1. Calgary Stampeders
Admittedly it wasn't pretty, but the Stamps won at home. Bo Levi Mitchell didn't look that great, although that might have been the Ticat defence. Cornish looks to be gone for a while but the Stamps appear to be able to get by without him.
2. Edmonton Eskimos
Still undefeated. Somewhat surprising, but the Mike Reilly seems to have really benefited from all that playing time last season.
3. Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Sure they lost to Edmonton, but they're still a decent team. I'm a bit nervous about Drew "Slick" Willy though and not sure he's the real deal. He is better than the Bomber quarterbacks of previous seasons.
4. BC Lions
Won big at home last week. It was against Troy Smith and the Als though. Still Kevin Glenn seems to be on track now and if nothing else the Lions should continue to beat EST teams at home.
5. Saskatchewan Rough Riders
What's up with the Riders? Seems like some of the departures from last year have hurt and the team is now mediocre.
6. Toronto Argonauts
Lost to the Redblacks, although it was on the road. Without Durie and Owens because of injuries, that's going to make things difficult for Ricky Ray.
7. Ottawa REDBLACKS
Won a home game by a point, with no TDs. Still that's something and gets them out of the basement.
8. Hamilton Tiger-Cats
The Cats played pretty well on the road in Calgary this week and had a chance to tie late but muffed a field goal. The Cats defence looked good, especially the pass defence, which is interesting considering the number of Canadians starting on defence. The Cats offensive line is crap and has three Americans, which is extra crap. No Collaros means either LeFevour or Masoli, neither of whom seems really capable of playing well.
9. Montreal Alouettes
Things are not looking good for Ned Flanders and the Larks. Quarterback Troy Smith had some truly terrible stats in Vancouver last week. Sadly none of the other Montreal quarterback look good either.