Raiders DE Maxx Crosby wins AFC Defensive Player of the Week

Maxx Crosby was the best player on the field in the Week 5 win over the Packers. Green Bay did everything possible to keep him from impacting the game and he still found a way to be disruptive.

Crosby finished the game with one sack, but it was his four tackles for a loss that earned him the award. This is the fifth time in Crosby’s career that the has taken home one of these awards given out by the NFL.

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Crosby is off to a fantastic start this season, recording five sacks and eight tackles for a loss. According to Pro Football Focus, he has the second-most pressures in the NFL, only behind Aidan Hutchinson.

The Raiders are off to a bit of a slow start this year, but the defense has looked much improved compared to last season. Crosby deserves a lot of credit there for his constant pressure and ability to stop the run.

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