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Elks can't win after losing 30-23 to Stampeders

Quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell confirms a late play decision and Malik Henry defeats Edmonton Elks on Saturday 30-23 to Calgary Stampeders Overcame a few early guffs with Gore Head Touchdown. ..

Mitchell, a game time decision to start because of foot pain, threw 321 yards and a touchdown on his 150th career CFL start. The 32-year-old Texas completed 21 of the 28 pass attempts.

Calgary head coach Dave Dickenson begins backing up Jake Meyer on Saturday afternoon until he shows that taping his feet gives him enough peace of mind to play. I decided to do it.

"I talked to Dave and said," Meet in the field and see how it feels. " I felt good enough to move around in my pocket, "Mitchell said. "I don't think I was running at full speed. Thank you for Dave's trust in me."

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Dickenson said: If you can move around like that even if your leg hurts, I think it's a good thing.

Kadim Carrie and Tommy Stevens rushed to record a touchdown in addition to Calgary's (3-0) Henry's touchdown catch in front of 22,739 announced at McMahon Stadium. ..

Henry compiled 173 receiving yards with six catches in the game, including a 46-yard grab. He also threw the ball and took an offside penalty in the first half.

Therefore, taking a 28-yard pass from Mitchell and sprinting to step into the corner of the end zone for a touchdown at the last moment of the third quarter is like a redemption. felt.

"I needed it. Early failure made me angry," Henry said. "My teammate told me to stay in the game. I came back in the second half and played a couple of times."

Calgary's Rene Paredes kicked a field goal from 46, 28 and 35 yards. , Added 3 points for conversion.

Kylock Three recorded a sprint touchdown and Emmanuel Arsenault won Edmonton's (0-3) touchdown catch.

On the first start with the team that started in the league, Elks quarterback Nick Arbuckle passed 225 yards and 20-31 in a single touchdown throw. He was once intercepted.

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Arbuckle is the first Two seasons of 2018 and 2019 Stampeders. He went 4-3 in the season after Mitchell was injured.

Sergio Castillo kicked a 46-yard field goal and another goal from 47 yards. Matt Mengel won a 60-yard punt single in the first of four meetings of the season between CFL's Alberta Clubs.

Calgary and Edmonton haven't played four games in a season since 2012. Stampeder faces Elks again in Edmonton after the next Byweek.

"I love you. Elks head coach Chris Jones loves the fact that you can play against teams that are just as coached and know how to win. "You must always show and play the top shelf ball.

" We got the lead, but we couldn't protect the lead due to various factors. All three phases didn't work well. "

The Stampeders dragged three games in a row in half-time, but dropped three points to the smallest deficit of the three games. was.

Calgary linebacker Cameron Judge intercepted an Arbuckle pass aimed at putting the ball on the 38-yard line by Kenny Roller, with less than a minute left in the third quarter. ..

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The Stampeders took the lead for the first time in the game as Mitchell threw to Henry in the next play.

In addition to the judge's pick, defensive end Shawn Lemon offered a pair of sack and pass knockdown in the third quarter ending 20-17 in favor of Calgary.

Paredes padded the Stampeders lead to 23-17 and started the fourth quarter with a 35-yard field goal, while Castillo was a 46-yard player and kept Elks in range.

Calgary's third-string quarterback, Stevens, after Mitchell and Meyer, has one yard left in the game with two minutes remaining after Edmonton's defense rejected Stevens from the same distance in previous play. Recorded his first CFL touchdown with his efforts.

Elks was chased by a touchdown that led to a conversion in a 33-second match, following Castillo's 47-yard field goal. Edmonton's attempt to recover the onside kick failed when Kamar Jorden first grabbed the ball.

Elks led 13-3, with two minutes remaining in the first half to reach the end zone with Arsenor's 33-yard catch-and-run, and Castillo turned.

However, Calgary quickly countered with a six-play drive highlighted by Mitchell throwing 24 and 37 yards at Reggie Begelton. Carrie ended the march with a three-yard dash to the end zone.

Edmonton's Deon Lacey knocked out the ball from Henry's hand, and Thomas Costigan recovered at Elks' 52-yard line in the middle of the opening quarter. However, the visitor did not convert the sales into points.

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Elks is on the opening drive due to Dionte Raffin's pass interference penalty for throwing the Arbuckle to the roller in the end zone. A game placed on the 1 yard line inside. Locksley recorded a short yard plunge with a 6-0 visitor lead.

Calgary's defense denied Edmonton's two-point conversion attempt. Elks will be in Hamilton on Friday to challenge the Tiger Cats.

Canadian Press