Nick Arbuckle excels in Double Blue Game as Toronto Argonauts look for answers at QB

https://3downnation.com/2024/05/22/nick-arbuckle-excels-in-double-blue-game-as-toronto-argonauts-look-for-answers-at-qb/

Just wanted to share this well-written article by Ben Grant. Dude is such a gem.

Also wanted to highlight the most important part of the article for you all;

Special teams

Lirim Hajrullahu didn’t miss a beat in his return to the CFL. He connected on 38 and 48-yard field goals and placed a deep punt perfectly in the corner. Alfredo Lozada Gachuz, the team’s Global placekicker out of Mexico, hit field goals from 15 and 32 yards out, but missed a 49-yarder to the left.

The most interesting play of the day came on specials teams when Jonathan Edouard recovered a kickoff for a touchdown from the bullet position. Xavier Malone and Jordan Byrd were both deep to return the kickoff but, when it bounced at the goal line between them, they began their jog back to the bench despite the play not being blown dead.

The ball settled near the back of the end zone, and Edouard scooped it up for the easy score. Learning opportunities such as this are common in CFL training camps as new American players sometimes find out the hard way that there are dozens of subtle differences between Canadian and American football, especially on special teams.

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