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Riders ready for challenges presented by Wilder Jr.

OTTAWA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders are ready for a run on the Wilder side.

The Riders are to face James Wilder Jr., a rookie tailback sensation with the Toronto Argonauts, when the teams meet Saturday at BMO Field. 716 more words

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Stamps blow out Alouettes

Terry Williams scored a trio of touchdowns for the Calgary Stampeders in a 59-11 win over the visiting Montreal Alouettes on Friday.

Calgary (12-1-1) could clinch a home playoff date before the end of September if the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (9-3) beat the Edmonton Eskimos (7-5) on Saturday. 118 more words

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Roughriders hope to enjoy a run of success

The Saskatchewan Roughriders need to run effectively to enjoy a successful stretch run.

The numbers bear that out.

During the Roughriders’ six victories this season, they have outrushed the opposition by 30.3 yards per game (85.8 to 55.5). 273 more words

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Dave Rowe: Calgary Stampeders grind it out in Regina

A receiving corps without its biggest star and a kicker with a wonky leg… I kind of had the feeling if the Stampeders were going to beat the Riders on Sunday, it would have to be the defence doing the damage. 148 more words

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Rushing calls hit historic low in CFL, but Eskimos still must stop Messam

Rushing plays are at an all-time low across the Canadian Football League these days.

But that’s provided little comfort for an Edmonton Eskimos team coming up against league-leading rusher Jerome Messam here Saturday in the 2017 Labour Day series. 690 more words

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Stampeders too much for Eskimos in Labour Day Classic

CALGARY – With a 7-0 start that’s turned into an 0-3 slide, the Edmonton Eskimos couldn’t capitalize on a chance to reclaim first place Monday, instead falling 39-18 to the Calgary Stampeders in the Labour Day Classic. 758 more words

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Eskimos sidelines: Bowman still wants receiving title ... Messam on other side

For the first time in four seasons, Adarius Bowman isn’t in the running for the Canadian Football League’s receiving-yards title.

Just don’t try to tell him that. 763 more words

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