CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 1

CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 1

Rourke, Butler and Lee named Top Performers

TORONTO (June 14, 2022) – A trio of Lions – Nathan Rourke, James Butler and T.J. Lee – are the Canadian Football League (CFL)’s Top Performers for Week 1 of the 2022 season.

The three players were chosen by a panel of judges made up of Matt Dunigan and Marshall Ferguson of TSN, and Pierre Vercheval of RDS, who independently send their selections to the CFL head office.

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QB | NATHAN ROURKE | BC LIONS | BC 59 – EDM 15

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RB | JAMES BUTLER | BC LIONS | BC 59 – EDM 15

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DB | T.J. LEE | BC LIONS | BC 59 – EDM 15

  • Three tackles and two interceptions
  • Picked off Nick Arbuckle in the first quarter
  • Intercepted Tre Ford in the second and returned it five yards
  • 22 career interceptions; third game with more than one
  • Highlights

2022 CFL TOP PERFORMERS OF THE WEEK

  • 1 | Nathan Rourke (BC) | James Butler (BC) | T.J. Lee (BC)
Lucas Barrett Senior Director, Communications & Public Affairs,, Canadian Football League
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