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CFL Scores Today: Montreal Alouettes Defeat Winnipeg Blue Bombers 27-12 in Grey Cup Rematch

Key Points:
– Montreal Alouettes start the 2024 CFL season 1-0 with a win over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers
– Alouettes’ defence was strong, holding the Blue Bombers to just 12 points
– Tyson Philpot had a standout performance with 2 touchdowns and 141 receiving yards



The Montreal Alouettes kicked off the 2024 CFL season with a convincing 27-12 victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in a rematch of last year’s Grey Cup. The Alouettes move to 1-0 on the season while the Blue Bombers start 0-1.

Montreal Alouettes Performance

The Alouettes’ defence was the story of the game, stifling the Blue Bombers’ offense and holding them to just 12 points. On offense, quarterback Cody Fajardo had an efficient game, completing 20 of 28 passes for 254 yards and 2 touchdowns with 1 interception. The star of the show was receiver Tyson Philpot, who caught 10 passes for 141 yards and 2 touchdowns.

Top 5 Alouettes Players on Offense:
– Tyson Philpot: 10 receptions, 141 yards, 2 TDs
– Cody Fajardo: 20/28, 254 yards, 2 TDs, 1 INT
– Tyler Snead: 2 receptions, 62 yards
– Walter Fletcher: 12 rushes, 36 yards; 3 receptions, 5 yards
– Kaion Julien-grant: 2 receptions, 30 yards

Top 5 Alouettes Players on Defense:
– Nafees Lyon: 5 tackles
– Shawn Lemon: 5 tackles, 1 sack
– Darnell Sankey: 5 tackles
– Reggie Stubblefield: 4 tackles
– Tyrice Beverette: 4 tackles

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Performance

The Blue Bombers struggled to get much going offensively, with quarterback Zach Collaros completing 20 of 33 passes for 209 yards and 1 interception. The run game was bottled up for most of the night, gaining just 90 yards on 21 carries. Winnipeg’s defence had a tough time containing the Alouettes’ passing attack.

Top 5 Blue Bombers Players on Offense:
– Dalton Schoen: 5 receptions, 62 yards
– Brady Oliveira: 11 rushes, 38 yards; 3 receptions, 17 yards
– Drew Wolitarsky: 2 receptions, 33 yards
– Kenny Lawler: 3 receptions, 26 yards
– Nic Demski: 1 rush, 2 yards; 3 receptions, 27 yards

Top 5 Blue Bombers Players on Defense:
– Brian Cole: 6 tackles, 1 interception
– Brandon Alexander: 5 tackles
– Tyrell Ford: 5 tackles
– Jake Thomas: 4 tackles
– Evan Holm: 4 tackles

The Alouettes will look to carry the momentum from this win into next week. Can they continue their strong defensive play? The Blue Bombers will need to regroup quickly. How will they bounce back from this season-opening loss? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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