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Saturday, November 3, 2012

RIDERS AT LIONS PREVIEW

Saskatchewan (8-9) at BC (12-5)
8:00 pm, BC Place
TSN, CKRM Rider Radio Network
Touchdown Club Pregame Show 5:35 pm

RIDERS: ROAD 3-5, VS WEST 4-5
LIONS: HOME 7-1, VS WEST 5-4

RIDER OFFENCE: RUSH 3RD, PASS 6TH, OVERALL 5TH
Drew Willy starts at QB for the Riders (74%, 642 yds, 5 TDs, 3 INTs) ... Weston Dressler is 3rd in CFL receiving (1206 yds, 13 TDs) ... Kory Sheets is 2nd in CFL rushing (1243 yds, 11 TDs)

LION OFFENCE: RUSH 1ST, PASS 4TH, OVERALL 1ST
Travis Lulay is the CFL's 3rd leading passer (4143 yds, 27 TDs, 10 INTs) ... RB Andrew Harris leads the club in receiving (712 yds) and rushing (1055 yds)

RIDER DEFENCE: RUSH 3RD, PASS 2ND, OVERALL 2ND
Odell Willis leads the club in sacks (6) ... Brackenridge, Butler, Lobendahn and McKenzie lead the team in INTs (2) ... Brackenridge leads in tackles (74) and tackles for loss (6)

LION DEFENCE: RUSH 1, PASS 1, OVERALL 1
DE Keron Williams leads the league in sacks (12) ... DB Ryan Phillips leads the club in INTs (4) ... Adam Bighill leads in tackles (96)

RIDER SPEC TEAMS:  K/P Sandro Deangelis is 76% on field goals (longest 50) with a punting average of 36.3 ... Tristan Jackson leads in KR and PR yards ... LB Sam Hurl leads in ST tackles (17) ... The Riders added P Ricky Schmitt on Friday but is not expected to play in BC

LION SPEC TEAMS: K/P Paul McCallum is 84% on field goals (longest 48) with a punting average of 41.3 ... Tim Brown leads in KR and PR yards ... Bighill and Lin-J Shell lead in ST tackles (16)

INTANGIBLES: The Lions are a league-best +8 in the turnover ratio while the Riders are +1 which is 5th-best ... Saskatchewan is the least-penalized team in the CFL while the Lions are 5th-least ... The Riders lead the season series 2-1 ... BC has already clinched first-place while the Roughriders have clinched 3rd ... The forecast for Vancouver today calls for a high of 13 degrees and periods of rain ... BC is favoured by four points.

6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Greetings Riders on your west "coast" vacation.

Anonymous said...

It really is a west coast vacation...game absolutely meaningless, riders play at Calgary next week.

Anonymous said...

That guy with the flag looks like the guy that used to run the L & B Store in Milestone....

Anonymous said...

Tillman let go by Eskimos effective Immediately.

Anonymous said...

Tillman relieved of duties in Edmonton this afternoon .

Anonymous said...

2 horrible meaningless CFL games today.