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Harrison ‘The Hit Man’ Smith Named NFC Defensive Player Of The Week

By Vikings – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith’s explosive plays against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday did not go unnoticed.

On Wednesday, the team announced Smith, also known as “The Hit Man”, has been named the NFC’s Defensive Player of the Week.

Here comes The Hitman! pic.twitter.com/aR9Qo7D5k3

— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) September 9, 2018

In the game, Smith had one sack, a fumble recovery, and an interception late in the fourth quarter to seal the Vikings victory.

.@Asendejo and @HarriSmith22 team up for the takeaway! #DefendTheNorth pic.twitter.com/7nHDLNiLPL

— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) September 9, 2018

Smith’s 10 career sacks now make him the all-time leader in career sacks by a defensive back.

It’s the second such award of Smith’s career.

Source:: CBS Minnesota

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