It's hard to say. He could be ALMOST ready to play for all we know. We have so many gifted receivers right now it's embarrassing. In last night's game we started 3 Canadian receivers. Which other team in this league can do that and still score over 50 points?
We're going to lose half of these guys in the off season during free agency... maybe we should trade one or two of them to some needy playoff bound team in the East. Saskatchewan would clean up as the crossover club if we stacked their receiving corps just before the trade deadline.
That's exactly right. I'm assuming (perhaps incorrectly) that a hulking import who's already on your practice roster and up to speed with your offense would be plugged into your line just as soon as Rider's management wakes up and smells the coffee.
I'm still trying to figure out why they haven't done this already. Hasn't poor Fajardo suffered enough?
Aside from one remaining game against Calgary we play NO more teams with winning records between now and the last two games of the season. So... barring disaster we'll probably lock up first again well before we play BC again to finish things up.
Just between you and me I kinda get the feeling that someone by the name of Jake Maier's going to knock us off in the final. He's getting better and better each game he starts.
Actually Maaax we don’t play Calgary again. We play Hamilton, bye, Sask, Edm, BC, bye BC.
With Rourke out Calgary may find itself lucky enough to finish second, but they are still one game behind BC in the loss column so that is not a given. If they do finish ahead of BC and host them in the WSF it would be very interesting if Rourke managed to return for that game.
well Calgary should have won two of those games. when do you see a holding call, ever, on 3rd and short? and the runback, taking points off the board combined with Dickenson not taking the sure points. i am sure you can sayy that in every game, for every team. Winnipeg is the class of the CFL right now, but its tough to keep winnning. I will always cheer for the Bombers (next to the stamps) because their fans cheered for us in both Grey Cups there. Loss to Tor and Win over Mtl. bombers, bombers, bombers.
But i have to tell ya Winnipeg fans, its nice to see your success, it really is. Especially after the first few years in the new digs. I like the WPG fan, they are always respectful on the road. But get ready for other teams to pick you apart now. look at the stamps and all the guys they have playing around the league. Toronto has like 9 guys guys from the '18 cup team. and McManis. SSK likes our linemen. Wes Cates too. But when you have that steady of a team for the last 30 years (except for Feterik era) you will lose lots of starters. Going from Harris to Oliveira is good right? Well Stamps went from Anderson to Reynolds to Cornish and now Carey. But lost Cates in the process. And sometimes mass exodus. They lost Garcia, Dickenson and Burris all the to NFL in one calendar year. As long as Mike O'Shea is there and has say in the players, they will be good. Chris Jones in Edmonton too, I know people dont like him and he tampers, but he wins eventually, good contacts down south. They key to having a good franchise is consistency in the office. Buono and Huff are the two most valuable pieces to ever be employed by the stamps.
That'll be exciting to watch. But if they split games then they'll still be 8 points back of us... which would make our last two games against BC dull as paint. Personally I'd prefer to be looking forward to finishing on a high note having just played all of our starters in back to back nail biters. The chances are pretty good that we'll clinch first before the last two games of the season just like last year.
My favorite bombers are the two D men. Jefferson and Jeffcoat. They could play for me anytime. Those two dudes could stand in a 12ft circle and touch both edges without moving. the wingspan. LOL. good players