BC Curse crushes Tanner Time, Als lose 36-14 to Lions
It has been horror show after horror show in BC Place Stadium. Jim Popp insisted the history doesn't matter.
It appears he's in denial.
And now quarterback "controversy."
Tanner Time was ended 3rd quarter with the Als trailing 15-0 to the Lions.
Josh Neiswander then threw his 1st CFL TD pass to SJ Green restoring hope in the 3rd. Last month, Marsh had come on in relief of Josh to steal a win and expose Montreal to "Marsh Madness" for the first time.
Neiswander would throw another touchdown to Brandon London, but throw 2 interceptions as well, both setting up the Lions with 1st&goals that put the game back out of reach.
"I've never been in here before," Popp joked on the eve the quest for the Als' first win indoors at Vancouver since 2000.
The Als were unable to keep Tanner Marsh out of 2nd&Long situations---no team has been stuck in more 2nd&Longs this season.
The rookie 23-year old was 0/5 and the Als trailed 5-0 after 1, and 15-0 at the half, though Marsh finished 9/12.
The defense would love a breather too---no CFL team has committed more 2&outs offensively. They came up with repeated takeaways---Mike Edem with a pick and a fumble recovery, Jerald Brown and Geoff Tisdale with interceptions as well.
Jerome Messam carried the load offensively, but finished with only 9 carries for 51 yards.
Duron Carter was the leading target with 6 catches, but for only 55 yards.
BC's defensive front includes Keron Williams, who sends a 'get well soon, AC' message back to Montreal. "I've never sacked him," jokes Keron. "AC has done so much for the game and for me."