XFLBoard.com: Players of the Week

Week 7... The Fans Have Spoken!

In the past 42 hours XFLboard.com has received 3,673 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
Quarterback
Los Angeles Xtreme
46.9% of Fan Vote

Tommy Maddox threw two touchdown passes and ran for a third score as the Los Angeles Xtreme handed the Orlando Rage its first loss.

Fan Comments:

"Maddox is clearly a True Leader.."

"Was there anyone he couldn't hit?"

"Maddox did it all. He passed for scores and he ran for more."

Runner Ups:
Wally Richardson -
NY/NJ Hitmen - QB - 14.2% of fan vote.

XFL Defensive Player of the Week

Jamel Williams
Corner Back
Las Vegas Outlaws
38.1% of Fan Vote

Jamel Williams had an impressive 5 tackles in the Outlaws defeat of the Bolts, but it was his opening, first quarter TD on a 99 yard fumble recovery that was the most impressive.

Fan Comments:

"Outlaw DB took it to the bank, and stole game."

"The Bolts didn't know what hit them. Williams put the nail in the coffin early."

"Williams had to run the length of the field to put it in the end zone."

Runner Ups:
Jason Keiser - Las Vegas Outlaws - 13.1% of Fan Vote
Ron Merkerson - NY/NJ Hitmen - 12.8% of Fan Vote

XFL Lineman of the Week

Carl Simpson
Defensive Tackle
Las Vegas Outlaws
39.2% of Fan Vote

Simspon lead the "Dealers of Doom" with two sacks and five tackles in the Outlaws' 34-12 win over the Birmingham Bolts last Saturday. Four of the
five tackles were for losses.

Fan Comments:

"Lead the Dealers of Doom"

"Two big sacks kept the Bolts at bay."

Runner Ups:
Antonio Edwards - Las Vegas Outlaws - 22.5% of Fan Vote

XFL Special Teams Player of the Week

Damon Gibson
Kick Returner
Los Angeles Xtreme
58.5% of Fan Vote

A 51 yard punt return and a 34 yard punt return, both by Damon Gibson set up both of the Xtreme's first-quarter scores.

Fan Comments:

"Wow! The power a strong kick-off return gives LA field position."

"Hit the Rage at High speed and never stopped!"

"Punt return razzle dazzle."

Runner Ups:
Brad Palazzo - Birmingham Thunderbolts - Kicker - 13.2% 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.