Most outstanding: CFL teams announce award winners

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All nine CFL teams announced their nominees for league awards this season as listed below. The selections were made by their respective CFL city’s voting members of the Football Reporters of Canada as well as each team’s head coach.

The categories for the awards include Most Outstanding Player, Most Outstanding Canadian, Most Outstanding Defensive Player, Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman, Most Outstanding Rookie, and Most Outstanding Special Teams Player.

The East and West Division finalists will be announced on Thursday, Nov. 3. The winners at the league level will be unveiled on Thursday, Nov. 17 at Conexus Arts Centre in Regina in an event hosted by TSN’s Kate Beirness.

Unanimous selections are marked with an asterisk (*).

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B.C. Lions

  • Player: Nathan Rourke
  • Defensive: Garry Peters
  • Canadian: Nathan Rourke
  • Offensive lineman: Joel Figueroa
  • Special teams: Sean Whyte
  • Rookie: Emmanuel Rugamba
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Edmonton Elks

  • Player: Kenny Lawler
  • Defensive: Jake Ceresna
  • Canadian: Adam Konar
  • Offensive lineman: Mark Korte*
  • Special teams: Christian Saulsberry
  • Rookie: Kevin Brown
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Calgary Stampeders

  • Player: Ka’Deem Carey*
  • Defensive: Shawn Lemon
  • Canadian: Cameron Judge
  • Offensive lineman: Derek Dennis
  • Special teams: Rene Paredes
  • Rookie: Peyton Logan
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Saskatchewan Roughriders

  • Player: Darnell Sankey
  • Defensive: Darnell Sankey
  • Canadian: Kian Schaffer-Baker*
  • Offensive lineman: Logan Ferland
  • Special teams: Mario Alford*
  • Rookie: Frankie Hickson
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Winnipeg Blue Bombers

  • Player: Zach Collaros*
  • Defensive: Willie Jefferson
  • Canadian: Nic Demski
  • Offensive lineman: Stanley Bryant
  • Special teams: Janarion Grant
  • Rookie: Dalton Schoen*
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Hamilton Tiger-Cats

  • Player: Tim White
  • Defensive: Jovan Santos-Knox
  • Canadian: Tunde Adeleke
  • Offensive lineman: Brandon Revenberg*
  • Special teams: Seth Small
  • Rookie: Seth Small
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Toronto Argonauts

  • Player: McLeod Bethel-Thompson
  • Defensive: Wynton McManis*
  • Canadian: Kurleigh Gittens Jr.
  • Offensive lineman: Dejon Allen
  • Special teams: Daniel Adeboboye
  • Rookie: Gregor MacKellar
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Ottawa Redblacks

  • Player: Lorenzo Mauldin
  • Defensive: Lorenzo Mauldin*
  • Canadian: Nate Behar
  • Offensive lineman: Jacob Ruby*
  • Special teams: Louis-Philippe Bourassa
  • Rookie: Devonte Williams
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Montreal Alouettes

  • Player: Eugene Lewis*
  • Defensive: Adarius Pickett*
  • Canadian: Marc-Antoine Dequoy
  • Offensive lineman: Landon Rice
  • Special teams: Chandler Worthy
  • Rookie: Tyson Philpot*