Houston Texans OLB Connor Barwin Named AFC Defensive Player Of The Month

Another month, another honor for one of your Houston Texans. Word recently broke on the Twitterverse that outside linebacker Connor Barwin was named November's AFC Defensive Player of the Month.

Some complained that Barwin was snubbed when his four sack effort against the Jacksonville Jaguars was not enough to wrest AFC Defensive Player of the Week away from Baltimore Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs, but I think Connor will be happy with the month award as a consolation prize.

In November, Barwin notched at least one sack in each of Houston's games. He finished with 16 total tackles, 6.5 sacks, and one Unsung Hero in three games. Through 11 games, Barwin has notched career high totals in tackles (34), sacks (9), and passes defensed (5). I believe it is safe to say that his ankle is fine and the transition from defensive end to outside linebacker was no big deal.

Barwin's November honor follows Arian Foster's AFC Offensive Player of the Month last month.

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