Kory Sheets is CFL offensive player of the week

Kory Sheets' ninth 100-yard rushing game of the season, which ties a club record, earns him his third offensive player of the week award.

3rd time this season for the Riders' star running back

Kory Sheets has won his third offensive player of the week award, after rushing for 148 yards in Saturday's win over B.C. (Liam Richards/Canadian Press)

Kory Sheets, who ran for 148 yards and a touchdown to lead the Saskatchewan Roughriders past the B.C. Lions 35-14, was named the CFL's offensive player of the week Tuesday.

Sheets recorded his ninth 100-yard rushing performance of the season to tie the Riders' club record. He has been named the league's offensive player of the week three times this year.

Montreal Alouettes linebacker Chip Cox is the top defensive player. Cox had six tackles, another tackle on special teams, and two sacks in a 36-5 win over Hamilton.

Calgary running back Jon Cornish was named the top Canadian for the third straight week and sixth time this season. He ran for 145 yards on 19 carries in a 27-13 win over Edmonton.

Cornish leads the CFL in rushing with 1,690 yards.

Montreal kick-returner Bo Bowling is the top special-teams player. Bowling registered 118 yards on five punt returns in the Alouettes' victory over Hamilton and also had two catches for 23 yards.

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