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Stampeder meets Elk at the Battle of Alberta

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The Calgary Stampeders won two close quarters to start the season, but Edmonton Elks made a double-digit decision.

Stampeders (2-0) aim to stay lucky on Saturday at the expense of state rival Elks (0-2).

Calgary defeated Montreal Alouette 30-27 on June 9th and won 33-30 overtime against Hamilton Tiger-Cats last Saturday. The Stampeders surrendered their second yard this season and faced the Edmonton club, which signed with top wide receiver Kenny Lawler during the off-season.

Roller, the top receiver in the CFL yard (1,014) in 2021, got off to a quick start in 2022 with 17 catches and touchdowns in 221 yards. rice field.

According to Calgary Herald, Stampeders defensive back Raheem Wilson said, "They put a lot of heat on Kenny Roller. I know he's a big-time player." rice field. "We always see where we are, where the numbers are, and we make sure we are in a position to play ourselves.

" They are good. We know it's a group, but we're also a good group. "

Stampeders showed last Saturday that they had overcome a 24-3 half-time deficit against Tiger-Cats. ..

With Calgary's victory, Bo Levi Mitchell completed 28 out of 42 passes with 313 yards, two touchdowns and one passcut.

Meanwhile, Edmonton was blown away 59-15 against British Columbia in the opening round. Lions on June 11th. Last Saturday, Elks was more competitive before making a 26-16 decision for the Saskatchewan Rough Riders.

Nick Arbuckle has rebounded from three interception performances against Lions with a 315-yard throw and a touchdown with a rough rider.

"I'm out there and on the other side, looking forward to playing against Bo in the visiting locker room," said Arbuckle, who spent the first two seasons at CFL. .. Stamper.

"If you have the opportunity to face one of the best quarterbacks in our league history, it's a fun challenge."

– Field-level media