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CFL Scores Today: Argonauts Outlast Lions 35-27 in Thrilling Week 1 Matchup

Key Points:
– Argonauts QB Cameron Dukes threw for 254 yards and 3 TDs in the win
– Lions QB Vernon Adams Jr. had an impressive 363 passing yards and 2 TDs in the loss
– Argonauts improve to 1-0 while Lions fall to 0-1 to start the season



The Toronto Argonauts emerged victorious in a highly entertaining 35-27 win over the BC Lions in Week 1 CFL action. The Argonauts, now 1-0, showcased their offensive firepower, while the Lions, despite the loss, displayed promising signs for the season ahead as they start 0-1.

Argonauts Offensive Explosion

Cameron Dukes led the charge for the Argonauts, completing 21 of 27 passes for 254 yards and three touchdowns. Running back Ka’Deem Carey, in his Double Blue debut, amassed 105 yards from scrimmage and found the end zone once.

The Argonauts’ top five offensive performers were:

– Cameron Dukes: 21/27, 254 yards, 3 TDs; 5 rushes, 37 yards, 1 TD
– Ka’Deem Carey: 16 rushes, 65 yards; 4 receptions, 40 yards, 1 TD
– Rasheed Bailey: 5 receptions, 50 yards, 1 TD
– Dejon Brissett: 3 receptions, 52 yards, 1 TD
– Makai Polk: 3 receptions, 40 yards

Lions Show Promise in Defeat

Despite the loss, the Lions had several standout performances, particularly from quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. He completed 25 of 33 passes for an impressive 363 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception.

The Lions’ top five offensive players were:

– Vernon Adams Jr.: 25/33, 363 yards, 2 TDs, 1 INT; 8 rushes, 25 yards
– Justin Mcinnis: 7 receptions, 103 yards, 1 TD
– Alexander Hollins: 8 receptions, 90 yards
– William Stanback: 11 rushes, 35 yards; 5 receptions, 50 yards
– Travis Fulgham: 2 receptions, 54 yards, 1 TD

On the defensive side, the Lions were led by linebacker Ben Hladik, who recorded a game-high nine tackles. The Argonauts’ defense was spearheaded by Leonard Johnson with seven tackles and DaShaun Amos, who snagged an interception.

The Argonauts will look to maintain their momentum as they seek to extend their home winning streak that dates back to 2022. For the Lions, they’ll aim to bounce back and secure their first win of the season in Week 2.

Argonauts fans, how confident are you in your team’s chances this season after this strong start? Lions fans, what positives can you take away from this game despite the loss? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

Check the latest CFL scores and CFL standings as the season progresses.

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