SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 10

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Daniels, Lewis and Spencer named Shaw CFL Top Performers

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 — TORONTO (August 29, 2017) – DaVaris Daniels, Nik Lewis and Diontae Spencer were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 10 of the CFL’s 2017 season.

The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their selections to the CFL head office. The panel includes former Canadian Football League players Matt Dunigan and Duane Forde of TSN and Pierre Vercheval of RDS.

REC | DAVARIS DANIELS | CALGARY STAMPEDERS

DaVaris Daniels had a statement game in the Calgary Stampeders’ win over the Toronto Argonauts at McMahon Stadium on Saturday, August 26th.

The Vernon Hills, Illinois native collected 114 receiving yards and two touchdowns in the 23-7 victory, doubling his touchdown count for the season.

Daniels caught a 21-yard pass from quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell just over the line in the end zone in the second quarter. The Notre Dame alum found the mark again in the third quarter on a 38-yard toss to push the Stamps’ lead to 16-7 after Paredes’ convert.

Daniels has four touchdowns and 492 yards on 32 receptions in 2017. He was named the CFL’s Most Outstanding Rookie in 2016 after a standout first year in which he collected nine touchdowns and 885 receiving yards.

REC | NIK LEWIS | MONTREAL ALOUETTES

On Thursday August 24th against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, receiver Nik Lewis set a new CFL all-time record for career receptions, passing the previous record of 1,029 set by new member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame Geroy Simon.

Lewis caught his 1,030th reception to break the record on a six-yard pass from quarterback Darian Durant during the fourth quarter on a crucial third-down conversion. He added another to set the new record at 1,031.

The 14-year CFL veteran collected 88 receiving yards and 47 yards after carry on 11 targets in Thursday’s game.

Lewis has passed the season century mark in receptions twice in his career, including a career-high of 102 in 2016. He has never had fewer than 67 catches in a full season, with a career average of close to five receptions per game. He has 491 receiving yards, 53 receptions, and one touchdown in 2017.

REC | DIONTAE SPENCER | OTTAWA REDBLACKS

Diontae Spencer made the highlight reel on the way to the Ottawa REDBLACKS’ 31-24 victory over the BC Lions.

A last-minute field goal attempt by the Lions in the first half went wide, and Spencer sprinted out of the end zone, carrying the ball 90 yards downfield to set up a Brett Maher field goal. Spencer collected 61 receiving yards and 13 rushing yards on 12 targets.

In his third year in the CFL, the former McNeese State Cowboy has 474 punt return yards, 304 kickoff return yards, 418 receiving yards, 99 missed field goal returns, 12 rushing yards and two touchdowns in 10 games played.

Spencer was previously named a Shaw Top Performer in Week 2.

SHAW FANS’ CHOICE OF THE WEEK!

SJ Green won Week 9 of Shaw Fans’ Choice of the Week and collected 10 bonus points.

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS LEADERBOARD

 

Rank

 

Player

 

2017 Points Total

Points Breakdown
1st place points 2nd place points 3rd place points Fan Choice Points Monthly Points
1 Mike Reilly 310 100 10 200
2 SJ Green 195 100 50 25 20
3 Diontae Spencer 125 100 25
T-4 Ed Gainey 110 100 10
T-4 Justin Medlock 110 100 10
T-4 Ricky Ray 110 100 10
T-7 Duron Carter 100 100
T-7 DaVaris Daniels 100 100
T-7 Greg Ellingson 100 100
T-7 Andrew Harris 100 100
T-7 Travis Lulay 100 100
T-7 Jerome Messam 100 100
13 Victor Butler 75 25 50
14 Martese Jackson 60 50 10
T-15 Solomon Elimimian 50 50
T-15 Trevor Harris 50 50
T-15 Maurice Leggett 50 50
T-15 Nik Lewis 50 50
T-15 Marken Michel 50 50
T-15 Matt Nichols 50 50
T-21 Weston Dressler 35 25 10
T-21 Jackson Jeffcoat 35 25 10
T-23 Bryan Burnham 25 25
T-23 Kevin Glenn 25 25
T-23 Charleston Hughes 25 25
T-23 Jonathon Mincy 25 25
T-23 Nick Moore 25 25

 

2017 SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS OF THE WEEK

Week 1st 2nd 3rd
1 Ricky Ray (TOR)* SJ Green (TOR) Jonathon Mincy (MTL)
2 Diontae Spencer (OTT) Trevor Harris (OTT) Weston Dressler (WPG)*
3 SJ Green (TOR)* Solomon Elimimian (BC) Victor Butler (TOR)
4 Travis Lulay (BC) Martese Jackson (TOR)* Nick Moore (BC)
5 Jerome Messam (CGY) Mike Reilly (EDM)* Charleston Hughes (CGY)
6 Duron Carter (SSK) Marken Michel (CGY) Jackson Jeffcoat (WPG)*
7 Justin Medlock (WPG)* Maurice Leggett (WPG) Bryan Burnham (BC)
8 Ed Gainey (SSK)* Mike Reilly (EDM) Kevin Glenn (SSK)
9 Andrew Harris (WPG) Matt Nichols (WPG) SJ Green (TOR)*
10 DaVaris Daniels (CGY) Nik Lewis (MTL) Diontae Spencer (OTT)

 

2017 SHAW TOP PERFORMERS OF THE MONTH

Month 1st 2nd 3rd
July Mike Reilly (EDM) Greg Ellingson (OTT) Victor Butler (TOR)

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