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Gibson’s Finest CFL Players of the Week

Canadian Football League Week #3

Toronto, ON – (July 21, 2009) – Jarious Jackson, Dwaine Carpenter, Paris Jackson and Nick Setta were named the Gibson’s Finest CFL Players of the Week for week three, 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.


Gibson’s Finest CFL OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

QB – Jarious Jackson – BC Lions

BC Lions 40 @ Edmonton Eskimos 22

Highlights / Key Stats:

Jarious Jackson was sensational while filling in for the injured Buck Pierce, as he threw for 362 yards and four touchdowns while completing 19 of 28 pass attempts. On his first play, Jackson threw a 45-yard pass to Geroy Simon that set-up the game’s opening touchdown by running back Martell Mallet.

Jackson also threw touchdown passes to Paris Jackson, Emmanuel Arceneaux and another to Simon while leading the Lions to their first win of the season.

- Unanimous Selection -


Gibson’s Finest CFL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

LB – Dwaine Carpenter – Calgary Stampeders

Toronto Argonauts 9 @ Calgary Stampeders 44

Highlights / Key Stats:


Dwaine Carpenter played a huge role in the Stamps victory against the Toronto Argonauts this past week, as he recovered two fumbles and scored a touchdown, while also collecting three tackles and one quarterback sack.

Runner Up
DL – Malik Jackson – Calgary Stampeders


Gibson’s Finest CFL SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK

K – Nick Setta – Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Winnipeg Blue Bombers 13 @ Hamilton Tiger-Cats 25

Highlights / Key Stats:


Nick Setta came up big for the Ticats this week as they defeated the Blue Bombers 25-13 at Ivor Wynne Stadium. Setta made three of four field goal attempts, hitting from 32, 36, and 42 yards to help Hamilton win their second game of the season. Setta scored 13 of the Tiger-Cats 25 points.

Runner Ups
Tyler Ebell – BC Lions
Sean Whyte – BC Lions


Gibson’s Finest CFL CANADIAN PLAYER OF THE WEEK

SB – Paris Jackson – BC Lions

BC Lions 40 @ Edmonton Eskimos 22

Highlights / Key Stats:

Paris Jackson’s big game helped the BC Lions collect their first win of the season by defeating the Edmonton Eskimos 40-22 at Commonwealth Stadium. Jackson had nine catches for 126 yards and one touchdown, and was one of replacement QB Jarious Jackson’s favourite targets all night.

Runner Up
T – Jeff Perrett – Montreal Alouettes

 


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