Hamilton Tiger-Cats Seeks To Eliminate Worst Ottawa Redblacks From CFLs | The Canadian News

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats can achieve at least a third-place finish in the CFL East Division and officially eliminate the Redblacks from playoff contention with a win against Ottawa on Saturday afternoon.

Hamilton (4-5) spent his bye week thinking about his last two games, both heartbreaking losses in which the team squandered a double-digit lead in the fourth quarter and fell to division rivals Toronto and Montreal.

CHML’s coverage of Saturday’s game begins with the pregame show at 3 p.m., kickoff is 4 p.m. After the game, catch The fifth trimester at CHML, 900chml.com and on the CHML Facebook page.

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The Redblacks have won just two of their 10 games in 2021, their worst start to the season since scoring 1-9 during their expansion year in 2014.

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Despite Ottawa finishing last in the Canadian Soccer League, the Ticats don’t take their opponents lightly.

“Last time I checked they don’t have zero wins,” Tiger-Cats head coach Orlondo Steinauer said. “I see a football team (Ottawa) playing hard on the tape and I feel like they’ve been to more games than they are credited with.”

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Attack player Jeremiah Masoli He is expected to make his third straight outing since leaving Hamilton. injured list and will be looking for his first win of the season after losing all four of his previous starts.

The 33-year-old quarterback, who is 2-5 all-time against Ottawa, has completed 67 percent of his passes in seven games this season and has thrown for 961 yards, three touchdowns and four interceptions.

Earlier this week, the Ticats announced that QB Dane Evans had been added to the active roster after missing the last four games due to injury.

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Receiver Brandon banks He is expected to adjust on Saturday after he was left out of Hamilton’s previous game with a bothersome rib injury.

The CFL’s top player in 2019 has played just five games this year and has recorded 22 receptions for 172 yards and yet to score a touchdown in 2021. Banks had 13 receiving TDs in 2019.

Fresh off a 27-16 loss to Montreal last week in which they allowed 10 sacks, the Redblacks are poised to generate historically low offensive production.

Ottawa has scored just nine offensive touchdowns this season, two fewer than the CFL’s all-time record of 11 TDs in 16 games by the BC Lions expansion in 1954.

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