Saturday, October 31, 2015
GOLD'S GYM EAST ROUGHRIDERS AT STAMPEDERS PREVIEW
Saturday, 1:00 pm, McMahon Stadium
TSN, ESPN3, CKRM Rider Radio Network
RIDERS: Road 0-7, vs West 1-8
STAMPS: Home 7-1, vs West 6-2
RIDERS OFFENSE: RUSH 1ST, PASS 6TH, OVERALL 3RD
Brett Smith (1-6) starts at quarterback (1544 yds, 12 TDs, 9 INTs) ... SB Weston Dressler is the leading receiver (799 yds, 4 TDs) ... RB Anthony Allen is the leading rusher (471 yds, 2 TDs) ... Riders are 7th in points scored and 9th in sacks allowed.
STAMPS OFFENSE: RUSH 4TH, PASS 3RD, OVERALL 5TH
Bo-Levi Mitchell (27-6) starts at quarterback and is the CFL's 2nd-leading passer (4302 yds, 23 TDs, 13 INTs) ... SB Eric Rogers is the CFL's receiving leader (1352 yds, 1 TD) ... RB Jerome Messam is 2nd in CFL rushing (826 yds, 2 TDs) ... Stamps are 3rd in points scored and 2nd in sacks allowed.
RIDERS DEFENSE: RUSH 7TH, PASS 9TH, OVERALL 9TH
DE John Chick is 5th in the CFL sack race (10) ... DB/LB Macho Harris leads the club in INT (3) ... LB Jeff Knox Jr. is 2nd in CFL tackles (101) ... Riders are 9th in points allowed and 9th in sacks.
STAMPS DEFENSE: RUSH 3RD, PASS 2ND, OVERALL 2ND
DE Freddie Bishop III is 3rd in CFL sacks (11) ... LB Keon Raymond leads in INT (4) ... LB Deron Mayo leads in tackles (69) ... Stamps are 2nd in points allowed and 3rd in sacks.
RIDERS SPEC TEAMS: K Tyler Crapigna is 1/1 on FGs and 3/3 on converts ... P Ray Early is 3rd in punting average (45.0) ... Tristan Jackson leads in KR yardage and Nic Demski leads in PR yards (1 TD) ... Dylan Ainsworth leads in ST tackles (12).
STAMPS SPEC TEAMS: K Rene Parades is 4th in FG percentage (88.1%) ... P Rob Maver is 2nd in punting average (45.6) ... Tim Brown leads in KR and PR yards ... LB Karl McCartney and DB Adam Thibault leads in ST tackles (12).
INTANGIBLES: The referee is Al Bradbury ... The Stampeders are favoured by 14-points and lead the season series 1-0 ... The forecast calls for a high of 10 degrees with a 30% chance of showers and wind gusting to 50 km/h ... Calgary is 2nd in turnover ratio (+6) while Saskatchewan is 9th (-13) ... Calgary is the least-penalized team while the Riders are 8th.