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Saturday, August 22, 2015

GOLD'S GYM EAST STAMPS AT RIDERS PREVIEW


CALGARY (5-2) at SASKATCHEWAN (0-7)
5:00 PM, Mosaic Stadium Regina
TSN, ESPN3, 620 CKRM Rider Radio Network

RIDERS: Home 0-4, vs West 0-4
STAMPS: Road 0-2, vs West 1-0

RIDERS OFFENSE: RUSH 1ST, PASS 1ST, OVERALL 1ST
QB Brett Smith makes his 3rd career start and 1st at home (442 yds, 2 TDs, 3 INTs) ... REC Weston Dressler leads the team in receiving and is 6th in the CFL (416 yds, 2 TDs) ... RB Jerome Messam leads the team in rushing (417 yds, 1 TD) and is 2nd in the CFL ... Riders are 5th in points scored and 3rd in fewest sacks allowed.

STAMPS OFFENSE: RUSH 6TH, PASS 4TH, OVERALL 6TH
QB Bo Levi Mitchell is 3rd in CFL passing (1865 yds, 9 TDs, 4 INTs) ... WR Eric Rogers is 2nd in CFL receiving (555 yds, 6 TDs) ... RB Jon Cornish is their rushing leader (325 yds, 3 TDs) but is inactive this week ... Stamps are 3rd in points scored and 7th in sacks allowed.

RIDERS DEFENSE: RUSH 7TH, PASS 8TH, OVERALL 8TH
DE Alex Hall is their sack leader (5) ... LB Jeff Knox Jr. leads in tackles (41) ... LB Jake Doughty is their INT leader (1) but he's inactive ... Riders are 8th in points allowed and 7th in sacks.

STAMPS DEFENSE: RUSH 2ND, PASS 6TH, OVERALL 3RD
DE Charleston Hughes leads the league in sacks (6) ... Five players are tied for the INT lead (1) ... LB Dero Mayo leads in tackles (33) ... Stamps are 4th in points allowed and 6th in sacks.

RIDERS SPEC TEAMS:  K Paul McCallum is 15/17 on FGs ... P Ray Early is 2nd in CFL punting (47.6) ... Tristan Jackson leads in KR and PR yards ... DE Dylan Ainsworth leads the team ST tackles (8).

STAMPS SPEC TEAMS: K Rene Parades is 12/15 on FGs ... P Rob Maver is 3rd in CFL punting (47.1) ... Tim Brown leads in KR and PR yards ... Karl McCartney Adam Thibault lead in ST tackles (5).

INTANGIBLES:  Calgary is 3rd in the CFL turnover ratio (+2) while the Riders are last (-10) ... Calgary is the 3rd-least penalized team while the Riders are the most-penalized ... The referee is Dave Foxcroft ... The Stampeders are favoured by 6-points ... Saturday's rain is supposed to stop by the 5:00 pm kickoff.

RP

13 comments:

Anonymous said...

Stamps 33 Riders 18

Anonymous said...

Riders 33 Stamps 18

Anonymous said...

Shame the weather will keep 10,000+ at home and not buying souvenirs and beer

Anonymous said...

Rain will have stopped. Just have to dress for a cool windy day, no big deal. Looking forward to the game and a loud crowd.

Anonymous said...

Stampeders 57 Roughriders 9

Anonymous said...

Saskatchewan Roughriders and their losing downward spiral irelevant to TSN. In their eyes its a 8 team league 2015. Contractually bound to show today's game.

Anonymous said...

Does anyone have a big a** tarp to put over Taylor Field? riderville's hick answer to a covered roof facility.

Anonymous said...

shut up.

Anonymous said...

Bo Levi will be on the sideline with ball cap on by mid way through 3rd 1/4 be cause its a romp by the stamps

Anonymous said...

Breckenridge starting as a linebacker. This board has been filled with comments about Breckenridge's lackluster play at safety. It only took our "Great Coach" seven games and a week off to figure it out.

Anonymous said...

Word on Dewdney Avenue last night for today's game is the referees have been instructed to slant the penalty calls against the Stampeders to give the Roughriders a chance to win their first game of the season as they are a total embarrassment to the league.

Anonymous said...

Downward spiral or no our games still draw more people both on TV and in person. Look it up.

Anonymous said...

I looked up from seat, pretty empty for announced sellout.