It's All About Alberta This Week


Posted Jul 12, 2006


Alberta ran away with the weekly awards this week after week 4's action. Edmonton's Ricky Ray and Signor Mobley were named Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week respectively, while Calgary's Rahim Abdullah and Sandro DeAngelis received Lineman and Special Teams Player of the Week honors.

Toronto, ON (July 12, 2006) - The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today the Rogers CFL Players of the Week #4 as selected by members of the Canadian football broadcasters.

 

Offensive Player of the Week

QB - Ricky Ray – Edmonton Eskimos

B.C. Lions 20 @ Edmonton Eskimos 27

Highlights / Key Stats:

In a vital win for the defending Grey Cup champions, quarterback Ricky Ray had a solid performance completing 21 of 29 passes for 325 yards, two interceptions and two touchdowns. He also added 48 yards on the ground on eight carries, scoring one rushing TD.

 

Runner Up

QB – Henry Burris – Calgary Stampeders

SB – Milt Stegall– Winnipeg Blue Bombers

 

Defensive Player of the Week

 LB – Singor Mobley – Edmonton Eskimos

B.C. Lions 20 @ Edmonton Eskimos 27               

 

Highlights / Key Stats:

Edmonton linebacker Singor Mobley anchored a defence that held the high-octane offence of the BC Lions to 20 points. Mobley registered two tackles and broke-up a pass in the fourth quarter on a crucial second down play.

 

Runner Up

LB – Javier Glatt – B.C. Lions

 

Lineman of the Week

DE – Rahim Abdullah – Calgary Stampeders

Calgary Stampeders 53 @ Saskatchewan Roughriders 36       

 

Highlights / Key Stats:

In Calgary’s first road victory of the early season, defensive end Rahim Abdullah was a catalyst on defence, registering two sacks for a total of nine yards and forced one fumble.  

 

Runner Up

OL – Dan Comiskey – Edmonton Eskimos

OL – Rob Murphy – B.C. Lions

OL - Tim Bakker – Edmonton Eskimos

 

Special Teams Player of the Week

K – Sandro DeAngelis – Calgary Stampeders

Calgary Stampeders 53 @ Saskatchewan Roughriders 36       

                       

Highlights / Key Stats:

For the second straight week, Calgary’s place kicker Sandro DeAngelis has been honoured in the special teams category. In the Stamps victory over the ‘Riders on the weekend, DeAngelis was a perfect 6 for 6 in field goals, connecting from 26, 30, 35, 36, 43 and 52 yards.

Since missing a 45-yard attempt in the first quarter of the Stampeders opening game of the 2006 season, DeAngelis has nailed 15 consecutive field goals.

 

*Unanimous Selection.



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