In the past 42 hours XFLboard.com has received 3,966 counting votes for XFL Players of the Week. The votes have been tabulated and here are the results:
|XFL Offensive Player of the Week|
45.2% of Fan Vote
Avery exploded on the Birmingham defense for an XFL-record 180 yards on 20 carries, including touchdown runs of 73 and nine yards. Through this Week 8 effort Avery is now averaging a league-best 105 rushing yards per game, and also leads the XFL in rushing yards (733) and yards-per-carry (5.5).
won this game for his team and may propel them to the playoffs
"Just plain amazing. Let's hope we don't lose him to the NFL."
"By far, an NFL caliber player."
Tommy Maddox - NY/NJ Hitmen - QB - 16.1% of fan vote.
Rickey Brady - Las Vegas Outlaws- TE - 14.1% of fan vote.
|XFL Defensive Player of the Week|
44.1% of Fan Vote
Corey Ivy had two interceptions in leading the Enforcers in a decisive win over Birmingham. Ivy had six tackles in the game.
interception in a shut out victory"
"Really tore up the backfield. Always a threat.."
Ron Merkerson - NY/NJ Hitmen - 15.1% of Fan Vote
|XFL Lineman of the Week|
24.2% of Fan Vote
Clark's five tackles and two sacks kept the Hitmen's offense in check.
over the Hitmen!!!"
"Two big sacks kept the Bolts at bay."
Israel Raybon - NY/NJ Hitmen - 14.1% of Fan Vote
|XFL Special Teams Player of the Week|
51.1% of Fan Vote
Brian Shay's game-opening 95-yard kickoff return set up a one-yard TD run by Derrick Clark just 40 seconds into the game.
96 yard return to start the game electrified the Rage and ended
up being the difference in the game."
"His 96 yard kick return on the opening kick-off set the tone for the entire game"
"Offensive weapon on special teams!"
Jose Cortez - LA Xtreme - Kicker - 22.9% 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.