"(Eskimos coach) Richie Hall wasn't tipping his hand totally, but he did indicate he was leaning toward starting Elliott Richardson at safety in place of injured veteran Scott Gordon.
"Richardson and Jason Nugent have been battling for the right to start Thursday’s game against the Montreal Alouettes, and Hall said it’s a “good chance” the rookie Richardson will get the nod.
" 'He’s had a good training camp, played well. Nugent did a good job, but right now, Elliott is a little ahead.' " Edmonton Journal
Football: Acadia's Richardson may start for Eskies
Week 2 kicks off in the CFL in a couple hours, keep an eye out for Elliott Richardson in the Edmonton-Montreal game (7:30 Eastern, TSN/RDS).