New York, NY (Sports Network) - Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green,
Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt and Tennessee Titans kick returner
Darius Reynaud have been named the AFC's top players for the month of
Green, a second-year pro out of Georgia, earned offensive recognition for
compiling an AFC-leading 27 catches for 428 yards and three touchdowns last
month, helping the Bengals to a 3-1 record. In a Week 3 win over Washington,
he had nine catches for a career-best 183 yards, including a career-long 73-
yard touchdown reception.
Watt, in his second year out of Wisconsin, earned defensive honors for
registering 20 tackles, 7 1/2 sacks, two fumble recoveries and five passes
defensed in four games with the Texans, helping his team to a 4-0 start to the
season. During a 31-25 win at Denver in Week 3, Watt alone had seven tackles
and a career-high 2 1/2 sacks.
Reynaud was recognized for his superb special teams play last month, having
returned 15 kickoffs for 408 yards (27.2 average) during the month, including
a 105-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in a 44-41 overtime win against
Detroit. In that game, Reynaud was also instrumental in another scoring play,
when he fielded Ben Graham's punt and threw a backward pass across the field
to Tommie Campbell, who raced 65 yards for a touchdown.
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