Blue Bombers' Dalton Schoen named CFL top performer after Saturday win

Winnipeg receiver Dalton Schoen has been named a CFL top performer for his role in the Blue Bombers’ 48-11 thrashing of the Edmonton Elks on Saturday.

Schoen, who will celebrate his 26th birthday Thursday, caught seven passes for a career high of 162 yards and three touchdowns in the win.

Those stats put the Kansas-born rookie at the top of the league in both receiving yards (1,275) and in touchdowns (14) for first-year players.

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Schoen was joined by running back Wes Hills and defensive end Malik Carney of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats as this week’s top performers, as chosen by the league.

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