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            === Kauleinamoku & Sanders earn weekly honors ===
 
 Courtesy of Arena Football League
 
 Chicago, IL (Sports Network) - Utah WR Shaun Kauleinamoku has been awarded the
 Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Week award, while Spokane DB Terrance
 Sanders has been named the Riddell Defensive Player of the Week and JLS Ironman
 of the Week for Week 10 of the 2012 AFL season. In addition to these three
 awards, the AFL is also awarding the Cutters Catch of the Week, AFL Playmaker
 of the Week and Spalding Highlight of the Week. The Cutters Catch of the Week
 award winner for Week 10 is WR Andrae Thurman of the Milwaukee Mustangs.
 Cleveland FB/LB Jeramie Richardson has been awarded the AFL Playmaker of the
 Week award, while the Spalding Highlight of the Week award winner is Milwaukee
 DB Kelvin Rodgers.
 
 RUSSELL ATHLETIC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
 
 Kauleinamoku (5-9, 185, Western Oregon) caught 13 passes for 211 yards and five
 touchdowns in Utah's Week 10 loss to the San Jose SaberCats. Kauleinamoku
 became just the third player this season to record a 200-yard receiving game.
 In two games with the Blaze this season, Kauleinamoku has collected nine
 touchdown passes.
 
 RIDDELL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
 
 Sanders (5-10, 180, Eastern Illinois) recorded his second two-interception game
 in three weeks in the Shock's 68-62 overtime win against the New Orleans
 VooDoo. He led the team with 8.5 tackles and recorded an interception in
 overtime that set up the team's game-winning score. He is one interception shy
 of tying the single-season franchise record of six.
 
 JLS IRONMAN OF THE WEEK
 
 Sanders was also awarded JLS Ironman of the Week honors for his efforts in the
 return game. He returned two kickoffs for touchdown in Week 10 and finished
 with 182 all-purpose yards in the game. Sanders now has ten career kick return
 touchdowns, placing him ahead of AFL Hall of Famers Eddie Brown and Barry
 Wagner for his career. He will receive a watch crafted by JLS for his efforts
 in Week 10.
 
 CUTTERS CATCH OF THE WEEK
 
 Thurman (6-0, 180, Southern Oregon) made a fingertip grab for a Milwaukee score
 on NFL Network's broadcast of "NET10 Arena Football Friday" in Week 10. Thurman
 finished the game with 12 catches for 154 yards and three touchdowns. In two
 games with the Mustangs, Thurman has 240 receiving yards and six touchdowns. He
 will receive a Cutters t-shirt and hat for his efforts in Week 10.
 
 AFL PLAYMAKER OF THE WEEK
 
 Richardson (6-1, 270, Angelo State) found the end zone four times in
 Cleveland's 69-48 victory over Milwaukee in Week 10. He rushed three times for
 three scores and recovered a block kick in the end zone for a fourth touchdown.
 
 SPALDING HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK
 
 Rodgers (6-1, 180, Minnesota State-Mankato) returned a kickoff 58 yards for a
 touchdown in the fourth quarter of Milwaukee's loss to Cleveland in Week 10. It
 was the third consecutive game Rodgers returned a kick for a score. He finished
 the night with a game-high 186 all-purpose yards.
 
 Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Week candidates included: Arizona's
 Glen Fox, Georgia's Larry Shipp, Iowa's JJ Raterink, Milwaukee's Andrae
 Thurman, New Orleans', L.J. Castile, Philadelphia's Jeff Hughley and San
 Antonio's Aaron Garcia.
 
 Riddell Defensive Player of the Week candidates included: Arizona's Kevin
 McCullough, Cleveland's Levy Brown, Georgia's Kris Cooke, Iowa's John Mohring,
 San Antonio's Wes Mauia and San Jose's Tim McGill.
 
 JLS Ironman of the Week candidates included: Arizona's Odie Armstrong,
 Cleveland's Jeramie Richardson, Georgia's CJ Johnson, Iowa's BJ Cabbell,
 Philadelphia's Jeff Hughley, Pittsburgh's PJ Berry and San Jose's Huey
 Whittaker.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 05/16 11:53:52 ET

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