Facts and Figures: Roughriders vs Argonauts

Saskatchewan vs Toronto

Countdown to Kickoff: 11:00

Rider Nation Pre-Game Show: 1:00

Opening Kickoff: 2:00

Gametime Weather:

Cloudy. Wind: SW 9-13 km/h. Temp: +11

  • All-Time Record- Saturday will mark the 101st time the Roughriders will meet the Argonauts. Saskatchewan leads the series 55-44-1.
  • Win to Stay Alive- With Calgary’s win on Friday, the Roughriders need a win on Saturday to stay in the playoff race. If the green and white lose to the Argos, the Stamps clinch the final playoff spot.
  • Clean Pocket- The Argos have not allowed a sack in six of their last nine games and have only allowed 15 all season.
  • Ground Attack-Riders RB Jamal Morrow is 114 rushing yards from a 1,000 season
  • Aerial Attack- Riders WRs Shawn Bane Jr. (968) & Samuel Emilus (960) are also within striking distance of a 1,000 receiving yard season
  • Home Sweet Home- The Argos completed a perfect 9-0 record at home last week, becoming the ninth team in league history to accomplish the feat.
  • Efficient Football- Toronto has only allowed 21 turnovers this season, the league record for the least amount of turnovers in a season is 23.
  • Starting With an Edge- In 16 games this season, the Argonauts have had better starting field position in 15 games compared to their opponents. The Roughriders had the edge in starting field position in 8 out of their 17 games in 2023.
  • Double Blue Leader-Chad Kelly is 14-2 in his first 16 games as the Argos starting QB, the best start in franchise history, surpassing Doug Flutie (13-3).
  • Bad Case of Deja Vu- Roughriders ended the 2022 season losing their last seven games, Saskatchewan is currently on a six-game losing skid.

Stay tuned for the 5th Quarter and Sportscage Radio Roundtable following the game.

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