WR Jacoby Ford earned four different awards for his performance on the field. *Photo by Tony Gonzales.
Five different Raiders earned accolades for their performances during the 2010 season. QB Jason Campbell, WR Jacoby Ford, S Michael Huff, RB Darren McFadden, and LB Kamerion Wimbley had standout moments and were recognized by both the NFL and the fans for their accomplishments.
Never Say Never Moment of the Week – Week 5
QB Jason Campbell came off the bench in Week 5 against the San Diego Chargers to spark a 35-27 comeback victory. Campbell led two long touchdown drives, including the game-winning drive with less than four minutes play. He completed 13 of 18 passes for 159 yards and a touchdown, helping the Raiders to their first win over the Chargers since 2003.
AFC Defensive Player of the Week – Week 5
FS Michael Huff was named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in the Raiders 35-27 win over San Diego. His sack and forced fumble against Chargers QB Philip Rivers led to SS Tyvon Branch's 64-yard return for a touchdown. Huff also recorded 11 total tackles, nine solo, against the Chargers.
AFC Offensive Player of the Week & FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week – Week 7
RB Darren McFadden was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week after his Week 7 performance in Denver. McFadden scored four touchdowns and had 196 all-purpose yards. His four touchdowns tied a franchise single-game record. The Raiders scored a franchise-high 59 points. McFadden was also voted the FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week in Week 7. McFadden rushed 16 times for 165 yards and three touchdowns and caught two passes for 31 yards and a touchdown.
FedEx Air Player of the Week – Week 8
QB Jason Campbell was voted the FedEx Air NFL Player of the Week for his performance in the Raiders 33-3 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in Week 8. Campbell completed 15 of 27 passes for 310 yards and two touchdowns.
AFC Special Teams Player of the Week and Pepsi Rookie of the Week – Week 9
WR Jacoby Ford was named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week and was voted the Pepsi Rookie of the Week for his performance in the Raiders 23-20 overtime victory against the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 9. Ford made a number of key plays during the game, helping the Raiders beat the Chiefs. Ford returned the second half kickoff 94 yards for a touchdown. He finished with four kickoff returns for 156 yards. Ford also caught six passes for 148 yards, helping set up the game-tying and the game-winning field goals. Ford became only the second player in NFL history to have at least 140 receiving yards and 150 kick return yards in a game.
AFC Special Teams Player of the Month – November
WR Jacoby Ford was named the AFC Special Teams Player of the Month for November. During the month of November, Ford totaled 439 yards with a 29.3-yard average on 15 kickoff returns and two touchdowns; 283 yards receiving with a 23.6-yard average (on 12 catches) and one touchdown and rushed for 13 yards. Ford returned two kickoffs for touchdowns in the month of November. He returned a kickoff 94 yards in the overtime victory against the Chiefs and had a 47-yard reception to set up the game-winning field goal in overtime. He also ran a kickoff 101-yards for a touchdown against Miami, the third-longest kickoff return in Raiders history. Ford also totaled 108 receiving yards on four catches with a 52-yard scoring catch.
Voted FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week – Week 14
RB Darren McFadden was voted FedEx Ground NFL Player of the Week a second time for the Week 14 match up with the Jacksonville Jaguars. McFadden had 16 carries for 123 yards and two touchdowns as well as one 67-yard receiving touchdown.
AFC Special Teams Player of the Week – Week 16
Ford was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week a second time for his performance during the Raiders Week 16 match up with the Indianapolis Colts. Ford returned the opening kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown. He returned five kickoffs for 188 yards against the Colts. The kickoff return for a touchdown was his third of the season, setting a new Raiders single-season franchise record. His 101-yarder against Miami is the third longest, and the 99-yarder is the fourth longest in Raiders history.
AFC Defensive Player of the Week – Week 17
LB Kamerion Wimbley was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week after the Raiders 31-10 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 17. Wimbley registered three sacks and seven tackles. Wimbley led the Raiders in sacks during the 2010 season with nine, the most since he logged 11 as a rookie with Cleveland in 2006. He has 35 sacks so far in his five-year NFL career.