04/05/2011 2:50 PM -
TULSA, OKLA. Iowa QB BRAD BANKS, Chicago WR/DB VIC HALL and Orlando FB/LB MARLON MOYE-MOORE have been named Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Week, Riddell Defensive Player of the Week and JLS Ironman of the Week, respectively, for Week 4 of the 2011 AFL season. In addition to these three awards, the AFL is also awarding the best catch of the week, the playmaker of the week and the highlight of the week. The Cutters Catch of the Week award winner for Week 4 is WR SALE KEY of the Jacksonville Sharks, while the NiFTy Playmaker of the Week is Cleveland WR TROY BERGERON. The Spalding Highlight of the Week award goes to the ARIZONA RATTLERS for their comeback drive against Orlando.
RUSSELL ATHLETIC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Banks (6-0, 212, Iowa) completed 24-of-37 passes for 383 yards and a franchise record 10 touchdowns in Iowas 76-69 victory over San Jose in Week 4. Banks played a role in every Iowa score on the night, rushing four times for 17 yards, including a seven-yard touchdown run with 50 seconds left in the game.
RIDDELL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
JLS IRONMAN OF THE WEEK
CUTTERS CATCH OF THE WEEK
NIFTY PLAYMAKER OF THE GAME
SPALDING HIGHLIGHT OF THE GAME
Russell Athletic Offensive Player of the Week candidates included: Clevelands Troy Bergeron, Milwaukees RJ Archer, Orlandos Nick Hill, Tulsas Matt Bassuener and Utahs Aaron Boone. Riddell Defensive Player of the Week candidates included: Georgias Eric Crosby, Milwaukees Andre Jones, San Joses Chris Perri and Tulsas Jamar Ransom JLS Ironman of the Week candidates included: Chicagos Kelvin Morris, Pittsburghs Gary Butler and Spokanes Emery Sammons