Eskimos secure playoff spot with win over Argonauts

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Mark Blinch / REUTERS

Mike Reilly threw a late fourth-quarter touchdown and ran for another as the Edmonton Eskimos edged the Toronto Argonauts 30-27 on Saturday to secure a playoff spot.

Reilly connected with Derel Walker for a six-yard touchdown with under a minute remaining, and Swayze Waters connected on the extra point to give the Eskimos an insurmountable lead.

Reilly finished 23-of-40 for 309 yards, a touchdown and an interception, rushing for 34 yards and another score. C.J. Gable ran for 104 yards and a touchdown, while Brandon Zylstra caught nine passes for 147 yards.

Toronto's Ricky Ray went 32-of-42 for 361 yards, a touchdown and an interception in the losing effort.