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Doug Martin is player of the week

Doug Martin-mania continues to grow. To the surprise of no one, the Tampa Bay rookie running back has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week by the NFL.

Martin rushed for 251 yards and four touchdowns and then flew the team plane home after Sunday’s victory in Oakland.

Speaking of Martin, here’s a reminder to send your suggestions for a new nickname (he doesn’t like “Muscle Hamster." I’ll sort the suggestions down to a few in the next day or two, and then we’ll hold a SportsNation poll to let you decide which potential nickname you like best.