Collaros, Demski and Thurman named CFL's top performers for September

TORONTO — Quarterback Zach Collaros and receiver Nic Demski of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Calgary Stampeders linebacker Jameer Thurman were named the CFL's top performers for September on Wednesday.

Collaros, the CFL's outstanding player last season, was named the top performer after completing 73-of-108 passes for 1,125 yards and 12 TD passes in four games. Collaros leads the CFL in passing yards (3,874) and touchdowns (32)

Demski claimed second performer honours after accumulating 346 yards from scrimmage in the four games. He had 21 catches for 280 yards and six TDs while rushing for 66 yards on 10 carries and has 52 receptions for 613 yards and nine touchdowns on the season.

Thurman registered a team-high 31 tackles — three for a loss — and an interception in Calgary's five contests. He has 61 tackles (four for a loss), one special-teams tackle, a forced fumble and a career-high three interceptions this season.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 5, 2022.

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