Welcome to our Week 1 XFL “Players of the Week” results. Voting began immediately at the completion of the final game on Sunday. We gathered over 1,500 votes between this time and the closing of polls at Midnight Eastern on Monday 10 February 2020.We thank all who voted!
Winners below are based on the number of votes received for each player.
Offensive Player of the Week: PJ Walker, Houston Roughnecks
Houston Roughnecks quarterback P.J. Walker threw four touchdown passes Saturday in a 37-27 win over the Los Angeles Wildcats.
- Was a Beast on display for H-Town! 4 TDs (R. Longoria)
- Led highest East scoring offense at an efficient rate (John)
- Throwing for 272 passing yards and 4 touchdowns with a 103.8 passer rating, QB PJ Walker lead the Roughnecks to a route over the LA Wildcats. (Anonymous)
- Absolutely showed up and ran June Jones’ Run and Shoot to a T. A big play star that has big-time potential. (XFL_FAN)
- Cardell Jones, DC Defenders
- Jordon Ta’amu, St. Louis BattleHawks
Defensive Player of the Week: Jamar Summers, New York Guardians
Jamar Summers (21) of the New York Guardians returned a fumble for a touchdown.
- Best shutdown in the league. Proved it against TB. (MWSquaredAFNTlk)
- He scooped the ball and scored a TD. (XFL Fan Forever)
- Made Tampa Bay Vipers pay a price. (Anonymous)
- Kony Ealy, Houston Roughnecks
- Elijah Campbell, DC Defenders
Lineman of the Week: Terence Garvin, St Louis BattleHawks
St. Louis linebacker Terence Garvin (57) was on fire in the BattleHawks game against the Renegades. He had 8 tackles, one sack and two TFLs.
- With 8 tackles, 1 sack, 1 QB hit and 2 tackles for loss, LB Terence Garvin contributed to a strong defense that held the Dallas Renegades to just 9 points, 267 total yards and 1 3rd down conversion. (Anonymous)
- A standout in the AAF translated his game to week one of the XFL to record 8 tackles and 1 sack. (The Panthers Prowler)
- 2nd most total tackles in the league, got a sack and 2 TFL. The Renegades will have to wait another week for a trip to the end zone. (XFL_FAN)
- LaTroy Lewis, Dallas Renegades
- Jonathan Celestin, DC Defenders
.@MarquetteKing just had…maybe the greatest punt ever?*
*It ended up being a touchback 😔 pic.twitter.com/KDeocnuEeo
— XFL (@xfl2020) February 10, 2020
Special Teams Player of the Week: Marquette King, St. Louis BattleHawks
St. Louis BattleHawks punter Marquette King showed the value of his skill and experience. He has adapted quickly to the unique XFL punting rules.
- He had one of the best punts in the past year, including NFL. (S. Bingaman)
- Won the field position battle for St. Louis. (Xtremefanforever)
- Some of the best punts I’ve ever seen. Don’t know why he isn’t in the NFL. (T. Quinney)
- Sergio Castillo, Houston Roughnecks
- Ty Rausa, DC Defenders