Roethlisberger had a huge Sunday in a 36-10 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, throwing four touchdowns. All told, he completed 27 of 46 passes (58.7%) for 333 yards, no interceptions and a 110.1 rating.
AFC Defensive Player of the Week went to Las Vegas Raiders safety Jeff Heath, whose efforts helped his squad secure a 37-12 win over the Denver Broncos. Heath had two of his team’s four interceptions and added a tackle and two passes defended.
Indianapolis Colts linebacker E.J. Speed grabbed AFC Special Teams Player of the Week on the strength of a blocked punt in Indy’s 34-17 win over the Tennessee Titans. The blocked punt was returned for a score by teammate T.J. Carrie and was a play that turned the game in a huge way and ended with the Colts in first place in the AFC South.