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September 2, 2016

Shakir Bell Named CFL Player of the Week

Eskimos running back Shakir Bell is a CFL Player of the Week for Week 10 for his performance in last Friday’s 33-25 victory over the Saskatchewan Roughriders at The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium.
Bell recorded 18 carries for 138 yards and added four receptions for 32 yards and one touchdown (170 yards all-purpose).

This was the first game of the season for the second-year Indiana State productand the thirdconsecutive week an Eskimos player has earned CFL Player of the Week honours..

CFL Players of the Week are chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their selections to the CFL head office. The panel includes former players Matt Dunigan and Duane Forde of TSN and Pierre Vercheval of RDS.

The Eskimos visit the Calgary Stampeders on Monday, September 5 for the annual Labour Day Classic. Kickoff is 1 p.m. MT.