SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Lyle McCombs (KR, Sioux Falls Storm)
The Sioux Falls Storm fell to the Arizona Rattlers 48-40 in Week 8 however, RB/KR Lyle McCombs proved to be a dangerous weapon for the Storm all night long. McCombs (5'8, Univ. of Connecticut) was a multi-purpose weapon for the Storm as he not only led the Storm with 106 kick return yards but he also led the team in rushing with 69 yards. McCombs explosiveness showed through late in the first quarter as he burst through the Rattlers defense for a 45 yard touchdown run, the longest in the IFL this season. He also constantly gave the Storm offense strong field position throughout the night and his 38 yard longest kickoff helped the Storm later score a touchdown. McCombs finished his night with 197 all-purpose yards. The Storm host the Cedar Rapids Titans in Week 9.