Some interesting changes to the depth chart for this week. Ian Wild coming on after returning to play specials is not surprising. Nick Moore is back also. Bastien replaces Feoli-Gudino who’s done for the year. Justin Cole sitting as well, not sure why as I though he was at the opposite DE spot from Westerman.
Biggest surprise IMO is to see the new receiver Kevin Cone already added to the roster after only being signed just a couple of days ago. He many end up being a game day inactive but he’s the only backup receiver outside of using Stoudermire, so the two inactives could come from any of FB Chris Normand (why 3 FBs?), LB Tony Burnett (especially as we now have 9! LBs on the depth chart), and possibly Selvish Capers as they usually only dress one backup OL. So it’s entirely possible he does get on the active gameday roster. How strange would it be to see them dress a receiver new to the CFL after a couple of practices yet Simmons wasn’t able to play at least special teams a few weeks ago against the Stamps because of only a few practices?
In desperation win mode and we’re still needlessly starting 8 Nationals, dressing a receiver with only a couple days practice to learn any part of the playbook, and were going to try plug up the holes on returns with LBs is seems. Why does a roster featuring the return of a popular player and solid special teamer as well as the return of the top receiver leave me feeling so glum?