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Vernon Adams Jr. Named Player of the Week

September 8, 2021 - Canadian Football League (CFL) - Montreal Alouettes News Release

Montreal - The Canadian Football League announced Wednesday that quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. was named amongst the league's players of the week.

The 28-year-old, Pasadena, CA native, completed 18 of his 23 attempts for 288 yards and four touchdowns (tying his career high) leading the Alouettes to a convincing 51-29 victory over the Ottawa REDBLACKS last Friday. The pivot distributed the ball well as two of his receivers (Jake Wieneke;188 and Eugene Lewis; 120) amassed more than 100 receiving yards.

Adams Jr. also registered 35 rushing yards on seven carries.

The Alouettes will be back in action on Saturday, September 18, at Percival-Molson Memorial Stadium against the B.C. Lions.

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