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Germaine, Angel, and Pettis receive ArenaFan.com week seven honors

Wednesday April 18, 2007

For their performances during the seventh week of the Arena Football 2007 season, Joe Germaine (QB, Utah Blaze), Chris Angel (DB, Colorado Crush), and Will Pettis (WR/DB Dallas Desperados) have been named Offensive Player of the Week, Defensive Player of the Week, and Two-Way Player of the Week, respectively, by the writers and staff of ArenaFan.com.

Offensive Player of the Week: Joe Germaine had 371 yards on 32 of 39 passing for ten touchdowns through the air. Five of Germaine’s touchdown passes went to Siaha Burley who was also considered for this award as well as his long touchdown pass of 35 yards. Germaine led the Utah Blaze to a 76-63 win over the Los Angeles Avengers. Germaine is in his fourth AFL season out of THE Ohio State University.

Other players considered for the week seven Offensive Player of the Week were Siaha Burley (Utah Blaze), Chris Greisen (Georgia Force), and Mark Grieb (San Jose SaberCats).

Defensive Player of the Week: Chris Angel had three interceptions for 11 return yards and added six tackles. Angel’s efforts helped the Colorado Crush hold off the New York Dragons in a 49-48 road victory. Angel is in his fourth AFL season and first with the Crush.

Other players considered for the week seven Defensive Player of the Week were Chris Brown (New Orleans VooDoo), Greg White (Orlando Predators), and Henry Taylor (New Orleans VooDoo).

Two-Way Player of the Week: Will Pettis had six receptions for 55 yards and a touchdown as well as 93 yards on kickoff returns. Pettis’ 153 all-purpose yards led the Desperados and he also added an interception and four tackles on defense. Pettis’ all-around performance helped the Desperados to a 51-41 victory over the Philadelphia Soul. Pettis is in his fifth AFL season, all spent with the Dallas Desperados. Pettis has won this award three times in 2007.

Other players considered for the week seven Two-Way Player of the Week were Marlon Moye-Moore (Orlando Predators), Trandon Harvey (Arizona Rattlers), Kevin Ingram (Los Angeles Avengers), and Tremaine O’Neal (New Orleans VooDoo).

2007 ArenaFan.com Award Winners


Offensive Player of the Week

Week 1 – Chris Greisen (QB, Georgia Force)
Week 2 – Kevin Prentiss (WR, Las Vegas Gladiators)
Week 3 – Bobby Sippio (WR, Chicago Rush)
Week 4 – Will Pettis (WR/DB, Dallas Desperados)
Week 5 – Bobby Sippio (WR, Chicago Rush) (2)
Week 6 – Adrian McPherson (QB, Austin Wranglers)
Week 7 – Joe Germaine (QB, Utah Blaze)

Defensive Player of the Week
Week 1 – Kenny McEntyre (DB, Kansas City Brigade)
Week 2 – Jeremy Unertl (DB, Chicago Rush)
Week 3 – Jermaine Jones (DB, Dallas Desperados)
Week 4 – Ahmad Hawkins (DB, Nashville Kats)
Week 5 – Chris Angel (DB, Colorado Crush)
Week 6 – Isaiah Trufant (DB, Kansas City Brigade)
Week 7 – Chris Angel (DB, Colorado Crush)

Two-Way Player of the Week
Week 1 – Jerome Riley (WR/DB, Grand Rapids Rampage)
Week 2 – Will Pettis (WR/DB, Dallas Desperados)
Week 3 – Rodney Filer (FB/LB, Tampa Bay Storm)
Week 4 – Will Pettis (WR/DB, Dallas Desperados) (2)
Week 5 – A.J. Haglund (K, San Jose SaberCats)
Week 6 – Timon Marshall (WR/DB, Grand Rapids Rampage)
Week 7 – Will Pettis (WR/DB Dallas Desperados) (3)

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