Saturday, October 3, 2015
GOLD'S GYM EAST ROUGHRIDERS AT LIONS PREVIEW
SASKATCHEWAN (2-11) at B.C. (4-8)
Saturday, 5 pm Sask Time, BC Place Stadium
TSN, ESPN3, 620 CKRM Rider Radio Network
Pregame Coverage: 2:00 pm 620 CKRM
RIDERS: Road 0-5, vs West 1-6
LIONS: Home 2-3, vs West 3-3
RIDER OFFENSE: RUSH 1ST, PASS 6TH, OVERALL 3RD
QB Kevin Glenn is the CFL's 7th leading passer (66.2%, 1922 yds, 9 TDs, 7 INTs) ... RB Jerome Messam is the CFL's rushing leader (776 yds, 2 TDs) ... SB Weston Dressler leads the team and is 12th in CFL receiving (651 yds, 3 TDs) ... Riders are 5th in points scored and 8th in fewest sacks allowed.
LION OFFENSE: RUSH 6TH, PASS 7TH, OVERALL 8TH
QB Jon Jennings makes his 2nd pro start (56.9%, 533 yds, 2 TDs, 4 INTs) ... RB Andrew Harris is 2nd in CFL rushing (719 yds, 4 TDs) ... SB Emmanuel Arceneaux is 8th in CFL receiving (685 yds, 3 TDs) ... Lions are 7th in points scored and 1st in fewest sacks allowed.
RIDER DEFENSE: RUSH 7TH, PASS 8TH, OVERALL 8TH
DE John Chick is 4th in CFL sacks (8) ... LB Macho Harris leads the team in INT (3) ... LB Jeff Knox Jr. is 2nd in CFL tackles (82) ... Riders are 9th in points allowed and 8th in sacks.
LION DEFENSE: RUSH 9TH, PASS 7TH, OVERALL 9TH
DL Craig Roh and Alex Bazzie lead in sacks (4) ... DB T.J. Lee leads in INT (3) ... LB Adam Bighill leads the league in tackles (84) ... Lions are 6th in points allowed and 9th in sacks.
RIDER SPEC TEAMS: K Paul McCallum is 5th in FG percentage (84.8%) ... P Ray Early is 3rd in punting average (45.2) ... Tristan Jackson leads in KR yards and Nic Demski leads in PR yards (1 TD) ... DE Dylan Ainsworth leads in ST tackles (11).
LION SPEC TEAMS: K/P Richie Leone is 9th in FG percentage (76.0) and 1st in punting average (49.7) ... Shaq Murray-Lawrence leads in KR yards and Chris Rainey leads in PR yards (2 TDs) ... LB Bo Lokombo leads in ST tackles (15).
INTANGIBLES: The referee is Tom Vallesi ... The Lions lead the three-game season series 2-0 ... Riders are 7th in turnover ratio (-6) while the Lions are 9th (-9) ... BC is 6th in fewest penalties taken while Saskatchewan is 8th ... B.C. is favoured by 3.0-points ... The forecast calls for sunshine and 17 degrees Celsius.