Friday, May 14

Mitchell powers Stampeders past Blue Bombers 39-26; Davis has two interceptions – Calgary


Quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell threw touchdown passes to DaVaris Daniels, Marken Michel and Kamar Jorden to lead the Calgary Stampeders to a 39-26 win over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Saturday at McMahon Stadium.

Jorden finished with 249 yards on 10 receptions to set a Stampeders’ club record for most receiving yards in a single game. The previous record was held by Herm Harrison, who had 237 receiving yards on Sept. 29, 1968.

Mitchell went 25 for 42 for a career-high 452 yards, while Rene Paredes kicked four field goals for the Stampeders (8-1), who bounced back from a 40-27 loss to the Saskatchewan Roughriders six days earlier in Regina.

Defensive lineman Ja’Gared Davis had two interceptions for the Stamps, including one that he ran 35 yards back into the end zone with 1:10 to play in the game.

Jameer Thurman led Calgary’s defence with 11 tackles and he also sacked starting Winnipeg quarterback Matt Nichols, who completed 29-of-44 passes for 258 yards, two interceptions and one touchdown pass to Darvin Adams.

Ryan Lankford caught a touchdown pass from Blue Bombers back-up quarterback Chris Streveler.

The Stamps are back in action on September 3rd for the annual Labour Day game against Edmonton.

The pre-game on 770 CHQR starts at 11:30 with kick-off set for 1:00.

With files from 770 CHQR.

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