Trevor Kennedy, Spokane Empire, Offensive Player of the Week

Trevor Kennedy, Spokane Empire, Offensive Player of the Week

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Trevor Kennedy (RB, Spokane Empire)

The Spokane Empire jumped to huge early lead against the Salt Lake Screaming Eagles only to see it almost dissipate in the final minutes. The defending Intense Conference Champions however held on to defeat the Screaming Eagles 41-35 in Week 4 action. RB Trevor Kennedy, who led the IFL in touchdowns last season, helped the Empire build their strong early lead. Kennedy added an explosivenees to the Empire's offense as he topped 100 yards rushing and added three rushing touchdowns. Kennedy finished his night rushing for 101 yards on 13 carries, an impressive 7.8 yards per carry average.Kennedy is quickly returning to his last season form and has scored five total touchdowns in the last two weeks. After playing the Screaming Eagles on Monday night, the Empire have a short week in Week 5 as they travel to face the Colorado Crush on Friday.