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Scott Cullen Analytics


In the opening week of the CFL season, the reigning Most Outstanding Player picked up where he left off, and he has a new favourite target. Reilly, Walker, Saunders, Dressler and more in Scott Cullen’s Statistically Speaking.


Mike Reilly, QB, Edmonton – Even though he threw for just one touchdown, and one interception, the reigning MOP did pass for 408 yards and rushed for two touchdowns in a 33-30 victory at Winnipeg. He's still the most expensive option in TSN's CFL Fantasy FootballFantasy Points: 34.6

Derel Walker, WR, Edmonton – Stepping up as the top receiver in the Edmonton offence, the 26-year-old had eight catches for 176 yards and a touchdown. Fantasy Points: 31.2

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The TiCats got split results from Jalen Saunders and Brandon Banks in Week One.

Jalen Saunders, WR, Hamilton – The Tiger-Cats’ sophomore receiver had seven receptions for 118 yards in a 28-14 loss at Calgary. Fantasy Points: 18.8

Weston Dressler, WR, Winnipeg – Winnipeg’s veteran receiver delivered four catches for 74 yards and a touchdown in a 33-30 loss to Edmonton. Fantasy Points: 18.4

Kamar Jorden, WR, Calgary – The 29-year-old wideout has made steady progress in the past couple of seasons and opened this year with four catches for 77 yards and a touchdown in a 28-14 win against Hamilton. Fantasy Points: 17.7

Mike Jones, WR, Hamilton – The third-year receiver had five catches for a career-high 120 yards in the 28-14 loss at Calgary. Fantasy Points: 17.0

Don Jackson, RB, Calgary – It wasn’t a banner week for running backs, but the Stampeders rookie out of Nevada did bust a 44-yard touchdown run as part of his debut in which he had 12 carries for 87 yards. Fantasy Points: 14.7


DaVaris Daniels, WR, Calgary – While the Stampeders moved the ball against Hamilton, one of their top receivers was limited to just two catches for 20 yards. Fantasy Points: 4.0

Brandon Banks, WR, Hamilton – After finishing last season on a high note, the former return specialist stumbled on his way to four catches for just 19 yards in a 28-14 loss at Calgary. Fantasy Points: 5.9

Duron Carter, WR, Saskatchewan – The Roughriders didn’t air it out all that much in a 27-19 win against Toronto,  with no receiver having more than 50 yards, but Carter comes into games with relatively high expectations and three catches for 36 yards didn’t cut it, and that may be why he's shifting to defensive back in Week Two. Fantasy Points: 6.6

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