Marquay McDaniel’s landing catch within the ultimate minute proved to be the distinction because the Calgary Stampeders prolonged their profitable streak to seven video games, sweeping their home-and-home series with a 25-22 victory over the Edmonton Eskimos on Saturday.

The Stampeders stay in first place within the CFL with a file of 9-1-1. Edmonton has dropped 4 straight video games to fall to 7-four.

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The sport was a defensive battle to begin till Calgary received on the board with a 19-yard Rene Paredes area objective with 2:23 left within the opening quarter after the Stampeders received the ball deep in Edmonton territory as a result of a foul snap on a punt.

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Edmonton responded shortly afterward to begin the second quarter, as Derel Walker took the handoff on a reverse and scored on a two-yard landing run. The convert kicked missed, nevertheless it was nonetheless the Eskimos’ first lead in additional than three video games at 6-three.


Jamill Smith of the Edmonton Eskimos catches a Calgary Stampeders kick throughout CFL motion on Saturday. (Amber Bracken/The Canadian Press )

The Esks added a 26-yard Chris Milo area objective on their subsequent possession, earlier than Calgary got here again with a 39-yard three-pointer of its personal.

Calgary surged again into the lead with 47 seconds left within the first half as a 48-yard cross from Bo Levi Mitchell to Marken Michel arrange a one-yard unconverted TD plunge by Andrew Buckley to make it 12-9 on the break.