Canadian QB Brandon Bridge to start against Ticats in Week 4

Canadian quarterback Brandon Bridge took reps with the No. 1 offence on Monday as the Riders prepare to host the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on a short week.

Bridge started Saskatchewan’s 23-15 loss to the Montreal Alouettes on Saturday night at Mosaic Stadium, but he was pulled after just one half, after completing 8-of-18 passes for 111 yards while being intercepted two times as the Riders trailed 13-3 at halftime. Rookie CFL pivot David Watford played the final two quarters.

“Bridge is going to start and we’ll come in with Watford – both will more than likely play,” head coach Chris Jones said for when the Riders take the field against Hamilton on Thursday in Regina.

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