Canadian Football League

Wednesday, September 14, 2005

Canadian Football League players of the week

British Columbia Lions wide receivers Ryan Thelwell and Aaron Lockett, as well as defensive back Barron Miles were among those named CFL Players of the Week for their efforts during Week 12.
Thelwell picked up the Offensive Player of the Week after catching seven passes for 156 yards with two touchdowns in his team's 61-27 triumph over the Ottawa Renegades on Thursday.
Lockett was the best special teams player of the week, as he returned six punts for 170 yards, including one for 90 yards and a touchdown. He also returned three kickoff returns for 102 yards.
Miles, meanwhile, garnered defensive honors for the week. In the win over Ottawa, Miles posted three tackles, knocked a pass down, had two interceptions and returned a fumble for a touchdown.
The only non-BC Lions player honored this week was Toronto Argonauts defensive end Jonathon Brown, who was named the Lineman of the Week, Brown recorded three sacks in his team's 48-0 shellacking of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Saturday.


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