Saskatchewan Roughrider quarterback Michael Bishop has been named the CFL’s Offensive Player of the Week.
In Sunday’s 34-31 win over Winnipeg, Bishop completed 24 of 30 passes for 370 yards and three touchdowns. In the second half of that game he connected on 16 of 17 pass attempts for 238 yards and two touchdowns. In addition, Bishop rushed the ball nine times for 56 yards.
Sunday was Bishop’s second game with the Green and White. In those first two starts, the Kansas State product has connected on 34 of 53 pass attempts for 477 yards and three touchdowns for a 64.2 completion percentage. He also has accumulated 20 carries for 157 yards and one touchdown in those two games.
This is the first CFL player acknowledgement for Bishop who is now in his seventh CFL season.
Also receiving acknowledgement in the weekly awards was kicker Luca Congi who was runner-up in the Special Teams Player of the Week category.