XFLBoard.com: Players of the Week

Week 4 ... The Fans Have Spoken!

In the past 42 hours XFLboard.com has received 4,628 counting votes for XFL Players of the Week. The votes have been tabulated and here are the results:

XFL Offensive Player of the Week

Rashan Salaam
Running Back
Memphis Maniax
39.5% of Fan Vote

Salaam ran well despite very wet field conditions and a heavy downpour. He managed to carry for 126 yards on 26 carries, including a 21-yard TD run in the second quarter which would prove to be the game-winner.

Fan Comments:

"He broke the game wide open. He looked very strong, and if it hadn't been raining he would have score 2 more times."

"Salaam dominated the day."

"What a game! Slipping and sliding his way to 125 yards in a swamp. Tough conditions, tough running."

"Big yards and a TD, what more can you ask from a guy?"

Runner Ups:
Derrick Clark - Orlando Rage - RB - 17.8% of fan vote
Jim Druckenmiller - Memphis Maniax - QB - 16.2% of fan vote.

XFL Defensive Player of the Week

Brandon Sanders
Defensive Back
Las Vegas Outlaws
23.1% of Fan Vote

Brandon had another good effort in the Outlaws win over the Demons with four tackles and a crucial interception.

Fan Comments:

"Two things you can count on in life: Taxes and B.Mack getting an interception a game."

"Made an interception which turned the momentum of the game, from then, Las Vegas never looked back."

"Awesome INT. Great game!"

Runner Ups:
Joseph Tuipala - Las Vegas Outlaws - 21.9% of Fan Vote

XFL Lineman of the Week

Israel Raybon
Defensive End
NY/NJ Hitmen
27.3% of Fan Vote

"Raybo" recorded three sacks and six tackles as the NY/NJ defense ate up a mud filled Soldier Field and beat the Enforcers in a shutout, 13-0. Chicago was held to only 65 total yards offense.

Fan Comments:

"He's good and QBs Hate Him."

"A tough mudder."

"Stats favor Maumalanga, but he dominated the line of scrimmage more."

"Constantly pressuring Chicago's QB. Dominating performance."

Runner Ups:
Kelvin Kinney - Las Vegas Outlaws - 18.4% of Fan Vote
Christian Maumalanga - NY/NJ Hitmen - 16.5% of Fan Vote

XFL Special Teams Player of the Week

Mario Bailey
Orlando Rage
25.2% of Fan Vote

Mario Bailey returned an onside kick 42 yards for the final score of the game, and put the final nail in the Bolt's coffin.

Fan Comments:

"Onside kick return for TD stifles Birmingham comeback."

"If they are not going to throw it to me, I'll have to score on returns!"

"Shows some real talent."

Runner Ups:
Leo Arugez - NY/NJ Hitmen - Kicker - 22.3% of Fan Vote
Jose Cortez - LA Xtreme- Kicker - 20.9% 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.