Rogers Players of the Week

Posted Nov 2, 2006

The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today the Rogers CFL Players of the Week #20 as selected by members of the Canadian football broadcasters.

Offensive Player of the Week

RB – Robert Edwards – Montreal Alouettes

Montreal Alouettes 24 @ Toronto Argonauts 20


Highlights / Key Stats:

Robert Edwards capped-off a fourth quarter comeback with an eight-yard touchdown, helping the Alouettes to a 24-20 victory over the Toronto Argonauts, clinching first place in the East for the sixth time in eight years. Edwards had 19 carries for 93 yards. His 17 touchdowns this season are a League-best.


Honourable Mention

SB –Jason Tucker– Edmonton Eskimos

SB —Arland Bruce– Toronto Argonauts



Defensive Player of the Week

S – Barron Miles – B.C. Lions

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 16 @ B.C. Lions 26


Highlights / Key Stats:

The defensive play of Barron Miles helped the Lions wrap up the regular season with their 13th victory of the year, tying a club best. Miles returned an interception 16 yards, recovered a fumble, knocked down two passes and had a pair of tackles. The nine-year CFL veteran finished the season with a career-high 10 interceptions, the most in the League.


Miles also blocked a punt on special teams, the ninth blocked kick of his career, ranking him second all-time next to Gerald Vaughn (12).


Honourable Mention

LB –Timothy Strickland– Montreal Alouettes



Lineman of the Week

DL – Eric England – Toronto Argonauts

Montreal Alouettes 24 @ Toronto Argonauts 20


Highlights / Key Stats:

Eric England’s strong performance against the Alouettes has earned him Rogers CFL Lineman of the Week honours for the second time this season. England had seven tackles and a quarterback sack in Toronto’s regular season finale.



Honourable Mention

OL –Dan Comiskey– Edmonton Eskimos

DL –Tom Canada– Winnipeg Blue Bombers





Special Teams Player of the Week

KR – Dominique Dorsey – Saskatchewan Roughriders

Saskatchewan Roughriders 18 @ Edmonton Eskimos 20




Highlights / Key Stats:

For the second consecutive week and third time this year, Domonique Dorsey has earned Rogers CFL Special Teams Player of the Week honours. In Saskatchewan’s final regular season game, Dorsey returned four punts for 64 yards including a 49-yarder that setup a touchdown. Dorsey also returned three kickoffs for 49 yards.



Honourable Mention

KR –Albert Johnson III– Winnipeg Blue Bombers

FB –Mike Maurer– Edmonton Eskimos

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