Playoff Scenarios: Montreal eyes hosting; Riders look to secure spot

TORONTO — The CFL’s playoff picture could become more clear this week.

With an Alouettes win over the Edmonton Elks or a Hamilton Tiger-Cats loss to the BC Lions, Montreal will host the Eastern Semi-Final on November 4.

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If my math is right, there should be an additional scenario here: should Calgary and Toronto both win, the Stampeders would clinch third and eliminate the Roughriders; they’d be tied at six wins, Calgary has the tiebreaker, and Saskatchewan wouldn’t have any games remaining.