From the Cincinnati Bengals media relations department;
Cincinnati Bengals QB Andy Dalton today was named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week by the NFL.
Dalton completed 21 of 30 passes for 199 yards, four TDs and 0 INTs (127.6 passer rating) in the Bengals 31-13 win vs. the N.Y. Giants on Sunday. It was the first game of his career with four TD passes.
Daltons scoring passes went to four different receivers -- 56 yards to WR A.J. Green and 11 yards to WR Andrew Hawkins in the first quarter, and 10 yards to TD Jermaine Gresham and 10 yards to WR Mohamed Sanu in the third quarter. The last three of those TD passes came on third down.
Dalton is on a record yards and TDs pace. Through nine games, he has posted a passing yards average that projects to a Bengals record. With an average of 258.8 yards, hes on pace for a full season to hit 4140. The club record is 4131 by Carson Palmer in 2007. Perhaps even more importantly, Dalton is now on pace to tie Palmers season record of 32 TD pas...