Sports Ricky Ray, Mike Reilly among CFL outstanding player finalists

18:47  09 november  2017
18:47  09 november  2017 Source:   Sportsnet

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TORONTO — The CFL’s top two passers are finalists for the league’s outstanding player award.

Quarterbacks Mike Reilly of the Edmonton Eskimos and Ricky Ray of the Toronto Argonauts were named the West and East Division nominees for the CFL’s top individual award.

Voting was conducted by the Football Reporters of Canada and eight CFL head coaches.

Reilly led the CFL with 5,536 passing yards and finished tied with Ottawa’s Trevor Harris with 30 TDs in leading Edmonton (11-6) to third in the West Division.

Ray threw for 5,205 yards and boasted a 70.7 per cent completion average as Toronto (9-9) finished atop the East Division.

Reilly, Ray named as team finalists for CFL outstanding player awards

  Reilly, Ray named as team finalists for CFL outstanding player awards Quarterbacks Mike Reilly and Ricky Ray, the league’s top two passers, were named team finalists for the CFL’s outstanding player award. Reilly was the Edmonton Eskimos’ nominee while Ray earned the nod unanimously as the Toronto Argonauts representative in voting conducted by the Football Reporters of Canada and eight CFL head coaches. © image image The other nominees include linebackers Alex Singleton of Calgary, Solomon Elimimian of B.C.

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Most outstanding player . East nominees: Kyries Hebert, Montreal; Greg Ellingson, Ottawa; Ricky Ray , Toronto; Larry Dean, Hamilton. West nominees: Matt Nichols, Winnipeg; Duron Carter, Saskatchewan; Alex Singleton, Calgary; Mike Reilly , Edmonton; Solomon Elimimian, B.C.

The other divisional nominees include linebackers Alex Singleton of Calgary and Kyries Hebert of Montreal (defensive player), Winnipeg running back Andrew Harris and Ottawa receiver Brad Sinpoli (Canadian), Winnipeg tackle Stanley Bryant and Toronto centre Sean McEwen (lineman), Calgary’s Roy Finch and Ottawa’s Diontae Spencer (special teams), Calgary receiver Marken Michel and Toronto running back James Wilder (rookie) as well as Calgary’s Dave Dickenson and Toronto’s Marc Trestman (coach of the year).

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