Posted by ESPN.com's Matt Mosley
Redskins punter Ryan Plackemeier was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance in a 10-3 win over the Eagles on Sunday. He punted eight times, and five of those were downed at or inside the 10-yard line. His five punts in the fourth quarter resulted in the Eagles starting drives at their 9, 3, 10, 20 and 9-yard lines. Pretty remarkable numbers for a guy who was released by the Seahawks -- against special teams coach Bruce DeHaven's wishes. Plackemeier has helped clean up a mess the Redskins made by cutting veteran Derrick Frost and going with rookie Durant Brooks.
This is the sixth weekly or monthly honor the Redskins have received this season.