#1 BC - 5 wins in a row. gave up a ton of sacks and shoulda lost, but when your good you get the lucky breaks. #2 Montreal - 2 losses in a row. absolutly destroyed in toronto. no TD's and 6 INTs in one game is a joke. thier first real convincing loss. #3 Calgary - 2 wins in a row and were idle this week #4 Toronto - 2 straight wins. defence was unbeatable. looked like the team that finished first in the east in '05. #5 Saskatchewan - kieth looked in fine form as the riders crushed the tabbies with a 3rd stringer. #6 Winnipeg - when glenn comes back, this team should be alot more dangerous, with cavil ( and possibly baker )now in the fold. #7 Edmonton - have lost 4 of thier last 5. played well enough to have won the last game, but a botched snap blew it and has them sitting 3-6 instead of 4-5. #8 Hamilton - can't do anything right and are the only true cakewalk in the CFL.
note:#2 Montreal vs #3 Calgary for the higher spot next week.
Sorry, I can't see Sask ranked above Edmonton.
Additionally, I think you meant Edmonton COULD have beaten the Lions, not should have. Teams that are up 30 - 18 going into the 4th quarter should win, not the other way around.
I never understood why Edmonton has been placed where it has all year. I don't think they deserve to be above 6th. AS for the Bombers fall, sure they have lost Glenn and 2 straight...but once Glenn comes back and if they start winning again do they rise as fast as they fell? If the rankings go by the most recent performances, then Montreal needs to come down as well.
yes...as i stated in previous weeks rankings, the bombers are a different team without glenn and stegall. if glenn comes back and the bombers pick up where they left off, they will surely jump back up the rankings.
the eskies were placed no lower than 6th mostly cuz toronto and hamilton had been stuck in the 7th and 8th spot for so long...so edmonton was higher by not playing 'as badly' as those teams. but now toronto isnt so bad.
and montreal did fall, but i only dropped them 1 spot cuz it was thier only convincing loss...thier other loss was a last-second FG.
if calgary can beat them again, calgary will be ranked higher and montreal will drop further ( depending on thier play and the play of other teams will determine how much of a fall )
The top three are mostly self explanatory, BC has been easily the strongest team lately.. Montreal looked terrible, but I wouldn't move Calgary past them on a bye week.
I think even though Toronto looked great against the Als, the Riders also looked great against the Tabbies. Even though Hamilton is obviously a weaker opponent, I can't see launching TO right past Sask just based on that one game when they've been so awful otherwise.
As for Edmonton, they came within inches of beating the #1 ranked team.. how can that justify dropping them below a team that didn't even play this week and is still hobbled by injuries?