Game Over

DAN TOTH -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 9:15 AM ET

PLAYERS OF THE GAME:

OFFENCE -- Stampeders running back Joffrey Reynolds picked up 75 yards through the first three quarters and provided the offence with its most consistent production early on. He averaged 6.5 yards in the first half, posting solid yardage on first downs.

DEFENCE -- The Stampeders linebacking corps supplied a consistent pass rush, with both John Grace and Trey Young recording sacks while Brian Clark tackled Bombers back Charles Roberts twice in the backfield. Defensive end Rahim Adullah also sacked Tee Martin.

SPECIAL TEAMS -- Stampeders receiver Nik Lewis launched himself over Bombers blocker Shawn Gallant less than three minutes into the game, blocking a Jon Ryan punt. Lewis scooped up the ball and tip-toed eight yards down the sideline for Calgary's first score.

TURNING POINT:

With the Blue Bombers slowly gaining momentum in the fourth quarter and inching within a touchdown of Calgary, Sandro DeAngelis booted a 27-yard field goal to boost the lead to nine points. It was the rookie kicker's fourth field goal of the night.

CATCH OF THE GAME:

Blue Bombers Kamau Peterson, a former Stampeder, outjumped cornerback Jermaine Chatman for a 13-yard catch in the fourth quarter.

HIT OF THE GAME:

Stampeders DE Rahim Abdullah crashed through the Bombers' shaky line, sacking Winnipeg starter Tee Martin in the second quarter.

NOTABLES:

Attendance at Winnipeg's Canada Inns Stadium was 23, 236 ... The Stampeders entered last night's game with eight straight road losses ... The Stamps and Bombers meet two more times this season, with Winnipeg visiting Calgary Aug. 6, while the Stamps return to Winnipeg Oct. 30 ... Last night's game was Tee Martin's second start as a Bomber after completing 12 of 29 passes last week against Edmonton ... RB Charles Roberts is fifth on the Bombers all-time rushing list with 4,904 yards entering last night's game ... Bombers head coach Jim Daley is a former assistant in Calgary under two head coaches -- Wally Buono and Jim Barker.

UP NEXT:

The Stampeders travel to Ottawa to face the Renegades, Saturday, July 16.


Videos

Photos