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Sheets rewarded with player of the week honour after leading Riders to Grey Cup

11/19/2013 01:49 EST | Updated 01/25/2014 04:01 EST
TORONTO - Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Kory Sheets is the CFL's offensive player of the week after leading his team to a berth in the Grey Cup.

Sheets had a season-high 28 carries for 177 yards and scored a touchdown to help Saskatchewan defeat Calgary 35-13 in the West Division final.

Teammate Jermaine McElveen was named defensive player of the week after posting a team-high five tackles and an interception.

Roughriders linebacker Diamond Ferri earned special teams honours after recording four special teams tackles and three defensive tackles in Saskatchewan's win.

Tiger-Cats receiver Andy Fantuz of Chatham, Ont., captured top Canadian honours for recording a season-high 11 receptions for 114 yards and a pair of touchdowns in Hamilton's 36-24 win over Toronto in the East final.

The Ticats and the Roughriders will meet in the Grey Cup on Sunday in Regina.

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