Chargers CB Casey Hayward named AFC Defensive Player of the Week

Chargers cornerback Casey Hayward has been named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in the 16-13 win over the Bengals. Hayward led the team in tackles (12) while adding two passes defended, and was covering wide receiver A.J. Green in the end zone late in the fourth quarter when a touchdown was wiped out due to OPI. This marks the first time that Hayward has earned this honor during his nine years in the league