November 16, 2019

Status Report: Who’s in and who’s out for Sunday’s Finals?

The Canadian Press

TORONTO — Who’s on the injured list? What final adjustments are being made before the biggest game of the season? delivers all the last-minute roster moves ahead of Sunday’s Division Finals.

Here is how the rest of each team’s roster breaks down:


Hamilton Tiger-Cats
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  • Tyrell Sutton is off the Ticats’ roster for the Eastern Final. Cameron Marshall will get the start at running back, while Jackson Bennett and Maleek Irons are the backups.
  • After returning to the lineup late in the season, Luke Tasker will be the Ticats’ starter at slotback. Marcus Tucker is listed as the primary backup, while Jalin Marshall is off the roster.

Edmonton Eskimos
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  • The Eskimos’ changes are minimal going into the Eastern Final, as Kevin Elliott, Josiah St. John and Blair Smith have been added to the roster, while Eric Lofton, Stefan Charles and Harry McMaster have been removed.


Winnipeg Blue Bombers
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  • Once again, backup QB Chris Streveler is listed as the third-string quarterback.
  • REC/RET Lucky Whitehead, who was a healthy scratch last week, is off the roster for the Western Final
  • Safety Jeff Hecht has been placed on the injured list. American defensive back Brandon Alexander will start in his place.
  • Defensive back Chandler Fenner is back on the roster but is listed as a backup on the corner

Saskatchewan Roughriders
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  • Cody Fajardo is officially listed as the Riders’ starting quarterback, though Head Coach Craig Dickenson has stated Isaac Harker and Bryan Bennett could also play due to Fajardo’s injured oblique.
  • After playing the role of spectator in practice on Friday, Shaq Evans is listed as a starting receiver for the Riders for the Western Final. Evans has been nursing an undisclosed injury but Dickenson said he expects Evans to play.
  • Jordan Williams-Lambert is off the roster for the Riders. Emmanuel Arceneaux will start at field wideout, while Kenny Stafford is the backup to Shaq Evans and could start if Evans is unable to suit up.