Gibson’s Finest CFL Players of the Week Canadian Football League Week #13
Toronto, ON – (September 29, 2009) – Avon Cobourne, T.J. Hill, Alexis Serna and Andy Fantuz were named the Gibson’s Finest CFL Players of the Week for week 13, the Canadian Football League announced today.
The four players were chosen by a panel of judges that includes former Canadian Football League players Matt Dunigan and Duane Forde, now of TSN, and Pierre Vercheval of RDS.
T.J. Hill was the defensive star for the Edmonton Eskimos in a losing effort against the Saskatchewan Roughriders this weekend. Hill racked up seven tackles, two sacks and two interceptions in front of a Commonwealth Stadium record crowd of 62,517 fans.
Hill returned his first interception of the game 59 yards for his first career touchdown to give the Eskimos an early 7-0 lead. Hill has three interceptions in his last three games. – Unanimous Selection –
Gibson’s Finest CFL SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Alexis Serna accounted for nearly half of the Blue Bombers’ scoring in their victory over the Argos on Saturday night. Serna hit 4 of 5 field goals and was good on both his extra point attempts for the game.
Serna was good from distances of 53, 32, 13, and 41 yards. His lone miss came on a 44-yard attempt in the third quarter.
Serna has hit 24 of 28 attempts this season (85.7%). Only the Argos’ Justin Medlock has been more accurate kicking field goals this season.