Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has been named the NFC’s Defensive Player of the Week for his interception of Matthew Stafford with 16.7 seconds left in the third quarter of their Week 10 matchup with Detroit.
The Seahawks had a 10-point lead at the half.
Sherman was credited with a fumble recovery on the play.
Seattle was leading 10-7 when Sherman made the play in the first quarter.
It was the second of his career and the second for him in his first career game.
He was one of five Seahawks to pick up this honor.
The other two were defensive end Chris Clemons and safety Earl Thomas.
The interception is the seventh of Sherman’s career, including the last four with the Lions.
Sherman has also been named to the Pro Bowl in each of his three seasons with the Seahawks.
Sherman’s performance in this matchup came after a two-week absence due to a concussion.