Canadian Football League

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Canadian Football League Players Of The Week

Calgary Stampeders quarterback Henry Burris and defensive back Coby Rhinehart claimed the CFL's offensive and defensive player of the week honours Wednesday.
Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive lineman Fred Perry earned the lineman of the week award while Winnipeg Blue Bombers kick returner Albert Johnson III bagged the special teams prize.
Burris completed 18-of-31 passes for 295 yards and three touchdowns in Calgary's 41-23 whipping of the Montreal Alouettes. He also added 16 yards on the ground on three carries.
Rhinehart, meanwhile, made two interceptions and four defensive tackles in Calgary's third-straight victory.
Perry recovered a fumble and returned it 15 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter as Saskatchewan crushed the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 51-8. He also had two sacks, one tackle, one forced fumble and one pass knockdown.

Johnson posted a total of 242 kick-return yards in Winnipeg's 18-15 loss to the Toronto Argonauts


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