Roberson, Rogers, Powell take home Week 14 honours
TORONTO –Tre Roberson, Eric Rogers and William Powell were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 14 of the CFL’s 2019 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 Ford of TSN and Pierre Vercheval of RDS.
DB | TRE ROBERSON | CALGARY STAMPEDERS
Tre Roberson anchored Calgary’s defensive effort with five tackles, an interception and a game-saving field goal block to help the Stampeders defeat Hamilton at McMahon Stadium for a 15th consecutive game.
The product of Illinois State recorded his seventh interception of the season after jumping a Brandon Banks route with the Tiger-Cats driving into Stampeders territory. Roberson is now one interception behind Winston Rose for the league-lead.
In the game’s final moments with Calgary clinging to a 19-18 lead, the Indianapolis, Ind., native blocked a potential go-ahead field goal from 42 yards out to preserve the victory for the home side.
This season, Roberson has 36 tackles, seven interceptions and two touchdowns for the Stampeders. He was also recognized as a Shaw CFL Top Performer in Week 4.
WR | ERIC ROGERS | CALGARY STAMPEDERS
Eric Rogers registered eight catches for 129 yards and a touchdown in Calgary’s 19-18 win on Saturday afternoon.
With less than seven minutes remaining in the contest, Bo Levi Mitchell connected with Rogers from 15 yards out to knot the game at 18s, erasing a 17-6 halftime deficit. The ensuing Rene Paredes convert gave the Stampeders their first lead of the day.
Rogers led Calgary in targets (11) and registered four second down conversion receptions in the game.
This season, Rogers leads all receivers with eight touchdown receptions. He is seventh in receptions (57) and tenth in receiving yards (678) despite sitting ninth in targets. This is the Glendora, Calif., native’s second weekly honour with the first coming in Week 3.
RB | WILLIAM POWELL | SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS
William Powell accumulated 124 yards from scrimmage in the Roughriders’ thrilling 27-25 victory over Montreal at Mosaic Stadium on Saturday night.
Powell ran the ball on 15 occasions for 94 yards (6.3 yards per carry) and a major, while adding three receptions for 30 yards and a receiving touchdown.
In the second quarter, the Duncanville, Texas, native took a short pass from Cody Fajardo before breaking several tackles and diving into the endzone. The touchdown cut the Alouettes’ lead to 9-6. Powell’s rushing major from five yards out came in the fourth quarter and gave the Roughriders a 24-18 advantage, setting up a thrilling back-and-forth finish, capped by Brett Lauther’s late-game heroics.
In the 2019 campaign, Powell has rushed for 751 yards (5.0 yards per carry), added 126 receiving yards and scored 11 touchdowns (10 rush, 1 receiving). Powell was also named a Shaw CFL Top Performer in Week 7.
Shaw Fans’ Choice of the Week!
Chris Streveler won Week 13 of Shaw Fans’ Choice of the Week and collected 10 bonus points.
|Rank||Player||2019 Total Points|
|T-6||Vernon Adams Jr.||150|
|18||Sean Thomas Erlington||85|
2019 SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS OF THE WEEK
|1||Trevor Harris (EDM)||C.J. Gable (EDM)||Andrew Harris (WPG)*|
|2||Greg Ellingson (EDM)||Dominique Davis (OTT)||Sean Thomas Erlington (HAM)*|
|3||Cody Fajardo (SSK)||Eric Rogers (CGY)||Ja’Gared Davis (HAM)|
|4||William Stanback (MTL)||Tre Roberson (CGY)||Mike Miller (WPG)|
|5||Brandon Banks (HAM)||Vernon Adams Jr. (MTL)||Andrew Harris (WPG)|
|6||Charleston Hughes (SSK)||Matt Nichols (WPG)||Shaq Evans (SSK)|
|7||William Powell (SSK)||Jumal Rolle (HAM)||Ryan Lankford (BC)|
|8||McLeod Bethel-Thompson (TOR)||DeVonte Dedmon (OTT)||Cody Fajardo (SSK)|
|9||Janarion Grant (WPG)||Brandon Banks (HAM)||C.J. Gable (EDM)|
|10||Vernon Adams Jr. (MTL)||Trevor Harris (EDM)||Reggie Begelton (CGY)|
|11||DaVaris Daniels (EDM)||Dylan Wynn (HAM)||Willie Jefferson (WPG)|
|12||Dane Evans (HAM)||Bralon Addison (HAM)||Derel Walker (TOR)|
|13||Chris Streveler (WPG)||John Bowman (MTL)||Willie Jefferson (WPG)|
|14||Tre Roberson (CGY)||Eric Rogers (CGY)||William Powell (SSK)|
*Indicates Shaw Fans’ Choice of the Week winner
2019 SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS OF THE MONTH
|June||Trevor Harris (EDM)||Brandon Banks (HAM)||Sean Thomas Erlington (HAM)|
|July||Winston Rose (WPG)||William Stanback (MTL)||Charleston Hughes (SSK)|
|August||Willie Jefferson (WPG)||Trevor Harris (EDM)||Dylan Wynn (HAM)|
Shaw CFL Top Performers Explained
What is the program?
The Shaw CFL Top Performers recognizes weekly and monthly player achievement in the CFL and is separate from our year end awards.
How does it work?
Each week and month during the CFL Regular Season a panel of CFL experts vote on the three top CFL Performers across the league in order. Those players are awarded points for each time they win.
Then we throw it out to you, the fans, to Retweet our Twitter posts announcing the winners. The player with the most Retweets will receive extra points and be crowned the Shaw Fan’s Choice of the Week. Remember, once the next Week begins voting ends; so get your RTs in fast!
What is the scoring system?
Here are the points for each award winner.
|Shaw Top Performers of the Week||Shaw Top Performers of the Month|
|#1 = 100 points||#1 = 200 points|
|#2 = 50 points||#2 = 100 points|
|#3 = 25 points||#3 = 50 points|
|10 bonus points to the player with the most RTs|