Blue Bombers down Lions in overtime

Blue Bombers down Lions in overtime

Deon Beasley's 72-yard interception return for a touchdown lifted the Winnipeg Blue Bombers past the British Columbia Lions 47-35 in overtime on Monday.

Winnipeg covered as 2.5-point home favorites, while the teams played OVER the 50-point total listed by oddsmakers.

Justin Palardy's 42-yard field goal as time expired in regulation tied the game at 32 apiece for the Blue Bombers, who scored nine points in overtime before Beasley's TD.

Travis Lulay threw two touchdown passes for B.C., which led 32-14 at the end of the third quarter.