TORONTO -- Teams in need of wins could not take advantage of their opportunities to move up in the standings. See how the Nissan Titan Power Rankings shake out after Week 14.
Week 14 Ranking: 1 (Last Week: 1)
The defence held on against a late surge from the Bombers as the Stampeders picked up their league-leading 10th win on the year. Jon Cornish looks to be back in form in just his second game back from injury while Bo Levi Mitchell is keeping the offence moving.
Week 14 Ranking: 2 (Last Week: 2)
It wasn't pretty but the Eskimos showed veteran poise on both sides of the ball, climbing back in a win and scoring 22 unanswered points to stun the Lions. Mike Reilly looked better as the game progressed and Derel Walker exploded for 121 yards and the game-winning touchdown. The defence locked down when it mattered most and did not allow any points in the final 20 minutes.
Week 14 Ranking: 3 (Last Week: 3)
There is no movement for the Ticats this week as the team was regrouping on the bye. The added practice time can only benefit Jeff Mathews and the offence as he prepares for his first start under centre following the injury to Zach Collaros. They'll be tested against the Stampeders in Week 15.
Week 14 Ranking: 4 (Last Week: 5)
Snapping a three-game skid is always nice but doing it against a divisional rival in a battle for second place makes it that much better. The Argonauts were sparked by Chad Owens' punt return in the first quarter and they never trailed in the game, one that moved them into a tie with the REDBLACKS in the East.
Week 14 Ranking: 5 (Last Week: 4)
The REDBLACKS could not take advantage of the chance to move into a tie with the Ticats for first in the East after dropping a game to the Argos. Teams have begun to figure out how to stop Jeremiah Johnson which has forced the REDBLACKS to take a more aerial approach on offence.
Week 14 Ranking: 6 (Last Week: 6)
It looks like there is a quarterback controversy brewing in Montreal. Jonathan Crompton started the last two games after returning from injury and Rakeem Cato away dealing with a family matter. Cato replaced Crompton under centre to begin the second half in Week 14 in an effort to find a spark offensively. Keep an eye on how Jim Popp decides to deal with this situation.
Week 14 Ranking: 7 (Last Week: 7)
Jonathon Jennings quieted any of his doubters with a solid debut start for the Lions, throwing for two touchdowns and 281 yards. Manny Arceneaux has started to get on a roll and Lavelle Hawkins has emerged as a favourite target of Jennings. However, BC could be in trouble if Andrew Harris' injury turns out to be serious.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Week 14 Ranking: 8 (Last Week: 8)
Matt Nichols led the Bombers on a second half surge and the team was a missed field goal away from going to overtime with the defending Grey Cup champions. It can be tough to find positives in losses but Winnipeg should be proud of its effort against the Stampeders.
Week 14 Ranking: 9 (Last Week: 9)
Saskatchewan jumped out to a lead in the first half and never looked back en route to its second victory of the season. The Riders' defence recorded four interceptions and took advantage of an Alouette offence that was struggling throughout the game.
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