Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers was named NFC Offensive Player of the Month and Houston Texans RB Arian Foster was named AFC Offensive Players of the Month by the NFL, according to tweets from their respective team’s accounts.
This is Rodgers’ second NFC Offensive Player of the Month honor this season. If Rodgers is able to win the two remaining this season, he will become the first player to sweep the award in league history. Rodgers’ strong start under center has led the Packers to a 7-0 start. In October, Rodgers threw for 12 touchdown passes and a personal best in any month 1,455. Rodgers also led the league with a 129.4 passer rating.
Texans running back Foster had four touchdowns and 1,455 yards -- 529 rushing -- in the month of October. The 25-year-old out of Tennessee was Clutch for the Texans’ in the team’s win over the Titans, in which he scored three touchdowns and rushed for over 100 yards for the third time this season.