Riders outlast Stamps; take first-place
|Riders outlast Stamps; take first-place|
The Saskatchewan Roughriders came away with a hard-fought 37-34 victory over the Calgary Stampeders Friday night and are now in first-place in the West division at 9-4.
Saskatchewan won the game as a 3-point underdog, while the combined 71 points sailed OVER the posted over/under (53).
Michael Bishop completed 20-of-27 for242 yards with a touchdown for the Riders, and Neal Hughes ran in for two scores.
Henry Burris was good on 29-of-45 for 311 yards with two touchdowns in a losing effort for Calgary.