DeForest Buckner nominated for NFL’s Rookie of the Week

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Punahou graduate and Waianae native DeForest Buckner has been named a finalist for NFL’s Rookie of the Week, and he needs your help to win.

The 49ers defensive lineman proved a formidable opponent against the Jets this weekend, posting two sacks and 11 tackles despite San Francisco’s loss.

He was the first-round draft choice for the 49ers out of the University of Oregon.

Former Oregon teammate, Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota won the weekly honor once last season.Click here to vote.

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