Riders' Dressler honoured for special teams work vs. Alouettes
Slotback/kick returner ran for 76 yards, touchdown on 2 punt returns
Saskatchewan slotback/kick returner Weston Dressler was named the Canadian Football League’s special teams player of the week on Tuesday.
He ran for 76 yards and one touchdown on two punt returns in the Riders' 34-28 loss to Montreal last week.
Montreal Alouettes slotback Jamel Richardson was named top offensive player.
He had 161 receiving yards on eight catches against Saskatchewan.
Calgary defensive back Keon Raymond was named defensive player of the week for his efforts in the Stampeders' 34-32 win over Hamilton. He had eight tackles, two sacks and returned an interception for a touchdown.
The top Canadian award went to Calgary running back Jon Cornish, who had two touchdowns last week. The New Westminster, B.C., native had 108 receiving yards on seven receptions and 27 rushing yards on 13 carries.