Sunday, August 13, 2017
DOUBLE Z AG SALES PREVIEW: LIONS AT ROUGHRIDERS
B.C. (5-2) at SASKATCHEWAN (2-4)
WHEN: Sunday, August 13/2017, 6:00 pm
WHERE: Mosaic Stadium Regina
BROADCAST: TSN, 620 CKRM Network, ESPN2, Sirius/XM CH 167
FORECAST: Sunny, 27 degrees Celsius
THE LINE: BC favoured by 2.0
REFEREE: Tom Vallesi
RIDERS: Home 2-1, Vs West 0-3
LIONS: Road 3-1, Vs West 2-2
RIDERS OFFENSE: RUSH 7TH, PASS 4TH, OVERALL 7TH
QB Kevin Glenn is 5th in CFL passing (1784 yards, 11 TD, 6 INTs) ... RB Cameron Marshall is 3rd in CFL rushing (344 yards, 1 TD) ... WR Naaman Roosevelt is 8th in receiving (458 yards, 3 TD) ... Riders are 6th in points scored and 4th in fewest sacks allowed.
LIONS OFFENSE: RUSH 2ND, PASS 2ND, OVERALL 1ST
QB Jonathan Jennings returns after missing last week (853 yards, 2 TDs, 2 INTs) ... RB Jeremiah Johnson is #2 in rushing (417 yards, 5 TDs) ... WR Brian Burnham is #3 in receiving (546 yards, 2 TDs) ... Lions are 3rd in points and 8th in sacks.
RIDERS DEFENSE: RUSH 8TH, PASS 4TH, OVERALL 4TH
DE Willie Jefferson leads the Riders in sacks (4) and quarterback pressures (15) ... LB Henoc Muamba leads the team in tackles (25) ... CB Jovon Johnson leads in knockdowns (6) ... SASK is 5th in points allowed and 7th in sacks made.
LIONS DEFENSE: RUSH 2ND, PASS 5TH, OVERALL 5TH
LB Solomon Elimimian leads the CFL in tackles (52) ... DE Craig Roh leads the club in QP (9) ... DBs Ronnie Yell and TJ Lee lead in INT (2) ... Lions are 4th in points allowed and 5th in sacks.
RIDERS SPECIAL TEAMS: K Tyler Crapigna is 4th in field goal percentage (86.7%) ... P Josh Bartel is 7th in punting average (42.9) ... Nic Demski leads in PR yards (L23) .... Greg Morris leads in KR yards (L47) ... LB Glenn Love leads in STT (10).
LIONS SPECIAL TEAMS: K/P Ty Long is 5th in FG percentage (86.4%) and #1 in punting (46.7) ... Chris Rainey leads in KR yards (L64) and PR yards (L28) ... LB Jordan Herdman leads in ST tackles (9).
NOTES: BC is +3 in turnover ratio (2nd) while Saskatchewan is -3 (7th) ... Riders are #3 in fewest penalties taken while the Lions are 4th ... Today is the final game of the 2-game season series. BC won last week 30-15 in Vancouver ... Sunday is the Purolator Tackles Hunger Game. Bring a non-perishable food item and/or a donation for the Regina Food Bank. Last year the Riders finished 8th in the CFL in donations.