Randle El highlights AFC PLayers of the Week

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New York, NY (Sports Network) - New England tight end , Cincinnati linebacker and Pittsburgh kick returner/punt returner were named the AFC's Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week for the eighth week of the NFL season. Randle El scored his first career regular season punt return for a touchdown in the Steeler's 33-21 loss to St. Louis on Sunday. The 84-yard jaunt knotted the score at 7-7 and was the longest punt return TD in history.

Randle El, who earned the second Player of the Week nod of his career, beat out Baltimore kicker and New England punter for the special teams award.

Graham set a career-best with seven receptions for 110 yards in New England's 9-3 victory over Cleveland on Sunday. Five of his receptions led to a first down, including a career-long 38-yard catch that led to a field goal and 6-3 New England lead.

He bested Indianapolis quarterback , Kansas City wide receiver , Baltimore running back , wideout and Pittsburgh receiver for the honor.

Simmons helped the to a 27-24 victory over Seattle Sunday, recording an interception, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery and seven tackles. He beat out several players for the award, including New York defensive end , who had 3.5 sacks and eight tackles in a loss to Philadelphia.

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