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            === Johnson, Windsor, Hoke earn week 6 honors ===
 
 Courtesy of Arena Football League
 
 Tulsa, OK (Sports Network) - Arizona WR Rod Windsor, Cleveland DL Anthony Hoke
 and Georgia WR CJ Johnson have been named Russell Athletic Offensive Player of
 the Week, Riddell Defensive Player of the Week and JLS Ironman of the Week,
 respectively, for Week 6 of the 2011 AFL season. In addition to these three
 awards, the AFL is also awarding the best catch of the week, the playmaker of
 the week and the highlight of the week. The Cutters Catch of the Week award
 winner for Week 6 is WR Donovan Morgan of the Utah Blaze, while the NiFTy
 Playmaker of the Week is Iowa WR Jesse Schmidt. The Spalding Highlight of the
 Week award winner is Utah WR Aaron Boone
 
 RUSSELL ATHLETIC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
 
 Windsor (6-2, 215, Western New Mexico) hauled in 16 balls for 217 yards and
 five touchdowns in the Rattlers road victory over the Kansas City Command,
 63-49, on Saturday. Windsor joined the Rattlers on March 16 following the NFL
 Lockout. His NFL rights are still owned by the Cleveland Browns.
 
 RIDDELL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
 
 Hoke (6-1, 245, Cincinnati) collected six tackles and two sacks in Cleveland's
 loss to the New Orleans VooDoo, 33-34, on Friday. He also added a forced fumble
 and a blocked kick. Hoke leads the Gladiators with three sacks this season. He
 also owns both of the team's blocked kicks this season.
 
 JLS IRONMAN OF THE WEEK
 
 Johnson (5-10, 180, Tennessee State) turned in a stellar performance in a
 losing cause to the Orlando Predators, 43-48, on Saturday. After returning the
 opening kickoff 57-yards for a score, Johnson recorded six catches for 23 yards
 and a touchdown. In his four returns, Johnson posted 127 yards and led the team
 with 150 all-purpose yards.
 
 CUTTERS CATCH OF THE WEEK
 
 Morgan (6-3, 225, Pearl River C.C.) stunned fans at the Wells Fargo Center in
 Philadelphia, Pa. and those watching on NFL Network's broadcast. Morgan somehow
 hauled in a Ryan Vena touchdown toss that was behind the receiver with one
 hand.
 
 NIFTY PLAYMAKER OF THE WEEK
 
 Schmidt (6-3, 220, Buena Vista University) recorded seven receptions for 113
 yards and seven receiving touchdowns in Iowa's loss to the Chicago Rush, 49-50,
 on Saturday. The touchdown mark ranks first in Barnstormers' history and second
 in League history.
 
 SPALDING HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK
 
 Boone (6-3, 215, Kentucky) hauled in 10 balls for 100 yards and three
 touchdowns in Utah's victory over the Spokane Shock, 69-62. The 100-yard
 performance put Boone at 4,128 receiving yards in his Utah Blaze career. The
 mark is the most in franchise history.
 
 Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Week candidates included: Iowa's Jesse
 Schmidt, Orlando's Nick Hill, Dallas's Derrick Ross, Tampa's Hank Edwards,
 Utah's Aaron Boone, Jacksonville's Aaron Garcia, New Orleans' Danny Wimprine,
 and Tulsa's Troy McBroom.
 
 Riddell Defensive Player of the Week candidates included: New Orleans' Chris
 LeFlore, San Jose's Eddie Moten, Tampa's Tim McGill, Iowa's Mike Lewis,
 Pittsburgh's Royce Adams, Georgia's Jerry Turner, Kansas City's Carlton Brown
 and Iowa's Brent Curvey.
 
 JLS Ironman of the Week candidates included: Cleveland's Robert Redd, Utah's
 Alvance Robinson, Tampa's Eric Ortiz, Jacksonville's Kirby Griffin, Georgia's
 Jerry Turner, Kansas City's Bradley Chavez, Tulsa's Fred Shaw and Iowa's Jessie
 Schmidt.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 04/19 16:43:49 ET

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