Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Fajardo is named CFL's top performer for August

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Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Cody Fajardo was named the CFL's top performer for the month of August on Wednesday.

Fajardo helped lead Saskatchewan to three straight wins to open the '21 campaign. He has amassed 773 passing yards with four TDs and an interceptions while having rushed for 139 yards and two touchdowns.

Riders defensive lineman Jonathan Woodard was the second-leading performer having registered a league-best five sacks with five tackles and a forced fumble through Saskatchewan's first three games.

Quarterback Mike Reilly of the B.C. Lions (2-2) is the No. 3 performer. The 11-year CFL veteran has amassed a league-high 974 passing yards despite battling an elbow ailment and has also run for three touchdowns.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 1, 2021.

Toronto, The Canadian Press

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