SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS OF THE MONTH

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS OF THE MONTH

Burris, Reilly and Bowman take October's honours

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 — Toronto (November 4, 2015) – In an extension of the original partnership agreement between the Canadian Football League (CFL) and Shaw Communications Inc., Shaw has committed an additional $50,000 dollars to distribute to the top 3 Shaw CFL Top Performers of the year that will be distributed to  Canadian charities or not-for-profit organizations chosen by the players.

In the overall standings, the player that finishes first will receive $25,000, the second place finisher will receive $15,000 and third will garner $10,000 for the charities of their choice.

For the full Shaw Top Performers standings, visit CFL.ca.

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS OF OCTOBER

Henry Burris, Mike Reilly and Adarius Bowman were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Month for October of the CFL’s 2015 season. 

Performer of the Month includes all appearances from Week 15 to Week 19.

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 Forde of TSN and Pierre Vercheval of RDS.

QB | Henry Burris | Ottawa REDBLACKS

Ottawa REDBLACKS pivot Henry Burris notched his second consecutive Shaw Top Performer of the Month award following his October stretch of play.

Burris’ best game came in Week 15 against the Montreal Alouettes where he set a new CFL record by completing 45 completions in a single game. In the 39-17 victory, Burris passed for 504 yards and completed 84.9 percent of his pass attempts. He was recognized for his performance by being named a Top Performer for that week.

Between Weeks 15-19, Burris passed for 1,724 yards and completed 73.1 percent of his passes including six touchdown passes. He guided the REDBLACKS to a 4-1 record and helped punch their ticket into the playoffs and secured a home playoff date.

This season Burris leads the league in passing yards (5,335) and has thrown a total of 20 touchdowns, with a pass completion rate of 71.2 percent.

Alongside his two Top Performers of the Month awards, Burris was also named a Top Performer of the Week during Weeks 5, 13, 15, 17 and 18. 

QB | Mike Reilly | Edmonton Eskimos

Mike Reilly was named a Shaw CFL Top Performer of the Month after leading the Eskimos to a 5-0 October record.

Weeks 18 and 19 may have been Reilly’s best stretch to this point of the season. During those two weeks Reilly passed for 685 yards, notched six touchdowns and completed 71.6 percent of his passes in the process, garneringt him Top Performer accolades for both weeks.

Overall during Edmonton’s October games, Reilly compiled 1,579 passing yards and passed for nine touchdowns. This helped the Eskimos secure not only a home playoff date, but first place in the West Division.

The Eskimos are enjoying a bye during the final week of the regular season. Reilly finished his 2015 campaign with 2,449 passing yards and 15 touchdown passes in 10 games

SB | Adarius Bowman | Edmonton Eskimos

Joining his teammate Matt Reilly, Edmonton Eskimos slot back Adarius Bowman has been named a Shaw Top Performer for the month of October.

Bowman accumulated 558 receiving yards on 37 receptions (15.1 yards per reception) while scoring a pair of touchdowns during the Eskimos’ undefeated month.

During a two week stretch, Bowman was named Shaw Top Performer of the week twice. In Week 16 he recorded 11 receptions for 198 yards and a major against the BC Lions. Bowman followed that incredible performance with an even better one, notching 12 catches for 208 yards and a touchdown against Saskatchewan in Week 17

Bowman finished his 2015 season by achieving his third 1,000 yard season (1,304 yards), setting a career-high seven touchdowns in a season and reaching the second-highest number of receptions in a season of his eight-year career with 93.

Bowman was named a Top Performer on three occasions this season in Weeks 12, 17 and 18.

2015 Shaw CFL Player of the Week Points Leaderboard

Rank

Player

2015 Points Total

Points Breakdown

 

 

 

 

1st place points

2nd place points

3rd place points

Fan vote points

Monthly points

1

Henry Burris

840

300

100

-

40

400

2

Trevor Harris

425

200

-

25

-

200

3

Zach Collaros

420

100

100

-

20

200

4

Adarius Bowman

285

200

-

25

10

50

T-5

Mike Reilly

250

100

-

50

-

100

T-5

Derel Walker

250

100

-

50

-

100

T-7

Rakeem Cato

150

100

-

-

-

50

T-7

Chris Rainey

150

-

50

-

-

100

9

Drew Willy

145

100

-

25

20

-

10

Marcus Howard

125

-

-

25

-

100

T-11

Shakir Bell

110

100

-

-

10

-

T-11

Emanuel Davis

110

100

-

-

10

-

T-11

James Franklin

110

100

-

-

10

-

T-11

Macho Harris

110

100

-

-

10

-

T-11

Bo Levi Mitchell

110

100

-

-

10

-

T-16

Mike Daly

100

100

-

-

-

-

T-16

Travis Lulay

100

100

-

-

-

-

T-18

Marquay McDaniel

75

-

50

25

-

-

T-18

Eric Norwood

75

-

-

25

-

50

T-20

Jeremiah Johnson

60

-

50

-

10

-

T-20

Jeff Mathews

60

-

50

-

10

-

T-20

Ryan Smith

60

-

50

-

10

-

T-23

Jon Cornish

50

-

50

-

-

-

T-23

Jeff Fuller

50

-

50

-

-

-

T-23

S.J. Green

50

-

50

-

-

-

T-23

Andrew Harris

50

-

50

-

-

-

T-23

Charleston Hughes

50

-

50

-

-

-

T-23

Jonathon Jennings

50

-

50

-

-

-

T-23

Kendial Lawrence

50

-

50

-

-

-

T-23

Shawn Lemon

50

-

50

-

-

-

T-23

Terrell Sinkfield Jr

50

-

-

50

-

-

T-23

Patrick Watkins

50

-

50

-

-

-

T-23

Jamaal Westerman

50

-

-

-

-

50

T-23

Aston Whiteside

50

-

50

-

-

-

35

Weston Dressler

35

-

-

25

10

-

T-36

Emmanuel Arceneaux

25

-

-

25

-

-

T-36

Mic’hael Brooks

25

-

-

25

-

-

T-36

Stefan Logan

25

-

-

25

-

-

T-36

Keith Shologan

25

-

-

25

-

-

T-36

Brandon Smith

25

-

-

25

-

-

T-36

Chris Williams

25

-

-

25

-

-

 

2015 Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week

Week

1st

2nd

3rd

1

Trevor Harris (TOR)

Jeff Fuller (CGY)

Drew Willy (WPG)*

2

Rakeem Cato (MTL)

Ryan Smith (SSK)*

Trevor Harris (TOR)

3

Travis Lulay (BC)

S.J. Green (MTL)

Weston Dressler (SSK)*

4

Shakir Bell (EDM)*

Jon Cornish (CGY)

Marcus Howard (EDM)

5

Henry Burris (OTT)*

Aston Whiteside (OTT)

Chris Williams (OTT)

6

Drew Willy (WPG)*

Patrick Watkins (EDM)

Marquay McDaniel (CGY)

7

Emanuel Davis (HAM)*

Andrew Harris (BC)

Keith Shologan (OTT)

8

Bo Levi Mitchell (CGY)*

Zach Collaros (HAM)

Eric Norwood (HAM)

9

Mike Daly (HAM)

Zach Collaros (HAM)*

Terrell Sinkfield, Jr (HAM)

10

James Franklin (EDM)*

Kendial Lawrence (EDM)

Derel Walker (EDM)

11

Zach Collaros (HAM)*

Charleston Hughes (CGY)

Terrell Sinkfield, Jr (HAM)

12

Mike Reilly (EDM)

Jeremiah Johnson (OTT)*

Adarius Bowman (EDM)

13

Henry Burris (OTT)*

Chris Rainey (BC)

Stefan Logan (MTL)

14

Macho Harris (SSK)*

Marquay McDaniel (CGY)

Derel Walker (EDM)

15

Henry Burris (OTT)*

Jonathon Jennings (BC)

Mic’hael Brooks (BC)

16

Trevor Harris (TOR)

Jeff Mathews (HAM)*

Emmanuel Arceneaux (BC)

17

Adarius Bowman (EDM)*

Henry Burris (OTT)

Brandon Smith (CGY)

18

Adarius Bowman (EDM)

Henry Burris (OTT)*

Mike Reilly (EDM)

19

Derel Walker (EDM)

Shawn Lemon (OTT)

Mike Reilly (EDM)

*Indicates Shaw Fan’s Choice of the Week

2015 Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Month

Month

1st

2nd

3rd

July

Trevor Harris (TOR)

Marcus Howard (EDM)

Rakeem Cato (MTL)

August

Zach Collaros (HAM)

Derel Walker (EDM)

Eric Norwood (HAM)

September

Henry Burris (OTT)

Chris Rainey (BC)

Jamaal Westerman (WPG)

October

Henry Burris (OTT)

Mike Reilly (EDM)

Adarius Bowman (EDM)

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Director, Communications

Canadian Football League

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Manager, Communications

Canadian Football League

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