(Phoenix, AZ) Arizona Rattlers defensive back Dillion Winfrey has been awarded the IFL’s Week-18 Defensive Player of the Week’ honor, for his efforts in Arizona’s 55-38 home victory over the Frisco Fighters on Saturday, August 21.
Winfrey finished with four solo tackles, one tackle-for-loss and two interceptions in Arizona’s seventh-straight home win.
The standout defensive back finished the regular season as the IFL’s leader in interceptions (11) and passes defended (31).
Winfrey’s ‘Week-18 Defensive Player of the Week’ (DPOW) nod is the second award for him this season and the third DPOW award (2019) of Winfrey’s IFL career.
With this POW selection, the Rattlers now finish the regular season with six total weekly individual awards (Powell – Week 7, Wyatt Jr – Week 8, Lacayo – Week 14, Powell – Week 15, Winfrey – Week 16, Winfrey – Week 18).
No. 1 seed Arizona will host Round-1 of the IFL Playoffs versus the No. 8 seed Sioux Falls Storm (6-7) on Sunday, August 29 at 3:05 p.m.
The game can be viewed on the Indoor Football League’s YouTube channel.