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Redblacks outlast Elks 25-18, post second win of season
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Redblacks outlast Elks 25-18, post second win of season

Even playing the last-place Ottawa Redblacks couldn’t help the Edmonton Elks snap their horrendous home slump. Backup quarterback Caleb Evans scored a pair of short-yardage touchdowns as the Redblacks put together their strongest showing of the season in a 25-18 victory over the Elks on Saturday.It was only the second win of the CFL season for the Redblacks (2-8), who snapped a two-game skid.“I thought our defence did a good job getting take-aways and tackling them in space and making their offence uncomfortable. Our special teams did good and popped off a couple of runs. Offensively, Nick Arbuckle did a good job,” said Ottawa head coach Paul LaPolice.“We had a couple of fumbles that we need to clean up and get better at, but it was a good complete team win.” Story continu...
Elks run over Redblacks in 30-12 win in Ottawa
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Elks run over Redblacks in 30-12 win in Ottawa

It wasn’t the start the Edmonton Elks would have wanted, but a dominant second half leading to a win did the job to snap a three-game skid. Quarterback Taylor Cornelius threw two touchdown passes and the Elks (3-7) scored 21 unanswered points in the second half for a 30-12 comeback win over the Ottawa Redblacks on Friday.READ MORE: Edmonton Elks begin a home-and-home set with the Redblacks in Ottawa“In the first half, they were giving us a lot of exotic looks we’d never seen before, so we had to get them out of doing that by speeding up the tempo, and that showed in the second half,” said Cornelius.“We got on a roll and were moving the ball very well in the second half. I wish we would have done that in the first half, but we’ll take this win and prepare for next week when we play...