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AFL MVP Meyer sticks with Spokane

MONDAY, DEC. 16, 2013, 5:04 P.M.

Shock QB Erik Meyer, left, led all AFL passers in touchdowns thrown with 112. (Jesse Tinsley)
Shock QB Erik Meyer, left, led all AFL passers in touchdowns thrown with 112. (Jesse Tinsley)

Erik Meyer, the 2013 Arena Football League MVP and offensive player of the year, has signed a one-year contract to return to the Spokane Shock.

Meyer passed for 4,667 yards and 112 touchdowns last season, leading the Shock to a 15-5 record. Spokane lost to Arizona in the National Conference championship.

Meyer led the AFL in touchdowns (127 passing/rushing), passer rating (123.6) and completion percentage (68.2). The former Eastern Washington Eagle opened the season with an AFL-record streak of 193 passes without an interception.

Meyer joined Central Washington University’s staff for the 2013 season as quarterbacks coach.

Spokane also announced the signing of former Idaho Vandal offensive lineman Matt Cleveland and ex-West Virginia quarterback Jarrett Brown.

— Ex-Vandals quarterback Nathan Enderle signed with the Portland Thunder last week.



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