Friday, September 15, 2017
DOUBLE Z AG SALES PREVIEW: HALL OF FAME GAME
SASKATCHEWAN (5-5) AT HAMILTON (2-8)
WHERE: Tim Hortons Field, Hamilton
WHEN: Friday, Sept. 15/2017, 5:00 pm Sask Time
FORECAST: Sunny, 26 degrees Celsius
BROADCAST: TSN, ESPN3, 620 CKRM Network, Sirius/XM CH 167
THE LINE: Riders favoured by 5.0-points
REFEREE: Al Bradbury
RIDERS: Road: 1-4, Vs East 2-1
TICATS: Home 1-4, Vs West 0-6
RIDERS OFFENSE: RUSH 7TH, PASS 2ND, OVERALL 5TH
QB Kevin Glenn is 6th in CFL passing (3057 yards, 21 TDs, 10 INTs) and is a game time ddcision (hand) ... WR Naaman Roosevelt is 5th in CFL receiving (840 yards, 6 TDs) ... RB Kienan LaFrance replaces Cameron Marshall (106 yards, 1 TD) ... Riders are 3rd in points and 4th in fewest sacks allowed.
TICATS OFFENSE: RUSH 8TH, PASS 9TH, OVERALL 9TH
QB Jeremiah Massoli makes his 3rd straight start (595 yards, 1 TD, 2 INT) ... WR Jalen Saunders leads the club in receiving (548 yards, 2 TDs) ... RB C.J. Gable is 10th in rushing (283 yards, 3 TDs) ... Ticats are 9th in points scored and 5th in sacks allowed.
RIDERS DEFENSE: RUSH 7TH, PASS 4TH, OVERALL 5TH
DE Willie Jefferson leads the club in sacks (6) and Quarterback Pressures (20) ... LB Henoc Muamba leads in tackles (45) ... DB Ed Gainey leads the CFL in INT (6) ... Riders are 5th in points allowed and 7th in sacks.
TICATS DEFENSE: RUSH 9TH, PASS 9TH, OVERALL 9TH
DL Justin Capicciotti leads the club in sacks (5) while DL Davon Coleman leads in QP (10) ... LB Larry Dean leads in tackles (56) ... DB Richard Leonard leads in INT (3) ... Ticats are 9th in points allowed and 6th in sacks.
RIDERS SPECIAL TEAMS: K Tyler Crapigna is 5th in FG percentage (81.8%) ... P Josh Bartel is 7th in punting average (44.0) ... Nic Demski leads in PR yards but is inactive ... Greg Morris leads in KR yards .... Denzel Radford leads in ST tackles (12).
TICATS SPECIAL TEAMS: K Sergio Castillo is 2nd in FG percentage (89.5) and 4th in punting average (44.7) ... Brandon Banks leads in PR and KR yards ... J. Langa leads in ST tackles ((11).
NOTES: Saskatchewan is 2nd in turnover ratio (+7) while Hamilton is 4th (-3) ... The Riders are #4 in fewest penalties while the Ticats are 5th ... Sask beat Hamilton 37-20 in Week 3 at Mosaic Stadium.