...running back ONTERRIO SMITH of the Minnesota Vikings....are the finalists for PEPSI NFL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK honors for games played on October 19-20, the NFL announced today.

Minnesota’s Onterrio Smith rushed for 29 yards and a touchdown on five carries in Minnesota’s 28-20 win over Denver. Smith has rushed for 185 yards and two touchdowns on 39 carries for the undefeated Vikings.

Fans can vote for one of these five players on http://www.NFL.com from Tuesday morning until 9:00 AM ET Thursday to determine the PEPSI NFL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK. The PEPSI NFL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK will be announced Thursday on NFL.com.

~~~~~must have been a slow week for rookies that 29 yards gets honors, but lets vote for him anyway!!!