Kory Sheets, Riders dominate CFL player of the week awards

Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Kory Sheets is the CFL's offensive player of the week after leading his team to a berth in the Grey Cup. Teammate Jermaine McElveen was named defensive player of the week and Saskatchewan linebacker Diamond Ferri earned special teams honours.

Saskatchewan's Jermaine McElveen top defensive player, Diamond Ferri top special teams player

Saskatchewan Roughriders' Kory Sheets celebrates winning the CFL West Final in Calgary, Alta. on Sunday. The Saskatchewan Roughriders beat the Calgary Stampeders 35-13. Sheets is the CFL's offensive player of the week after leading his team to a berth in the Grey Cup. (Jeff McIntosh/Canadian Press)

Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Kory Sheets is the CFL's offensive player of the week after leading his team to a berth in the Grey Cup.

Sheets had a season-high 28 carries for 177 yards and scored a touchdown to help Saskatchewan defeat Calgary 35-13 in the West Division final.

Teammate Jermaine McElveen was named defensive player of the week after posting a team-high five tackles and an interception.

Roughriders linebacker Diamond Ferri earned special teams honours after recording four special teams tackles and three defensive tackles in Saskatchewan's win.

Tiger-Cats receiver Andy Fantuz of Chatham, Ont., captured top Canadian honours for recording a season-high 11 receptions for 114 yards and a pair of touchdowns in Hamilton's 36-24 win over Toronto in the East final.

The Ticats and the Roughriders will meet in the Grey Cup on Sunday in Regina.

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