The Canadian Press
The matchup between Tabbies and REDBLACKS opens up another exciting weekend with a Super Saturday of football featuring three divisional games, including two rematches from OK Tire Labour Day Weekend.
To get you up to date with all the news and notes from Week 14, here’s this week’s Checking Down:
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|BC | Calgary | Edmonton | Saskatchewan | Winnipeg | Hamilton | Toronto | Ottawa | Montreal|
– The Lions opened Labour Day Weekend with a win over the Montreal Alouettes. Read Matt Baker’s recap of the Leos victory (BCLions.com).
— BC LIONS (@BCLions) September 6, 2023
– The Stampeders scored 22-fourth quarter points to beat the Edmonton Elks on Labour Day. Check out who got the game ball for the valiant effort by the Stamps on Monday (Stampeders.com).
– The win kept Calgary’s hope for a playoff spot alive as the Stamps start looking towards the remaining schedule while trailing the Roughriders by two wins in the West Division (Daniel Austin, Calgary Sun).
Stamps fans, make sure to head over to Side Street Pub & Grill on Saturday for the Labour Day Rematch Watch Party presented by @coorslightca 🍻
— Calgary Stampeders (@calstampeders) September 6, 2023
– The Elks continue to show fight despite being in last place and are looking to get back to work as they prepare to face the Stamps at Commonwealth Stadium (Gerry Moddejonge, Edmonton Sun).
TRANSACTIONS | The Elks sign 🇺🇸 Calvin Bundage (DL) and release 🇺🇸 Antonio Mitchell II (DB).
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— Edmonton Elks (@GoElks) September 7, 2023
– Homegrown talent has shined for the Roughriders in their latest win over the Blue Bombers on Labour Day Weekend (Taylor Shire, Regina Leader-Post).
— Saskatchewan Roughriders (@sskroughriders) September 7, 2023
WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS
– The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will get a rematch against the Roughriders on Saturday with a playoff spot on the line (TSN.ca).
– The Blue Bombers have made some roster moves as they prepare to face the Riders this weekend, adding defensive back Tyrique McGhee, wide receiver Ravi Alston, wide receiver/returner Ronnie Blackmon and defensive end Nate Givhan (BlueBombers.com).
"Now we’ve just got to continue to work, learn from our mistakes and them come out to practice to correct them."
— Winnipeg Blue Bombers (@Wpg_BlueBombers) September 6, 2023
– Ticats’ pivot Matthew Shiltz has been listed as a third-string quarterback in the depth chart for the game against the Ottawa REDBLACKS. Shiltz has been sidelined since an injury in Week 6 against the Edmonton Elks (TSN.ca).
– The Tiger-Cats hit the road to take on the REDBLACKS on Friday Night Football at TD Place. It’s a short week for Hamilton after they dropped their Labour Day Classic contest to the Toronto Argonauts on Monday (CFL.ca).
— Hamilton Tiger-Cats (@Ticats) September 7, 2023
– If the Argos win against the Montreal Alouettes on Saturday, the Boatmen will be in the playoffs (CFL.ca).
No one should go hungry or face barriers to accessing food. Bring those 🥫 to BMO on Saturday!
— Toronto Argonauts (@TorontoArgos) September 7, 2023
– The REDBLACKS are looking to halt a five-game losing streak and keep pace with the Tiger-Cats in the East Division playoff race as they host their division rivals on Friday (OttawaREDBLACKS.com).
— Ottawa REDBLACKS (@REDBLACKS) September 7, 2023
– Als’ veteran linebacker Tyrice Beverette has taken responsibility for a critical penalty in the fourth quarter against the Lions (Herb Zurkowsky, Montreal Gazette).
Marc-Antoine Dequoy sur Chad Kelly et les Argos
— Alouettes de Montréal (@MTLAlouettes) September 6, 2023