Receivers Ellingson, Lawler, QB Evans named CFL top performers for Week 6

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TORONTO — Winnipeg wide receiver Greg Ellingson, Edmonton receiver Kenny Lawler and Hamilton quarterback Dane Evans have been named the top performers for Week 6 of the 2022 CFL season.

Ellingson had 11 catches for 152 yards in the Blue Bombers' 26-19 win over Calgary on Friday.

Ellingson reached the 100-yard mark for the first time this season as the Bombers improved to 6-0.

He has 34 catches for 518 yards and three touchdowns so far this season.

Lawler scored the game-tying touchdown with 4:20 left in the game in the Elks' 32-31 win at Montreal on Thursday. The Elks took the lead on the ensuing convert.

Lawler finished the game with seven receptions for 92 yards.

Evans was 21-of-28 passing (75 per cent) for 345 yards and two touchdowns as the Ticats picked up their first win of the season, 25-23 over Ottawa on Saturday.

He engineered a five-play, 49-yard drive, culminating in a three-yard touchdown pass to Tim White to give his team the lead with 19 seconds remaining


This report by The Canadian Press was first published July 19, 2022.

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