Four Things We Learned from Week Six of the CFL

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.@USC_Hoops upsets No. 8 @UCLAMBB. 🚨

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🏀 No. 8 @UCLAMBB (17-3, 8-1) 𝙖𝙩
🏀 @USC_Hoops (14-6, 6-3)

A rivalry matchup with #USC will test their mettle, but #UCLA’s offensive rating (113.4) and defensive rating (90.0) makes them outliers in the #Pac12.

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Week Six of this CFL season was arguably the most dramatic yet. We saw teams hold off comebacks, late fumbles, and match-winning interceptions. Here’s what we learned from last weekend’s games.

 

Elks Have Some Life Left 

In very surprising fashion, the Edmonton Elks showed that you cannot count anyone out in the CFL.

From the start of the game, it seemed as if the Elks were having a seemingly routine beatdown. The Alouettes were up 19 points in the middle of the third quarter. But the Alouettes’ lead didn’t deter the Elks, as they went on a 20-0 run, eventually beating the Alouettes by a narrow score of 32-31.

The Elks ran their offense through wide receiver Kenny Lawler Jr., who had 7 catches for 92 yards and a touchdown. Don’t expect much from the Elks next week as they take on the undefeated Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The Alouettes look to get back on track versus the Ottawa Redblacks.

 

Winnipeg and Collaros Are Just Too Good Right Now

Zach Collaros’ dominance continued last week, leading the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to a 26-19 win over the Calgary Stampeders.

Collaros threw for 315 yards and two touchdowns, including the game winner with just four minutes left on the clock. It looked like there might be one more lead-change with less than a minute to go, but a fumbled catch in the Bombers’ end zone closed out the game for Winnipeg.

On the other side of the ball, Bo Levi Mitchell had one of his weaker performances, throwing for only 187 yards with one touchdown and one interception. A bright spot was Stampeders’ running back Ka’Deem Carey’s performance who rushed for 110 yards on 12 carries. The Blue Bombers should have an easy matchup next week versus the Elks, while the Stampeders take the week off.

 

Toronto Gets Back on Track

After losing each of their last two matchups, the Toronto Argonauts defeated the Saskatchewan Roughriders by a score of 30-24.

McLeod Bethel-Thompson propelled the Argonauts to victory, throwing for 276 yards, one touchdown and an interception. The Argonauts main advantage was their defense, forcing Roughriders’ quarterback Cody Fajardo to throw three interceptions.

The biggest interception was with two minutes left in the fourth quarter when Fajardo looked for receiver Jakob Prall but was picked off for a 50-yard touchdown.

Hamilton Holds Off Ottawa Comeback

Ottawa came close to knocking off the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (-310 favorites) but the Tiger-Cats won by a close score of 25-23.

The Tiger-Cats got off to a hot start, leading 18-10 at halftime, but their lead quickly diminished as the Redblacks went up 23-18 with just 7 minutes left in the game.

Dane Evans wanted no part in losing, throwing a 3-yard touchdown pass to Tim White with 19 seconds left.

 

Evans finished the game with 342 passing yards and 2 touchdowns. The struggling Redblacks face the Alouettes while the Tiger-Cats take on the BC Lions in the Thursday night game.

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.@SantaFe begin their #LigaBetPlayDimayor campaign tonight with a trip away to @JaguaresdeCord. 🔜

Former Wigan and Fulham striker Hugo Rodallega could make his first appearance for #SantaFe since returning to Colombia earlier this month.

#LigaDimayor 🇨🇴
https://thegeniusplaybook.com/liga-betplay-dimayor-returns-everything-you-need-to-know/

The #LigaProfesional returns. 🇦🇷

Defending #TorneoBinance champions @BocaJrsOficial were worthy winners last season, holding off a strong challenge from @RacingClub. Here’s their title-winning year in numbers. 👇

Can they repeat in 2023?

#BocaJuniors

🏈 Elite QBs
🏈 Game-changing skill players
🏈 Stacked rosters
🏈 #SuperBowl spot on the line

We’ve used @NextGenStats to analyze #SFvsPHI and #CINvsKC – two incredible, mouthwatering matchups.

#NFLPlayoffs

.@USC_Hoops upsets No. 8 @UCLAMBB. 🚨

A huge performance from Boogie Ellis (31 points, 4 rebounds, 6 assists). He’s averaged 18.3 points per game in his last five, ranking him in the 98th percentile of all #NCAA players. 🔥

#Bruins/#Trojans shot charts below. 👇

2

USC Men’s Basketball @USC_Hoops

FINAL: USC 77, UCLA 64

BEAT. THE. BRUINS ✔️

#FightOn | @WellsFargo

🏀 No. 8 @UCLAMBB (17-3, 8-1) 𝙖𝙩
🏀 @USC_Hoops (14-6, 6-3)

A rivalry matchup with #USC will test their mettle, but #UCLA’s offensive rating (113.4) and defensive rating (90.0) makes them outliers in the #Pac12.

#Bruins | #Trojans

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