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JONATHAN HUNTINGTON -- Edmonton Sun

, Last Updated: 8:23 AM ET

Danny Maciocia's blood pressure started to rise while watching film from last week's victory against the B.C. Lions.

"We scored a touchdown and we take one of the dumbest holding calls you can imagine," said the Edmonton Eskimo head coach.

"You just want to pick up the projector and rip it from the wall and (toss it) through the window.

"It was a holding call away from where the run took place. And it kills you when you watch it the next day."

Offensive lineman Joe McGrath was flagged for the infraction, while Troy Davis romped for a touchdown that would have given the Green and Gold a 20-9 lead in the third quarter. Instead, the team had to settle for a field goal.

The point of Maciocia's colourful explanation yesterday was: scoring more points on offence isn't the only key to Sunday's huge tilt against the Calgary Stampeders, which could decide first, second and third place in the CFL West Division.

Discipline and turnovers will play a big part.

"Do we want to score? Absolutely," continued the coach. "Do we want to sustain drives? Absolutely. But don't turn over the football.

"If you take a look at the last game we played (against Calgary) here it was the biggest problem we had. I think we got picked off four times and one was called back because of a penalty."


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