CFL Rewind: Week 1

Matt Eichel@@mattyalloutSenior Writer IJune 28, 2008

Week one is done and the scoring is up.

The CFL season began in Hamilton, where the Montreal Alouettes defeated the Tiger-Cats 33-10.

Montreal QB, Anthony Calvillo, went 25-37 for 293 yards and 2 TDs.

Hamilton QB, Casey Printers countered with a 15-21-completion rate for 203 yards.

Chris Allen has more on the game here.

Henry Burris', Calgary Stampeders, had a strong start to the season taking down the BC Lions 28-18.

Burris went 22-for-32 for 274 yards, 2 TDs, and 1 INT.

BC's quarterback tandem did not do as well, as Buck Pierce and Jarius Jackson split time due to an apparent injury to Pierce.

Pierce went 9-for-14 for 160 yards and 1 TD while Jackson went 8-for-18 for 95 yards and 1 TD.

In a tight game, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers fell to the Toronto Argonauts 23-16.

A late game drive by the Bombers resulted in another Argonaut defensive shutdown.

Michael Bishop and Kerry Joseph split time, with Bishop scoring a TD and going 6-for-14 for 111 yards.

Kevin Glenn had a strong game going 32-for-48 for 321 yards yet also had three INTs.

In the Saturday match-up, Saskatchewan defeated Edmonton 34-13 at Mosaic Field.

Marcus Crandell threw a 73-yard touchdown pass to Adarius Bowman to seal the deal for the Roughriders who start off their defense of their Grey Cup title with a victory.

Ricky Ray went 25-for-37 for 249 yards while Crandell went 19-for-29 for 278 yards.

For more information, visit www.cfl.ca or www.tsn.ca/cfl

This has been the CFL Rewind.

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