Calgary Stampeders News Roundup for September 19, 2014

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  1. Madman

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    Calgary Stampeders News Roundup for September 19, 2014

    Post-practice comments: Coach Huff

    Coach Hufnagel talks about injuries, the receiving corps and Shane Bergman's progression.

    Next man up
    We talk to defensive linemen DeQuin Evans and Shawn Lemon, along with d-line coach DeVone Claybrooks about how they keep plugging along despite a number of injuries.

    Stamps' QB situation a familiar one

    For most of the last two years, the Calgary Stampeders have plugged in quarterbacks to substitute for injuries to Drew Tate.
    This week and maybe for a few more, the wheel turns. Tate will be the Stampeders starter while Bo Levi Mitchell heals from ankle and knee injuries. Mitchell suffered his injuries late in the Toronto game. While not considered serious, they will sideline him for at least the Montreal game this weekend.

    When the Stampeders defence takes the field this Sunday in their final East Division matchup of the 2014 regular season, one of its steady veterans will achieve a personal milestone.
    Keon Raymond will play in his 100th CFL contest – all with the Stampeders – a feat that speaks as much to his durability as it does his performance on the field.

    Calgary Stampeders kicker Rene Paredes making adjustments
    Rene Paredes is used to making adjustments.
    A windy day here, terrible footing there — no two kicks are alike.
    After the Calgary Stampeders all-star kicker was forced to adjust to a new long-snapper earlier this season when Tim St. Pierre took over from stalwart Randy Chevrier, Paredes will again be adjusting, this time to punter Rob Maver taking over holding duties from an injured Bo Levi Mitchell.

    Calgary Stampeders lineman Shane Bergman impressing
    Shane Bergman can likely count on one hand the number of times he’s flown under the radar.
    It doesn’t happen often when you tip the scales at 330 lb.
    But when you’ve started seven straight games for a 10-1 football team, as Bergman has done for the Calgary Stampeders since Aug. 1, and you’ve barely been noticed, that’s probably a good thing.

    Stamps QB Tate feeling great heading into his first start of the season
    He says it’s business as usual, but one has to believe that Drew Tate is feeling just a little more pumped than usual as he goes through final preparations for his first start of the CFL season on Sunday in Montreal.
    As far as the daily practice grind, though, nothing seems to have changed.
    “Not really,” he insisted. “It’s the same approach every week. I have a routine I start with on Day 1 that goes all the way to game day. So, if I’m up, if I have the ability to play, then the routine stays the same. If I’m not playing, then the routine obviously gets altered a little bit. Just be prepared.”

    Stamps notes: Price roasted Montreal the last time they played but also broke his hand
    For Maurice Price, the 2014 season opener against the Montreal Alouettes was, to paraphrase Dickens, the best of times and the worst of times.
    A game that featured a thrilling 102-yard pass and run for a touchdown also included a broken hand that kept Price out of the lineup for the next seven games. You might say he’s looking forward to a meeting that never did get a proper ending.
    “It’s actually my first time going to Montreal since I’ve been a Stampeder so I’m excited just about that,” the receiver noted. “For the game itself, excited to finish what I started, so to speak, in the first game. See if I pick up where I left off since the injury.”
  2. redwhite2005

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    Rumor has it Cornish is not making the trip is this true? Does anyone know?
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    CALGARY — Calgary Stampeders running back Jon Cornish won’t play Sunday in Montreal against the Alouettes as recovers from “nagging injuries.”

    “I’ve been playing football at the level I want to play, but to continue playing at that level, I needed this week off,” Cornish told reporters Friday in Calgary.

    “I’ve had a few things accumulate playing some tough teams and needed some time. I would say this is more precautionary than anything.”

    Cornish missed six games in July and August with concussion-like symptoms, but has been on a tear in the four contests since his return.

    The CFL’s most outstanding player and top rusher last season ranks third in league rushing with 587 in five games. Cornish miss game Montreal with nagging injuries/10218838/story.html?rel=2172664
    A source later confirmed Cornish is dealing with a shoulder problem.
    Hugh Charles is expected to be activated for the first time since Aug. 24, while Matt Walter will also shoulder some of Cornish’s workload.
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  4. Liske

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    Not great news but I think we can still beat the Als without him. We have pretty good depth at RB (Walter, Sanders, Charles, Mallett), the drop off isn't too far.

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