Rider Rumblings: Saskatchewan defense puts on a show against Hamilton

The Roughriders (1-0) opened their season with a 30-13 win at home in front of 24,000 people

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Rob and Murray break down the Roughriders’ opener of the 2022 CFL regular season, a 30-13 home win over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

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Excellent defense and 16 points from kicker Brett Lauther gave the offense plenty of security until the Riders’ first touchdown in the fourth quarter.

Paying attendance was around 28,000 but there were 4,000 less than that at the stadium on Saturday.

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Earnest L. Veasey