Game day

IAN BUSBY

, Last Updated: 10:09 AM ET

CALGARY STAMPEDERS (1-0-0)

SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS (1-0-0)

HEAD-TO-HEAD

The Stamps had a 2-1 edge in the season series last year, with them each winning once in Regina and the Stamps victorious at McMahon Stadium. The teams have split the past 10 contests evenly.

KEY STAT

8 -- Amount of sacks the 'Riders defence had last week vs. the Montreal Alouettes.

KEY MATCHUP

Stamps LT Garrick Jones vs. 'Riders DE Fred Perry.

3 KEYS TO VICTORY

1. Super seven -- Henry Burris remarked the 'Riders front seven is as good as any in the league.

2. Watch for Wes -- Running back Wes Cates makes his debut for the 'Riders after being traded from Calgary before the season.

3. Return of the returner -- The Stamps' No. 1 punt returner Markus Howell is back after missing the opener.

WHO'S HOT

Stamps -- LB Shannon James had a 38-yard pick-off return against Hamilton.

'Riders -- DB Eddie Davis had 10 tackles and a pick against the Alouettes.

ROSTER MOVES

Stamps -- WR Markus Howell returns from his foot injury. DE Tearrius George moves into a starting role in place of DL Anthony Gargiulo (thigh). Howell replaces OL Mike Erickson, while DL Miguel Robede is added in place of LB Matt Grootegoed (foot).

'Riders -- OL Chris Best is in for OL Wayne Smith (back), WR Corey Grant replaces LB Dustin Cherniawski, DL John Chick takes out DL Terrell Jurineack (knee).


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