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Toronto Defeats Calgary 23-20 - Recap

McLeod Bethel-Thompson threw for 354 yards and 2 TDs to lead the Argonauts over Calgary 23-20 on Saturday in Week 1 action at McMahon Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Argonauts were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +7.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 47.0.

McLeod Bethel-Thompson completed 26 of 37 pass attempts for 354 yards and 2 TDs for the Argonauts in the win.

Ka'Deem Carey rushed for 75 yards for Calgary, while Ante Milanovic-Litre added 25 yards. Bo Levi Mitchell threw for 252 yards for the Stampeders, while receivers Kamar Jorden and Josh Huff had 85 and 53 yards respectively.

Toronto outgained Calgary 410-353 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-18 by the Stampeders.

The time of possession battle favored Calgary as their offense was on the field for 34:58, longer than the 25:02 of their opponents.

Toronto heads into a Week 2 battle against the Blue Bombers. Calgary, meanwhile, will have their next action against British Columbia.