Who’s your pick to win?
- Saskatchewan Roughriders
- Winnipeg Blue Bombers
CFL.ca Power Rankings
Last game: 42-31 win over Hamilton
Next game: At Saskatchewan, Fri. June 16
Worth noting: The Bombers stepped onto IG Field and announced to the league that they plan on being just as dominant as they’ve been the last two full seasons, even if this one didn’t start with a banner raising/ring ceremony. Zach Collaros (three touchdowns and 189 passing yards in the first quarter!) provided an incredible performance out of the gate.
Last game: 17-13 win over Edmonton
Next game: Vs. Winnipeg, Fri. June 16
Worth noting: Sacks allowed? Just two. Crucial, character-building goal line stands to help preserve a win? One very big one. The win is ultimately all that matters, but a win like that? That’s the kind of win that this Riders team (and maybe their fans) needed.
3DN Power Rankings
1) Winnipeg Blue Bombers (1)
The Bombers unanimously remained in our pole position after dispatching the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Week 1. The club coughed up a ton of points of turnovers in the second half but a 25-point halftime lead was enough to secure the win and remain atop the rankings for at least another week. Winnipeg’s veteran-laden squad looks potent as ever, showing why they’ve been to three-straight Grey Cups.
5) Saskatchewan Roughriders (6)
Trevor Harris didn’t exactly light it up in his Saskatchewan debut, throwing for 179 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions. The good news is that the Riders looked great defensively as they held Edmonton to 13 first downs and 12 first downs. The highlight of the night was an impressive late-game goal line stand, without which Saskatchewan likely would have lost at Commonwealth Stadium.
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