December 26th, 2013
Carolina Panthers LB Luke Kuechly has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week for week 16.
Kuechly had 24 tackles and an interception in the Panthers 17-13 victory over the New Orleans Saints. Carolina improved to 11-4 and clinched a playoff berth. The Panthers can win the NFC South with a win in Week 17.
Since tackles were tracked in 1994, Kuechly’s 24 are tied for the most in an NFL game.