Voters on NFL.com have made their choice. Quarterback Geno Smith of the New York Jets is the Week 5 2013 Pepsi NEXT NFL Rookie of the Week for games played October 3-7, the NFL announced today. Smith completed 16-of-20 passes for 199 yards and three touchdowns in the Jets’ 30-28 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. Smith also rushed three times for 21 yards.
Smith was selected from among five finalists through fan votes on NFL.com. The other finalists for Week 5 were cornerback Tyrann Mathieu of the Arizona Cardinals, running back Eddie Lacy of the Green Bay Packers, running back Zac Stacy of the St. Louis Rams and wide receiver Terrance Williams of the Dallas Cowboys.
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