THE NUMBERS GAME
Toronto’s Ricky Ray leads passers with 2,421 yards. Calgary’s Jerome Messam is the league’s top rusher with 490 yards. Ottawa’s Greg Ellingson is the top receiver with 702 yards, with Toronto’s S.J. Green not far behind at 673. Ottawa’s Brad Sinopoli has the most catches with 47. B.C.’s Solomon Elimimian is the top tackler with 51 (Toronto’s Bear Woods and Calgary’s Alex Singleton have 45 each). Toronto has three players (Victor Butler with seven and Shawn Lemon and Jeff Finley each with four) in the top 10 sackers. Winnipeg’s TJ Heath is the top thief with four interceptions. Ottawa’s Keelan Johnson is the leading special teams tackler with 12. The Redblacks have had their issues, but punting isn’t one of them — Brett Maher leads the league with a 46.7-yard average.
“Phillip is a great football mind that has been around the game at all levels for a very long time,” said Ticats coach “He has been an excellent addition to our coaching staff this season and we fully expect him to flourish in his expanded role with our team moving forward.”
The 63-year-old Lolley, 63, has more than three decades of coaching experience, most recently serving three seasons under as linebackers coach for the Saskatchewan Roughriders (2016) and Edmonton Eskimos (2014-15).
Reinebold has been offered an alternate position to stay with the Ticats.