CFL Announces Players of the Week


Posted Jul 5, 2006


The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today the Rogers CFL Players of the Week #3 as selected by members of the Canadian football broadcasters. Kevin Glenn, Barrin Simpson, Tom Canada, and Sandro DeAngelis all earned recognition for their performances last weekend.

Offensive Player of the Week

 

QB – Kevin Glenn – Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Edmonton Eskimos 10 @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers 46               

Highlights / Key Stats:

After a slow start to the season, Winnipeg quarterback Kevin Glenn had a stellar performance on Saturday, torching the Edmonton secondary for 368 yards and three touchdowns on 15 of 24 passing.

He also rushed twice for eight yards.

 

Runner Up

WR – Geroy Simon – B.C. Lions

 

Defensive Player of the Week

 

LB – Barrin Simpson – Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Edmonton Eskimos 10 @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers 46               

 

Highlights / Key Stats:

Winnipeg linebacker Barrin Simpson is the second Bomber to be honoured as the Rogers Defensive Player of the Week. The former BC Lion recorded eight tackles and one special teams’ tackle,  contributing to a defence that held their opposition to just 10 points.

 

Runner Up

LB – John Grace – Calgary Stampeders

S – Barron Miles – B.C. Lions

 

Lineman of the Week

 

DL – Tom Canada – Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Edmonton Eskimos 10 @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers 46   

 

Highlights / Key Stats:

Winnipeg’s Tom Canada is the fourth defensive player on the Bombers to be honoured in the last two weeks. In Winnipeg’s impressive win against the Eskimos, Canada registered three tackles, including one for a loss of a yard and a quarterback sack.

 

Runner Up

OL – Ibrahim Khan – Winnipeg Blue Bombers

OL – Val St. Germain – Winnipeg Blue Bombers

OL – Angus Reid – B.C. Lions

 

Special Teams Player of the Week

 

K – Sandro DeAngelis – Calgary Stampeders

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 22 @ Calgary Stampeders 23         

Highlights / Key Stats:

Calgary place kicker Sandro DeAngelis was perfect in field goals and under pressure. The native of Niagara Falls, Ontario connected from 20, 27 and nailed a 45-yarder with no time remaining on the clock to give the Stampeders a 23-22 victory over the Tiger-Cats. DeAngelis was 2-2 in converts, bringing his scoring total to 11 points on the day.

He also had four kickoffs for 229 yards, 73 yards being his longest.



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