Don’t be surprised if the writing came partially on the wall after the very first game of the season, when Hamilton was blown out by Saskatchewan 43-16.
In that particular game it was clear that Cortez should have challenged a particular play and failed to do so.
The writing seemed to be on the wall after that.
Were the Tiger-Cats supposed to be better? The answer is simply yes. Quarterback Henry Burris led the league with 5367 passing yards, but in the same token, the team gave up 576 points and were a league worst 6-12.
Defense. Oh yeah, a key component in winning games.