Only two of this week's games matter in terms of playoff positioning, and each only matters for one of the teams involved. The meaningful games start Saturday afternoon in Hamilton (2 p.m. Eastern, TSN) when the B.C. Lions take on the Tiger-Cats, with a playoff berth potentially on the line. To make the playoffs, B.C. needs to win and they need Edmonton to lose Saturday night in Regina (7 p.m. Eastern, TSN).
That doesn't mean everyone other than the Lions and Eskimos is just going to roll over this week, though, as just about every team and player can find some form of motivation. We get a clear example of this in Hamilton, where this week's episode of Secondhand Eight starts.
Hamilton: Tiger-Cats offensive lineman Jason Jimenez (pictured at right hosting the 2006 Grey Cup with B.C.), he of the dubious cut-blocks,Read More »from Secondhand Eight: On Jimenez, e-mail and motivation