XFLBoard.com: Players of the Week

Week 2 ... The Fans Have Spoken!

In the past 42 hours XFLboard.com has received 5,215 counting votes for XFL Players of the Week. The votes have been tabulated and here are the results:

XFL Offensive Player of the Week

Tommy Maddox
Los Angeles Xtreme
42.1% of Fan Vote

Tommy Maddox threw 65 passes, completing 38 for 412 yards and four touchdowns Saturday night, the last on Los Angeles' second possession of overtime, as the Xtreme won their home debut 39-32 over Chicago.

Fan Comments:

"Down in the 4th quarter and looking at 0-2, didn't crack under the pressure..."

"400 Plus Yards ; 4 TD's : Awesome!!"

"That shows the leadership that a quarterback needs to lead a team to a championship."

"Vast improvement over the 1st week, sorry I let him go from my fantasy team."

Runner Up:
Jermaine Copeland - Los Angeles Xtreme - WR - 17 passes for 190 yards and a score to help rally the Xtreme from a 12-point deficit - 30.8% of fan vote.

XFL Defensive Player of the Week

Kurt Gouveia
Las Vegas Outlaws
47.7% of Fan Vote

Gouveia had a 100-yard touchdown after a fumble recovery in the third quarter, plus a overall strong game with 3 tackles and 3 assists.

Fan Comments:

"6 1/2 tackles and a fumble recovery, and helped his team give up only 3 points."

"A key player in the best defense in the XFL. True leader on the field, recovered a fumble and returned it 100 yards for a score."

"Gouveia is still try to catch his breathe from his long fumble return for a TD."

Runner Ups:
Omar Brown - Orlando Rage - S - Las Vegas Outlaws - 10 solo tackles, forced a fumble on a kickoff return, recovered a fumble and went 12 yards for a touchdown, picked off one pass and knocked down two others. 29.4% of Fan Vote.

XFL Lineman of the Week

Shante Carver
Defensive End
Memphis Maniax
20.7% of Fan Vote

Shante Carver had a hand in 6 tackles as well as a tremendous sack of Ryan Clement that took the vegas QB out of the game.

Fan Comments:

"Even though Memphis lost, Carver had a great game. Read the snap count well and took Clement out of the game. "

"Amazing lineman, gave the Outlaws offense fits this week. Had six tackles and a sack."

"What a rush"

Runner Ups:
Kelvin Kinney - Las Vegas Outlaws - OT - 11.9% of Fan Vote
Octavious Bishop - Chicago Enforcers - LB - 9.5% of Fan Vote


XFL Special Teams Player of the Week

Stepfret Williams
Punt Returner
Birmingham Thunderbolts
77.1% of Fan Vote

Stepfret Williams gave Birmingham the lead for good with a league-best 95-yard punt return for a touchdown with 8:12 left in the third quarter. Stepfret also paced the Bolts' victory as an offensive threat with eight catches for 134 yards.

Fan Comments:

"Also had a big receiving game, but first punt return for a TD in the XFL wins him this award."

"200 all purpose yards. The "Rocket' of the XFL."

"First Punt Return in XFL History for 95 yards - nuff said."

"S.Williams was ELECTRIC"

Runner Up:
Paul McCallum - Las Vegas Outlaws - Kicker - 8.1% of Fan Vote

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