Calgary Stampeders News Roundup for October 14, 2014

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  1. Madman

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    Calgary Stampeders News Roundup for October 14, 2014

    Post-practice comments: Coach Huff

    Coach Hufnagel gives injury updates after the bye week.

    Post-practice comments: Mitchell
    QB Bo Levi Mitchell says he's feeling good after the bye week.

    Mitchell spends day in Drumheller
    QB Bo Levi Mitchell tested out his coaching skills when he spent the day helping raise money for the Drumheller Community Football Association whose locker room was vandalized.

    Turkey impressions
    Corey Mace asks his teammates to do their best turkey impressions.

    Calgary Stampeders QB uses busy bye week to heal injuries

    Bo Levi Mitchell stayed busy during the bye week.
    The Calgary Stampeders quarterback got himself a puppy and made his football coaching debut. The dog, a 50-60 lb. Samoyed, is named ‘Frisco.’
    “I played a national championship game in Frisco, Texas, and my girlfriend was a cheerleader, so it felt right,” said Mitchell, who will start Saturday in Winnipeg (5 p.m., TSN, News Talk 770).

    Calgary Stampeders welcome Charleston Hughes back to practice
    CFL quarterbacks may want to avert their eyes and avoid reading any further.
    Charleston Hughes is back on the field.
    The Calgary Stampeders sack king has been on the sidelines since injuring his foot Sept. 13.

    Calgary Stampeders Drew Tate & Keon Raymond go back to school
    Bye week became homecoming week for a pair of Calgary Stampeders.
    Linebacker Keon Raymond and quarterback Drew Tate were honoured by the schools where they honed their skills.
    Raymond had his high school jersey retired and was inducted into the St. Louis school’s hall of fame.

    Stamps notes: Bo Levi Mitchell comes out of the bye on track to start again
    There was no hemming and hawing on the part of John Hufnagel on Monday afternoon.
    “Bo, I would fully expect to be the starter,” the Calgary Stampeders’ head coach and general manager announced, handing the quarterbacking reins back to Bo Levi Mitchell, who sat out the past three games with knee and ankle issues. Stampeders notes Levi/10286673/story.html

    Raymond, Tate spent bye week being honoured south of the border
    When Mehlville High School in St. Louis last week honoured Keon Raymond, terrific memories flooded back to the 31-year-old Calgary Stampeder.
    “I got a chance to give a pre-game speech to the team and it was so funny looking back at those guys and walking through the hallways,” explained Raymond, who in 1999 helped the Panthers to their only Missouri state football championship. “They have a picture of us when we won . . . I’m, I think, 16 years old, a young Keon. Raymond Drew Tate spent week/10286660/story.html

    Questions off the bye
    Practice fires up today with what the Stamps call ‘Day A’ more of a walk through pace than the regular workout just to get everyone into the groove. A few questions we’ll be looking into this week:
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  2. Tundra Mustang

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    Hard to tell the bye week is now behind the Stampeders, eh?

    Finally,;) some news to report...

    "Bye" the way, Madman, welcome back! :D

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