Ottawa QB Burris, Lions teammates Jennings and Brooks named CFL top players for Week 15

TORONTO — Ottawa quarterback Henry Burris, B.C quarterback Jonathon Jennings, and Lions defensive tackle Mic’hael Brooks are the CFL’s top performers for Week 15.

Burris set a CFL record for pass completions in a single game on Thursday, when he threw 45-of-53 for 504 yards in a 39-17 home win over Montreal.


Burris eclipsed the previous record of 44 set by former Montreal Anthony Calvillo in 2008.

The win was Burris’ 110th in the league, putting him in fourth place all-time among CFL quarterbacks.

Jennings scored five total touchdowns in the Lions’ 46-20 home win over Saskatchewan on Saturday.

Jennings threw for a career-high 364 yards and tossed four touchdown passes to three different receivers. He also caught a 21-yard touchdown pass from Austin Collie.

Brooks led the Lions defensively, recording two sacks, resulting in a total of 21 yards lost, and adding an interception.

The Canadian Press