Cam Newton is player of the week

Carolina quarterback Cam Newton has been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week, the NFL announced Wednesday.

Newton completed 18 of 28 of passes for 306 yards and two touchdowns in a victory against the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday night. He also ran for 52 yards and two touchdowns.

This is the second weekly award for Newton. He also won one in Week 13 of last season.