GREEN BAY — Former Boylan Catholic Titan and current Green Bay Packers lineman Dean Lowry was named the NFC’s Defensive Player of the Week after collecting a sack and scoring a touchdown in Sunday’s 26-20 overtime win.
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It was the longest fumble recovery for a touchdown since Keith McKenzie ran one back 88-yards in 1998. Lowry raced the 62-yards to the end zone before making his maiden Lambeau Leap.
“It was good to show it off a little bit,” Lowry joked about his speed to reporters after the game. “I was definitely winded right afterward.”
The Rockford-native also recorded a14-yard sack of Winston on a crucial third-down play in the third quarter, his second sack of the season.
Lowry was taken by Green Bay in the fourth-round out of Northwestern in the 2016 draft. This was his first career player of the week award. R.