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09/02/2015 12:48 EDT | Updated 09/02/2016 01:12 EDT

Collaros, Norwood and Walker named CFL top performers for the month of August

TORONTO — Quarterback Zach Collaros and defensive end Eric Norwood of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Edmonton Eskimos receiver Derel Walker were named the CFL players of the month for August on Wednesday.

Collaros had 14 TD passes over the month, leading the Ticats to a 4-1 record and a share of the lead in the East Division.

Collaros is the CFL passing leader with 2,632 yards with 19 TDs while sporting a 70.4 completion percentage.

On the other side of the ball, Norwood recorded 18 tackles and five sacks in August while also returning two fumbles for touchdowns.

Walker made his CFL debut in August and amassed 472 yards in his first three games. He scored his first career touchdown last week in Edmonton's 38-15 home win over Toronto.

The Canadian Press