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CFL Scores Today: Ottawa Redblacks Defeat Winnipeg Blue Bombers 23-19 in Close Contest

Key Points:
– Ottawa Redblacks (1-3) secure their first win of the season against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (3-2)
– Winnipeg’s offense struggles with turnovers while Ottawa’s Dru Brown throws for 238 yards and 1 TD
– Ottawa’s defense steps up with 2 interceptions and 3 sacks

The Ottawa Redblacks held on to defeat the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 23-19 in a closely contested game at TD Place Stadium. With this victory, the Redblacks improve to 1-3 on the season, while the Blue Bombers fall to 3-2.



Winnipeg Blue Bombers Offense Struggles

Zach Collaros had a difficult outing, completing 15 of 31 passes for 285 yards with 2 interceptions. The rushing attack was led by Johnny Augustine, who had 7 carries for 31 yards and 1 touchdown. Keric Wheatfall was the leading receiver with 3 catches for 111 yards.

Top 5 Offensive Players:
– Zach Collaros: 15/31, 285 yards, 2 INT
– Johnny Augustine: 7 carries, 31 yards, 1 TD, 2 receptions, 27 yards
– Keric Wheatfall: 3 receptions, 111 yards
– Nic Demski: 3 receptions, 58 yards
– Drew Wolitarsky: 3 receptions, 46 yards

Ottawa Redblacks Offense Finds Success

Dru Brown had a solid performance, completing 20 of 33 passes for 238 yards and 1 touchdown. Ryquell Armstead led the ground game with 16 carries for 95 yards. Justin Hardy was the top receiver, hauling in 7 catches for 111 yards and 1 touchdown.

Top 5 Offensive Players:
– Dru Brown: 20/33, 238 yards, 1 TD
– Ryquell Armstead: 16 carries, 95 yards
– Justin Hardy: 7 receptions, 111 yards, 1 TD
– Dominique Rhymes: 5 receptions, 60 yards
– Bralon Addison: 2 carries, 31 yards, 2 receptions, 39 yards

Ottawa’s Defense Makes Big Plays

The Redblacks’ defense came up with 2 interceptions, courtesy of Adarius Pickett and Alonzo Addae. They also recorded 3 sacks, with Damon Webb, Lorenzo Mauldin IV, and Michael Wakefield each getting to the quarterback.

Top 5 Defensive Players:
– Alonzo Addae: 4 tackles, 1 INT
– Damon Webb: 3 tackles, 1 sack
– Monshadrik Hunter: 4 tackles
– Adarius Pickett: 2 tackles, 1 INT
– Lorenzo Mauldin IV: 3 tackles, 1 sack

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will look to bounce back from this loss and improve their position in the CFL standings. Can they make the necessary adjustments on offense to limit turnovers and capitalize on scoring opportunities?

Meanwhile, the Ottawa Redblacks will aim to build on this win and continue their defensive success. Will Dru Brown and the offense be able to consistently put points on the board and support their strong defensive efforts?

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  1. David Tress

    June 14, 2024 at 11:41 am

    Winnipeg lost a lot of top players to free agency and now they are plagued by the injury bug. They pay too much attention to the salary cap for a team that profited $5 million last year. It could adversely effect their ability to compete this year.

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