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Von Miller, Denver
The Broncos defense was methodical in their complete shutdown of the New York Jets offense on Thursday. Credit the rookie linebacker for playing a huge part in that domination.
With the Jets on the goal line and threatening to score, Miller forced a fumble by ripping the ball from New York running back Bilal Powell's mitts. However, the fumble was ultimately recovered by a Jets offensive lineman for a score.
While that play play didn't bounce Miller's way, the rest of the game seemed to. The linebacker recorded 1.5 sacks, including a huge sack on third down with just :38 left to play to force a 4th-and-long.
His final line read 10 tackles (nine solo), three tackles for a loss, a pass deflected, four quarterback hits, 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble.
London Fletcher, Washington
Call Fletcher the ageless wonder, because even at 36 years old, the Redskins veteran linebacker continues to dominate.
Fletcher was literally all over the field Sunday against Dallas and recorded 16 tackles in the contest and a sack. He also popped Dallas tight end Jason Witten in the third quarter of Sunday's contest at midfield, which lead to a forced and recovered fumble.
Colin McCarthy, Tennessee
The Titans chose a linebacker in the first round in the 2011 NFL Draft, but it was the team's fourth-round selection who made a big splash on Sunday against the Falcons.
The Miami product finished with 10 total tackles and a forced fumble in Week 11. The forced fumble came with Atlanta threatening to score from the Titans 8-yard line and gave Tennessee at least a chance at a comeback attempt.