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CFL Scores Today: Roughriders Tame Argonauts 30-23 in Hard-Fought Battle

• Saskatchewan Roughriders improve to 4-0 with a 30-23 victory over Toronto Argonauts
• Roughriders’ defense forces 4 interceptions, including 2 by Rolan Milligan Jr.
• Shea Patterson throws for 192 yards and 1 TD, adds rushing TD for Saskatchewan

The Saskatchewan Roughriders continued their undefeated streak, improving to 4-0 on the season with a hard-fought 30-23 victory over the Toronto Argonauts (2-2) at Mosaic Stadium. In a game dominated by defense, the Roughriders capitalized on Toronto’s turnovers to secure the win.



Saskatchewan Roughriders Performance

The Roughriders’ defense was the star of the show, forcing four interceptions from the Argonauts’ quarterbacks. Rolan Milligan Jr. led the charge with two picks, while Deontai Williams and Marcus Sayles each added one. This defensive prowess allowed Saskatchewan to overcome a relatively modest offensive output.

On offense, quarterback Shea Patterson managed the game effectively, completing 15 of 23 passes for 192 yards and one touchdown. He also contributed on the ground with 18 rushing yards and a touchdown. The Roughriders’ ground game was led by A.J. Ouellette, who rushed 18 times for 67 yards.

Top 5 Offensive Players:
• Shea Patterson: 192 passing yards, 1 TD, 18 rushing yards, 1 rushing TD
• A.J. Ouellette: 67 rushing yards, 1 reception for 6 yards
• Samuel Emilus: 3 receptions, 54 yards, 1 TD
• Kian Schaffer-Baker: 4 receptions, 43 yards
• KeeSean Johnson: 3 receptions, 33 yards

Top 5 Defensive Players:
• Jameer Thurman: 8 tackles
• Deontai Williams: 5 tackles, 1 interception
• Nelson Lokombo: 5 tackles
• Rolan Milligan Jr.: 3 tackles, 2 interceptions
• Micah Johnson: 3 tackles, 1 sack

Toronto Argonauts Performance

The Argonauts struggled to find consistency on offense, with turnovers proving to be their undoing. Quarterback Cameron Dukes had a difficult outing, throwing for 206 yards but giving up four interceptions. The ground game was led by Ka’Deem Carey, who managed 39 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries.

Despite the loss, Toronto’s defense put up a solid effort, with Wynton McManis leading the team with 8 tackles. Fraser Sopik and Benjie Franklin also contributed significantly with 6 and 5 tackles, respectively.

Top 5 Offensive Players:
• Cameron Dukes: 206 passing yards, 47 rushing yards
• Damonte Coxie: 5 receptions, 76 yards
• Rasheed Bailey: 7 receptions, 66 yards
• Ka’Deem Carey: 39 rushing yards, 1 TD, 1 reception for 10 yards
• DaVaris Daniels: 3 receptions, 32 yards

Top 5 Defensive Players:
• Wynton McManis: 8 tackles
• Fraser Sopik: 6 tackles
• Benjie Franklin: 5 tackles
• Derek Parish: 4 tackles
• Mason Pierce: 3 tackles, 1 sack

This victory solidifies Saskatchewan’s position atop the CFL standings, while Toronto falls to .500 on the season. The Roughriders’ ability to capitalize on turnovers and make key plays when needed proved to be the difference in this closely contested game.

As we look ahead to next week’s matchups, fans are left wondering: Can the Roughriders maintain their perfect record, and how will the Argonauts bounce back from this tough loss? Share your thoughts in the comments below!

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  1. David Tress

    July 5, 2024 at 4:26 pm

    Toronto is in deep at 2 and 2; Dukes tosses four interceptions. The Argos would be better off to bring in Johnny Manziel.

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