WEEK 9: Montreal Alouettes @ Hamilton Tiger-Cats

This comment actually has nothing to do with this game versus the Alouettes.
But speaking of playing on a “short week” . . .

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ forum is overflowing with all sorts of criticism directed at the Tiger-Cats’ front office staff (who report to President of Football Ops, Orlondo Steinauer), Coach O (in his “other” role) & various members of the coaching staff, the OLine, Bo Levi Mitchell, etc. etc.

Following their Labour Day game versus the Argos, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats have only 3 days to prepare for a game versus the Ottawa RedBlacks on September 8th, and one of those days will be a travel day because this is a road game for the 'Cats. Oh, and did I mention that Ottawa will be coming off a Bye week prior to that game??
So first of all, the CFL should have strict rules that prevent such idiotic scheduling.

But the real point of this post is this:
Are we supposed to believe that the CFL releases their official schedule each year without any consultation with the 9 member clubs each year?? How did such a schedule ever get approved without a strong protest from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Football Club?? Are we supposed to believe it was logistically impossible to resolve this nightmarish scheduling scenario for the Tiger-Cats?? Is TD Place hosting a Monster Truck Rally on the weekend??

I am not buying such an explanation. Add this to the list of poor attention to detail on the part of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats this year. Perhaps everyone was too preoccupied with planning all of the Grey Cup Festivities at the end of the year . . .

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