Calgary Stampeders vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 6:00 PM (McMahon Stadium)
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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are set to visit McMahon Stadium in Calgary, Canada for a Week 19 clash against the Calgary Stampeders. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers come into this matchup with a 10-6 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent home game against the Montreal Alouettes, 35-24. QB Chris Streveler struggled to get much offense generated through the air as he connected on 15 of his 25 pass attempts for 174 yards, 1 TD, and 2 interceptions. RB Andrew Harris had a big game on the ground as he ran for 166 yards and a TD on 24 carries.
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers were solid on the defensive side of the ball against the Montreal Alouettes as they held them to 24 points and a total of 305 yards of offense. LB Adam Bighill led the way for the Winnipeg defense with 9 tackles. The Blue Bombers were able to force the Alouettes into turnovers as Marcus Sayles pitched in 2 interceptions while Chandler Fenner and Nick Taylor contributed interceptions.
The Calgary Stampeders come into this matchup with a 10-5 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent home game against the Saskatchewan Roughriders, 30-28. QB Bo Levi Mitchell had a solid game through the air as he connected on 23 of his 29 pass attempts for 294 yards, 2 TDs, and 1 interception. WR Reggie Begelton was the top target for Mitchell and Calgary as he hauled in 6 catches for 90 yards
The Calgary Stampeders struggled on the defensive side of the ball against the Saskatchewan Roughriders as they allowed them to score 28 points and rack up a total of 325 yards of offense. LB Wynton McManis led the way for the Calgary defense as he contributed 8 tackles. DL Cordarro Law and DL Chris Casher were able to get into the backfield and cause havoc as they contributed sacks. DB Royce Metchie was able to contribute the lone interception of the game for the Stampeders.
The Calgary Stampeders have been playing some of their best football as of recent as they have won 5 of their last 6 games, and they have two consecutive games against the Blue Bombers which will be vital. The Stampeders have been amazing on the defensive side of the ball as they rank 2nd in the CFL in points allowed, and Winnipeg has struggled with consistency at QB as we Chris Streveler has thrown 7 TDs to 12 interceptions this season. The Stampeders will look to force the Blue Bombers into turnovers, and that will be a difference-maker here.