The Ticats fall behind early and ouldn’t claw back, losing 35-11 to Calgary.
After 2 missed field goals by rookie kicker Brett Lauther the Ticats led 1-0 when Kevin Glenn hooked up with Jabari Arthur for a 52-yard touchdown putting the Stampeders up 7-1.
Calgary made quick work scoring on the first play after Eric Fraser picked off Henry Burris, with Kevin Glenn finding Mo Price for a 42-yard touchdown and Calgary was up 14-1 in the second quarter.
After Henry Burris’ third interception of the first half, Calgary marched down field and tacked on a 40-yard field goal to make it 17-1 Calgary.
Brett Lauther helped cut into the Stampeders lead before the half was over with a 27-yard field goal, 17-4 Calgary.
Calgary put up the first points of the second half, with a 44-yard Rene Parades field goal, extending their lead to 20-4.
The Stampeders added to their lead after bringing in Drew Tate for a 3rd and short situation, where he found a hole, got to the outside and broke for a 16-yard touchdown making it 27-4 Calgary.
Dan LeFevour entered the game at the 2:59 mark of the 3rd quarter.
Burris would finish the day going 14 of 25 for 144-yards with 3 interceptions.
LeFevour marched the Cats’ offense down the field and capped it off with a 1-yard scramble for the touchdown, cutting into the Stampeders lead to 27-11.
But Calgary wasn’t going to sit back and let the Ticats start their comeback as Glenn hooked up with Arthur for the second time of the day, this time a 35-yarder for the major, 34-11 Calgary.
Glenn finished the game going 17 of 26 for 240-yards 3 touchdowns and 1 interception.
LeFevour went 9 of 17 for 124 yards and 2 interceptions.
Ticats quarterbacks had a rough night throwing 5 interceptions and being sacked twice.
The Tiger-Cats next game is Friday October 4th at 7pm in Toronto on CHML.