- Montreal Alouettes put up a dominant performance, defeating Ottawa REDBLACKS 29-3.
- Montreal’s defense kept REDBLACKS at bay, holding them scoreless for three-and-a-half quarters.
- Montreal’s offense efficiently maneuvered the game, with QB Cody Fajardo leading the charge.
In what was an exhibition of their prowess in Canadian football, the Montreal Alouettes surged to a commanding 29-3 victory over the Ottawa REDBLACKS at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium. This win for Montreal ensures a complete sweep against Ottawa this season, marking their dominance in their encounters.
Ottawa REDBLACKS Breakdown:
Struggling to make a significant impact against a sturdy Montreal defense, Ottawa’s offense seemed stifled throughout. QB Dustin Crum found himself under consistent pressure, managing a mere 72 yards over 13 attempts. Nick Arbuckle tried to salvage the situation with 90 yards on a similar number of attempts, but the Montreal defense proved too robust. Devonte Williams led the rushing with 45 yards, while Siaosi Mariner topped the receiving with 46 yards over four catches. Defensively, Frankie Griffin and Jovan Santos-Knox both made six tackles each, trying to keep the Alouettes at bay.
Montreal Alouettes Breakdown:
Montreal’s offense, led by the competent Cody Fajardo, showcased their caliber, as he finished with 272 yards, one touchdown, and an interception. Walter Fletcher led the ground assault with 43 yards over 14 attempts. In the air, Tyson Philpot was the standout with 90 yards, including a crucial touchdown. Defensively, Ciante Evans led the charge with six tackles, with the team tallying an impressive five sacks and a defensive touchdown.
The game seemed to be in Montreal’s grip right from the beginning, with the REDBLACKS struggling to make any substantial progress. The Alouettes, on the other hand, managed to keep the scoreboard ticking consistently, with important plays, such as Tyson Philpot’s touchdown, adding to Ottawa’s woes.
With the latest CFL scores updated, this victory pushes Montreal higher in the CFL standings, boasting a 9-7 record and inching closer to a secured playoff spot. Ottawa, unfortunately, faces an uphill battle with their season’s dreams getting murkier.
Up next, Montreal will face off against the Edmonton Elks on Saturday, October 14. Ottawa, hoping to redeem themselves, is set to clash with the Toronto Argonauts on the same day. Both teams will be eager to showcase their strength as the CFL season approaches its climax.
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