XFLBoard.com: Players of the Week

Week 3 ... The Fans Have Spoken!

In the past 42 hours XFLboard.com has received 4,823 counting votes for XFL Players of the Week. The votes have been tabulated and here are the results:

XFL Offensive Player of the Week

Mike Pawlawski
San Francisco Demons
42.1% of Fan Vote

Mike Pawlawski completed 19 for 37 passes for 184 yards, 0 interceptions and two touchdowns in rallying the Demons over the Maniax on Sunday afternoon.

Fan Comments:

"Awesome passing game, led his team to victory over the Maniax against the odds. The best QB in the league."

"Most consistant QB so far in the XFL."

"In a week of very little offense, Paw passed for 184 yeards and 2 TD's to Terry Battle, the final one late in the 4th for the win."

"Lead the Demons to another win!"

Runner Up:
Jeff Brohm - Orlando Rage - QB - 30.8% of fan vote
Terry Battle - San Francisco Demons - 16.2% of fan vote.

XFL Defensive Player of the Week

Duane Butler
Defensive Back
Birmingham Thunderbolts
47.7% of Fan Vote

Duane Butler had a strong defensive game with a total of 9 tackles, but it was his 98 yard touchdown run after the interception of a Tim Lester pass that won the game for the Bolts.

Fan Comments:

"98 yard game winning interception return along with 9 tackles."

"Interception at the right time, nothing better than that."

"Takin' it to the house to preserve the win."

Runner Ups:
James Willis - Birmingham Thunderbolts - 15.4% of Fan Vote
Stephen Fisher - Orlando Rage - 11.7% of Fan Vote

XFL Lineman of the Week

Eric Johnson
Defensive End
Los Angeles Xtreme
20.3% of Fan Vote

Eric Johnson had a strong game against the Outlaws with 4 solo tackles combined with 2 quarterback sacks.

Fan Comments:

"4 tackles and 2 sacks, helped lead his team to a defensive victory."

"Solid defensive effort with two sacks and a persistent pass rush."

"Look out quarterbacks!"

Runner Ups:
Antonio Edwards - Las Vegas Outlaws - 16.5% of Fan Vote
James Willis - Birmingham Thunderbolts - 13.5% of Fan Vote
Shante Carver -
Memphis Maniax - 11.1% of Fan Vote

XFL Special Teams Player of the Week

Jose Cortez
Los Angeles Xtreme
75.8% of Fan Vote

With 1 second remaining on the clock Jose Cortez kicked a field goal to break a 9-9 tie, and win the game for the Xtreme in regulation time.

Fan Comments:

"Came back from a very dismal Week 2, to score every point for the Xtreme, including the game winner with 1 second left."

"Cortez nailed all four of his field goal attempts - including the game-winner as time ran out."

"Maddox bashed him last week. Redemption is sweet."

"Made all the Xtreme's 12 points."

Runner Up:
Dar Dar Kirby - NY/NJ Hitmen - Punt Returner- 16.3% of Fan Vote

XFLBoard.com will be announcing the fan's choice for the XFL Players of the Week every Tuesday @ 1900 EST. Voting will normally commence immediately after the end of the final XFL game in any given week. The XFLBoard.com Players of the Week are based on votes collected by XFL fans worldwide.