Bighill headlines CFL weekly winners
Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - Montreal's Brandon Whitaker and Sean Whyte and British Columbia's Adam Bighill and James Yurichuk have been named the CFL's top players for Week 6 of the 2012 season.
Whitaker carried the ball 18 times for a season-high 115 yards and caught six passes for 64 yards in the Alouettes' 36-26 victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He captured his second offensive award with his performance.
Whyte took home the special teams award after connecting on all four of his field goal attempts. He added three singles and three extra points to contribute 18 of Montreal's 36 points.
Bighill earned defensive honors with a game-high seven tackles, one sack and one interception in the Lions' 18-9 win over the Toronto Argonauts.
Yurichuk was named the Canadian of the week after recording five tackles and one interception.