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Alouettes manage to hold off Eskimos

The Montreal Alouettes went up 28-8 by halftime on Friday night and then held on for a 38-25 victory over the Edmonton Eskimos.

The Eskimos had been favored by 2.5 points at home in this contest, while the combined score went OVER the night's posted total (51.5).

Anthony Calvillo threw for 327 yards in the win for Montreal, while Steven Jyles was held to 173 passing yards on the night for Edmonton.