This is a big week for the Saskatchewan Roughriders since they are not playing. However, given how the Roughriders have managed to find a way to lose each week so far this season, I would not rule out a loss until the week is entirely finished.
Fortunately for the dormant Roughriders, all four Western teams play Eastern teams, so this week might be an opportunity to actually gain some ground on the entire division. If both BC and Winnipeg lose, which is likely, the Roughriders will remain in striking distance of a playoff spot. See, this was the Roughriders’ plan all along; to lull the rest of the league to sleep. Clever.
Edmonton Eskimos at Montreal Alouettes
Who are we kidding here? Edmonton, of course. Chris Schultz is apparently picking Montreal, but I assume that’s a typo over at tsn.ca.
Edmonton Eskimos over Montreal Alouettes
Toronto Argonauts at Winnipeg Blue Bombers
With all their injuries, Winnipeg is doomed. Doomed! Do-o-o-o-o-o-med!
Toronto Argonauts over Winnipeg Blue Bombers
BC Lions at Hamilton Tiger-Cats
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats never lose at home. Worse yet for the BC Lions, after playing at home in BC Place last week, they will be distracted this week by the presence of actual fans in the attendance at Tim Hortons Field.
“What’s that noise, coach?” “Not sure. I think they’re called… fans.”
Hamilton Tiger-Cats over BC Lions
Ottawa Redblacks at Calgary Stampeders
Calgary isn’t nearly as dominant this year as I thought they would be, and Ottawa isn’t nearly as crappy. Nevertheless…
Calgary Stampeders over Ottawa Redblacks