In a game that looked like a rout early on, but eventually became a nail bitter, Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeated the Toronto Argonauts on Monday and remained undefeated throughout the season.
After a 17-0 lead at the beginning of the second quarter, the bomber returned Argos to the game, and after a touchdown in the second half of the fourth quarter, Argos kicker Boris Bead took the lead. I reduced it to. Missing extra points, the bomber was able to escape with a 23-22 victory.
The bomber's defense abandoned 1 ton (426), as it did in the two games against Ottawa earlier this season, but reduced the damage to the scoreboard.
Winnipeg chose the Toronto quarterback McLeod Bethel Thompson three times and scored 17 points in the turnover.
In the second straight game, Winston Rose stole the Bethel Thompson pass and returned 46 yards for a touchdown, so Bombers Defense scored a pick 6.
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Later in the quarter, when bomber Nick Taylor attended the intercept party, Argos QB was in the opening frame. I threw a second intercept. The attack was exploited as Zack Collaros found Drew Waritalski in a 15-yard touchdown with an additional converted point of 14-0.
Before the first 15 minutes passed, Collaros found Dalton Shane at the 35-yard reception and Mark Liegio to score a 15-yard chipshot field goal 17-0 at the beginning of the second quarter. I set up.
The bomber won the game's third turnover in less than 10 minutes as Andrew Harris was stuffed into a one-third carry from Winnipeg 25.
Boris Bede launches a 52-yard field goal, with 1:06 remaining to end the quarter in Toronto I got on the board before. After Adam Big Hill's bag put a sudden end on a Toronto drive.
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The bomber After moving to the field goal range where he tried to add points before the end of the first half, Coralos was chosen by the Jamal Peters after lobbying one in the end zone.
Toronto continued to take the lead in just over a minute in the third quarter as Bethel Thompson found Brandon Banks in the end zone with a 45-yard touchdown. The throw initially appeared to have been picked up when Bombers DB Demerio Houston fought at the goal line, but eventually fell into the hands of Banks.
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A promising drive by Argos in the second half of the quarter, reaching Winnipeg 10, was blocked after the Bethel Thompson Pass passed. I did. In the hands of Banks and Bombers DB Malcolm Thompson, Taylor carried it to Winnipeg's 49-yard line.
The bomber pushed it into the field goal range, and in the first play of the fourth quarter, Riegio achieved a 20-yard field goal, leading the bomber by two goals.
Toronto kept moving the ball, but after Jake Thomas's sack put an end to the drive, Bead scored a 42-yard field goal in less than 11 minutes, leading the lead to 20-13. I cut it.
Then the two teams exchanged field goals and Argos dropped the ball 23-16 in less than two minutes. Another drive down the field ended with a 4-yard touchdown pass from Bethel Thompson to the Marquise Ambles, but Vedas' legs betrayed him in an additional point attempt.
In the injury note, bomber linebacker Kyrie Wilson left the game and never returned.
Despite not finding the end zone, Harris played a great first match against an old club, scoring 111 yards with a 22 carry.
Meanwhile, the bomber run game struggled as Brady Riuler led with a 7-carry in just 28 yards.
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Next to the bomber is the battle with 3-0 BC. Lions on Saturday in Vancouver. The pre-game show starts at 4 pm. 680 CJOB with kick-off shortly after 6 pm
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