New York, NY (Sports Network) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, San Diego Chargers linebacker Donald Butler and Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater were named the AFC Players of the Week for Week 4.
Brady passed for 340 yards and three touchdowns with zero interceptions in a 52-28 thumping of the Buffalo Bills. He surpassed Kerry Collins for the 11th- most passing yards in NFL history in the first quarter on a 41-yard strike to Rob Gronkowski.
Butler recorded six tackles, 1/2 a sack, a pass defensed and an interception return for a touchdown in the Chargers' 37-20 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. He ranks second on the team with 30 tackles this season.
Prater connected on field goals of 21, 43 and 53 yards and registered touchbacks on all eight of his kickoffs in the Broncos' 37-6 win over the Oakland Raiders.