Cam Newton Nominated For Fed-Ex Air Player Of The Week

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The NFL announced today that Panthers Cam Newton is a finalist for this week’s FedEx Air Player of the Week award

Carolina Panthers' Cam Newton (1) celebrates after a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons in the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)
Newton was nominated for his outstanding performance against the New York Giants, where he threw for 340 yards and five touchdowns for a 116.9 passer rating and rushed for 100 yards in the Panthers’ 38-35 victory.

The other Air Nominees are Washington Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins and Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.

This is Newton’s third nomination of the season.