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New York Giants QB Tommy DeVito named Pepsi Rookie of the Week


New York Giants quarterback Tommy DeVito has been named the Pepsi Zero Sugar NFL Rookie of the Week for Week 11.

For the award, DeVito beat out huge receivers Tank Dell (Houston Texans) and Jayden Reed (Inexperienced Bay Packers), operating again Jahmyr Gibbs (Detroit Lions), quarterback C.J. Stroud (Texans), and linebacker YaYa Diaby (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

DeVito joins Texans quarterback C.J. Stroud (x2) and Tennessee Titans quarterback Will Levis as the one rookie quarterbacks to win the award this season.

In a 31-19 upset victory over the Washington Commanders final Sunday at FedEx Area, DeVito accomplished 18 of his 26 cross makes an attempt for 246 yards and three touchdowns. Whereas his QBR was simply 34.4, his QB score was a powerful 137.7.

“I’m a competitor. I simply like to play the sport of soccer. I feel that I’ll attempt to present that each time I take snap since you by no means know what snap goes to be your final. So, I simply attempt to embrace it, go on the market and simply attempt to play for my teammates,” DeVito mentioned this week.

DeVito was thrust into motion for the Giants after Daniel Jones was misplaced for the season as a consequence of a torn ACL. His main backup, Tyrod Taylor, stays on injured reserve (IR) with a rib harm suffered in Week 8 in opposition to the New York Jets.

On Sunday, DeVito will face a troublesome problem in opposition to the New England Patriots and their head coach, Invoice Belichick, who’s 24-6 in opposition to rookie quarterbacks since 2000.

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