Dillion Winfrey, Arizona Rattlers, Defensive Player of the Week

Dillion Winfrey, Arizona Rattlers, Defensive Player of the Week

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Dillion Winfrey (DB, Arizona Rattlers)

The Arizona Rattlers continued their quest for an undefeated season as the team took down the San Diego Strike Force 52-14 in Week 9. After a close first half the Rattlers defense, led by DB Dillion Winfrey, shut down the Strike Force in the second half and did not allow the team to score. Midway through the fourth quarter ,Winfrey intercepted an over thrown Strike Force pass and then shifted field returning it 30 yards for a touchdown.  Winfrey later ended the game as he intercepted another Strike Force pass in the end-zone with no time remaining. Winfrey finished the game tying for the team lead with nine tackles, a half tackle for loss, two interceptions, one touchdown and two pass breakups. The Arizona Rattlers travel to face the Sioux Falls Storm in Week 10.