Blue Bombers run over Tiger-Cats
Buck Pierce threw two touchdown passes and ran for another as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 49-29 Friday night in their season-opener.
Winnipeg won the game as 3-point underdogs, while the combined score sailed OVER the posted total of 50 set by oddsmakers.
Pierce completed 17-of-24 pass attempts for 291 yards in leading the Blue Bombers.
Kevin Glenn went 15-of-29 for 197 yards in a losing effort for the Tiger-Cats.