|Two Ex-Riders Among Weekly CFL Stars|
|Written by Les Lazaruk|
|Tuesday, 24 July 2012 16:58|
Hamilton quarterback Henry Burris is the C-F-L's offensive player of the week. He had 360 yards passing and four touchdowns in the Tiger-Cats' 39-24 victory over Montreal. Teammate Andy Fantuz was named top Canadian while Edmonton's Joe Burnett claimed defensive honours. The special-teams nod went to Blue Bombers kicker Justin Palardy.
Elsewhere, B-C Lions defensive lineman Khalif Mitchell will appeal his two-game suspension for hyperextending the arm of Edmonton offensive lineman Simeon Rottier during a game Friday night. The C-F-L suspended Mitchell for two games Monday after Mitchell violently pulled on Rottier's arm, bending it grotesquely in an unnatural fashion that resulted in the joint being hyperextended. Rottier left the game and although he returned in the second half he didn't resume playing and isn't expected to suit up when Edmonton visits Winnipeg on Thursday night. No penalty was called on the play. An arbitration hearing will be scheduled during the week of August 6th.