CFL Game Summary - Saskatchewan at Montreal
(Sunday, September 29th)
Final Score: Montreal 17, Saskatchewan 12
Montreal, QC (Sports Network) - Josh Neiswander completed 21-of-36 passes for
264 yards and a touchdown as the Montreal Alouettes downed the Saskatchewan
Roughriders, 17-12, on Sunday.
Duron Carter caught six passes for 152 yards and a touchdown for the Alouettes
(5-8), who stopped a three-game losing streak.
Darian Durant was 24-for-46 passing for 339 yards with one touchdown and three
interceptions for the Roughriders (8-5), losers in four straight. Chris
Getzlaf had six catches for 124 yards and Weston Dressler finished with
92 yards and a touchdown on six grabs in the setback.
The sides exchanged singles in the first quarter before Montreal punter Sean
Whyte conceded in the end zone to give the Roughriders a 3-1 edge early in the
Whyte added a 32-yard field goal in the closing seconds of the first half to
make 4-3 in Montreal's favor.
After a Saskatchewan single tied the game at 4-4, Neiswander found Carter for
a 45-yard touchdown pass to give the Alouettes an 11-4 edge with just under
two minutes left in the third quarter.
Durant's 24-yard touchdown pass to Dressler tied the game with 11:55 to go in
Whyte drilled a 40-yard field goal three minutes later to put the Alouettes up
14-11, but the Riders picked up a single less than two minutes afterward to
pull within two.
Whyte's 19-yard field goal with 2:28 to go put Montreal up 17-12.
With the loss, Saskatchewan fell two points behind the B.C. Lions for the
second seed in the Western Conference ... Jerald Brown, Chip Cox and Geoff
Tisdale each had an interception for Montreal, while Scott Paxson registered a
pair of sacks ... The Roughriders will visit British Columbia next week.
09/29 16:41:25 ET
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