Edmonton Elks head coach Chris Jones told New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick this week that his team is up 46-14. I talked about losing to British Columbia at . Lions on Saturday.
"That game is over and our next opponent is Saskatchewan," Jones said Tuesday. "You get nothing out of talking about it.
'(We've) done everything we set out to do.'
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The Elks (2-6) beat the Saskatchewan Roughriders (2-6) at Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday. 4-4) are welcome. This is the Elks' second matchup of the season after his 26-16 loss to the Riders on June 18th.
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The season has been going well for the Elks, but Saturday's game saw the team fall to the CFL's West Division team.
A win would move the Elks to within two points of the Riders and take fourth place in the division. His fourth important position in the West means his spot in the playoffs in the East due to crossover rules. Jones said Saturday's game will be big. "They came from goodbye and are here in a situation where they have to win.
The Elks had faced the riders in the last meeting, but their lead in the fourth quarter slipped in the second half, as the Elks led 39 minutes against the Stampeders in Calgary before another lead. At home against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, the Elks allowed only seven passes to quarterback Zach Corralos and still lost 24-10. Receiver Manny Arceneaux said good teams found a way to win and it was time for his team to embrace further prosperity. We have to stop losing games," he said. It requires us to lock in, focus a little more, over-communicate, and dominate the details.
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``You can't win a game in one, two, or three quarters, so you have to run for 60 minutes.
Listen below: Edmonton Elks receiver Manny Arceneaux says the team It takes belief and execution to win the game.
Kickoff between Elks and Ryder on Brick his field at Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday is 8pm. 630 CHED broadcast live from Countdown to Kickoff
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