Game Day

IAN BUSBY -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 1:51 PM ET

Saskatchewan Roughriders at Calgary Stampeders, 8 p.m., McMahon Stadium, TSN, QR77

COMING IN:

Calgary played poorly in a 33-18 loss to Ottawa last week, while Saskatchewan manhandled Hamilton 32-13.

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HEAD-TO-HEAD:

Saskatchewan has Calgary's number recently, winning five of the last six, including the last three at McMahon. The most recent was a 44-16 pounding at Taylor Field Aug. 14, 2004, while the last at McMahon was a 40-21 victory July 24, 2004.

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ROSTER MOVES:

CALGARY -- CB Ben Kelly is healthy and replaces Jacoby Shepherd (quad). S Lawrence Deck fills the spot left by Stephane Fortin (suspended, personal reasons). OT Alexandre Gauthier has recovered from a separated shoulder and will start at left tackle, replacing OL Godfrey Ellis (turf toe).

SASKATCHEWAN -- The 'Riders get two key players back in RB Kenton Keith and DB LaDouphyous McCalla. Dominique Dorsey comes out for Keith, while LB Lamar Lee comes off for McCalla. RE Daved Benefield is out, so Fred Perry takes his spot. Import OL Tango McCauley replaces WR Jamal Richardson, while Canadian WR Nathan Hoffart replaces OL Matt O'Meara.

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WHO'S HOT:

CALGARY -- WR Brett Ralph caught six passes for 100 yards in the loss to Ottawa. SASKATCHEWAN -- RB Corey Holmes leads the league in rushing with 389 yards in four games.

WHO'S NOT:

CALGARY -- S Don McGee has only three tackles this season and zero INTs. SASKATCHEWAN -- K Paul McCallum has struggled, hitting on only eight-of-14 field goals for a 57% average.

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SPECIAL TEAMS:

CALGARY -- K Sandro DeAngelis is perfect this season, hitting all eight field goals for the best percentage in the CFL. SASKATCHEWAN -- K Paul McCallum has struggled, hitting on only eight of 14 field goals for a 57% average.

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NOTABLES:

The Stamps have lifted the TSN blackout. Because of the high volume of spectators, gates open an hour and a half before kickoff, a half hour earlier than usual ... Barring a major collapse this season, 'Riders head coach Danny Barrett will move past Frank Filchock for second in franchise coaching wins. Filchock has 45 while Barrett now has 42. Eagle Keys leads with 68.


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