June 19, 2018

Eskimos Dominate CFL Players of the Week

Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly and wide receiver Derel Walker are CFL Players of the Week for Week 1 for their performances in last Thursday’s 33-30 victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Investors Group Field.

Reilly completed 32 of 46 passes for 408 yards with one touchdown. He also rushed for 43 yards on 11 carries with two touchdowns.

Walker caught eight passes for 176 yards, including a 101-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter.

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.

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