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Chris Getzlaf    Saskatchewan Roughriders
Getzlaf signed a practice team contract with Saskatchewan on Monday.

RotoWire Analysis

The veteran has signed with his hometown team two weeks after being let go by the Eskimos. Getzlaf has caught just five passes for 43 yards and a touchdown across eight games this season.
Cameron Marshall    Saskatchewan Roughriders    Injured Reserve    Knee
Marshall (knee) is expected to return to action Friday against the Stampeders, Rod Pedersen of 620 CKRM reports.

RotoWire Analysis

Marshall has been sidelined since Sept. 6 with a knee injury, but he's set to return to action after missing six games while on the injured list. The 26-year-old averaged a healthy 5.6 YPC as Saskatchewan's starting running back earlier in the year, so he could jump right back atop the Roughriders' depth chart despite the team's recent signing of Trent Richardson.
Ryan Lankford    Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Lankford managed three receptions for 22 yards and netted 14 yards on his sole kickoff return in Saturday's 26-20 win over the Lions.

RotoWire Analysis

Lankford was one of several members of the Winnipeg wideout corps to see extended action in the offense with Darvin Adams (upper body) sidelined. The reception total was Lankford's highest since Week 6, a testament to how little he's typically involved in the offense. Due to the majority of his work coming on special teams, Lankford's fantasy utility is significantly limited.
L'Damian Washington    Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Washington posted four receptions for 36 yards in Saturday's 26-20 win over the Lions.

RotoWire Analysis

Washington got some extra run after Darvin Adams (upper body) exited the contest in the first quarter. The 26-year-old has only appeared in four contests for the Bombers this season, and Saturday's catch total was his highest in any of those games. Washington could see an expanded role in Week 18 against the Argonauts if Adams is unable to suit up.
Julian Feoli-Gudino    Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Feoli-Gudino (upper body) logged six catches for 48 yards in Saturday's 26-20 win over the Lions. He also netted zero yards on his sole kickoff return.

RotoWire Analysis

The 30-year-old equaled his single-game season high in receptions for the season with Saturday's performance while also leading the Bombers in both catches and receiving yards. Feoli-Gudino has retained a fairly consistent secondary role in the Winnipeg offense this season, and he saw extra action Saturday due to Darvin Adams exiting the game in the first quarter with an injury. He could once again see an expanded role in Week 18 against the Argonauts if Adams is unable to return in time for the contest.
Andrew Harris    Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Harris rushed 16 times for 52 yards and added six receptions for 33 yards in Saturday's 26-20 win over the Lions.

RotoWire Analysis

Harris played the role of workhorse back Saturday, with his carry total representing his second-highest tally in any contest this season. The 30-year-old couldn't get much going on the ground against a stingy Blue Bombers front, but he's now notched at least six catches in four of the last five games. He'll look to continue offering his typically superior levels of production against the Argonauts in Week 18.
Matt Nichols    Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Nichols (hand) completed 23 of 30 passes for 172 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions in Saturday's 26-20 win over the Lions. He also rushed once for three yards.

RotoWire Analysis

Nichols let running back Andrew Harris and the defense do a lot of the heavy lifting, which led to the veteran signal caller's lowest passing yardage total in a full game this season. Nichols also failed to throw a touchdown for the first time all season, but was able to get through the game without any setbacks to his hand. He'll look to get back to his typical levels of production against the Argonauts in Week 18.
Chris Rainey    BC Lions
Rainey rushed twice for seven yards, tallied four receptions for 52 yards, notched seven punt returns for 69 yards and posted four kickoff returns for 88 yards in Saturday's 26-20 loss to the Blue Bombers.

RotoWire Analysis

The versatile speedster turned in another of his typically dynamic all-around efforts, averaging over nine yards per punt runback for the second straight game in the process. Rainey's kickoff-return tally also brought him within just 130 yards of eclipsing the career-high 1,359 yards he amassed in that category last season. He'll look to continue contributing through multiple means when the Lions tangle with the Eskimos in Week 18.
Chris Williams    BC Lions
Williams posted six receptions for 62 yards in Saturday's 26-20 loss to the Blue Bombers. He also lost six yards on two punt returns.

RotoWire Analysis

The 30-year-old speedster put together one of his most productive outings of the season, posting his highest reception total since Week 12 in the process. Williams has disappointingly been silent as a deep threat throughout the season, however, as he's yet to record a 100-yard game and has been under 11.0 yards per reception for all but two of his nine contests. Nevertheless, Saturday's effort was certainly encouraging, and could be a step towards improved production over the final three games of the regular season.
Emmanuel Arceneaux    BC Lions
Arceneaux posted eight receptions for 64 yards in Saturday's 26-20 loss to the Blue Bombers.

RotoWire Analysis

Arceneaux's reception and yardage totals were both team highs on the afternoon and extended what has been a successful three-week stretch for the veteran. Arceneaux has 19 receptions for 229 yards and two touchdowns over that span and has upped his catch total over the prior week in each of those contests. The Alcorn State product is now just 49 yards shy of a third straight 1,000-yard campaign, a feat he'll look to accomplish versus the Eskimos in Week 18.
Jeremiah Johnson    BC Lions
Johnson rushed 11 times for 67 yards in Saturday's 26-20 loss to the Blue Bombers.

RotoWire Analysis

Johnson's play was one of the positives of Saturday's loss, as he averaged a robust 6.1 yards per carry. It was the second time in the last three games that the 30-year-old had eclipsed the 6.0 YPC mark and his tally against the Blue Bombers gave him a new career-high rushing total (854 yards). Johnson is just two touchdowns away from setting a new personal best in that category as well, a feat he'll try to accomplish versus the Eskimos' leaky run defense in Week 18.
Jonathon Jennings    BC Lions
Jennings completed 24 of 39 passes for 267 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions in Saturday's 26-20 loss to the Blue Bombers. He also rushed three times for 15 yards.

RotoWire Analysis

Jennings was able to throw a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns to Bryan Burnham to make things interesting after the Lions had fallen behind by a 26-6 margin, but it ultimately wasn't enough. The 25-year-old signal caller was directly responsible for part of that deficit, as he'd thrown a pick-six midway through the third quarter. Interceptions have been a persistent issue for Jennings, who's now guilty of 15 on the season. He'll look to bounce back next Saturday in a home date against the Eskimos.
Derel Walker    Edmonton Eskimos
Walker caught eight passes for 82 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's 30-27 win over the Argos.

RotoWire Analysis

His six-yard TD grab inside the final minute of the game proved to be the difference. Walker has now topped 80 receiving yards four times in five games since returning to Edmonton after failing to catch on in the NFL, and he should remain one of Mike Reilly's primary targets through the end of the regular season and into the playoffs.
Brandon Zylstra    Edmonton Eskimos
Zylstra caught nine passes for 147 yards in Saturday's 30-27 win over the Argos.

RotoWire Analysis

He now leads the the league with 1,482 receiving yards and sits tied for third in catches with 91. Zylstra's emergence in his second CFL season has pushed Adarius Bowman into a secondary role, and the 24-year-old should remain a fixture in the Edmonton offense for many years to come.
C.J. Gable    Edmonton Eskimos
Gable carried the ball 15 times for 104 yards and a touchdown while adding three catches for 32 yards in Saturday's 30-27 win over the Argos.

RotoWire Analysis

He's topped 100 rushing yards in each of his first two games with Edmonton after heading west in a trade from the Ti-Cats, and Gable's performances have helped keep the team in a playoff spot. He should see plenty of touches once again next Saturday on the road against the Lions.
Mike Reilly    Edmonton Eskimos
Reilly completed 23 of 40 passes for 309 yards and a touchdown with one interception in Saturday's 30-27 win over the Argos. He also added three carries for 34 yards and a TD.

RotoWire Analysis

His first and only TD pass on the night came inside the final minute of the game, as he hit Derel Walker for a six-yard score to regain the lead Edmonton had lost just a couple of minutes before after controlling the game since the first quarter. Reilly now leads the CFL in passing yards with 4,855 as he cruises towards his second straight 5000-yard campaign.
Declan Cross    Toronto Argonauts
Cross caught two passes for five yards and a touchdown in Saturday's 30-27 loss to Edmonton.

RotoWire Analysis

His two-yard grab with 3:30 left on the clock looked like it might hold up as the game-winner before Mike Reilly led Edmonton on one more TD drive inside the final minute of the game. The second-year Canadian has emerged as a reliable outlet option for Argos quarterback Ricky Ray, catching multiple passes in eight of the last nine games, but his fantasy value remains limited to the occasional touchdown.
Armanti Edwards    Toronto Argonauts
Edwards caught eight passes for 95 yards in Saturday's 30-27 loss to Edmonton.

RotoWire Analysis

It was his best performance since he caught 10 passes for 131 yards and a TD back in Week 2. With two games left on the Argos' schedule and 871 receiving yards on his ledger, Edwards will need another big performance or two if he's going to top 1,000 yards in his first full season in the CFL.
S.J. Green    Toronto Argonauts
Green caught 13 passes for 159 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's 30-27 loss to Edmonton.

RotoWire Analysis

He also caught a two-point conversion. Green now leads the CFL in receptions with 95 while sitting third in receiving yards (1337) and second in receiving TDs (nine), as the 32-year-old former Alouette enjoys an unlikely career year in coach Marc Trestman's offense.
Brandon Whitaker    Toronto Argonauts
Whitaker carried the ball 10 times for 39 yards and added three catches for six yards in Saturday's 30-27 loss to Edmonton.

RotoWire Analysis

In his first game in over a month, Whitaker didn't do much to stake a claim to the starting RB spot for the Argos when both he and James Wilder (undisclosed) are healthy. Assuming Wilder remains sidelined for another week, though, Whitaker will get another chance to return to form next Saturday at home against the Blue Bombers.
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Players Likely To Return Soon
Player Injury Est. Return
Roy Finch Ankle 10/20/2017
Chad Owens Foot 10/20/2017
DaVaris Daniels Knee 10/20/2017
Nic Demski Undisclosed 10/20/2017
Cameron Marshall Knee 10/20/2017
Marcus Thigpen Undisclosed 10/20/2017
Jeff Fuller Undisclosed 10/21/2017
James Wilder Undisclosed 10/21/2017
Vidal Hazelton Undisclosed 10/21/2017
Darvin Adams Upper Body 10/21/2017
Players Out or on IR
Player Team Est. Return
Nic Demski Saskatchewan October 2017
Cameron Marshall Saskatchewan October 2017
Marcus Thigpen Saskatchewan October 2017
Anthony Coombs Toronto October 2017
Mercer Timmis Hamilton October 2017
Giovanni Aprile Hamilton October 2017
Kenny Shaw Ottawa October 2017
Kendial Lawrence Edmonton October 2017
Anthony Woodson Calgary November 2017
Devon Bailey Saskatchewan November 2017
Joshua Stangby Ottawa November 2017
Vince Young November 2017
Alex Carroll Montreal November 2017
Terrence Toliver Hamilton November 2017
Alex Pierzchalski Montreal November 2017
Damarr Aultman Hamilton November 2017
Lemar Durant Calgary November 2017
Travon Van Edmonton November 2017
Timothy Flanders Winnipeg November 2017
Marquise Williams Saskatchewan November 2017
Antwane Grant Saskatchewan November 2017
John Delahunt Edmonton November 2017
Travis Lulay BC June 2018
John White Edmonton June 2018