This is the second time Hilton has won the award.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Steelers defense has won yet another award and this time it’s cornerback Mike Hilton bringing home the honors of AFC Defensive Player of the Week.

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Hilton was named the award winner for his performance against the Colts on Sunday.

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Hilton racked up four tackles, an interception, a fumble recovery, and two passes defended.

The interception could not have come at a more opportune time for the Steelers. Right after taking a 28-24 lead, Hilton picked off Colts’ quarterback Philip Rivers at the 12-yard line.

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This is the second time in Hilton’s career he’s been named AFC Defensive Player of the Week, winning the award in Week 16 in 2017.