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Jimenez To Play This Week---And Next Too If He Can

The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today that an arbitrator has ruled that B.C. Lions offensive lineman Jason Jimenez will be eligible to play in the West Final playoff game scheduled for Sunday, November 18, 2007.  

Flick's Status In Question

Head coach Kent Austin isn't sure what the problem is but D-J Flick had to leave Friday's practice due to injury. Its believed Flick will accompany his teammates to Vancouver when they leave tonight.

We've Got You Covered

Brendan McGuire is busy packing his bags as he will be on a plane to Vancouver tomorrow. Be with News Talk Radio all weekend as he brings you reports on the Western final.

3 POW's For The Riders

Kerry Joseph, Andy Fantuz and Luca Congi have been recognized by the league for their play in the Western semi-final victory over Calgary. Joseph was named the offensive player of the week with Fantuz getting top Canadian and Congi the special teams player nod.

Cates Has Broken Foot

Wes Cates will be a spectator both this weekend and next should the Riders advance to the Grey Cup. The Riders say Cates has a stress fracture in his foot and that the injury will prevent him from taking to the field again this season.

Checking In With Wally

Lions coach Wally Buono is scheduled to join us at 605 tonight on the DRSS

Appealing His Suspension

It has just crossed my desk that Lions offensive line Jason Jimenez has indicated he will appeal his one game suspension. Its not known when that appeal will take place but as it stands right now, it looks like he will play in the Western final.

The Pride Of Moose Jaw Visits The DRSS

Scott Schultz will join me tonight on the Drew Remenda Sports Show(minus the host---yet again!!!  Just kidding.) He will help me kick off the show at 605.


CFL Suspends Jimenez

Heres the edict from the league office

The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today that it has imposed a one-game suspension on offensive lineman Jason Jimenez of the B.C. Lions for Rough Play on an illegal block on defensive lineman Anthony Gargiulo of the Calgary Stampeders during the Saturday, November 3 game at B.C. Place Stadium.  This decision was determined following an extensive review process that included a formal hearing.

4 Minutes of Gold

Many CFL writers have been doing blogs for their daily paper. You may see the outstanding one that my good friends Rob Vanstone and Darrell Davis have for the Regina Leader-Post. Another good one is from Mike Petrie of the Calgary Herald. He shot a video of the scene immediately following the final gun of what it was like on field level. Enjoy!!!!!

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