Davis wins Rookie of the Week honors

NEW YORK (Oct. 23, 2003) -- Voters on NFL.com have made their choice. Running back DOMANICK DAVIS of the Houston Texans is the NFL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK for games played on October 19-20, the NFL announced today.

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Davis rushed for 129 yards on 27 carries and caught nine passes for 70 yards in the Texans' 19-14 loss to the New York Jets. Davis, in his first career start, became the first 100-yard rusher in Texans history with his first career 100-yard game.

Davis is the second Texans player this season to win the honor. Wide receiver ANDRE JOHNSONwon after Houston's Week 4 win over Jacksonville.

         More than
         27,000 fans voted this week on NFL.com. Davis was selected from
         among five finalists. The other finalists were Baltimore Ravens
         quarterback **KYLE BOLLER**, St. Louis Rams running back **ARLEN
         HARRIS**, Minnesota Vikings running back **ONTERRIO SMITH** and
         Seattle Seahawks cornerback **MARCUS TRUFANT**.
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