Argos need to win ... and win big

Ricky Ray gives the Argos a huge advantage in the battle of QBs against Winnipeg, which will be...

Ricky Ray gives the Argos a huge advantage in the battle of QBs against Winnipeg, which will be sending out Max Hall against the Argos on Saturday. (ERNEST DOROSZUK/QMI Agency)

FRANK ZICARELLI, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 9:03 PM ET

Though the Argos remain the team to beat in the East, their hold on the division is not as solid as it once was when they won road games at a record clip.

 

Three games remain before the post-season begins for the Argos, but it’s Winnipeg and Saturday’s matchup that will determine what these Argos are truly made of in many areas.

This is a game the Argos should win and must win, but winning isn’t going to address weaknesses that have been able to linger in back-to-back losses to Hamilton, the hottest team in the East that is one game back of the Argos for first.

Discipline, slow starts, an inability to protect the football, incapable of making big plays in game-changing moments, the Argos have fallen from their perch.

What must play out Saturday afternoon is domination from the opening kickoff, a take-no-prisoners mindset on both sides of the ball, unrelenting until the final whistle is blown.

It’s a game of wills, a day in which the Argos mu


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