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REGINA — Despite being pulled in last Saturday’s loss to the Montreal Alouettes, it seems as though Brandon Bridge will remain Saskatchewan’s starter this week when the Riders host the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.
According to both Rod Pedersen and Arielle Zerr, head coach Chris Jones confirmed after Monday’s practice.
The Riders have closed Tuesday’s practice as they ready for a quick turnaround and host their third home game of the year on Thursday night.
— Rod Pedersen (@rodpedersen) July 2, 2018
Jones has confirmed that Bridge will start Thursday against Hamilton, but you could see Watford again if he struggles.
— Arielle Zerr (@arielle_zerr) July 2, 2018
Bridge struggled to get into rhythm against the Als last Saturday, tossing two interceptions on 8 of 18 passing and only 111 yards. He was pulled in favour of third-stringer David Watford who finished out the contest.
Bridge is in place of Zach Collaros who is out with a concussion and his next test will not be an easy one as he and the Riders face a Ticats team that has been dominating opponents in time of possession in the first three weeks of the season.