July 24, 2019

CFL Pick 'Em, Week Seven: Toronto loses, of course, but this time they don't get the Most Embarrassing Loss of the Week Award. Progress! Take some baby steps and make your picks inside.

posted by DrJohnEvans to fantasy at 11:22 AM - 12 comments

Toronto makes it respectable, but eventually loses the handle for their fifth loss of the season. Winnipeg thumps Ottawa and it definitely wasn't respectable. Montreal keeps surprising all most of us, winning their third straight, while the Riders ride the home momentum to win the barnburner.

ResultCalgary by 10Winnipeg by 30Montreal by 10Saskatchewan by 13
Margin of Error7 to 1321 to 397 to 139 to 17

jags scores six points for the second week in a row, and takes sole possession of first place.

SpoFiteTOR @ CGYSOTT @ WPGSEDM @ MTLSBC @ SSKSPointsTotal Points
jagsnumberoneCalgary Winnipeg Montreal Saskatchewan9523
tommytrumpCalgary Winnipeg 10Saskatchewan 422
JPRCalgary7Winnipeg Saskatchewan 419
DrJohnEvansCalgary Winnipeg Saskatchewan 319
cixelsydCalgary Winnipeg Montreal Saskatchewan9519
ic23bCalgary Winnipeg Montreal Saskatchewan14518
jjzucalCalgary Winnipeg Montreal Saskatchewan13617
ReeverCalgary10 Winnipeg Saskatchewan 516
rcadeCalgary 115
Howard_TCalgary 113
argoalCalgary11Winnipeg Montreal 413
benderCalgary Winnipeg Montreal Saskatchewan16513

One tough call, two gimmes, and a classic "why is this happening".


Calgary @ Ottawa (Thursday, July 25)
Two teams headed in opposite directions: Calgary's won two of three, while Ottawa's lost three straight, including a rouge-only embarrassment last week.

Toronto @ Edmonton (Thursday, July 25)
Edmonton's run hot and cold so far, and I don't quite know what to make of them. I do know what to make of the Argos: they are bad.

Winnipeg @ Hamilton (Friday, July 26)
Battle of the division leaders: Hamilton's fattened up on East division pickings but has been no slouch in their two West match-ups. Winnipeg, however, has turned away all challengers. When does it end?

Saskatchewan @ B.C. (Saturday, July 27)
It feels like these two teams could just play each other every week for the rest of the year, and that would be just fine by me.

Good luck!

posted by DrJohnEvans at 11:22 AM on July 24, 2019

Calgary by 3

Edmonton by 10

Winnipeg by 6

Saskatchewan by 3

posted by ic23b at 01:04 PM on July 24, 2019

Calgary by 10

Edmonton by 10

Winnipeg by 10

Saskatchewan by 14

posted by cixelsyd at 01:30 PM on July 24, 2019

Calgary by 16

Edmonton by 18

Hamilton by 8

Saskatchewan by 7

posted by tommybiden at 02:30 PM on July 24, 2019

Calgary by 3

Edmonton by 17

Winnipeg by 6

Saskatchewan by 20

posted by jagsnumberone at 12:56 AM on July 25, 2019

Ottawa by 5

Edmonton by 18 (if there is one blessing with ESPN/ESPN2 now not carrying many games, it's that I don't have the chance of stumbling upon my Argos)

Hamilton by 17

Saskatchewan by 7

posted by jjzucal at 11:19 AM on July 25, 2019

stamps by 4

Eskimos by 10

bombers by a pair of rouges

riders by 2

posted by argoal at 12:27 PM on July 25, 2019

Ottawa by 18
Edmonton by 6
Winnipeg by 6
Saskatchewan by 10

posted by bender at 01:35 PM on July 25, 2019

Calgary by 14

Edmonton by 12

Hamilton by 3

Saskatchewan by 8

posted by Reever at 05:18 PM on July 25, 2019

Calgary by 12
Edmonton by 12
Hamilton by 6
B.C. by 12

posted by DrJohnEvans at 05:36 PM on July 25, 2019

Scrambled to make the pick for last Thursday, and then got wrapped around the axle on Friday. Never did get back to the picks. It probably didn't cost me much based on my record. I blame my wife; she took a girls' getaway to Maine and left me to my own devices. Silly girl.

Outdoorsmen style shirt guys may be left with faces as red as one of their shirt checks. Calgary by 9

Knock-knock, who's there? Argo. Argo who? Argo home and learn how to play football. Edmonton by 11

Tigercats have been known to drop a few bombs of their own -- in the litter box that is. Hamilton by 4

Second half of a home-and-home. Unusual enough, but the result doesn't swing to the home team. Saskatchewan by 6

posted by Howard_T at 05:38 PM on July 25, 2019

Ottawa by 6. This is where I get some points back. Go RedBlacks!

Edmonton by 12.

Winnipeg by 3.

Saskatchewan by 9.

posted by rcade at 06:04 PM on July 25, 2019

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