IRVING, Tex. - Dallas Cowboys cornerback Bryan McCann not only wasn't drafted out of SMU — he wasn't…
McCann captures weekly award again
It is also the second-longest by a rookie as Dennis Morgan (98 yards at St. Louis, 10/13/74) had the longest.
Along with his 101-yard interception return last week at the N.Y. Giants, McCann is the second player this season with two 90-plus yard returns for touchdowns in two-or-less consecutive games – Leon Washington had a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown and a 101-yard kickoff return for a touchdown at Miami (9/26).
McCann is the first rookie to accomplish the feat since Devin Hester had a 94-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, followed by a 96-yarder for a score on Dec. 11, 2006.
He was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week last week for his performance at the N.Y. Giants. This is the third player of the week award for the team this year - DeMarcus Ware, Week Three, NFC Defensive Player of the Week.
· McCann is the first in club history to be named NFC Player of the Week in consecutive regular season games as Troy Aikman was named NFC Offensive Player of the Week against Philadelphia, 1/10/93 and at San Francisco, 1/17/93, both playoff games.
· He's also the first Cowboy to win NFC Player of the Week honors in two different categories in the same season and the first in the NFL since DeSean Jackson of the Eagles (Week 1, 2009 and Week 14, 2009-Special Teams and Week 7, 2009-Offense).
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