Vote For Mario Williams as NFL Rookie of the Week
Fans To Vote For Winner On NFL.com and Via Sprint Wireless Service
Wide receiver MARQUES COLSTON of the New Orleans Saints, running back LAURENCE MARONEY of the New England Patriots, cornerback RICHARD MARSHALL of the Carolina Panthers, running back JERIOUS NORWOOD of the Atlanta Falcons and defensive end MARIO WILLIAMS of the Houston Texans are the finalists for DIET PEPSI NFL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK honors for games played on October 1-2, the NFL announced today.
In addition, for the second year, NFL fans may cast their votes for the DIET PEPSI NFL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK using phones with Sprint wireless service - an opportunity available only to Sprint customers. This fast, convenient voting method involves texting the word PEPSI to short code 7777. Sprint customers will then receive an interactive text message that links fans to the ballot with the five finalists each week. Data and text messaging rates may apply.
After the regular season, five players will be nominated for Diet Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year honors. Fans can vote for the winner on NFL.com and via Sprint wireless service throughout the month of January. The winner will be announced at a press conference at Super Bowl XLI in
A closer look at one of the finalists, Mario Williams:
· Houston’s Mario Williams recorded two tackles and 1.5 sacks in the Texans’ 17-15 victory over the Miami Dolphins. Williams registered his first NFL sack early in the fourth quarter with