Defensive end Juqua Parker was one of five finalists nominated today for the GMC Sierra Defensive Player of the Week honors, while head coach Andy Reid was nominated for Motorola NFL Coach of the Week honors following their performances vs. the Steelers on Sunday.
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Parker had 2.5 sacks, five tackles (two of them for loss), a forced fumble, a pass batted down and four quarterback hits in the Eagles' 15-6 win.
Fans can vote here for the head coach whose game plan played the greatest role in his team's victory. You can vote now through noon (EST) on Friday to determine the Motorla NFL Coach of the Week.
Reid's offense posted 260 total yards while the Eagles defense held the Steelers to only 180 yards. Quarterback Donovan McNabb completed 24 of 35 passes for 196 yards and one touchdown and controlled the ball for over 32 minutes. The Eagles defense sacked Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger nine times, recorded a safety in the fourth quarter and shut out the Steelers during the entire second half. The Eagles even made a mark on special teams with strategically placed punts from Sav Rocca who three times in the fourth quarter forced the Steelers to fight an Eagles defense from challenging field positions.