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(Sunday, September 20th)
Final Score: Montreal 33, Winnipeg 14
Montreal, QC (Sports Network) - Anthony Calvillo threw for 338 yards and a touchdown and Montreal beat the Blue Bombers, 33-14.
Calvillo completed 28-of-40 passes for the Eastern Division-leading Alouettes (9-2), who have won two in a row since a September 4 loss at British Columbia.
Avon Cobourne rushed for 80 yards and a touchdown and added five receptions for 52 yards with another score.
Montreal wide receiver Ben Cahoon had six grabs for 85 yards. He also moved into a third place tie in CFL history with at least one catch in 120 consecutive games.
Michael Bishop connected on just 9-of-19 passes for 145 yards with a TD and an interception for the Blue Bombers (3-8), who dropped their third consecutive contest.
Fred Reid scored on a four-yard run early in the first quarter for the Blue Bombers.
Montreal's Damon Duval had a single and a 27-yard field goal later in the period after Bishop fumbled the ball away. A 20-yard strike from Calvillo to Cobourne gave the Als an 11-7 edge after one period. The TD came soon after another Winnipeg fumble.
Duval added a single and Cobourne scored on a one-yard run with just over a minute left before halftime.
Casey Bramlet was picked off by Billy Parker and Duval's 27-yard field goal provided Montreal with a comfortable 22-7 lead at the half.
A safety accounted for the only scoring in the third and Duval's 33-yard make in the opening stage of the fourth made it 27-7.
Bishop connected with Adarius Bowman on a 55-yard scoring play, just after the ensuing kickoff, but Duval made field goals of 15 and 13 yards later in the fourth to account for the final margin.
Montreal has won four of the last five meetings...Winnipeg hosts Toronto next Saturday, while the Alouettes are in Hamilton on Friday...Montreal moved to 6-0 at home on the season...Jamel Richardson caught eight passes for 94 yards for the Alouettes.
09/20 16:45:04 ET
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