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Stampeders' Cornish takes pair of weekly CFL honours

The Canadian Press

10/8/2013 3:54:23 PM

TORONTO - Calgary Stampeders running back Jon Cornish picked up a pair of CFL honours Tuesday for his dominant performance in a win over Winnipeg last week.

Cornish was named offensive player of the week and top Canadian after recording a season-high 208 rushing yards in the 38-11 victory. The New Westminster, B.C., native also had two touchdowns and 24 receiving yards.

Montreal Alouettes defensive back Jerald Brown was named defensive player of the week. He had three tackles and two interceptions in Montreal's 47-24 road win over Edmonton.

The special teams player of the week honour went to Winnipeg kick returner Will Ford.

He returned four kicks for 148 yards in the loss to Calgary, including a 100-yard touchdown return in the third quarter.