Posted by: Jeremy | July 8, 2009

Argos grab some hardware

Party time for Jamal Robertson

Party time for Jamal Robertson

Life is good in Argo land, at least a week into the season. Two Boatmen received CFL weekly honours yesterday for their performances in last week’s Canada Day rout of Hamilton  — Jamal Robertson, who won the starting running back spot in training camp, picked up Offensive Player of the Week, and hometown boy Adriano Belli grabbed Canadian of the Week. No word on whether Arland Bruce III picked up any hardware for his bizarre Michael Jackson tribute (other than a fine, of course).

Robertson amassed 134 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries in Week 1, also picking up 53 yards through the air. Belli, a defensive tackle, had a pair of sacks, equalling his season output from both 2007 and 2008.

Meanwhile, Robertson, Belli and friends continue to tune up for Saturday afternoon’s home opener against Saskatchewan at Rogers Centre. I’ll check back in the next few days with a preview.



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