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Saturday, October 3, 2015

ESKIMOS 24 BLUE BOMBERS 23

WINNIPEG - Sean Whyte booted a 53-yard field goal as time expired to give the Edmonton Eskimos a 24-23 win over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Saturday.

The victory extended Edmonton's winning streak to four games and lifted its record to 10-4.

Edmonton quarterback Mike Reilly completed 30-of-42 pass attempts for 298 yards with two interceptions and one TD.

Kenny Stafford had a 55-yard touchdown reception for Edmonton and Adarius Bowman grabbed a pass for the two-point convert following a TD run from Reilly. Whyte made field goals from 18 and 26 yards.

Troy Stoudermire scored a 78-yard touchdown on a punt return for Winnipeg (4-10), receiver Nick Moore caught a five-yard TD pass from Matt Nichols, and Cameron Marshall had a two-yard TD run. Nichols was 22-of-39 for 320 yards with no picks and one TD.

After missing four field goals in the game, Bombers kicker Lirim Hajrullahu was good on a 45-yard attempt with 1:02 remaining to give Winnipeg a 23-21 lead.

(The Canadian Press)

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