Its early June, scorching heat nearly fries the turf field at Oakville’s St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic secondary school. This is the venue where fans would get a chance to see their defending CFL champions, Toronto…
The Hamilton Ticats are coming off a 55-36 stomping of the Calgary Stampeders in Moncton, N.B. and the last time they faced the Argos, the black and yellow came out with a 37-32 victory in August.
A date with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the East Division semi-final has been set for Nov. 14, but The Toronto Argonauts (8-8) can’t look that far ahead of themselves. First they must close out their season with a open a home-and-home set against the first place Montreal Alouettes (11-5), beginning Friday at the Rogers Centre.
Speculation that the Toronto Argonauts might sign recently released quarterback Casey Printers may just gain momentum. Quarterback Cleo Lemon’s first year struggles continued as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats trounced the Argos 30-3 in a crucial division matchup on Friday at the Rogers Centre.
Head coach of the Toronto Argonauts Jim Barker expended some harsh words on his team during practice Wednesday.
Dalton Bell will be at the helm for the Boatmen this Saturday, and he’ll be lining up against his former team, the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
Cleo Lemon has been downgraded to the role of spectator for precautionary reasons, as he recovers from a concussion he suffered against Edmonton, in Moncton last Sunday. As a result, Toronto’s second-stringer Dalton Bell took the first-team snaps Tuesday, and Barker said if Lemon was not ready to dress by Thursday’s practice, Bell would get the start Saturday against Saskatchewan.
Perhaps the word concussion should be synonymous with the word uncertainty.
The Argos will have to do without running back Cory Boyd again this weekend against the Eskimos.
Cory Boyd has had to stare down adversity far too often for a man his age, and the death of Kenny McKinley presented another tragic speed bump in his life.