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Roughriders shock Blue Bombers in comeback win

Sep 8, 2008 - 1:41 AM
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Ticker) -- Luca Congi capped a 17-point comeback with a 29-yard field goal as time expired, propelling the Saskatchewan Roughriders to a 34-31 victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Sunday.

Michael Bishop completed 24-of-30 for 370 yards and three touchdowns, including a pair of fourth-quarter scores to fuel the Roughriders' comeback.

With Saskatchewan (8-2) trailing 31-14 after three quarters, Bishop connected with Weston Dressler and Vincent Marshall to pull within 31-28. Congi connected on a 17-yard field goal with 71 seconds remaining before giving the Roughriders the win with his second field goal of the final quarter.

Dressler had six catches for 119 yards and two touchdowns.

Kevin Glenn completed 21-of-29 for 256 yards and threw a pair of touchdowns to Terrence Edwards, who caught seven catches for 103 yards for Winnipeg (2-8).






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    Roughriders 34, Blue Bombers 31  End of Reg.Sep 7 7:21 PM


  • CFL
    FINAL 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    SASKATCHEWAN 7 7 0 20 34
    WINNIPEG 14 3 14 0 31 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: SAS - TD, WES CATES 3 YD RUN (LUCA CONGI
    KICK), 2:42. SASKATCHEWAN 7-0
    WIN - TD, FRED REID 10 YD RUN (ALEXIS SERNA
    KICK), 7:03. SASKATCHEWAN 7-7
    WIN - TD, TERRENCE EDWARDS 13 YD PASS FROM
    KEV

    Sep 7 7:21 PM


  • CFL
    FG SAS
    LUCA CONGI 29 YD
    SASKATCHEWAN 34
    WINNIPEG 31 0:00 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Roughriders 34, Blue Bombers 31  End of Reg.Sep 7 7:21 PM


  • CFL
    FG SAS
    LUCA CONGI 17 YD
    SASKATCHEWAN 31
    WINNIPEG 31 1:11 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Roughriders 31, Blue Bombers 31  4th - 1:11Sep 7 7:12 PM
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    Roughriders 31, Blue Bombers 31  4th - 1:11Sep 7 7:12 PM


  • CFL
    TD SAS
    VINCENT MARSHALL 32 YD PASS FROM MICHAEL BISHOP
    (LUCA CONGI KICK)
    SASKATCHEWAN 28
    WINNIPEG 31 4:35 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Roughriders 28, Blue Bombers 31  4th - 4:35Sep 7 6:55 PM
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    Roughriders 28, Blue Bombers 31  4th - 4:35Sep 7 6:55 PM


  • CFL
    TD SAS
    WESTON DRESSLER 45 YD PASS FROM MICHAEL BISHOP
    (LUCA CONGI KICK)
    SASKATCHEWAN 21
    WINNIPEG 31 10:18 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Roughriders 21, Blue Bombers 31  4th - 10:18Sep 7 6:40 PM


  • CFL
    END, 3RD QTR 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    SASKATCHEWAN 7 7 0 14
    WINNIPEG 14 3 14 31 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: SAS - TD, WES CATES 3 YD RUN (LUCA CONGI
    KICK), 2:42. SASKATCHEWAN 7-0
    WIN - TD, FRED REID 10 YD RUN (ALEXIS SERNA
    KICK), 7:03. SASKATCHEWAN 7-7
    WIN - TD, TERRENCE EDWARDS 13 YD PASS FR

    Sep 7 6:33 PM


  • CFL
    TD WIN
    JOE SMITH 1 YD RUN
    (ALEXIS SERNA KICK)
    SASKATCHEWAN 14
    WINNIPEG 31 0:05 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Roughriders 14, Blue Bombers 31  3rd - 0:05Sep 7 6:30 PM


  • CFL
    TD WIN
    TERRENCE EDWARDS 41 YD PASS FROM KEVIN GLENN
    (ALEXIS SERNA KICK)
    SASKATCHEWAN 14
    WINNIPEG 24 11:07 LEFT, 3RD QTR

    Roughriders 14, Blue Bombers 24  3rd - 11:07Sep 7 6:02 PM
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    Roughriders 14, Blue Bombers 17  3rd - 14:55Sep 7 5:55 PM


  • CFL
    HALFTIME 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    SASKATCHEWAN 7 7 14
    WINNIPEG 14 3 17 HALFTIME
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: SAS - TD, WES CATES 3 YD RUN (LUCA CONGI
    KICK), 2:42. SASKATCHEWAN 7-0
    WIN - TD, FRED REID 10 YD RUN (ALEXIS SERNA
    KICK), 7:03. SASKATCHEWAN 7-7
    WIN - TD, TERRENCE EDWARDS 13 YD PASS FROM


    Sep 7 5:35 PM


  • CFL
    TD SAS
    WESTON DRESSLER 31 YD PASS FROM MICHAEL BISHOP
    (LUCA CONGI KICK)
    SASKATCHEWAN 14
    WINNIPEG 17 0:39 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Roughriders 14, Blue Bombers 17  2nd - 0:39Sep 7 5:28 PM


  • CFL
    FG WIN
    ALEXIS SERNA 41 YD
    SASKATCHEWAN 7
    WINNIPEG 17 1:59 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Roughriders 7, Blue Bombers 17  2nd - 1:59Sep 7 5:16 PM


  • CFL
    TD WIN
    TERRENCE EDWARDS 13 YD PASS FROM KEVIN GLENN
    (ALEXIS SERNA KICK)
    SASKATCHEWAN 7
    WINNIPEG 14 0:00 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Roughriders 7, Blue Bombers 14  End of 1stSep 7 4:45 PM


  • CFL
    TD WIN
    FRED REID 10 YD RUN
    (ALEXIS SERNA KICK)
    SASKATCHEWAN 7
    WINNIPEG 7 7:57 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Roughriders 7, Blue Bombers 7  1st - 7:57Sep 7 4:30 PM


  • CFL
    TD SAS
    WES CATES 3 YD RUN
    (LUCA CONGI KICK)
    SASKATCHEWAN 7
    WINNIPEG 0 12:18 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Roughriders 7, Blue Bombers 0  1st - 12:18Sep 7 4:14 PM