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Browns RB Nick Chubb nominated for NFL's FedEx Ground Player of the Week award

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Posted at 10:40 AM, Nov 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-08 10:40:21-05

CLEVELAND — After an explosive performance Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb has been nominated for the NFL's FedEx Ground Player of the Week award.

Chubb showed off his unstoppable run ability Sunday, rushing for 137 yards on 14 carries and two touchdowns.

The most memorable of all Chubb's runs was the 70-yard touchdown run, his second touchdown of the day.

Chubb is up for the award with Colts running back Jonathan Taylor, who rushed for 172 yards on 19 carries and two touchdowns against the Jets, and Cardinals running back James Conner, who rushed for 96 yards on 21 carries and two touchdowns against the 49ers.

The winning player will have a $2,000 donation made in their name to Historically Black Colleges and Universities to be used towards scholarships for HBCU students.

Chubb is the second Browns player this season to be nominated for the award, with running back D'Ernest Johnson getting the nod and winning the award for his stunning prime time performance against the Broncos.

Fans can help Chubb win the award by voting online, with the polls open until Wednesday at 3 p.m.

To vote for Chubb, click here.

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Camryn Justice is a digital content producer at News 5 Cleveland. Follow her on Twitter @camijustice.

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BROWNS 2021 SCHEDULE

Preseason

WEEK 1 · W · Sat 8/14 · 7:00 PM at Jacksonville Jaguars (23-13)
WEEK 2 · W · Sun 8/22 · 1:00 PM vs. New York Giants (17-13)
WEEK 3 · W · Sun 8/29 · 8:00 PM at Atlanta Falcons (19-10)

Regular Season

WEEK 1 · L ·Sun 9/12 · 4:25 PM EST at Kansas City Chiefs (33-29)

WEEK 2 · W · Thu 9/19 · 1:00 PM EST Houston Texans (31-21)

WEEK 3 · W · Sun 9/26 · 1:00 PM EST Chicago Bears (26-6)

WEEK 4 · W · Sun 10/3 · 1:00 PM EST at Minnesota Vikings (14-7)

WEEK 5 · L· Sun 10/10 · 4:05 PM EST at Los Angeles Chargers (47-42)

WEEK 6 · L· Sun 10/17 · 4:05 PM EST Arizona Cardinals (37-14)

WEEK 7 · W · Thu 10/21 · 8:20 PM EST Denver Broncos (17-14)

WEEK 8 · L · Sun 10/31 · 1:00 PM EST Pittsburgh Steelers (15-10)

WEEK 9 · W · Sun 11/7 · 1:00 PM EST at Cincinnati Bengals (41-16)

WEEK 10 · L · Sun 11/14 · 1:00 PM EST at New England Patriots (45-7)

WEEK 11 · W · Sun 11/21 · 1:00 PM EST Detroit Lions (13-10)

WEEK 12 · Sun 11/28 · 8:20 PM EST at Baltimore Ravens (NBC)

WEEK 13 · BYE

WEEK 14 · Mon 12/12 · 1:00 PM EST Baltimore Ravens (CBS)

WEEK 15 · Dec. 18/19 · TBD Las Vegas Raiders (TBD)

WEEK 16 · Sat 12/25 · 4:30 PM at Green Bay Packers (FOX/NFLN/AMZ)

WEEK 17 · Mon 1/3 · 8:15 PM EST at Pittsburgh Steelers (ESPN)

WEEK 18 · Sun 1/9 · 1:00 PM EST Cincinnati Bengals (CBS)