mark of most consecutive games with a touchdown pass to 13.
This is the second time this season that Freeman has been named the Offensive Player of the Week, and he is only the second Buccaneer to accomplish that feat (Brad Johnson, 2002). He previously won the award back in Week 5 for his performance against the Cincinnati Bengals.
With Freeman winning the award, this marks the 17th time a Buccaneers player has been named Offensive Player of the Week.
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