Rogers Players of the Week

Posted Sep 7, 2006

The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today the Rogers CFL Players of the Week #12 as selected by members of the Canadian football broadcasters.

Offensive Player of the Week

QB – Buck Pierce – B.C. Lions

B.C. Lions 48 @ Montreal Alouettes 13


Highlights / Key Stats:

After starting quarterback Dave Dickenson left the game due to injury, the BC Lions turned to backup QB Buck Pierce. Pierce completed 13-of-16 passes for 221 yards and three touchdowns, leading the Lions to a 48-13 victory over the Alouettes.



Honourable Mention

RB – Kenton Keith – Saskatchewan Roughriders

QB – Henry Burris – Calgary Stampeders


Defensive Player of the Week

DB – Byron Parker – Toronto Argonauts

Toronto Argonauts 40 @ Hamilton Tiger-Cats 6


Highlights / Key Stats:

In Toronto’s 40-6 victory over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, defensive back Byron Parker returned a pair of interceptions for touchdowns (87, 48). Parker also had two defensive tackles.


Since re-joining the Argos on August 12, Parker has intercepted four passes and returned three for majors.


Honourable Mention

LB – Cornelius Anthony – Calgary Stampeders


Lineman of the Week

DL – Tyrone Williams – B.C. Lions

B.C. Lions 48 @ Montreal Alouettes 13


Highlights / Key Stats:


Defensive lineman Tyrone Williams had seven tackles as the Lions held the Alouettes to just 13 points and won their sixth-straight game. .




Honourable Mention

OL – Gene Makowsky – Saskatchewan Roughriders

DL – Fred Perry - Saskatchewan Roughriders


Special Teams Player of the Week

KR – J.R. Ruffin – Calgary Stampeders

Edmonton Eskimos 23 @ Calgary Stampeders 44


Highlights / Key Stats:


Calgary kick return specialist J.R. Ruffin returned three kickoffs for 81 yards (27 avg., 31 LG) and one missed field goal 41 yards. Ruffin also had a special teams’ tackle.


Honourable Mention

K / P – Luca Congi – Saskatchewan Roughriders

K / P – Noel Prefontaine– Toronto Argonauts

K – Sandro DeAngelis – Calgary Stampeders

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