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Highlight Machine: Ta'amu, Williams Recognized for Nifty Play

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Catch a pass on a quick trick play and hurdle a player or two to score a touchdown, and that's good enough for a wink and a nod from the Arena Football League. Just ask Ed Ta'amu, who earned Highlight of the Week Honors from the league. Shock defensive back Travis Williams was named Defensive Player of the Week.

Ta'amu, who stands 6'6" and weighs 350, caught a pass from quarterback Kyle Rowley in the first

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quarter of last Friday's game against Arizona. He turned, jumped over a teammate who had been knocked down by a Rattler and ran in for the touchdown from six yards out.

Williams caught his seventh interception of the season in the victory over Arizona, including one near the end of the first half that prevented a Rattler touchdown and led to a field goal and 10-point advantage at the break. The 6'1" DB out of Missouri also recorded 4.5 tackles and three pass breakups.

Ironman of the Week: Sedrick Robinson (Tampa Bay)
Offensive Player of the Week: Chris Greisen (Milwaukee)
Defensive Player of the Week:
Travis Williams (Spokane)
Catch of the Week: Damian Harrell (Milwaukee)
Playmaker of the Week: Jeff Hughley (Tulsa)
Highlight of the Week: Ed Ta'amu (Spokane)

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