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Saturday, August 5, 2017


Jason Franson/Canadian Press
EDMONTON - Mike Reilly scored a pair of touchdowns and passed for two more as the Edmonton Eskimos remained the only undefeated team in the CFL with a 33-28 victory over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Friday.

It is the first time the Eskimos have been 6-0 to start the season since 1961.

Hamilton has still yet to win a game during the current campaign, falling to 0-6.

Edmonton started the scoring midway through the first quarter after using its only challenge to successfully earn a pass interference call in the end zone, leading to a one-yard quarterback sneak touchdown by Reilly. The convert kick was wide.

Hamilton bounced back just over a minute later as QB Zack Collaros found receiver Damarr Aultman - playing his first CFL game - for a 46-yard passing TD. The Ticats added a two-point convert pass to Luke Tasker to take an 8-6 lead.

The Eskimos regained the lead with 23 seconds left in the opening frame, as Reilly completed a 36-yard TD pass to Bryant Mitchell.

(The Canadian Press)