Written by Ashley Jackson, Images by Jonny Law

Week 6 – ‘Player of the Week’

It is noted that time flies when you are having fun and Season 15 is going by with amazing speed! Half the season is gone and every week that goes by, players are really coming into their own, showing off how they have spent their progression points wisely. These players have been working hard to show why they deserve this award this week. We hope to satisfy your SFL award fix, with our picks for Week 6!

Offensive Player of the Week

OPOTW goes to the legend Mr.Matt Willson, Quarterback for Mexico City Aztecs. “The Bronze Bomber” had a stunning performance against Vancouver Legion. Near perfect, Willson had 27 completions out of  29 attempts, 296 yards, 2 touchdowns and no mistakes. His longest pass was 37 yards this game, a completion percentage of 93.10 and his QBR is 132.5. These stats show with progression, dedication, and longevity, you can have a spot in the Hall of Fame as he does too. Congrats Matt!

Honourable Mentions

Mr.Reggie Streeter, running back for the Louisiana Revolution for his great performance. Streeter had 30 attempts for  228 yards,  7.6 yards per carry,  3 touchdowns and his longest carry was   60 yards. He also had  2 catches for 24 yards,  12.0 yards per catch and his longest reception was 20 yards. Great job and congrats Reggie! Honourable Mention belongs to Mr.Jared Willis, Halfback for the Jacksonville Kings. Willis had 36 attempts for 181 yards and 2 touchdowns with 5.0 yards per carry and 12 long. He also had 6 catches for 21 yards and 3.5 yards per catch. Congrats Jared!

Defensive Player of the Week

DPOTW is none other than Mr Jeff Duffy, Defensive End for Queen City Corsairs. Duffy definitely made an impact in his teams win against the Las Vegas Fury 17-31.  Duffy terrorized cut through their Oline and effected the QBs game in a major way. He had 7 tackles, 4.5 sacks, 5 tackles for loss and 1 pass deflections. If he keeps playing like this, he will be a HOF for sure. Congrats Jeff!

Honourable Mentions

Runner up for DPOTW is Mr.Aaron Lee, Strong Safety for the Atlanta Swarm. He had 6 tackles, 3Pass Deflection and 2 INT for 1yd. Congrats Aaron! Another Honorable Mention is for Mr.Terrell Davis, cornerback of the Sioux Falls Sparrows. Davis had 1 tackle, 2 Pass Deflections, 2 interceptions and 46 yds. He also had 1 touch down. Congrats Terrell!

Special Teams Player of the Week

STPOTW goes Mr.Giovanni Bolt, wide receiver of the Baltimore Vultures. Even though they lost to the Revolution 23-35, Bolt did his best to keep Baltimore in the game. He had 187 return yards,  1 crucial touchdown and his longest return was 97 yards. This championship-calibre team will definitely continue to shine as long Bolt lights the way. Congrats Giovanni!

Honourable Mentions

Runner up for STPOTW is Mr.Ethan Sneed, Kicker of the Florida Storm. Sneed had 3 field goals made out of 3 attempts and his longest kick was 51 yards. Another Honourable Mention goes to Mr.Shark Tarkington, kicker of the Baltimore Vultures. Tarkington had 3 field goals made out of 3 attempts and his longest kick was 39 yards. Congrats Shark!