XFL Week 2 – Players of the Week – “Fan’s Choice” by XFLBoard.com

Welcome to our Week 2 XFL “Players of the Week” results. Voting began immediately at the completion of the final game on Sunday. We gathered over 1,800 votes between this time and the closing of polls at Midnight Eastern on Monday 17 February 2020. We thank all who voted!

Winners below are based on the number of votes received for each player.

Cameron Artis-Payne, Dallas Renegades (Credit: XFL.com)

Offensive Player of the Week: Cameron Artis-Payne, Dallas Renegades

Running back Cameron Artis-Payne owned the Los Angeles Wildcats defense. In 14 carries he totaled 99 yards on the ground, 32 yards receiving, and scored two touchdowns, leading the Renegades to their first victory.

Fan comments:

  • His touchdowns ended the game for the Wildcats. (Anonymous)
  • Without his runs, I don’t think Dallas wins. His runs also helped open things up for Landry Jones. (Metallifreak10)
  • Artis-Payne had 99 yards rushing and 32 yards receiving to go along with two touchdowns as he led the Renegades to their first win. (ethanyeary)

Honorable Mentions

  • PJ Walker, Houston Roughnecks
  • Cardell Jones, DC Defenders
  • Jordon Ta’amu, St. Louis BattleHawks

 

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Defensive Player of the Week: Jameer Thurman, DC Defenders

Jamer Thurman shutdown the New York offense when he intercepted Matt McGloin’s pass and returned it 46 yards for a touchdown.

Fan comments:

  • Pick 6 shut down the New York drive, and shut down the Guardian’s offense for the rest of the game. (James Ready)
  • Picked the ball and he saw the end zone. The rest is history. (XFL Fan)
  • Was a critical element of a stingy DC defense. Made the Guardians pay. (Anonymous)

Honorable Mention

  • Will Smith, LA Wildcats
  • Anthony Johnson, DC Defenders

 

Lineman of the Week: Steven Johnson, Seattle Dragons

Steven Johnson with 10 combined tackles anchored a stingy Seattle Dragons defensive line.

Fan comments:

  • Kept the Tampa Bay running game from scoring. (Anonymous)
  • Linebacker Steven Johnson led the Dragons in tackles for the second game in a row. (Dragon’s Fan)
  • Johnson led the way with 10 tackles and two TFL. (XFL Forever)

Honorable Mention

  • Beniquez Brown, Houston Roughnecks
  • Marcelis Branch, Tampa Bay Vipers

 

Special Teams Player of the Week: Tyler Rausa, DC Defenders

With field goals from the 27, 26 and 26 Tyler Rausa anchored the DC Defenders scoring machine in week 2.

Fan comments:

  • He went 3-3 in field goals. (S. Smith)
  • 3/3 dude should be in the NFL. (HalToTheU)
  • Never missed. He hit it every time he went to the line. (Anonymous)

Honorable mention:

  • Sergio Castillo, Houston Roughnecks
  • Austin Rehkow, Houston Roughnecks

Week 1 XFL Players of the Week – “Fan’s Choice” by XFLBoard.com

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.

Fan comments:

  • 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)

Honorable Mentions

  • Cardell Jones, DC Defenders
  • Jordon Ta’amu, St. Louis BattleHawks

 

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Defensive Player of the Week: Jamar Summers, New York Guardians

Jamar Summers (21) of the New York Guardians returned a fumble for a touchdown.

Fan comments:

  • 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)

Honorable Mention

  • 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.

Fan comments:

  • 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)

Honorable Mention

  • LaTroy Lewis, Dallas Renegades
  • Jonathan Celestin, DC Defenders

 

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.

Fan comments:

  • 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)

Honorable mention:

  • Sergio Castillo, Houston Roughnecks
  • Ty Rausa, DC Defenders