The weekend filled with Labour Day rematches was a week filled with shocking results, good football, and plenty of entertainment. Once again, it wasn’t an easy choice to decide player of the game for many of the games, but four players elevated their respective teams higher than anyone else, earning their consideration for 13th Man Sports’ Player of the Week.
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Below, all of the players who were considering for Player of the Week honours are listed. We turned to Twitter and Reddit to allow all of our followers a chance at having their voice heard in naming the sixth player of the week. Here is who was eligible!
POTG Candidate: Eli Harold
DL, Toronto Argonauts
3 tackles, 2 sacks
POTG Candidate: Nic Demski
WR, Winnipeg Blue Bombers
5 receptions, 134 yards, 83 yards after the catch
POTG Candidate: Stefen Banks
DL, Calgary Stampeders
7 tackles, 3 sacks, 1 fumble recovery
POTG Candidate: Bo Lokombo
LB, BC Lions
6 tackles, 1 interception, 1 touchdown
This vote was never close, and it could just be the Bombers’ faithful coming out and voting for their player, but you have to give credit to Demski for the great week he had. Demski dominated the vote on both Twitter and on Reddit, and it was never in doubt from the time voting opened to the time it close during the week.
To have your voice heard and to cast your vote to help decide the 13th Man Sports Player of the Week, follow us on Twitter and watch for our weekly polls. Players who win the player of the game award for their respective game will be eligible to be voted for.
|Player||Number of Votes|
|Eli Harold (TOR, DL)||14|
|Nic Demski (WPG, WR)||83|
|Stefen Banks (CGY, DL)||23|
|Bo Lokombo (BC, LB)||25|
Although Demski didn’t find the endzone in the Blue Bombers’ massive win over the Saskatchewan Roughriders in week five, he piled up the yardage and receptions against their bitter rivals in the Banjo Bowl.
|Week 1||Abdul Kanneh – Ottawa Redblacks||6 tackles, 2 interceptions, 1 touchdown|
|Week 2||Jonathan Woodard – Saskatchewan Roughriders||2 tackles, 3 sacks, 1 forced fumble|
|Week 3||Greg Ellingson – Edmonton Elks||9 receptions, 148 yards|
|Week 4||Marc Liegghio – Winnipeg Blue Bombers||4/4 field goals, long of 50|
|Week 5||Trevor Harris – Edmonton Elks||31/41 passing, 398 yards, 4 touchdowns|
|Week 6||Nic Demski – Winnipeg Blue Bombers||5 receptions, 134 yards, 83 yards after the catch|