Saturday, August 5, 2017
DOUBLE Z AG SALES PREVIEW: ROUGHRIDERS AT LIONS
SASKATCHEWAN (2-3) at B.C. (4-2)
WHEN: Saturday, August 5/2017, 5:00 pm Sask Time
WHERE: BC Place Stadium
FORECAST: Sunny, 28 degrees Celsius/82 degrees Fahrenheit
BROADCAST: TSN, ESPN3, 620 CKRM Rider Network, Sirius/XM CH 167
THE LINE: Lions by 5.5-points
REFEREE: Andre Proulx
RIDERS: Road 0-2, Vs West 0-2
LIONS: Home 1-1, Vs West 1-2
RIDERS OFFENSE: RUSH 7TH, PASS 6TH, OVERALL 6TH
QB Kevin Glenn is 6th in CFL passing (1598 yards, 11 TDs, 4 INTs) ... WR Naaman Roosevelt is 11th in CFL receiving (393 yards, 2 TDs) ... RB Cameron Marshall is 3rd in CFL rushing (316 yards, 1 TD) ... Sask is 5th in points scored and 5th in fewest sacks allowed.
LIONS OFFENSE: RUSH 3RD, PASS 3RD, OVERALL 4TH
QB Travis Lulay is 9th in passing (1099 yards, 7 TDs, 6 INTs) ... WR Brian Burnham is 8th in receiving (415 yards, 1 TD) ... RB Jeremiah Johnson is 2nd in rushing (343 yards, 5 TDs) ... BC is 3rd in points and 8th in sacks allowed.
RIDERS DEFENSE: RUSH 5TH, PASS 2ND, OVERALL 3RD
LB Henoc Muamba leads the team in tackles (21) ... DE Willie Jefferson leads in sacks (3) and quarterback pressures (12) ... CB Jovon Johnson leads in knockdowns (6) ... Sask is 4th in points allowed and 7th in sacks made.
LIONS DEFENSE: RUSH 2ND, PASS 5TH, OVERALL 5TH
LB Solomon Elimimian leads in tackles (45) ... DE Craig Roh leads in sacks (4) ... Ronnie Yell and T.J. Lee lead in interceptions (2) ... BC is 6th in points and 5th in sacks.
RIDERS SPECIAL TEAMS: K Tyler Crapigna is inaction this week ... P Josh Bartel is 8th in punting average (42.4) ... Nic Demski leads in PR yards and Greg Morris leads in KR yards ... LB Glenn Love leads the CFL in special teams tackles (10).
LIONS SPECIAL TEAMS: K/P Ty Long is 4th in FG percentage (88.2%) and 2nd in punting average (45.5) ... Chris Rainey leads in PR and KR yards ... Jordan Herdman leads in special teams tackles (8).
NOTES: Kevin Glenn enters the game 109 passing yards shy of passing Ron Lancaster for #6 all-time ... This is Glenn's 197th career start (96-99-1) ... The Lions have won the last six in a row versus the Riders ... Saskatchewan hasn't won at BC Place since Aug. 24/2014 ... BC is 3rd in turnover ratio at +1 while Saskatchewan is 6th at -1 ... Saskatchewan is #3 in fewest penalties taken while BC is 4th ... The two teams will meet again on Sunday, August 13 in a 5:00 pm Sask Time kickoff at Mosaic Stadium.