Sunday, September 3, 2017
DOUBLE Z AG SALES LABOUR DAY CLASSIC LIV PREVIEW
WINNIPEG (7-2) AT SASKATCHEWAN (4-4)
WHEN: 2:00 pm, Sunday, Sept. 3/2017
WHERE: Mosaic Stadium Regina
BROADCAST: TSN, ESPN3, 620 CKRM Network, Sirius/XM CH 167
FORECAST: Sunday, 25 degrees Celsius, 25 km/h wind
REFEREE: Dave Foxcroft
THE LINE: Sask favoured by 2.5-points
RIDERS: Home 3-1, Vs West 2-3
BOMBERS: Road 4-1, Vs West 2-2
RIDER OFFENSE: RUSH 7TH, PASS 6TH, OVERALL 7TH
QB Kevin Glenn is 7th in CFL passing (2344 yards, 16 TDs, 8 INTs) ... WR N. Roosevelt is 6th in CFL receiving (619 yards, 4 TDs) ... RB Cameron Marshall is 5th in CFL rushing (434 yards, 2 TDs) ... Riders are 3rd in points scored and 4th in fewest sacks allowed.
BOMBER OFFENSE: RUSH 1ST, PASS 7TH, OVERALL 4TH
QB Matt Nichols is 5th in passing (2641 yards, 17 TDs, 5 INTs) ... WR Darvin Adams is 5th in receiving (647 yards, 5 TDs) ... RB Andrew Harris is #2 in rushing (570 yards, 4 TDs) .... Bombers are 1st in points scored and 5th in sacks allowed.
RIDER DEFENSE: RUSH 8TH, PASS 4TH, OVERALL 4TH
DE Toby Antigha leads the team in sacks (5) ... DE Willie Jefferson leads in Quarterback Pressures (19) ... LB Henoc Muamba leads in Defensive Tackles (32) ... DB Ed Gainey leads in INT (4) ... Riders are #2 in fewest points against and #5 in sacks made.
BOMBER DEFENSE: RUSH 5TH, PASS 7TH, OVERALL 7TH
DL Jamaal Westerman leads in sacks (6) ... DL Jackson Jeffcoat leads in Q.P. (14) ... S Taylor Loffler leads in DT (40) ... DB T.J. Heath leads in INT (4) ... Bombers are 8th in points against and 4th in sacks.
RIDER SPEC TEAMS: K Tyler Crapigna is 10th in FG percentage (78.9%) ... P Josh Bartel is 6th in punting average (44.1) .... Christion Jones leads in PR yards and Greg Morris leads in KR yards ... Denzel Radford leads in Special Teams Tackles (11).
BOMBER SPEC TEAMS: K/P Justin Medlock is 8th in FG percentage (82.1%) and 8th in punting average (43.6) ... Kevin Fogg is the PR leader while Ryan Lankford leads in KR yardage ... Mike Miller leads in STT (13).
NOTES: Saskatchewan is 34-19 all-time in the L.D.C. ... Winnipeg snapped an 11-game losing streak last year with a 28-25 last minute win ... The Bombers and Riders are tied for the 2nd-best turnover ratio in the CFL at +6 (Calgary leads at +13) ... Winnipeg is the least-penalized time in the CFL while Saskatchewan is #3 ... Winnipeg won in Week 2 at Regina 43-40 in double overtime ... The 3-game season series closes with next Saturday's Banjo Bowl in Winnipeg in a 1:00 pm kickoff Sask Time.