Dalton highlights AFC's best in October

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton was selected as the AFC's best offensive player for the month of October.

Dalton completed 89-of-131 passes for 1,246 yards and 11 touchdowns to only three interceptions in Weeks 5-8 for the AFC North-leading Bengals.

Indianapolis Colts linebacker Robert Mathis picked up the defensive award after registering 13 tackles and four sacks, forcing two fumbles and recording a safety.

New England Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski rounded out the months top performers, converting all nine field goals he attempted to earn the special teams award.

10/31 12:04:40 ET