Found November 01, 2011 on Fox Sports Kansas City:
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The National Football League informed the Chiefs on Tuesday that LB Derrick Johnson has been named AFC Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts in a 23-20 overtime win vs. San Diego (1031). He joins CB Brandon Flowers as the second Chiefs player to win the honor in as many weeks. It is the fourth Player of the Week honor of Johnsons career. Johnson (6-3, 242) produced 16 tackles (15 solo), a sack (-7.0 yards) and an interception vs. the Chargers on Monday Night Football. It marked the second consecutive week that Johnson registered 16 stops. In seven starts on the season, Johnson has 77 tackles (57 solo), four tackles for loss, a sack, an INT, three passes defensed and five QB pressures. During the Chiefs current four-game winning streak, Johnson has registered 55 tackles (42 solo) and has finished with double-digit tackles in each contest. The University of Texas product has appeared in 97 games (84 starts) for Kansas City, registering 648 tackles (498 solo), 15.0 sacks (-108.0 yards), eight INTs with three TDs, 47 passes defensed, 15 forced fumbles, four fumble recoveries and 29 QB pressures. His 648 career tackles rank ninth in Chiefs history.
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