Riders get blown out in Edmonton
The Saskatchewan Roughriders were outplayed in every phase of the game as the Eskimos beat them 37-20 on Saturday.
The Eskimos had 499 yards of offense and Kerry Joseph threw three touchdowns in the win for the Eskimos.
The Riders started the scoring when Darian Durant hit Weston Dressler for a two-yard touchdown but the Eskimos would end up scoring 20 straight points to go to halftime with a 20-10 lead.
On the first drive in the 3rd quarter, Hugh Charles showed the Eskimos were going to continue their domination. He ran in from 27-yards to make it 27-10.
Joseph would throw his third touchdown of the game to Nate Coehoorn and it was 34-10.
Durant did get a touchdown on the last play of the third quarter when he found Scott McHenry. Durant would run in for the two-point conversion to make it a 16-point game going into the fourth quarter.
The only scoring in the final quarter was a Grant Shaw field goal and Edmonton's conceded safety and the Eskimos stay alive in the race for a playoff spot in the West Division as they improve to 7-8.
The Riders, who could have clinched a playoff spot with a win, fall to 8-7 and will host Montreal next week.