Video: Rabbit disrupts Esks-Stamps' Labour Day clash, goes flying into end zone

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The Labour Day clash between the Edmonton Eskimos and the Calgary Stampeders set up as a titanic battle for first in the West, and it had some solid first-half highlights, but the best moment of the half came from a rabbit rather than a player. The rabbit, which has been seen before at Calgary's McMahon Stadium, ran on the field early in the game, heading to one of the end zones. Shortly before halftime, it returned with a flying touchdown leap, captured by Eskimos' fan Danny McCotton:

That rabbit has both speed and hangtime! It's a great call by TSN's Chris Cuthbert, who reacts quickly and narrates a rather unexpected highlight. The Eskimos might want to consider signing the rabbit, too. At halftime, they trailed 13-1, and had under 60 yards of offence. Giving the ball to the rabbit might turn out to be more effective...

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