Ray leads CFL Players of the Week
Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) - Toronto Argonauts quarterback Ricky Ray has been named the CFL's Offensive Player of the Week for Week 18.
Ray completed 39-of-45 passes for a career-high 505 yards and three touchdowns in the Argonauts' 36-21 win over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers this past Thursday. Ray set a Toronto franchise record with 21 consecutive completions as well, the second-longest streak in CFL history.
Calgary Stampeders defensive lineman Charleston Hughes took home Defensive Player of the Week honors after recording five tackles and three sacks in a 29-25 win over the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
Hamilton's Brandon Banks won Special Teams Player of the Week. The return specialist had 210 combined return yards, highlighted by a 107-yard missed field goal return for a touchdown, that helped the Tiger-Cats defeat the Montreal Alouettes, 27-24.
Stampeders running back Jon Cornish won the Canadian Player of the Week award after he rushed for 109 yards on 20 carries and a touchdown against Saskatchewan. The British Columbia native extended his streak of consecutive 100-yard games to five and now leads the CFL in both rushing yards (1,799) and touchdowns (14) this season.
10/29 15:43:01 ET