Saturday, November 4, 2017
DOUBLE Z AG SALES PREVIEW: ESKIMOS AT ROUGHRIDERS
EDMONTON 11-6 AT SASKATCHEWAN 10-7
WHEN: 5:00 pm Sask Time, Saturday, Nov. 4/2017
WHERE: Mosaic Stadium Regina
FORECAST: Cloudy, -5 degrees Celsius
BROADCAST: TSN, ESPN3, 620 CKRM Network, Sirius/XM Ch 171
THE LINE: Riders favoured by 3.5-points
REFEREE: Al Bradbury
RIDERS: Home 5-3, Vs West 4-5
ESKS: Road 5-3, Vs West 4-5
RIDERS OFFENSE: RUSH 9TH, PASS 5TH, OVERALL 7TH
QB Kevin Glenn is 6th in CFL passing (3975, 25 TDs, 14 INT) ... WR Duron Carter is 6th in CFL receiving (1043, 8 TDs) ... RB Cameron Marshall is 8th in rushing (543, 2 TDs) ... Riders are #3 in points scored and 7th in sacks allowed.
ESKS OFFENSE: RUSH 6TH, PASS 1ST, OVERALL 1ST
QB Mike Reilly is #1 in CFL passing (5536, 30 TDs, 13 INT) ... WR Brandon Zylstra is #1 in CFL receiving (1615, 5 TDs) ... RB C.J. Gable is #6 in rushing (763, 7 TDs) ... Esks are #4 in points and #2 in sacks allowed.
RIDERS DEFENSE: RUSH 6TH, PASS 3RD, OVERALL 4TH
DE Willie Jefferson leads in sacks (8) and quarterback pressures (34) ... LB Henoc Muamba leads in defensive tackles (76) ... DB Ed Gainey leads the CFL in INT (10) ... Riders are #2 in points against and #8 in sacks made.
ESKS DEFENSE: RUSH 7TH, PASS 2ND, OVERALL 3RD
DL Odell Willis and Euclid Cummings leads in sacks (8) ... LB Kenny Ladler leads in tackles (81) and INT (3) ... Esks are #6 in points against and #4 in sacks.
RIDERS SPECIAL TEAMS: K Tyler Crapigna is #3 in field goal percentage (85.7%) ... P Josh Bartel is 5th in punting (44.2) ... Christion Jones leads in PR yards and Greg Morris leads in KR yards ... Denzel Radford leads in special teams tackles (23).
ESKS SPECIAL TEAMS: K/P Hugh O'Neill is 69.2% on field goals and #3 in punting (45.1) ... Brandon Zylstra leads in PR yards and Chris Edwards leads in KR yards ... Christophe Mulamba-Tshimanga leads in special teams tackles (13).
NOTES: Saskatchewan is +14 in turnover ratio (2nd) while Edmonton is -2 (5th) ... Riders are #4 in penalties while the Eskimos are #8 ... Saskatchewan won 54-31 on August 25 at Edmonton in the teams' only prior meeting.