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CFL Result: Argonauts Crush Elks 35-12, Elks Eliminated From Playoffs

Key Points:

  • Chad Kelly throws for 165 yards leading Argos to victory, maintaining their undefeated home streak.
  • Edmonton Elks’ playoff hopes come to a halt following their loss to Toronto.
  • The Argonauts’ defense stays strong, holding the Elks scoreless in the third quarter.



Quick Recap:

The Toronto Argonauts made their mark at home with an emphatic 35-12 win over the Edmonton Elks. Chad Kelly was pivotal in the Argonauts’ offensive strategy, throwing for 165 yards, while AJ Ouellette dominated the ground with 65 yards on 14 carries. The Elks, on the other hand, felt the heat with Tre Ford being intercepted twice, though he managed 220 yards in the air.

Toronto Argonauts Performance:

Quarterback Chad Kelly showcased precision, throwing for 165 yards. The ground game saw AJ Ouellette’s commendable effort, amassing 65 yards over 14 carries. The receiving front was dominated by Damonte Coxie with 83 yards off four receptions. Defensively, the Argonauts proved solid. Notably, Shawn Oakman’s sack on Tre Ford and Wynton McManis’ pick-six were game-changers.

Edmonton Elks Breakdown:

Despite their best efforts, the Edmonton Elks couldn’t pierce the Argonauts’ defense consistently. QB Tre Ford threw for 220 yards and a touchdown but was hindered by two interceptions. The silver lining for the Elks was Gavin Cobb, who led the receiving stats with 79 yards and a touchdown on four receptions. On defense, the standout performer was E. Gainey with five defensive tackles.

In the grander scope of the CFL standings, this win puts Toronto in a favorable position, while the Elks now face the grim reality of being out of the playoffs. The Toronto Argonauts will now turn their focus towards their next game against the Ottawa REDBLACKS.

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