Blue Bombers’ Nic Demski Wins 13th Man Sports’ Week 6 Player of the Week

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.

Related: CFL Power Rankings – Week 6

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

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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.

PlayerNumber of Votes
Eli Harold (TOR, DL)14
Nic Demski (WPG, WR)83
Stefen Banks (CGY, DL)23
Bo Lokombo (BC, LB)25
Votes were counted from Twitter and from r/CFL on Reddit

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 1Abdul Kanneh – Ottawa Redblacks6 tackles, 2 interceptions, 1 touchdown
Week 2Jonathan Woodard – Saskatchewan Roughriders2 tackles, 3 sacks, 1 forced fumble
Week 3Greg Ellingson  Edmonton Elks9 receptions, 148 yards
Week 4Marc Liegghio – Winnipeg Blue Bombers4/4 field goals, long of 50
Week 5Trevor Harris – Edmonton Elks31/41 passing, 398 yards, 4 touchdowns
Week 6Nic Demski – Winnipeg Blue Bombers5 receptions, 134 yards, 83 yards after the catch

Published by Frankie Benvenuti

Co-owner of 13th Man Sports and co-host of the 13th Man Sports live show. Working on making this my career

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