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The Riders are the come back kids

It wasn't pretty but as Coach Corey Mace said in the preseason you never apologize for a win.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders pulled off an impressive come-from-behind 29-21 victory over the Edmonton Elks, securing their first win of the season and marking a momentous triumph for head coach Corey Mace. Although the game had moments of ugliness with penalties, dropped balls, and inconsistent plays, the Riders demonstrated resilience by scoring 21 points in the fourth quarter to secure the win.

The Rider's offensive game star was Shawn Bane Jr, who delivered an outstanding performance with five catches for 125 yards and three touchdowns, playing a pivotal role in the team's comeback. Besides Bane's incredible day at Commonwealth Stadium, quarterback Trevor Harris achieved a significant milestone by surpassing the 30,000-yard passing mark, further cementing his spot as one of the best quarterbacks to ever play in the CFL.

Defensively, Roland Milligan made a remarkable impact in his first game since last July, showcasing his prowess with nine tackles and pivotal plays at crucial moments. His contribution was instrumental in solidifying the team's defence and ultimately contributing to the win.

Looking ahead, the Riders are gearing up for their next challenge as they continue their season-opening road trip, facing the Hamilton Tiger-Cats next Sunday. Fans can catch the pregame show starting at 2 pm on their voice of the Riders 620 CKRM.