Rogers Players of the Week

Posted Oct 25, 2006

The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today the Rogers CFL Players of the Week #19 as selected by members of the Canadian football broadcasters.

Offensive Player of the Week

RB – Ron McLendon – Edmonton Eskimos

Edmonton Eskimos 30 @ Montreal Alouettes 20


Highlights / Key Stats:

In his 2006 debut, running back Ron McLendon was impressive. McLendon collected 198 rushing yards and a pair of touchdowns on 25 carries. The sophomore from the University of Mississippi added four receptions for 27 yards, for a total of 225 combined yards.


Hononrable Mention

RB –Charles Roberts– Winnipeg Blue Bombers


Defensive Player of the Week

DB – Mark Washington – B.C. Lions

Hamilton Tiger-Cats 17 @ B.C. Lions 23


Highlights / Key Stats:

Mark Washington returned an interception 40 yards for a major and blocked a punt that led to a BC field goal as the Lions defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 24-17. Washington also had three tackles and a pass knockdown.


* Unanimous Selection


Lineman of the Week

DL – Brandon Guillory – Edmonton Eskimos

Edmonton Eskimos 30 @ Montreal Alouettes 20


Highlights / Key Stats:

For the second straight week, Brandon Guillory started on Edmonton’s defensive line and continued to have an impact. This past weekend, Guillory recorded two sacks for 19 yards and knocked down a pass.


In two games this season, Guillory has three sacks.


Honorable Mention

DL –Terrell Jurineack– Saskatchewan Roughriders


Special Teams Player of the Week

KR – Dominique Dorsey – Saskatchewan Roughriders

Saskatchewan Roughriders 13 @ Toronto Argonauts 9


Highlights / Key Stats:

Toronto’s strong defence provided many opportunities for Dominique Dorsey to return kicks, and he took advantage. Dorsey returned eight punts for 104 yards (13 avg.), including a 44-yarder that setup Saskatchewan’s only touchdown. He also returned two kickoffs for 38 yards.


Honourable Mention

KR –Arland Bruce III– Toronto Argonauts

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