Sayers Repeats As Player of the Week

Unitas, Costello Take Home Player of the Week Awards

The Second Week of the 1967 season is in the books with some surprises. Cincinnati, Washington, and Chicago remain undefeated.

Players of the Week

Offensive Player of the Week: Johnny Unitas, Coral Reef

Unitas went 25-of-34 for 268 yards and three touchdowns in Coral Reef’s 38-7 victory over Lakewood.

Defensive Player of the Week: Vince Costello, Massachusets

Linebacker Vince Costello compiled 16 tackles in Massachusets 20-17 loss to Washington.


Special Team Player of the Week: Gale Sayers, Rich East

For the second time this year Sayers earned Player of the Week honors after he returned four kicks for an average of 41.8 yards per return, including a 102-yard touchdown return, and two punt returns for ten yards.

Score Board

  • Chicago 24, Liverpool 20
  • Richmond 28, Rich East 24
  • Detroit 26, Oorang 17
  • Coral Springs 38, Lakewood 7
  • Cincinnati 20, North Dallas 17
  • Washington 20, Massachusetts 17

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