Packers QB Jordan Love named NFC Offensive Player of the Week for Week 17

Green Bay Packers quarterback Jordan Love was named the NFC’s Offensive Player of the Week after producing four total touchdowns in a 33-10 win over the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium in Week 17.

Love is the first Packers player to be named Offensive Player of the Week since Aaron Rodgers in Week 15 of the 2021 season.

Against the Vikings, Love completed 24 of 33 passes for 256 yards, three touchdown passes and zero interceptions. He also had a 2-yard rushing touchdown.

Love’s three touchdown passes tied for the NFC lead in Week 17. His 125.3 passer rating and four total touchdowns led all NFC quarterbacks.

Love threw a pair of touchdown passes to Jayden Reed in the first half, and his 9-yard touchdown pass to Bo Melton gave the Packers a 30-3 lead in the third quarter.

The award is the first of Love’s career. He has 30 passing touchdowns and 34 total touchdowns through 16 games this season, his first as a starter in Green Bay.

In the season finale, Love will face Chicago Bears cornerback Tyrique Stevenson, the NFC’s Defensive Player of the Week for Week 17. He had two interceptions and two other pass breakups in the Bears’ win over the Atlanta Falcons.

The last Packers player to win any player of the week award was Keisean Nixon (special teams) in Week 17 of last season. He earned the award after returning a kickoff 105 yards for a touchdown during the Packers’ 41-17 win over the Vikings.

Story originally appeared on Packers Wire