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Greisen, Johnson, and Johnson receive ArenaFan.com Week Sixteen honors

Monday June 18, 2007

For their performances during the seventh week of the Arena Football 2007 season, Chris Greisen (QB, Georgia Force), Jeroid Johnson (DB, Tampa Bay Storm), and C.J. Johnson (WR/DB Nashville Kats) 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: Chris Greisen went 27 of 37 for 323 yards and eight touchdown passes, leading the Georgia Force to an impressive 55-44 victory at Amway Arena over the Orlando Predators.  Greisen now has an AFL-record 111 TDs on the season versus just 11 interceptions.  With 4688 passing yards on the season, Greisen currently sits 2nd only to Joe Germaine in passing yards this season and sixth on the single season all-time passing yardage list with a chance to surpass Mark Grieb’s current record of 4834 yards set last season.

Other players considered for the week seven Offensive Player of the Week were Otis Amey (Austin Wranglers), Lang Campbell (Austin Wranglers), and Larry Brackins (Philadelphia Soul).

Defensive Player of the Week:
Jeroid Johnson recovered two fumbles on kick coverage team and recorded his ninth interception on the season, propelling the Tampa Bay Storm to a 69-40 victory over the Grand Rapids Rampage.  Johnson also added four solo tackles and a pass deflection for a defense which held the Rampage to six second half points.

Other players considered for the week seven Defensive Player of the Week were Jermaine Jones (Dallas Desperados), Tim McGill (Tampa Bay Storm), and Jeremy Unertl (Chicago Rush).

Two-Way Player of the Week: C.J. Johnson electrified the Nashville Kats on both offense and special teams in Week 16, as the Kats suffered a 66-63 defeat to the hands of the Kansas City Brigade.  Johnson led the team with nine kick returns for 302 yards and two scores.  He also contributed over half of the receiving totals on the team, logging six catches for 97 yards and three touchdowns.

Other players considered for the week seven Two-Way Player of the Week were Torrance Marshall (Tampa Bay Storm), Kenny Henderson (New Orleans VooDoo), and DeJuan Alfonzo (Chicago Rush).

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)
Week 8 – Sherdrick Bonner (QB, Arizona Rattlers)
Week 9 – Kenney Henderson (WR, New Orleans VooDoo)
Week 10 – Bobby Sippio (WR, Chicago Rush) (3)
Week 11 – Aaron Garcia (QB, New York Dragons)
Week 12 – Aaron Garcia (QB, New York Dragons) (2)
Week 13 – Siaha Burley (WR, Utah Blaze)
Week 14 – Brett Dietz (QB, Tampa Bay Storm)
Week 15 – Clint Dolezel (QB, Dallas Desperados)
Week 16 – Chris Greisen (QB, Georgia Force) (2)

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)
Week 8 – Rashad Floyd (DB, Colorado Crush)
Week 9 – John Moyer (DL, Chicago Rush)
Week 10 – Jeroid Johnson (DB, Tampa Bay Storm)
Week 11 – Greg White (DL, Orlando Predators)
Week 12 – Dwayne Missouri (OL/DL, Philadelphia Soul)
Week 13 – Reggie Doster (DB, Georgia Force)
Week 14 – Omarr Smith (DB, San Jose SaberCats)
Week 15 – Travis Coleman (WR/DB, Kansas City Brigade)
Week 16 – Jeroid Johnson (DB, Tampa Bay Storm) (2)

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)
Week 8 – Jerome Riley (WR/DB, Grand Rapids Rampage) (2)
Week 9 – Timon Marshall (WR/DB, Grand Rapids Rampage) (2)
Week 10 – Timon Marshall (WR/DB, Grand Rapids Rampage) (3)
Week 11 – T.T. Toliver (WR/DB, Tampa Bay Storm)
Week 12 – Lawrence Samuels (WR/LB, Tampa Bay Storm)
Week 13 – DeJuan Alfonso (WR/LB, Chicago Rush)
Week 14 – Will Pettis (WR/DB Dallas Desperados) (4)
Week 15 – Troy Bergeron (WR, Georgia Force)
Week 16 – C.J. Johnson (WR/DB, Chicago Rush)

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