Wednesday, May 22, 2013

CPIFL Names Week 11 Players of the Week‏

CPIFL teams continued their quest for the playoffs in Week 11 with every game having playoff implications.  With just three weeks left in the regular season, players all over the league are playing their best football of the year.  Three players from Week 11 earned Player of the Week honors for their outstanding performances.
Offensive Player of the Week:  Chris Coffin, Kansas City Renegades
In three games as starting quarterback for the Renegades, Coffin has thrown 13 touchdowns and just one interception.  Saturday vs. Oklahoma Coffin put together one of the best performances in the league this season as tied a league record with seven touchdown passes.  Coffin was 15-of-23 passing for 184 yards in the Renegades 65-28 victory.  The win moved Kansas City to 6-4 on the year.  Kansas City hosts their final home game on Saturday vs. the Kansas Koyotes.
Defensive Player of the Week:  Tim Dandridge, Omaha Beef
With the Beef leading Bloomington 19-13 early in the second quarter and Bloomington with the ball, Dandridge picked up a fumble and returned it 35 yards for the touchdown.  The score changed the momentum of the game and led Omaha to a 51-33 win.  Dandridge added five tackles in the ballgame.  The Beef defense is allowing the second least points per game in the CPIFL at 27.9 points allowed per game.  The Beef (9-1) continue their quest for the top seed in the playoffs as they welcome Oklahoma to the Ralston Arena on Friday.
Special Teams Player of the Week:   Lavaughn Macon, Bloomington Edge
Macon continued his phenomenal season with six kickoff returns for 151 yards in the Edge loss to Omaha.  Macon is averaging 150.8 all-purpose yards per game which ranks second in the league.  His 22.7 yards per kick return ranks third in the CPIFL.  Macon and the Edge travel to Mid-Missouri on Saturday.
Week 12 of the CPIFL season again features numerous games with playoff ramifications.  On Friday, Omaha hosts Oklahoma and on Saturday Wichita travels to Sioux City, Kansas City hosts Kansas, Bloomington visits Mid-Missouri and Lincoln travels to Salina.

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