The second day of CFL free agency in Argoland ushered in the return of Swayze Waters, the departure of Noel Prefontaine for the second time in as many years, and additional moves aimed at bolstering the roster.
Off the field, fans were thrown a bone by the Rogers Centre, which provided dates that at least provide some consistency in schedule.
Seamheads are no longer planning a parade route, but the Argos will still have to deal with the fact that they’ll be the only team in the nine-team CFL to basically manage three bye weeks.
Adversity has never bothered head coach Scott Milanovich and his tough-minded approach and attitude has rubbed off on his players, who should once again be in a position to compete for a championship.
General manager Jim Barker, who signed Shea Emry on Tuesday’s opening day on free agency, considered the biggest name to change teams, brought back Waters on Wednesday, a move that solidifies the team’s special teams.