Eskimos weather Argos’ late rally to avenge last week’s loss


    Quarterback Mike Reilly accomplished a pair of landing passes because the Edmonton Eskimos obtained some revenge for a loss in Toronto last week, coming away with a slender 16-15 victory over the Argonauts within the wet rematch on Friday.

    It wasn’t all excellent news for the Eskimos, although, as working again CJ Gable was knocked out of the sport on a late helmet-to-helmet hit late within the fourth quarter. Argos defenceman lineman Dylan Wynn was handed a spearing penalty on the play that moved Edmonton downfield and allowed it to finally run out the clock.

    Reilly was good on 21-of-36 passing makes an attempt for 258 yards.

    Toronto QB James Franklin was 26 for 36 for 296 yards, with one interception.

    Sluggish begin for each groups

    After Reilly was picked off ultimately zone by TJ Heath on his group’s opening drive, Toronto (1-3) responded with a 42-yard area aim by Ronnie Pfeffer.

    Franklin returned the favour early within the second, throwing an interception on a third-down gamble to Chris Edwards on the Edmonton eight-yard line.

    Edmonton (2-2) lastly obtained on the board with 4 minutes to play within the second quarter when Reilly accomplished a brief cross to Jordan Robinson, who then turned on the jets and ran 30 yards for the landing.

    The Eskimos added a punt single to lead 8-Three on the half.

    Argos’ rally falls quick

    Toronto solely obtained a single out of a 30-yard missed Pfeffer field-goal try six minutes into the third quarter.

    Edmonton prolonged its lead to 15-Four with three minutes left within the third when Reilly accomplished an 11-yard TD cross to Duke Williams.

    The Argonauts closed the hole on the ultimate play of the third with a three-yard TD run by James Wilder Jr., with Franklin including a two-point convert cross to SJ Inexperienced to path by three factors.

    The Esks obtained one other punt single earlier than Pfeffer was in a position to make it 16-15 with a 28-yard area aim that went off the uprights and in, however that was all Toronto may give you.

    The Argos return residence to face Winnipeg subsequent Saturday. The Eskimos enter their bye week.



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