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Nick Chubb named NFL Ground Player of the Week

Chubb won the weekly honor after rushing for 137 yards and two touchdowns against Cincinnati

Nick Chubb powered the Browns to a dominant win Sunday with his 20th career game with 100 or more rushing yards, and he has one token of recognition to commemorate it.

The NFL announced Wednesday that Chubb has been voted as the FedEx Ground Player of the Week. Chubb rushed for 137 yards and two touchdowns, the second of which happened on a season-long 70-yard run.

The nomination was Chubb's third of the season, and he's the second Browns running back to win the weekly honor — RB D'Ernest Johnson won the vote in Week 7. Chubb beat out Indianapolis' Jonathan Taylor and Arizona's James Conner.

By winning the FedEx AIR/GROUND NFL Player of the Week Award, FedEx will work with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, the largest organization exclusively representing the Black College community, to make a $2,000 donation in Justin Hebert and Nick Chubb's names to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU). Over the course of the entire season, select HBCUs will receive grants totaling more than $100,000 to support needs-based scholarships through the 2022-2023 school year.