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Brees nominated for the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week

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METAIRIE, LA (WAFB) -

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees has been nominated for the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week after a 23-17 victory over the Atlanta Falcons.

Brees was 26 of 35 passing for 357 yards. He threw two touchdowns and one interception.

Also nominated for this week's award are Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

Manning threw for 462 yards and tied an NFL record with seven touchdowns in a 49-27 win against the Baltimore Ravens.

In a 34-28 victory over the Green Bay Packers, Kaepernick threw two touchdowns and finished the game with 412 passing yards.

Click here to cast your vote for this week's FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week.

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