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Durant highlights August's best
Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Darian Durant and kicker Chris Milo were among four players selected as the CFL's top performers for the month of August.
Durant earned offensive honors while helping lead the Roughriders to a 3-1 record during the month. He completed 86-of-129 passes for 1,177 yards and nine touchdowns while only throwing one interception. He leads the CFL in touchdown passes (21).
Milo was named the best special teams player after connecting on all 11 of his field goal attempts. He is a perfect 23-for-23 on the season and leads the CFL in kicking percentage.
Montreal Alouettes linebackers Chip Cox and Marc-Olivier Brouillette rounded out the best players of the month. Brouillette, the Canadian player of the month, notched nine tackles and four sacks. The Montreal native also won this award in Weeks 8 and 10.
Defensive honors were awarded to Cox, who had 32 tackles and one sack while also contributing on special teams with three more tackles. The linebacker is leading the CFL in tackles (71) and is on pace to set career- highs in tackles, sacks and special team tackles.
09/05 15:31:58 ET