Publish Date: 07/23/2018
Fact checked by: Mark Lewis
1) Calgary Stampeders
Bo Levi Mitchell looked sharp in his return from last week’s injury against Ottawa, finishing with 25 completions for 292 yards and two touchdowns. The 28-year-old signal caller completed his first 12 passes of the game and passed Doug Flutie on the Stampeders’ all-time passing yards list. Once again the Stamps defense was suffocating, only allowing 8 points to the Alouettes offense.
The Redblacks are undefeated when they don’t play Calgary. It came down to the final minute, but the Ottawa REDBLACKS overcame adversity and inconsistency to earn a 29-25 victory over the B.C. Lions on Friday night at TD Place. Trevor Harris was on point, throwing for 363 yards and a Touchdown.
Matt Nichols passed for two touchdowns and ran for another in Winnipeg’s 38-20 win over Toronto on Saturday afternoon. Running Back Andrew Harris led another dominating ground game performance by the Bombers and the Argos had no answers for a diverse and explosive Bombers offense.
The Eskimos were on a bye this past week.
Saskatchewan Roughriders ran away from the Ti-Cats after a slow start on Thursday night, sweeping the season series with a 31-20 victory at Tim Hortons Field. The Riders accounted for more than 200 yards on the ground and for the second straight game the defense played very well.
Hamilton started off well, leading 17-7 at halftime, and then the wheels fell off in the second half as they could not stop the Riders offense.
Travis Lulay threw for 325 yards and a pair of touchdowns. The Lions have been a much better team since Lulay has taken over the controls but the Lions defense just could not seem to make a play in the 4th quarter.
The Argos defense was befuddled all game long by the explosive Bombers and offensively they could not keep up. The Argos have a talented roster but they need Ricky Ray back soon if they want to have any chance of defending their Grey Cup Championship from last year.
The Als were dominated by the Stampeders. On the bright side, they only lost by 17.