New England Patriots cornerback Ellis Hobbs III, left, is hugged by fan Rachel Nichols after Hobbs' 95-yard kickoff return for a touchdown during the first half on an NFL football game in Oakland, Calif. - AP PhotoThe NFL has announced that Ellis Hobbs of the New England Patriots has been named the AFC Special Teams Player of theĀ  Week for week 15.

Hobbs helped the Patriots to a 48-29 win over the Oakland Raiders with a 95 yard kickoff return for a touchdown. The 4th year pro out of Iowa State is currently third in the NFL with 1,266 kickoff return yards.

Also take a moment to vote for Sammy Morris as the FedEX Ground Player of the Week and Matt Cassel as the FedEX Air Player of the Week.