CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders opened a CFL season 7-0 for the first time since 1995 with a 27-18 win over the B.C. Lions on Saturday.
Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell threw for 370 yards, including a 53-yard touchdown pass to Kamar Jorden.
Calgary backup quarterback Nick Arbuckle scored a pair of touchdowns on one-yard carries. Rene Paredes kicked a 44-yard field goal for the hosts.
Jeremiah Johnson scored a rushing touchdown and Bryan Burnham had a touchdown catch for the Lions, who fell to 2-4.
Ty Long kicked a 40-yard field goal for B.C.
The Canadian Press