It was a good week in Pittsburgh for a multitude of reasons. The Steelers defeated the Indianapolis Colts in dominating fashion in Week 13, Antonio Brown was awarded the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week and now Ben Roethlisberger and DeAngelo Williams have won the FedEx Air and Ground Player of the Week awards for their performance on Sunday Night Football.
Roethlisberger threw for 364 yards and 4 touchdowns against the Colts, while Williams rushed for 134 yards on 26 carries. Indeed, it was a good week to be a member, or fan, of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The interesting caveat of the FedEx Air and Ground awards is how FedEx awards $2,000 to the local area American Red Cross chapter of the winning recipient. That equates to $4,000 going to the greater Pittsburgh area Red Cross, money which can help those in in need. Both Roethlisberger and Williams have both won this award in previous weeks, just adding to the total of funds given to the Red Cross in Pittsburgh, PA.
I'm sure all fans will agree they hope more money gets pumped into the Red Cross in the final 4 weeks of the regular season, as it will equate to the success of the Steelers on the field.