CFL Week 16: Canadian Thanksgiving weekend

Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Darian Durant hugs Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly at the end of their CFL football game in Regina, Saskatchewan

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The CFL playoff picture continued to take shape during an exciting weekend of football that included two games on Thanksgiving.

Tiger-Cats down Argos | Bombers beat Alouettes | Roughriders hold off Eskimos | Stampeders run over Lions

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