Edwards still not satisfied

KIRK PENTON and JIM BENDER

, Last Updated: 11:02 AM ET

Terrence Edwards had six catches for a career-high 157 yards last week in Calgary.

The Bombers slotback also had one of the more dazzling catches of the season when he bobbled an incoming pass two or three times before hauling it in.

He also all but locked up the CFL receiving yards race by taking a 208-yard lead over Calgary's Nik Lewis and, at the same time, became the first CFLer to reach the 1,000-yard mark this season.

Those were four good reasons for Edwards to have a smile on his face after the game, but all he wore was a frown.

"I guess I needed 200 (yards) to help this team win," Edwards said after the game.

Edwards was in a little better mood yesterday, but he was still focused on something else: a victory tonight and one more big one in November.

"It was a goal of mine to get to 1,000 yards, but it wasn't in my mind to be the first one to do it," Edwards said.

"I just wanted to help the team win. Milt always tells me: He led the league a few times, but what has that got him -- no Grey Cup rings.

"It would be great to be the leading receiver but better to have the Grey Cup win."

BATTLER: Bombers defensive end Gavin Walls will have to play with a cast to protect a broken bone in his hand for the rest of the regular season.

"I played with it last week and I'm a little bit more comfortable with it," said Walls, who admitted that it does affect his tackling ability. "I just feel like I can help the team just by having my presence out there. Anything I can do to help the team out, that's what I'm going to do. I'm just worried about doing my job and being in the right place, and everything else will take care of itself.

"I'm not worried about it. I'm going to keep fighting for my teammates. I want to win. I'm not sitting out for no broken finger or whatever. They're going to have to carry me off, and I'm ready to battle with my teammates week in and week out ."

Yet, non-import defensive end Shawn Mayne will draw back into the lineup to spell off both Walls and Tom Canada, said head coach Doug Berry.

HASHMARKS: Although Calgary QB Henry Burris rested a sore left shoulder (the one that had been dislocated) all week, speculation is that he will still start against Winnipeg tonight ... Bombers OL Dan Goodspeed, who missed Wednesday's practice due to illness, was feeling slightly better yesterday and is expected to play ... Fewer than 23,000 tickets have been sold for tonight's game ... Former Bombers assistant Bob Padilla passed away on Monday at his California home. He was 71. Padilla was the team's linebackers coach when it won the 1988 and 1990 Grey Cups.


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