Vikings’ Anthony Barr is NFL Defensive Player of the Week
(Eden Prairie, MN) -- Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr is being honored as the NFL Defensive Player of the Week.
The rookie out of UCLA forced a fumble, recovered the ball and returned it 27 yards for a touchdown in Sunday's 19-13 overtime victory at Tampa Bay. The play was the Vikings first overtime defensive TD in franchise history. Barr also had a sack, eight tackles and defended one pass against the Buccaneers.
He leads all rookies with three sacks and is tied for the N-F-L lead with three fumble recoveries.
Source: Minnesota News Network