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Mason Foster nominated for NFL Rookie of the Week

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After an impressive performance Sunday at Minnesota, Bucs middle linebacker Mason Foster is among five nominees for NFL Rookie of the Week.

Foster, who recorded 10 tackles, a forced fumble and his first NFL sack, played a key role in the Bucs' defensive resurgence in the second half of the win over the Vikings.

He's the only defensive nominee among this week's five candidates. The others are: Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, Raiders receiver Denarius Moore, Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton and Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas.

You can vote at www.nfl.com/voting/rookies.

[Last modified: Tuesday, September 20, 2011 12:11pm]

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