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CFL Week 11 Stars: Tre Ford Shines, Tyrell Richards Dominates & Edmonton Elks’ Line Stands Tall

CFL Week 11’s Outstanding Performers – A Comprehensive Review

The Canadian Football League’s Week 11 has wrapped up, and several standout performances have caught the eye. From quarterbacks to linebackers, the talent across the field was at its finest. Here’s a closer look at the players who defined the week:

Tre Ford’s Excellence for the Edmonton Elks

  • Game Stats: Edmonton Elks 24 – Hamilton Tiger-Cats 10
  • PFF Player Grade: 91.7
  • Highlights: Ford’s 13-of-18 passing for 174 yards and two touchdowns, including a 47-yard effort to Steven Dunbar Jr., exhibited his excellence. He also added five carries for 60 yards, contributing three 10+ yard rushes to his 139.6 efficiency rating.

Tyrell Richards’ Defensive Mastery with Montreal Alouettes

  • Game Stats: Montreal Alouettes 25 – Ottawa 24
  • PFF Player Grade: 88.2
  • Highlights: Richards marked 32 total defensive snaps with two tackles and a forced fumble. His grading reflects a commanding 78.8 on 20 run defence snaps and a remarkable 90.2 on four pass rush snaps.

Edmonton Elks’ Offensive Line Triumph

  • Game Stats: Edmonton Elks 24 – Hamilton Tiger-Cats 10
  • PFF Unit Grade: 79.7
  • Top Performers:
    • Tomas Jack-Kurdyla | 81.2
    • Brett Boyko | 77.2
    • Mark Korte | 64.3

All-Week 11 Honorable Mentions

From QB Tre Ford’s leading grade to T.J. Brunson’s 90.9 special teams rating, Week 11 saw commendable performances across different positions. Here’s a glance at the top players:

  • Receiving: Steven Dunbar Jr., Edmonton Elks | 76.1
  • Offensive Line: Tomas Jack-Kurdyla, Edmonton Elks | 81.2
  • Defensive Line: Micah Johnson, Saskatchewan Roughriders | 80.1
  • Linebacker: Tyrell Richards, Montreal Alouettes | 88.2
  • Defensive Back: Demerio Houston, Winnipeg Blue Bombers | 80.6
  • Kicker/Punter: Jamieson Sheahan, Winnipeg Blue Bombers | 72.7

Top Offensive and Defensive Performances of 2023 (So Far)

  • Week 6: Chad Kelly, Toronto Argonauts | 93.4
  • Week 9: Zach Collaros, Winnipeg Blue Bombers | 92.9
  • Week 3: Royce Metchie, Toronto Argonauts | 92.5
  • Week 8: Kabion Ento, Montreal Alouettes | 91.8
  • Week 11: Tre Ford, Edmonton Elks | 91.7
  • Week 10: DaVaris Daniels, Toronto Argonauts | 91.6
  • Week 10: Keon Hatcher, BC Lions | 91.2

As Week 11 concludes, these top players have given fans unforgettable moments and pivotal plays that have shaped the season. Their continued excellence sets the stage for an exciting finish to the CFL season, and fans eagerly await what’s to come.

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