Eagles CB Darius Slay named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.
·1 min read
In this article:
  • Oops!
    Something went wrong.
    Please try again later.

Darius Slay’s impressive 2021 NFL season continued on Wednesday with another honor after the NFL announced that the Eagles star has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts in Sunday’s 30-13 win over the Denver Broncos.

It is the fourth time that Slay has earned the honor and he’s the first Eagle to earn Defensive Player of the Week honors since defensive tackle Fletcher Cox in the final week of the 2018 regular season against Washington.

T.J. Edwards won Special Teams Player of the Week accolades earlier this season in the win over Carolina.

In the third quarter of Philadelphia’s Week 10 win, Denver running back Melvin Gordon had the ball ripped out by linebacker Davion Taylor.

Slay picked up the ball and weaved his way through traffic for his second fumble return touchdown of the season.

The score put Philadelphia up 14.

List

10 players from PFF's top-50 free agents list the Eagles should target

Related

Eagles QB Jalen Hurts is growing into a star right before our very eyes