Heading into the fifth week of the CFL season, the Calgary Stampeders have finally lost. But their looming-giant Alberta neighbours remain undefeated.
Here’s how the league’s nine teams stack up based on recent form.
No longer overshadowed by their provincial rivals, Edmonton is the last undefeated team standing this year. The Eskimos avenged their 2016 post-season loss to Ottawa with an impressive performance versus the defending champs. This year all signs point to the Grey Cup being awarded to a team in the province of Alberta.
2017 record: 3-0
In matchup of the league’s best offence versus the league’s best defence, the D won out and Montreal handed the Stampeders their first loss of the season. The result should be put in perspective as Calgary was missing 2016 sack leader Charleston Hughes. When at full strength Calgary is still the team to beat.
2017 record: 2-1-1
The Lions are rolling as they swept their three-game Eastern road trip, looking better in each successive game. Depth is their strength. How many teams can have Travis Lulay come off the bench and throw for 436 yards? Lulay was pressed in to action after Jonathon Jennings hurt his shoulder …read more
Source:: Sportsnet.ca – Sport