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CFL Scores Today: Alouettes Edge Out Elks 23-20 in Tight Contest, Alouettes Now 2-0

Key Points:
– Montreal Alouettes secure a narrow 23-20 victory over the Edmonton Elks
– Alouettes now have a 2-0, while the Elks drop to 0-2 record for the season
– Walter Fletcher and Cole Spieker lead the Alouettes’ offensive charge



The Montreal Alouettes eked out a hard-fought 23-20 win against the Edmonton Elks in a closely contested battle.

Montreal Alouettes Recap

The Alouettes were led by an impressive performance from quarterback Cody Fajardo, who completed 20 of 30 passes for 269 yards and 2 touchdowns. Running back Walter Fletcher had a standout game, rushing for 82 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries while also catching 3 passes for 61 yards and another score. Receiver Kaion Julien-Grant was Fajardo’s top target, hauling in 6 receptions for 89 yards.

On defense, the Alouettes were paced by:
– Darnell Sankey: 8 tackles, 1 sack
– Bryce Cosby: 7 tackles, 1 sack
– Tyrice Beverette: 7 tackles
– Marc-Antoine Dequoy: 5 tackles
– Dionte Ruffin: 4 tackles

Edmonton Elks Recap

The Elks’ offense was spearheaded by quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson, who completed 28 of 42 passes for 300 yards but threw 2 interceptions. Running back Kevin Brown rushed for 50 yards on 11 carries and caught 3 passes for 15 yards. Receiver Kurleigh Gittens Jr. led the team with 7 receptions for 93 yards.

Defensively, the Elks were led by:
– Nyles Morgan: 5 tackles
– Kai Gray: 4 tackles
– Robert Nkemdiche: 4 tackles, 1 sack
– Elliott Brown: 4 tackles, 1 sack
– Leon O’Neal Jr.: 3 tackles

The Alouettes will look to build on this win and improve their CFL standings, while the Elks will aim to bounce back from the narrow defeat. Can Montreal continue their winning ways, or will Edmonton find a way to get back on track?

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