MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith’s explosive plays against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday did not go unnoticed.
On Wednesday, the team announced Smith, also known as “The Hitman”, has been named the NFC’s Defensive Player of the Week.READ MORE: Kim Potter Trial, Dec. 2 Live Updates: 5 Jury Spots Yet To Be Filled
In the game, Smith had one sack, a fumble recovery, and an interception late in the fourth quarter to seal the Vikings victory.READ MORE: 2 Of 4 Charged In Greenvale Township Death Plead Guilty
Smith’s 10 career sacks now make him the all-time leader in career sacks by a defensive back.MORE NEWS: St. Paul School Board Votes To Close 6 Schools Amid Declining Enrollment, Sustainability Concerns
It’s the second such award of Smith’s career.