July 8, 2014 12:55 pm

Bombers’ Demond Washington nabs player of the week honour

Winnipeg Blue Bombers head coach Mike O'Shea congratulates Demond Washington for his fumble recovery touchdown against the Toronto Argonauts in Winnipeg last week.

John Woods / The Canadian Press

WINNIPEG – Winnipeg Blue Bombers halfback Demond Washington has been named the CFL’s special teams player of the week.

Washington returned a kickoff 96 yards for a touchdown in Winnipeg’s 36-28 come-from-behind win over the Ottawa Redblacks (0-1) last Thursday.

Toronto Argonauts (1-1) quarterback Ricky Ray picked up the offensive player of the week award, Montreal Alouettes (1-1) defensive end John Bowman earned the defensive player of the week nod and and Argos slotback Andre Durie was named the top Canadian.

The Bombers (2-0) will try to start the season with three straight wins as they visit Montreal Friday.

READ MORE: Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat expansion Ottawa Redblacks 36-28

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