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Morris: Grymes, Lions looking for redemption in rematch vs. Esks

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Aaron Grymes and Kenny Stafford talked on Facetime this week. The former Edmonton Eskimo teammates did some catching up and asked about each other’s family.

Any words exchanged between the two will have a different tone when the BC Lions (1-3) host the Edmonton Eskimos (2-1) Thursday night at BC Place Stadium.

“It will take a bit of turn,” chuckled Grymes, the Lions’ weak side defensive half back. “I know if Kenny makes a play on me (what he says) is not going to be as harsh as he might against somebody else.

“But we are definitely going to let each other know if we make a play on each other.”

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Aaron Grymes will look to be a factor for the Lions in Thursday’s contest against the Eskimos (Jimmy Jeong/CFL.ca)

The Lions need Grymes to be part of the solution when BC tackles the problem of stopping Eskimo receivers Greg Ellingson, Ricky Collins Jr. and Stafford. The trio rank among the CFL’s top 11 receivers.

What makes the Eskimos even more dangerous is quarterback Trevor Harris’s ability to decipher defences and quickly get rid of the ball.

“We have to be smart and........