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Amey, Floyd and Pettis Receive ArenaFan.com Week Seven Honors

Wednesday April 16, 2008

For their performances during the seventh week of the Arena Football League’s 2008 season, Cleveland Gladiators receiver Otis Amey, Colorado Crush defensive back Rashad Floyd and Dallas Desperados wide receiver/defensive back Will Pettis 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
Amey (5.10, 192 lbs., Sacramento State) caught nine receptions for 123 yards with six touchdowns in the Gladiators’ 69-66 loss to the Colorado Crush.

Others considered for Week Seven’s Offensive Player of the Week: New York QB Aaron Garcia, Arizona QB Lang Campbell, Philadelphia QB Matt D’Orazio and Utah QB Joe Germaine.

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Floyd (6.00, 180 lbs., Portland State) posted 10.0 tackles, two interceptions and a pass breakup in the Crush’s 69-66 win over Cleveland.

Others considered for Week Seven’s Defensive Player of the Week:
Orlando defensive lineman Rob Schroeder.

TWO-WAY PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Pettis (6.00, 195 lbs., Midwestern State-TX) earned his second ArenaFan.com Two-Way Player of the Week honors of the 2008 season after recording 227 all-purpose yards with six total touchdowns and two fourth-quarter tackles in the Desperados’ 55-44 win over New Orleans. The 2007 AFL Ironman of the Year caught ten passes for 129 yards with five touchdowns. He also added a rushing score as well as five kickoffs for 86 yards and an eleven-yard missed field goal return.

Other considered for Week Seven’s Two-Way Player of the Week: Orlando WR/KR T.T. Toliver and New Orleans WR/KR Wendall Williams. 

2008 ArenaFan.com Award Winners

WK

OFFENSIVE

DEFENSIVE

TWO-WAY

1

Tony Graziani, PHI

Dennison Robinson, CHI

Robert Redd, CLE

2

Danny Wimprine, NO

Keon Raymond, NO

Mike Brown, PHI

3

Chris Greisen, GEO

Michale Spicer, NO

Will Pettis, DAL

4

James MacPherson, GR

Calvin Spears, NO

Mike Brown, PHI

5

Chris Greisen, GEO

John Moyer, CHI

Chris Martin, GR

6

John Dutton, COL

John Walker, NY

Marlon Moye-Moore, ORL

7

Otis Amey, CLE

Rashad Floyd, COL

Will Pettis, DAL


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