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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers winning streak has reached five games.

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Justin Palardy’s third field goal of the game from 21 yards out with 5:52 left in the fourth quarter lifted Winnipeg past the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 30-27 in front of 30,338 at Canad Inns Stadium. Palardy was also good on field goal attempts of 22 and 27 yards.

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Winnipeg quarterback Buck Pierce completed 19-of-34 passes for 293 yards and two touchdowns. He found Clarence Denmark with a 17-yard strike and threw a 12-yarder to Terrence Edwards 2:51 into the fourth quarter which tied the game at 27-27.

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Winnipeg slotback Greg Carr caught five passes for 87 yards. It was the Florida State products first game back since suffering a hamstring injury in the season opener back of July 1st in Hamilton.

AM 1250 Sports Director Clayton Dreger asked Greg Carr to talk about their win over the Tiger-Cats.

Winnipeg cornerback Jovon Johnson got the Blue Bombers on the board as he intercepted a Kevin Glenn pass and went 67 yards for a touchdown 6:51 into the first quarter.

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Winnipeg defensive end Odell Willis talked about the football club's seventh win of the season.

The play of the game belonged to Joe Lobendahn. Glenn hooked up with Chris Williams on a 64-yard pass and run on the Tiger-Cats first play of the second half. Williams never made it into the Winnipeg endzone as Lobendahn chased down the Tiger-Cats receiver and forced a fumble at the Bombers one-yard line. The ball was recovered by Winnipeg defensive back Jonathan Hefney in the Blue Bombers endzone.

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With the win the Blue Bombers improved to a CFL best 7-1. The Tiger-Cats fall to 4-4. Winnipeg’s next game is on the Labour Day weekend as the Blue Bombers will face the Saskatchewan Roughriders in Regina.

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