Duron Carter is Riders Nominee for the CFL's Most Outstanding Player.
He is a 1000-plus yard receiver, has started at defensive back, returned punts, fought with a teammate in practice, now Duron Carter is the Saskatchewan Roughriders nominee for the CFL’s Most Outstanding Player.
Carter has 73-receptions for 1,043 yards and eight touchdowns. He also has a 43-yard touchdown return of an interception against the Calgary Stampeders and has returned 15-punts for 115-yards.
Carter was the league’s top performer for weeks six, 17 and 18. Kerry Joseph is the last Rider to be named the CFL’s Most Outstanding Player in 2007.
Ed Gainey was nominated for Most Outstanding Defensive Player. The defensive back has a league-leading 10-interceptions and has returned one for a touchdown. Gainey has also made 43 defensive tackles and recovered two fumbles. He was the CFL’s top performer after picking off four passes during week eight.
The other Rider nominees are Henroc Muamba as Top Canadian, Brendon Labatte for top Offensive Lineman, Christion Jones for Special Teams and Tobi Antigha for Most Outstanding Rookie.