Facts and Figures. Calgary vs Saskatchewan

Calgary vs Saskatchewan

Countdown to Kickoff: 2:00

Rider Nation Pre-game Show: 4:00

Opening kickoff: 5:00

Game time weather in Regina. Showers. +10. East Wind 24-33 km/hr.

— Head to Head. The Riders and the Stampeders will be meeting for the 237th occasion on Saturday, with the Stamps holding the edge in the all time matchups at 134-93.

Down to Their Last Gasp. With the Hamilton win last night, the Riders need a victory in both of their remaining games along with a Tiger-Cat loss next week in order for Saskatchewan to make it into the postseason.

Back to Back. The Riders and Stamps have competed in back to back games twice since 2008, with the Stamps winning both times. The last time the Riders swept a back to back affair with Calgary was back in 2003.

Home Sliding. The Roughriders are in the midst of a five game losing streak at home. In four of the fives losses, Saskatchewan has scored one point or less in the fourth quarter.

First Start. Between 2019-2022, 19 different quarterbacks have made their starting debut in the CFL. Their record is 7-19.

QB Change. Since June 20, 2019 the Riders have gone 27-17 with Cody Fajardo at QB, while they have gone 1-2 with other QBs. (Isaac Harker & Jake Dolegala)

—  Lack of Firepower. Over the last two weeks, the Riders have scored 13 & 14 points. This is only the second time over the last six seasons that they have been held to 14 or less points in consecutive weeks.

Plenty of Firepower. Calgary has the top ranked offence in the league when it comes to points as they have averaged 30.9 points per game. They have scored at least 25 points over their last seven games.

Tackling Machine. Darnell Sankey currently has 104 tackles this season with Saskatchewan. The team record was set by David Albright in 1987 with 118. Sankey is the 6th player to record 100 tackles for the Riders, Larry Dean currently has 92.

Running It Back. The Riders Mario Alford and Winnipeg’s Janarion Grant lead the CFL with three kick returns for touchdowns in 2022.

Don’t forget to tune into the 5th Quarter Post Game Show with Michael Ball and Luc Mullinder.

Following that, it’s the SportsCage Radio Round Table

(Information courtesy Canadian Football League)

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