Seahawks defensive end Frank Clark has been named Defensive Player of the Week in the NFC for Week 6 following his 2.5 sack, two forced-fumble performance in this past Sunday's 27-3 Seattle victory over the Oakland Raiders in London.
Clark led the way for a Seahawks pass rush that collected six total sacks of Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, with Quinton Jefferson, Jarran Reed, Branden Jackson, and Shamar Stephen all getting in on the sack action while Jacob Martin added one of 10 quarterback hits for Seattle.
Clark continues to have a particularly impressive season, leading the club with 5.5 sacks through six games. His strong play against the Raiders came despite getting sick in the game's second half, limiting him to playing just 29 of the Seahawks' 60 defensive snaps.
"He's such an exciting player in terms of his effort and his motor that we've always talked about," Seattle head coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday. "Even when times are tough, he brings it. He's been practicing at a really high level for us. He was sick a week ago, but when he's out there, I've just noted numbers of times just his effort and it's carrying over in the way that he plays. Frank's doing a great job. He was really explosive in this game, he was giving them all kinds of trouble, it was great to see."