(WATCH LIVE) Roughriders v Alouettes live match 12 August 2023
Currently riding a two-game sack-streak, Baggs has been harassing opposing quarterbacks so far this season, taking down Buck Pierce in week one and forcing a Ricky Ray fumble last week. Baggs and the rest of the Ticats defense will look to add to their six sacks on Saturday, against a Saskatchewan offensive line that has allowed three sacks so far this season.
The Roughriders have recently had success against the Ticats, winning 10 of their last 11 games against Hamilton, including the two times they squared off last season. In the last 11 games against Saskatchewan at Ivor Wynne Stadium however, the Tiger-Cats have a 5-6 record. Both teams are coming into Saturday’s contest without a win in the 2011 season. The Tiger-Cats dropped their home opener to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Canada Day 24-16 and lost in Edmonton against the Eskimos last week 28-10. The Roughriders also lost their home opener in week one, losing 42-28 to the Eskimos. Last week, Saskatchewan came up short in their Grey Cup rematch against Montreal dropping a 39-25 contest to the Alouettes.
Durrant: 49/77, 612 yds, 3 TD, 3 INT Rushing A. Cobourne: 24-110 W. Cates: 17-110, 2 TD Receiving M. Mann: 15-173, 1 TD W. Dressler: 14-172 Tackles R. Williams: 15 B. Simpson: 12 Sacks J. Johnson / S. Baggs: 2 B. Simpson: 2 PLAYERS TO WATCHRenauld Williams #9 / MLB / HamiltonWilliams will be going against his former team on Saturday for the first time after signing with Hamilton in the off-season. Williams played for the Roughriders from 2007-2009, where he racked up 98 tackles and six sacks in 31 games.
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