Bombers' tenacious D get an A

B.C Lions QB Kevin Glenn (2) is sacked by Winnipeg Blue Bombers DB Maurice Leggett during the...

B.C Lions QB Kevin Glenn (2) is sacked by Winnipeg Blue Bombers DB Maurice Leggett during the second half of their CFL football game in Vancouver, British Columbia, July 25, 2014. (REUTERS/Ben Nelms)

KIRK PENTON, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:14 PM ET

If Lirim Hajrullahu's performance was the best by an individual on Friday night at B.C. Place, the Bomber defence gets the group award.

Even though the Lions generated more net offensive yards than the Bombers (302 to 280), they put only six points on the board thanks to a pair of Paul McCallum field goals. It marked the fewest number of points Winnipeg has allowed in a road game since a 34-4 win over Hamilton in 2007.

The Lions went into the game riding high, with quarterback Kevin Glenn, running back Andrew Harris and receiver Emmanuel Arceneaux coming off all-world performances the week before against Montreal. They got nothing going on Friday night, however, as defensive co-ordinator Gary Etcheverry took new Lions offensive co-ordinator Khari Jones to school.

"It was just a good game plan this week as far as getting pressure," defensive tackle Bryant Turner said. "The defence basically got vertical pressure.


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