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Running back, Houston TexansA big game by Foster helped the Texans take over first place in the AFC South. Foster scored three touchdowns -- two rushing and one receiving (a 78-yarder) -- in Houston's 41-7 rout of Tennessee. Foster rushed for 115 yards on 25 carries and caught five passes for 119 yards.
Running back, Dallas CowboysMurray had a 91-yard scoring burst with 9:33 remaining in the first quarter. Turns out the rookie running back was only getting started. Murray rushed for an eye-popping 253 yards on 25 carries in the Cowboys' 34-7 victory over St. Louis. Murray's previous single-game rushing high was 32 yards in Week 6.
Quarterback, New Orleans SaintsYou won't see many quarterbacking performances better than what Brees delivered on Sunday night. Brees carved up the Colts' defense, completing 31 of 35 passes for 325 yards and five TDs as the Saints set a franchise record for points and victory margin in a 62-7 laugher.
Wide receiver, New York JetsBurress made the most of his limited touches against San Diego. Burress caught only four passes, but three went for TDs in the Jets' 27-21 comeback victory. Burress' third TD reception, a 3-yarder with 8:41 remaining, proved to be the game-winner. It was his second career three-TD game.
Running back, Chicago BearsForte's tough running paved the way for Chicago's second straight victory. Forte rushed for 145 yards and a TD as the Bears beat Tampa Bay 24-18 in London. Forte's 32-yard first-quarter score gave the Bears an early lead they would never relinquish.
Quarterback, Carolina PanthersNewton threw for 256 yards and ran for 59 more in Carolina's 33-20 victory over the Redskins. Newton's 16-yard TD run in the third quarter was his seventh of the season, tying a record for most rushing TDs by a rookie quarterback since the 1970 NFL-AFL merger. Newton also threw a 2-yard TD pass to Brandon LaFell in the fourth quarter.
Wide receiver, Carolina PanthersSmith also had a significant role in Carolina's victory, catching seven passes for 143 yards. Newton twice found Smith on a 10-play, 80-yard touchdown drive that pushed the Panthers' lead to 23-13 in the third quarter. On the Panthers' next drive, Newton found Smith downfield again for a 36-yard gain that Smith hauled in at the 1-yard line. Three plays later, Carolina scored to make it 30-13.
Quarterback, Green Bay PackersAnother week, another outstanding performance for Rodgers. The MVP front-runner completed 24 of 30 passes for 335 yards and three TDs without an interception in the Packers' 33-27 victory at Minnesota.
Quarterback, Pittsburgh SteelersRoethlisberger threw for 361 yards and three TDs, including a 95-yarder to Mike Wallace (the longest pass play in Steelers history), to lead Pittsburgh to a 32-20 victory at Arizona. When the Cardinals cut the lead to 17-14 in the third quarter, Roethlisberger responded by completing 6 of 7 passes for 80 yards. He finished off the drive by eluding an unblocked defender and throwing a 4-yard touchdown.
Running back, Tennessee TitansJohnson's struggles continued in Week 7. Johnson rushed for only 18 yards on 10 carries (1.8-yard average) in the Titans' loss and was booed repeatedly in the process. His longest run was 3 yards.
Quarterback, Tampa Bay BuccaneersJet lag in London? Maybe. Freeman and the Bucs' offense couldn't recover from their slow start against Chicago. Freeman threw a season-high four interceptions as the Bucs lost for the second time in three years at Wembley Stadium.